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  • A History of International Civil Aviation

    From its Origins through Transformative Evolution, 1st Edition

    By Alan Dobson

    For civil aviation to progress it has never been just about technology and business practices. To go from the rudiments of the early services that plied across short distances in Europe and America to what we experience today required most of all that politicians and policy-makers address the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Public Relations and the History of Ideas

    1st Edition

    By Simon Moore

    This innovative book explores ten great works, by well-known thinkers and orators, whose impact has been intellectual, practical and global. Most of the works significantly precede public relations as a phrase or profession, but all are in no doubt about the force of planned public communication,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The International Business Archives Handbook

    Understanding and managing the historical records of business, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison Turton

    The International Business Archives Handbook provides up-to-date information and guidance on key issues relating to the understanding and management of the historical records of businesses.Key features include:•             Chapter…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Marketing History

    1st Edition

    Edited by D.G. Brian Jones, Mark Tadajewski

    The Routledge Companion to Marketing History is the first collection of readings that surveys the broader field of marketing history, including the key activities and practices in the marketing process. With contributors from leading international scholars working in marketing history, this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • The Rise of Business Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Bernard Mees

    In 1973, Daniel Bell argued that corporations in post-industrial societies increasingly needed to behave in accord with widely accepted social norms, particularly in terms of ethical behavior and social responsibility. Yet widespread criticism of business behavior was not an invention of the 1960s…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Business Ethics

  • The Origins of Worker Mobilisation

    Australia 1788-1850, 1st Edition

    By Michael Quinlan

    This is a book on how and why workers come together. Almost coincident with its inception, worker organisation is a central and enduring element of capitalism. In the 19th and 20th centuries’ mobilisation by workers played a substantial role in reshaping critical elements of these societies in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • The Making of Shareholder Welfare Society

    A Study in Corporate Governance, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Styhre

    The Making of Shareholder Welfare Society traces and accounts for the debates and discussions between law and economics scholars and mainstream legal scholars, management theorists, and economic sociologists. This is done in detail to demonstrate that the shareholder welfare society was built from…

    Paperback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • Industries and Global Competition

    A History of Business Beyond Borders, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bram Bouwens, Pierre-Yves Donzé, Takafumi Kurosawa

    Changes in the dynamics of economic activities since the last decades of the 20th century have yielded major changes in the composition of industries and the division of labor and production across different regions of the world. Despite these shifts in the global economy, some industries have…

    Paperback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • Modern Advertising and the Market for Audience Attention

    The US Advertising Industry's Turn-of-the-Twentieth-Century Transition, 1st Edition

    By Zoe Sherman

    Modern advertising was created in the US between 1870 and 1920 when advertisers and the increasingly specialized advertising industry that served them crafted means of reliable access to and knowledge of audiences. This highly original and accessible book re-centers the story of the invention of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Family Firms and Merchant Capitalism in Early Modern Europe

    The Business, Bankruptcy and Resilience of the Höchstetters of Augsburg, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Max Safley

    This fascinating study follows the fortunes of the Höchstetter family, merchant-manufacturers and financiers of Augsburg, Germany, in the late-fifteenth and early-sixteenth centuries, and sheds light on the economic and social history of failure and resilience in early modern Europe. Carefully…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Gender, Embodiment and Fluidity in Organization and Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert McMurray, Alison Pullen

    This third volume in the Routledge Focus on Women Writers in Organization Studies series challenges us to think again about the implications of gender, embodiment and fluidity for organizing and managing. The themes of this book disrupt our understanding of dualisms between sex (men and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Women Writers in Organization Studies

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