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Beauty ImaginedA History of the Global Beauty Industry

Beauty Imagined: A History of the Global Beauty Industry

Geoffrey Jones

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199639625
eISBN:
9780191806841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199639625.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

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, Estee ... More

A Better Way of Doing Business?Lessons from The John Lewis Partnership

A Better Way of Doing Business?: Lessons from The John Lewis Partnership

Graeme Salaman and John Storey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198782827
eISBN:
9780191825996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198782827.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Business History

The book is a rich account and analysis of the John Lewis Partnership. The JLP is well-known, revered, and admired, enjoying an enviable reputation for commercial success and principled business ... More

A Brief History of EntrepreneurshipThe Pioneers, Profiteers, and Racketeers Who Shaped Our World

A Brief History of Entrepreneurship: The Pioneers, Profiteers, and Racketeers Who Shaped Our World

Joe Carlen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231173049
eISBN:
9780231542814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173049.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

A Brief History of Entrepreneurship charts how the pursuit of profit by private individuals has been a prime mover in revolutionizing civilization. Entrepreneurs often butt up against processes, ... More

Britain’s Railways, 1997–2005Labour's Strategic Experiment

Britain’s Railways, 1997–2005: Labour's Strategic Experiment

Terry Gourvish

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199236602
eISBN:
9780191696701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236602.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Britain's leading railway historian provides a critical examination of the Blair government's involvement in the rail industry from 1997 as they tried to deal with the UK's fragmented, privatized ... More

British BankingContinuity and Change from 1694 to the Present

British Banking: Continuity and Change from 1694 to the Present

Ranald C. Michie

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198727361
eISBN:
9780191793516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727361.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This is the first study of the entire British banking system from its origins in the late seventeenth century until the present. It analyses what made the British banking system the most resilient ... More

The British Motor Industry, 1945-1994A Case Study in Industrial Decline

The British Motor Industry, 1945-1994: A Case Study in Industrial Decline

Timothy Whisler

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290742
eISBN:
9780191684838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290742.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This book looks at the British motor industry. Why are there now no major car manufacturers in Britain? This book considers this and the surrounding issues, making valuable comparisons with overseas ... More

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

Business Groups in the WestOrigins, Evolution, and Resilience

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

Asli M. Colpan and Takashi Hikino (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198717973
eISBN:
9780191787591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717973.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

This volume aims to explore the long-term evolution of different varieties of large enterprises in today’s developed economies. It focuses on the economic institution of business groups and attempts ... 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

The Cadbury CommitteeA History

The Cadbury Committee: A History

Laura F. Spira and Judy Slinn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199592197
eISBN:
9780191764998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592197.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

The Committee on the Financial Aspects of Corporate Governance, better known as the Cadbury Committee, was set up in May 1991 to address the concerns increasingly voiced at that time about how UK ... More

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

Constructing Corporate AmericaHistory, Politics, Culture

Constructing Corporate America: History, Politics, Culture

Kenneth Lipartito and David B. Sicilia (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251902
eISBN:
9780191719059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251902.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Challenging assumptions about the history and performance of the business corporation in the United States, this book seeks to explain more fully this crucial institution of capitalism. The authors ... 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

Creating EconomyEnterprise, Intellectual Property, and the Valuation of Goods

Creating Economy: Enterprise, Intellectual Property, and the Valuation of Goods

Barbara Townley, Philip Roscoe, and Nicola Searle

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198795285
eISBN:
9780191836572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795285.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Creativity is at the vanguard of contemporary capitalism, valorized as a form of capital in its own right. It is the centrepiece of the vaunted ‘creative economy’, and within the latter, the creative ... More

Crises and OpportunitiesThe Shaping of Modern Finance

Crises and Opportunities: The Shaping of Modern Finance

Youssef Cassis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199600861
eISBN:
9780191724930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600861.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Business History

As the world's political and economic leaders struggle with the aftermath of the Financial Debacle of 2008, this book asks the question: have financial crises presented opportunities to rebuild the ... More

Crisis, Credibility and Corporate History

Crisis, Credibility and Corporate History

Alexander Bieri (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781781381373
eISBN:
9781781384886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381373.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Crisis, Credibility and Corporate History aims to describe current expectations and strategies held within companies, within academia and amongst the general public for using a company’s history for ... More

Dark Matter Credit

Dark Matter Credit

Philip T. Hoffman, Gilles Postel-Vinay, and Jean-Laurent Rosenthal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182179
eISBN:
9780691185057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182179.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Prevailing wisdom dictates that without banks countries would be mired in poverty. Yet somehow much of Europe managed to grow rich long before the diffusion of banks. This book draws on centuries of ... More

The Digital HandVolume II: How Computers Changed the Work of American Financial, Telecommunications, Media, and Entertainment Industries

The Digital Hand: Volume II: How Computers Changed the Work of American Financial, Telecommunications, Media, and Entertainment Industries

James W. Cortada

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195165876
eISBN:
9780199789689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165876.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This is a history of how over a dozen American industries have used computers and been affected by them in the financial, telecommunications, media, and entertainment industries since 1950. It ... More

The Digital Hand, Vol 1How Computers Changed the Work of American Manufacturing, Transportation, and Retail Industries

The Digital Hand, Vol 1: How Computers Changed the Work of American Manufacturing, Transportation, and Retail Industries

James W. Cortada

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195165883
eISBN:
9780199789672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165883.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This book chronicles how sixteen American industries in the manufacturing, transportation, wholesale, and retail sectors have used computers since 1950. It explores the role this technology played, ... More

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