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Japanese and British Management: Alliances and Antagonisms

Tony Elger and Chris Smith

in Assembling Work: Remaking Factory Regimes in Japanese Multinationals in Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199241514
eISBN:
9780191714405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241514.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter analyses the organization and activities of management within these Japanese subsidiaries, and how local managers responded to Japanese innovations in work organization and employment ... More


The British ‘Malayans’

Tim Harper

in Settlers and Expatriates: Britons over the Seas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199297672
eISBN:
9780191594335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297672.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on ‘British Malaya’ as Sir Frank Swettenham defined it by the end of the 19th century: the Straits Settlements of Penang, Malacca, and Singapore, and the Malay States of the ... More


Chopin and His World

Jonathan D. Bellman and Halina Goldberg (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691177755
eISBN:
9781400889006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177755.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Fryderyk Chopin (1810–1849), although the most beloved of piano composers, remains a contradictory figure, an artist of virtually universal appeal who preferred the company of only a few sympathetic ... More


Settlers and Expatriates: Britons over the Seas

Robert Bickers (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199297672
eISBN:
9780191594335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297672.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The British Empire gave rise to various new forms of British identity in the colonial world outside the Dominions. In cities and colonies, and in sovereign states subject to more informal pressures, ... More


Expatriates in Cosmopolitan Egypt: 1864–1956

James Whidden

in Settlers and Expatriates: Britons over the Seas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199297672
eISBN:
9780191594335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297672.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

A study of the British community in colonial Egypt, this chapter describes its size, its social types, customary business and leisure activities, as well as characteristic features of its political, ... More


Shanghailanders and Others: British Communities in China, 1843–1957

Robert Bickers

in Settlers and Expatriates: Britons over the Seas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199297672
eISBN:
9780191594335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297672.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores what the study of the 30,000 British residents (c.1935) of China and Hong Kong suggests about the identity of such British communities overseas, how they crafted particular ... More


Orphans of Empire

John Darwin

in Settlers and Expatriates: Britons over the Seas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199297672
eISBN:
9780191594335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297672.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter reflects on the papers in the volume, exploring the historical significance of these British communities. Clearly, wherever they enjoyed any political or commercial influence, their ... More


Business, the State, and Economic Development, 1919–1947

Maria Misra

in Business, Race, and Politics in British India, c. 1850–1960

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207115
eISBN:
9780191677502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207115.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the implications of granting freedom and autonomy to the Indian economy for the managing agents' business and the ... More


Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)colonial

Janet Wilson, Gerri Kimber, and Delia da Sousa Correa (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748669097
eISBN:
9780748695140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669097.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In seeking new possibilities for alignments with, and resolutions to, the contradictory agendas implied by the terms ‘(post)colonial’ and ‘modernist’, the essays in this volume address the clashing ... More


Empire careers: Working for the Chinese Customs Service, 1854–1949

Catherine Ladds

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719085482
eISBN:
9781781704974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085482.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The Chinese Customs Service was a central pillar of the foreign presence in China, 1854–1949. Its far-reaching responsibilities included collecting duties on foreign trade, establishing China's first ... More


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