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  • A treatise of book-keeping, or, merchant accounts

    in the Italian method of debtor and creditor, 1st Edition

    By Malcolm Alaexander

    Published in 1986: The Fundamental Principles of that curious and approved Method are clearly and fully explained and demonstrated, from the Nature and Reason of Things: From which again is deduced a completed system of particular rules, and instructions for their Application to a Merchant's…

    Paperback – 2020-04-10 
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  • The World of Shipping

    1st Edition

    Edited by David M. Williams

    Published in 1997, this volume is a collection of seminal articles on a theme of central importance in the study of transport history, selected from the leading journal in the field. containing articles selected by a distinguished scholar, as well as an authoritative new introduction by the…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Motor Transport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Walsh

    Published in 1997, each volume in this new series is a collection of seminal articles on a theme of central importance in the study of transport history, selected from the leading journal in the field. Each contains between ten and a dozen articles selected by a distinguished scholar, as well as an…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Organizational Innovation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald Hage

    Published in 1998. In the past year the 300 largest global companies increased their research budgets by an average of 12 per cent. Governments now measure how technologically advanced they are as they worry about their trade balances and unemployment. Many public sector organizations, for example…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • The HR (R)Evolution

    Change the Workplace, Change the World, 1st Edition

    By Alan Watkins, Nick Dalton

    Many observers have suggested that capitalism is fast destroying our planet, concentrating power in a few big companies. Excessive short-termism, leveraged debt, digitisation, and disruption are the new normal. We stand at a critical juncture where the two paths ahead could lead to very different…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
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  • A History of Leadership

    1st Edition

    By Morgen Witzel

    The evolution of leadership into a widely accepted concept occurred without any shared understanding and acceptance of its meaning and relevance in contemporary society. Why do some people become leaders? What is the source and legitimacy of leadership power? This book journeys into the heart of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
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  • Estimation of Economies of Scale in Nineteenth Century United States Manufacturing

    1st Edition

    By Jeremy Atack

    On economies of scale during the nineteenth century, much is assumed, but little is known. This study, first published in 1985, seeks to close this gap in our knowledge by providing comprehensive empirical evidence on the status of economies of scale in mid-nineteenth century manufacturing industry…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12
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    Routledge Library Editions: Industrial Economics

  • Regulation and Organizations

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Glenn Morgan, Lars Engwall

    During the 1980s and 1990s, organisations have undergone both regulation and deregulation. This set of papers written by a distinguished selection of international experts examines the nature of regulation, its evolution in particular sectors and its impact on social and economic equality. It draws…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12
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    Routledge Library Editions: Industrial Economics

  • Participation in Industry

    1st Edition

    By Campbell Balfour

    This book, first published in 1973, analyses and sets in context one of the major issues in the growth of the European economy. Workers’ participation played an increasingly vital role in industrial relations. This book looks at the background and development of different types of participation in…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12
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    Routledge Library Editions: Industrial Economics

  • Productivity Analysis

    An Empirical Investigation, 1st Edition

    By Doris Yi-Hsin Wang

    Over the past several years, productivity improvement has become an increasingly vital economic issue for economies and individual firms. This book, first published in 1996, examines empirically relationships between changes in catalyst financial commitments (ie, research and development projects…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12
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    Routledge Library Editions: Industrial Economics

  • Firm Diversification, Mutual Forbearance Behavior and Price-Cost Margins

    1st Edition

    By Allyn D. Strickland

    Concern over conglomerate mergers increased dramatically in the latter part of the twentieth century. An acceleration in conglomerate merger activity rekindled firms’ takeover fears and swamped trustbusters, and attention focused on the political and economic issues surrounding conglomerate mergers…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12
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    Routledge Library Editions: Industrial Economics

  • Export Performance and the Pressure of Demand

    A Study of Firms, 1st Edition

    By R Cooper, K. Hartley, C.R.M. Harvey

    This book, first published in 1970, analyses the factors affecting the export performance of selected firms from particular UK industries in the period 1958-66. The study was designed to test at the level of the firm and industry the hypothesis that, in the short run, variations in exports are a…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12
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    Routledge Library Editions: Industrial Economics

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