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The Performance of European Business in the Twentieth Century

The Performance of European Business in the Twentieth Century

Youssef Cassis, Andrea Colli, and Harm Schröter (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198749776
eISBN:
9780191814068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749776.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This book is a first attempt at measuring European business performance over the entire twentieth century and in doing so provides a totally new approach to European business history. It is based on ... More

Political Determinants of Corporate GovernancePolitical Context, Corporate Impact

Political Determinants of Corporate Governance: Political Context, Corporate Impact

Mark J. Roe

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199205301
eISBN:
9780191695612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205301.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

Before a nation can produce, it must achieve social peace. That social peace has been reached in different nations by differing means, some of which have then been embedded in business firms, in ... More

The Power BrokersThe Struggle to Shape and Control the Electric Power Industry

The Power Brokers: The Struggle to Shape and Control the Electric Power Industry

Jeremiah D. Lambert

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029506
eISBN:
9780262330985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029506.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The Power Brokers tells the story of the electric power industry in the United States, using the diverse careers of seven influential individuals to create a narrative: Samuel Insull, David ... More

The Priesthood of IndustryThe Rise of the Professional Accountant in British Management

The Priesthood of Industry: The Rise of the Professional Accountant in British Management

Derek Matthews, Malcolm Anderson, and John Richard Edwards

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289609
eISBN:
9780191684753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289609.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Business History

The leading professional accounting bodies in Britain today boast more than a quarter of a million qualified members and accountants are moving into top management positions in increasing numbers. ... More

Private Banking in EuropeRise, Retreat, and Resurgence

Private Banking in Europe: Rise, Retreat, and Resurgence

Youssef Cassis and Philip L. Cottrell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198735755
eISBN:
9780191799723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735755.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Business History

This book analyses the experiences of European private bankers from the early modern period to the early twenty-first century. Private bankers have been defined as owner-managers of their bank, ... More

Profits and SustainabilityA History of Green Entrepreneurship

Profits and Sustainability: A History of Green Entrepreneurship

Geoffrey Jones

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198706977
eISBN:
9780191840340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198706977.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

The book tells the unknown story of entrepreneurs who believed business could help create a more sustainable world. It challenges the received point of view that such green entrepreneurs are a recent ... More

Revolutions from Grub StreetA History of Magazine Publishing in Britain

Revolutions from Grub Street: A History of Magazine Publishing in Britain

Howard Cox and Simon Mowatt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199601639
eISBN:
9780191756306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601639.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This book provides a study of magazine publishing in Britain from the perspective of the entrepreneurs and commercial enterprises that created its history. Convulsed by social, political, and ... More

Steel CityEntrepreneurship, Strategy, and Technology in Sheffield 1743-1993

Steel City: Entrepreneurship, Strategy, and Technology in Sheffield 1743-1993

Geoffrey Tweedale

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288664
eISBN:
9780191684623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288664.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The book focuses on the historical evolution of firms and industry leaders and their strategies. Sheffield's experience is then related to current historical and economic debates about industrial ... More

Taconite DreamsThe Struggle to Sustain Mining on Minnesota's Iron Range, 1915-2000

Taconite Dreams: The Struggle to Sustain Mining on Minnesota's Iron Range, 1915-2000

Jeffrey T. Manuel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694297
eISBN:
9781452952482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694297.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Taconite Dreams describes a century-long struggle to preserve the iron ore mining in Minnesota's Iron Range region. Once among the world's richest iron ore mining districts, the Iron Range propelled ... More

Unequal Britain at Work

Unequal Britain at Work

Alan Felstead, Duncan Gallie, and Francis Green (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198712848
eISBN:
9780191781179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712848.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Public Management

The book provides the first systematic assessment of trends in inequality in job quality in Britain over recent decades. It assesses the pattern of change drawing on the nationally representative ... More

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