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  • Foundations of Managing Sporting Events

    Organising the 1966 FIFA World Cup, 1st Edition

    By Kevin D Tennent, Alex G. Gillett

    2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the 1966 FIFA World Cup, hosted in England. Unlike previous literature, which has tended to focus activities on the field, this book brings an institutional level approach to organizing the 1966 FIFA World Cup and examines the management process in the buildup and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • The Nature of Contemporary Organization Development

    1st Edition

    By Anne Clare Gillon

    The nature of contemporary Organisation Development (OD) is often written about by both scholars and practitioners, yet there is little evidence of these descriptions (or debates on key issues) having been based on reliably collected data. This book compares academic and practitioner perspectives…

    Hardback – 2018-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Organizational Change & Development

  • A Brief Prehistory of the Theory of the Firm

    1st Edition

    By Paul Walker

    The theory of the firm did not exist, in any serious manner, until around 1970. Only then did the current theory of the firm literature begin to emerge, based largely upon the work of Ronald Coase and to a lesser degree Frank Knight. It was work by Armen Alchian, Robert Crawford, Harold Demsetz,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Parliament, Inventions and Patents

    A Research Guide and Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Phillip Johnson

    This book is a research guide and bibliography of Parliamentary material, including the Old Scottish Parliament and the Old Irish Parliament, relating to patents and inventions from the early seventeenth century to 1976. It chronicles the entire history of a purely British patent law before the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • A Global History of Co-operative Business

    1st Edition

    By Greg Patmore, Nikola Balnave

    Co-operatives provide a different approach to organizing business through their ideals of member ownership and democratic practice. Every co-operative member has an equal vote regardless of his or her own personal capital investment. The contemporary significance of co-operatives was highlighted by…

    Paperback – 2018-04-19
    Routledge

  • Multinational Business and Transnational Regions

    A Transnational Business History of Energy Transition in the Rhine Region, 1945-1973, 1st Edition

    By Marten Boon

    Multinational Enterprise and Transnational Regions offers an innovative approach to the study of the history of transnational economic regions. The Rhine valley is such a region comprising the cities and areas along the Rhine river and its tributaries. The transition from coal to oil that unfolded…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • Family Dynasties

    The Evolution of Global Business in Scandinavia, 1st Edition

    By Hans Sjögren

    A remarkable fifteen Nordic family businesses are among the 500 biggest companies in the world and the Nordic countries have more dynasties than most others per capita and in GDP terms. The willingness, often reluctant, of both the political system and labour movement to accept asset accumulation…

    Hardback – 2018-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • Commodity Trading, Globalization and the Colonial World

    Spinning the Web of the Global Market, 1st Edition

    By Christof Dejung

    Commodity Trading, Globalization and the Colonial World: Spinning the Web of the Global Market provides a new perspective on economic globalization in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Instead of understanding the emergence of global markets as a mere result of supply and demand or as the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-09
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • A Primer of National Finance

    1st Edition

    By Henry Higgs

    Originally published in 1919, A primer of National Finance discusses elements of financial principles with reference to facts and figures of British National Finance, Britain’s financial position and general outline of where finances stood at the time of publication. Higgs aims to explain essential…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Biodata (Routledge Revivals)

    Biographical Indicators of Business Performance, 1st Edition

    By Barrie Gunter, Adrian Furnham, Russell Drakeley

    First published in 1993. This book is intended for managers and occupational psychologists involved in the selection and assessment of the workforce. It details the history and development of the use of biographical data for both recruitment and promotion of employees. Grounded in relevant research…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • European Industrial Managers

    West and East, 1st Edition

    Edited by J.J. Boddewyn

    First published in 1971, this collection of fourteen contemporaneous European research studies on managerial backgrounds and on the patterns, roles, and evolution of managerial careers examine managerial motivations in a broader context than the traditional analysis of psychological qualities. Most…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Industrial Economics

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This set brings together an outstanding collection of works on industrial economics. Written by a range of international experts, the titles span from the historical development of trading enterprises, to the competition, mergers and tariffs of the twentieth century.…

    Hardback – 2018-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Industrial Economics

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