Business History Products

  • 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

  • Ethics, Meaning, and Market Society

    1st Edition

    By Laszlo Zsolnai

    This book explores the underlying causes of the pervasive dominance of ‘unethics’ in contemporary affairs in economics, business, and society. It is argued that the state of unethics is related to the overexpansion of market and market values in all spheres of social life and human activities. A…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Business and Management

  • Regulation of the London Stock Exchange

    Share Trading, Fraud and Reform 1914–1945, 1st Edition

    By Chris Swinson

    In 1914, the notion of statutory regulation of trading in shares was anathema to both the Government and the London Stock Exchange. By 1945, a statutory scheme of regulation had been introduced. This book serves to: Track the steps by which this outcome came about, Explain why the Exchange felt…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge
    Financial History

  • Wheels and Deals

    The Automotive Industry in Twentieth-Century Australia, 1st Edition

    By Robert Conlon, John Perkins

    This title was first published in 2001. The emergence and development of automobile production in Australia was a long, drawn out and costly business for car buyers and taxpayers. Wheels and Deals, is the story of some of the causes and effects of Australian Government policies on the local…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Privatised Law Reform: A History of Patent Law through Private Legislation, 1620-1907

    1st Edition

    By Phillip Johnson

    In the history of British patent law, the role of Parliament is often side-lined. This is largely due to the raft of failed or timid attempts at patent law reform. Yet there was another way of seeking change. By the end of the nineteenth century, private legislation had become a mechanism or…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

  • Austrian Economics, Money and Finance

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Mayer

    The financial crisis has exposed severe shortcomings in mainstream monetary economics and modern finance. It is surprising that these shortcomings have not led to a wider debate about the need to overhaul these theories. Instead, mainstream economists have closed ranks to defend existing theories…

    Hardback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge
    Banking, Money and International Finance

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