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Americanization and Its Limits: Reworking US Technology and Management in Post-war Europe and Japan

Jonathan Zeitlin and Gary Herrigel (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269044
eISBN:
9780191717123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269044.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Throughout the evolution of the modern world economy, new models of productive efficiency and business organization have emerged — in Britain in the 19th century, in the US in the early (and perhaps ... More


Creative Cross-Fertilization and Uneven Americanization of Swedish Industry: Sources of Innovation in Post-War Motor Vehicles and Electrical Manufacturing

Henrik Glimstedt

in Americanization and Its Limits: Reworking US Technology and Management in Post-war Europe and Japan

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269044
eISBN:
9780191717123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269044.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

By emphasizing the rigid character of centralized bargaining, many students of Sweden's political economy end up by wrongly characterizing its national industry as ‘Fordist’. By contrast, this ... More


Sweden

Mats Larsson and Tom Petersson

in Business Groups in the West: Origins, Evolution, and Resilience

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198717973
eISBN:
9780191787591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717973.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

This chapter analyzes the prevalence of business groups in Sweden. The Swedish economy has since the early twentieth century been dominated by a rather small number of large and internationally ... More


The Survival and Success of Swedish Mutual Insurers

Mats Larsson and Mikael Lönnborg

in Corporate Forms and Organizational Choice in International Insurance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198739005
eISBN:
9780191802157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739005.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

This study demonstrates that the presence of diversified corporate forms within the insurance industry does not always lead to the dominance of what is, according to theory, the most efficient ... More


Growth Performance and Organizational Forms: The Case of Swedish Life Insurance, 1890–1950

Magnus Lindmark and Lars Fredrik Andersson

in Corporate Forms and Organizational Choice in International Insurance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198739005
eISBN:
9780191802157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739005.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

In Swedish life insurance, mutual and stock insurers have competed since the late nineteenth century. Stock insurers were prime movers controlling the early market. After the establishment of the ... More


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