Management History Products

  • Alfred P. Sloan

    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by John C. Wood, Michael C. Wood

    Alfred P. Sloan is credited with the invention of the modern corporation. At the helm of General Motors from 1923 to 1946, he had a profound influence on management thinking in America and much of the Western world through his unique, ahead-of-its-time, management style.Sloan's leadership and the…

    Hardback – 2003-10-16
    Routledge
    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

  • The New Realities

    1st Edition

    By Peter Drucker

    Even in the flattest landscape there are passes where the road first climbs to a peak and then descends into a new valley. Most of these passes are simply topography with little or no difference in climate, language, or culture between the valleys on either side. But some passes are different: they…

    Paperback – 2003-08-31
    Routledge

  • Frank and Lilian Gilbreth

    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Cunningham Wood, Michael C. Wood

    Husband and wife, Frank Gilbreth (1868-1924) and Lilian Gilbreth (1878-1972), are the figures most closely identified with time and motion studies. Pushing F.W. Taylor's ideas to the limit, they sought ways to determine 'the one best way to do work'. Their lasting influence is evident in the fact…

    Hardback – 2003-05-29
    Routledge
    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

  • Henry Ford

    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Cunningham Wood, Michael C. Wood

    This collection includes evaluations of and responses to the contributions made by Henry Ford and the ways in which his influence helped shape the understanding of management practices.Henry Ford was an eccentric, and occasionally enlightened, thinker and remains a controversial figure today. He…

    Hardback – 2002-10-03
    Routledge
    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

  • F. W. Taylor

    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Cunningham Wood, Michael C. Wood

    This collection focuses on Frederick Winslow Taylor (1856-1915), the initiator of 'scientific management'. Taylor set out to transform what had previously been a crude art form into a firm body of knowledge. His work is synonymous with breaking down tasks into the smallest detail, diagnosing the…

    Hardback – 2002-06-27
    Routledge
    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

  • Henri Fayol

    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Cunningham Wood, Michael C. Wood

    Henri Fayol, (1841-1925) along with F. W. Taylor, is one of the founders of 'classical management'. Fayol's work was the first significant attempt to develop principles of top-level management and one of the first attempts to analyse the different activities that constitute management. Fayol viewed…

    Hardback – 2001-11-22
    Routledge
    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

  • The Ecological Vision

    Reflections on the American Condition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Drucker

    Periods of great social change reveal a tension between the need for continuity and the need for innovation. The twentieth century has witnessed both radical alteration and tenacious durability in social organization, politics, economics, and art. To comprehend these changes as history and as…

    Paperback – 2000-02-28
    Routledge

  • Management Ideas

    1st Edition

    By Sultan Kermally

    Management Ideas is a unique guide to the dominant theories influencing management practice in the late 20th century. Kermally explains how some organizations have taken these ideas on board and incorporated them in their strategies in order to survive in today's intensively competitive climate.…

    Paperback – 1997-06-19
    Routledge

  • Landmarks of Tomorrow

    A Report on the New Post Modern World, 1st Edition

    By Peter Drucker

    Landmarks of Tomorrow forecasts changes in three major areas of human life and experience. The first part of the book treats the philosophical shift from a Cartesian universe of mechanical cause to a new universe of pattern, purpose, and process. Drucker discusses the power to organize men of…

    Paperback – 1996-05-31
    Routledge

  • The Future of Industrial Man

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Drucker

    The Future of Industrial Man is the only book by Peter Drucker in which he systematically develops a basic social theory. He presents the requirements for any society to be functioning and legitimate, and then applies these general concepts to the special case of the industrial society. In his new…

    Paperback – 1995-01-30
    Routledge

  • Adventures of a Bystander

    1st Edition

    By Peter Drucker

    Peter Drucker's lively and thoughtful memoirs are now available in paperback with a new introduction by the author. He writes with wit and spirit about people he has encountered in a long and varied life, including Sigmund Freud, Henry Luce, Alfred Sloan, John L. Lewis, and Marshall McLuhan. After…

    Paperback – 1994-01-30
    Routledge

  • Concept of the Corporation

    1st Edition

    By Peter Drucker

    Concept of the Corporation was the first study ever of the constitution, structure, and internal dynamics of a major business enterprise. Basing his work on a two-year analysis of the company done during the closing years of World War II, Drucker looks at the General Motors managerial organization…

    Paperback – 1993-01-30
    Routledge

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