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The Practice of Management—Accounting and Finance

John F. Wilson and Andrew Thomson

in The Making of Modern Management: British Management in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261581
eISBN:
9780191718588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261581.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Larger organizations required firms to develop financial control and information systems as essential elements in their internal monitoring systems, but this proved more problematic in Britain than ... More


The Development of the Joint Stock Company

Jonathan Charkham and Anne Simpson

in Fair Shares: The Future of Shareholder Power and Responsibility

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292142
eISBN:
9780191684876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292142.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

This chapter examines the development of the joint stock company and the first statute on companies. The framework of the joint stock company was only obtainable by specific statute or royal charter ... More


British International Banks in Asia, 1870–1914: An Introductory Essay 1

Shizuya Nishimura

in The Origins of International Banking in Asia: The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646326
eISBN:
9780191745256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646326.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The first international banks to appear in Asia were British. On the one hand were banks established in London, or who moved their head office to London. On the other hand were those who were formed ... More


The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, 1870–1913

Shizuya Nishimura

in The Origins of International Banking in Asia: The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646326
eISBN:
9780191745256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646326.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter investigates the formative years of the Hong Kong and Shanghai bank, which became the most successful international bank operating in Asia. The history of that bank has appeared in a ... More


Recognition and Public Status

Robert J. Bennett

in Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199584734
eISBN:
9780191731105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584734.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

As voluntary bodies in Britain, Ireland, and America, chambers rely on the receptiveness of government. Public law systems, such as those in Europe, have automatic access, but lack independence of ... More


Consolidation and Competence, 1825–1914

Ranald C. Michie

in British Banking: Continuity and Change from 1694 to the Present

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198727361
eISBN:
9780191793516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727361.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Between 1825 and 1914 banking in Britain was transformed. In the place of numerous individual banks with few branches and doing a largely local business, there appeared a small number of large banks ... More


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