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- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 21.00
Christopher McKenna offers a history of management consulting in the twentieth century. From the corporate culture of the elite professional firms, to the invasion of Europe by American consultants, McKenna explains what consultants do, why executives hire them, and what impact they have had in reshaping the working world. more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 54.99
Unilever is one of the world's largest suppliers of fast moving consumer goods in foods, home and personal care. It operates in over 100 countries. Its scope and scale make it a unique global corporation. Yet the story of Unilever is not simply a tale of corporate evolution: Unilever is a corporation that has a big impact on the lives of people... more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 20.99
The global beauty business permeates our lives, influencing how we perceive ourselves and what it is to be beautiful. The brands and firms which have shaped this industry, such as Avon, Coty, Est--eacute--;e Lauder, L'Or--eacute--;al, and Shiseido, have imagined beauty for us.This book provides the first authoritative history of the global beauty... more...
- OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 59.99
This book provides a unique contribution to contemporary globalization debates by providing an accessible survey of the growth and role of multinational enterprises in the world economy over the last two hundred years. The author shows how entrepreneurs built a global economy in the nineteenth century by creating firms that pursued resources and markets... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.00
This comparative, international study looks at origins and business strategies of multinational banks. A distinguished team of bankers and academics from the United States, Japan, Europe and Australia survey the evolution of multinational banks over time and suggest a conceptual framework in which this development can be understood. In-depth analyses... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 220.00
This book is a detailed account of the evolution and theory of multinational trading companies. The book features contributions from an international selection of US, European and Asian economists and business historians which demonstrate the importance of trading companies in trade and investment flows in the world economy from the nineteenth century... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1988; US$ 79.95
?A general introductory text on British business history?, declared Professor Donald Coleman in an important public lecture published in 1987, ?has yet to be written?.1 This lacunae is extraordinary, given Britain?s role as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution and its possession, even in the late 1980s, of the world?s sixth largest Gross... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 148.00
This book examines the nature of international politics in the twentieth century. It encapsulates those essential and enduring features likely to be present in the twenty-first century. One important feature is the friction generated by nation states attempting to coexist in a still largely unequal and hierarchical system of states. The possible impact... more...
- Sheridan House 2010; US$ 16.99
In 1939, young English naval signalman Geoffrey Holder-Jones began his career by surviving a German mine attack in the Thames estuary. World War II took him as naval officer to Iceland, the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, and the United States. Commissioned as a naval officer and given command of his own ship, Jones then patrolled the waters off... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 34.00
This book offers the first in-depth international survey of current research and debates in business history. Historians here document and analyze the evolution of a wide range of important companies, their patterns of innovation, production, and distribution, their financial affairs, their political activities, and their social impact. more...