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Mail Order Retailing in BritainA Business and Social History

Mail Order Retailing in Britain: A Business and Social History

Richard Coopey, Sean O'Connell, and Dilwyn Porter

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198296508
eISBN:
9780191716638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296508.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Since its inception in the late 19th century, Britain's mail order industry both exploited and generated social networks in building its businesses. The common foundation of the sector was the agency ... More

Mainstreaming Co-OperationAn Alternative for the Twenty-First Century?

Mainstreaming Co-Operation: An Alternative for the Twenty-First Century?

Anthony Webster, Linda Shaw, Rachael Vorberg-Rugh, and Rachael Vorberg-Rugh (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099595
eISBN:
9781526120731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099595.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

After decades of flying beneath the radar, co-operation as a principle of business and socio-economic organisation is moving from the margins of economic, social and political thought into the ... More

Make It NewThe History of Silicon Valley Design

Make It New: The History of Silicon Valley Design

Barry M. Katz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029636
eISBN:
9780262330923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029636.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Make it New studies the formation of a professional design practice in California’s Silicon Valley and its role in the region’s “ecosystem of innovation.” In 1980, about midpoint in the story, the ... More

Making NewsThe Political Economy of Journalism in Britain and America from the Glorious Revolution to the Internet

Making News: The Political Economy of Journalism in Britain and America from the Glorious Revolution to the Internet

Richard R. John and Jonathan Silberstein-Loeb (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199676187
eISBN:
9780191809194
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676187.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Marketing

This book explores the shifting institutional arrangements that since the seventeenth century have protected the production and distribution of news in Britain and America. These institutional ... More

The Making of Modern ManagementBritish Management in Historical Perspective

The Making of Modern Management: British Management in Historical Perspective

John F. Wilson and Andrew Thomson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261581
eISBN:
9780191718588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261581.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

There is a dearth of literature on management history as a key factor in modern economic society. This book aims to rectify that. It covers the period since the Second Industrial Revolution that ... More

Management InnovationEssays in the Spirit of Alfred D. Chandler, Jr.

Management Innovation: Essays in the Spirit of Alfred D. Chandler, Jr.

William Lazonick and David J. Teece (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695683
eISBN:
9780191738265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695683.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Business History

Alfred D. Chandler, Jr. was, by general consensus, the pre-eminent business historian of the twentieth century. Through a prodigious body of work, Chandler made the study of the evolution of business ... More

Manufacturing RationalityThe Engineering Foundations of the Managerial Revolution

Manufacturing Rationality: The Engineering Foundations of the Managerial Revolution

Yehouda Shenhav

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250004
eISBN:
9780191697869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250004.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Business History

Management is a powerful mode of thought and code of conduct in the modern world, closely associated with the American way and a natural extension of economic progress. This is a book about the ... More

Market, Class, and Employment

Market, Class, and Employment

Patrick McGovern, Stephen Hill, Colin Mills, and Michael White

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199213375
eISBN:
9780191695865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213375.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Drawing on a range of employee and employer surveys, this study presents an examination of the conditions, attitudes, and experiences of British employees over the last twenty years. Based on the ... More

Men, Women, and MoneyPerspectives on Gender, Wealth, and Investment 1850-1930

Men, Women, and Money: Perspectives on Gender, Wealth, and Investment 1850-1930

David R. Green, Alastair Owens, Josephine Maltby, and Janette Rutterford (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199593767
eISBN:
9780191728815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593767.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries witnessed significant developments in the structure, organization, and expansion of financial markets and opportunities for investment in Britain and ... More

The Origins of International Banking in AsiaThe Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

The Origins of International Banking in Asia: The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Shizuya Nishimura, Toshio Suzuki, and Ranald C. Michie (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646326
eISBN:
9780191745256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646326.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The book is the product of international collaboration extending across Asia and Europe. Through the different perspectives produced by international experts from Britain and France on the one hand ... More

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