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The Collapse of the American Management Mystique

The Collapse of the American Management Mystique

Robert R. Locke

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198774068
eISBN:
9780191695339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198774068.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

Every nation likes to believe myths about itself. Americans' belief in the superiority of their managerial know-how seemed to be among those most solidly based in reality. Yet, the author argues, ... More

Corporate Forms and Organizational Choice in International Insurance

Corporate Forms and Organizational Choice in International Insurance

Robin Pearson and Takau Yoneyama (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198739005
eISBN:
9780191802157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739005.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

Throughout history humans have commonly organized to prevent or mitigate risks, or to compensate for losses caused by risk events. Given the infinite variety of risks that existed, it is unsurprising ... More

The Global CigaretteOrigins and Evolution of British American Tobacco,
                        1880-1945

The Global Cigarette: Origins and Evolution of British American Tobacco, 1880-1945

Howard Cox

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292210
eISBN:
9780191684890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292210.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

During the 1880s, the tobacco manufacturing industries of Britain and America were revolutionized by the introduction of mechanized cigarette production. The ... 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

World InsuranceThe Evolution of a Global Risk Network

World Insurance: The Evolution of a Global Risk Network

Peter Borscheid and Niels Viggo Haueter (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199657964
eISBN:
9780191744709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657964.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

Since the end of the eighteenth century, the insurance industry has cast a safety net around the world, first in the British Isles and then further afield, irrespective of cultural, political, and ... More

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