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  • The Business of New Process Diffusion

    Management of the Early Float Glass Start-ups, 1st Edition

    By Brychan Celfyn Thomas, Alun Merlyn Thomas

    The Business of New Process Diffusion explores entrepreneurship, innovation and process diffusion through the example of the development of float glass. The significance of the glass industry as a vehicle for studying innovation activities has been recognised for some time. By using it as an…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Business and Management

  • Beyond Rationality in Organization and Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert McMurray, Alison Pullen

    Spanning the 20th and 21st centuries, the writers considered in this first book of the Routledge Focus on Women Writers in Organization Studies series make an important contribution to how we think about rationality in managing, leading and working. It provides a space in which to think…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Women Writers in Organization Studies

  • The Mercery of London

    Trade, Goods and People, 1130–1578, 1st Edition

    By Anne F. Sutton

    Although mercers have long been recognised as one of the most influential trades in medieval London, this is the first book to offer a comprehensive and detailed analysis of the trade from the twelfth to the sixteenth century. The variety of mercery goods (linen, silk, worsted and small…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • World Market Transformation

    Inside the German Fur Capital Leipzig 1870 and 1939, 1st Edition

    By Robrecht Declercq

    To the surprise of many, regionally embedded clusters of small to medium sized businesses have continued to exist in spite of industrialisation and mass production. While scholars have discovered that the advantages of embeddedness in terms of industrialisation were situated in interfirm…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Mismanagement, “Jumpers,” and Morality

    Covertly Concealed Managerial Ignorance and Immoral Careerism in Industrial Organizations, 1st Edition

    By Reuven Shapira

    Executives’ morality and ethics became major research topics following recent business scandals, but the research missed a major explanation of executives’ immorality: career advancement by "jumping" between firms that causes ignorance of job-pertinent tacit local knowledge, tempting "jumpers" to…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • European Yearbook of Business History

    Volume 1, 1st Edition

    By Terry Gourvish

    Edited by Wilfried Feldenkirchen

    First published in 1998, The European Yearbook of Business History publishes research and review articles in English on the history of private enterprises based in individual European countries as well as studies of transnational corporations. It also includes work on public and state corporations.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Industrial Development, Technology Transfer, and Global Competition

    A history of the Japanese watch industry since 1850, 1st Edition

    By Pierre-Yves Donze

    The phenomena of Japan emerging as one of the most competitive industrial nations in the twentieth century and the general shift of competitiveness to East Asia since the 1980s have been widely studied by many scholars from different fields of the social sciences. Drawing on sources from Japanese,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

  • Management Control Systems in Japan

    1st Edition

    By Takashi Shimizu

     As the world's third-ranking economic power, Japan's style of management, such as the lifetime employment system, the seniority system, and an enterprise union, has been well studied. However, little else is known about the Japanese management control systems (MCSs) and management…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

  • Japanese Management in Evolution

    New Directions, Breaks, and Emerging Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tsutomu Nakano

    Japanese Management in Evolution illustrates the significant changes that have been taking place in Japanese business by focusing on "emerging industries" in the relatively neglected service and "creative" sectors as well as other key industries, and to put those changes in historical perspective…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

  • Power, Politics and Exclusion in Organization and Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert McMurray, Alison Pullen

    There is a long tradition of research on politics, power and exclusion in areas such as sociology, social policy, politics, women’s studies and philosophy. While power has received considerable attention in mainstream management research and teaching, it is rarely considered in terms of politics…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Women Writers in Organization Studies

  • Centrally Planned Economies

    Theory and Practice in Socialist Czechoslovakia, 1st Edition

    By Libor Žídek

    Offering a retrospective view of how the system operated in Communist Czechoslovakia, this book is an important voice in the discussion about the systems of central planning. The unique features of the book include in-depth research comprising both archival records and analyses of around 75…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the European Economy

  • U.S. Foreign Economic Policy and the Latin American Debt Issue

    1st Edition

    By C. Roe Goddard

    This book, first published in 1993, closely examines the United States government’s policy toward the Latin American debt crisis in the years 1982 to 1985. The United States under Reagan sought to maintain the problem as strictly a private creditor/debtor issue, and avoided the internationalization…

    Paperback – 2019-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: International Trade Policy

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