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British Multinational Banking, 1830-1990

British Multinational Banking, 1830-1990

Geoffrey Jones

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206026
eISBN:
9780191676925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206026.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This is a study of the emergence, growth, and performance of British multinational banks from their origins in the 1830s until the present day. British owned banks played leading roles in the ... More

British Rail 1974–1997From Integration to Privatisation

British Rail 1974–1997: From Integration to Privatisation

Terry Gourvish

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199250059
eISBN:
9780191719516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250059.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Britain's privatized railways continue to provoke debate about the organization, financing, and development of the railway system. This important book provides an authoritative account of the ... More

Building an International Financial Services FirmHow Successful Firms Design and Execute Cross-Border Strategies

Building an International Financial Services Firm: How Successful Firms Design and Execute Cross-Border Strategies

Markus Venzin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199535200
eISBN:
9780191701153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535200.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

A new era of global banking and insurance is emerging, with leading banks eager to serve international markets. This book explores the issues that arise for banks in their strategic choices as they ... More

Building the Flexible FirmHow to Remain Competitive

Building the Flexible Firm: How to Remain Competitive

Henk W. Volberda

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295952
eISBN:
9780191685163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295952.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Organization Studies

How do firms cope with changing environments? Is flexibility really the solution? How can we measure a firm's flexibility? Can a more flexible firm be created? Based on an Igor Ansoff Award-winning ... More

Building the New Managerialist StateConsultants and the Politics of Public Sector Reform in Comparative Perspective

Building the New Managerialist State: Consultants and the Politics of Public Sector Reform in Comparative Perspective

Denis Saint-Martin

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269068
eISBN:
9780191699344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269068.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

In the 1980s and 1990s the governance witnessed a shift from the Weberian model of bureaucracy to the ‘new managerialism’ — a term used to describe the group of ideas imported from business and ... More

Business Groups in East AsiaFinancial Crisis, Restructuring, and New Growth

Business Groups in East Asia: Financial Crisis, Restructuring, and New Growth

Sea-Jin Chang (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199287345
eISBN:
9780191713514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287345.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

The 1997 Asian financial crisis principally affected Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Korea, as well as other East Asian countries heavily dependent on intra-regional trade. Banks and other ... More

Business in Britain in the Twentieth CenturyDecline and Renaissance?

Business in Britain in the Twentieth Century: Decline and Renaissance?

Richard Coopey and Peter Lyth (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199226009
eISBN:
9780191710315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226009.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This book brings together chapters from the leading historians of British business. The contributors were asked to consider the renaissance in the British economy during the closing decades of the ... More

Business Model InnovationThe Organizational Dimension

Business Model Innovation: The Organizational Dimension

Nicolai J Foss and Tina Saebi (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198701873
eISBN:
9780191771606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701873.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

Business model innovation is an important source of competitive advantage and corporate renewal. An increasing number of companies have to innovate their business models, not just because of ... More

The Business of Systems Integration

The Business of Systems Integration

Andrea Prencipe, Andrew Davies, and Michael Hobday (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263233
eISBN:
9780191718847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263233.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

In the past decade or so, systems integration has become a key factor in the operations, strategy, and competitive advantage of major corporations in a wide variety of sectors (e.g., computing, ... More

Business PersonsA Legal Theory of the Firm

Business Persons: A Legal Theory of the Firm

Eric W. Orts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199670918
eISBN:
9780191749599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670918.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book explains the legal structure of business firms as they operate in the world today. It describes the legal foundations or “matrix” from which all firms are built, managed, and governed. The ... More

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