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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


Afterword: Toward New Renderings

Kenneth Lipartito and David B. Sicilia

in Constructing Corporate America: History, Politics, Culture

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251902
eISBN:
9780191719059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251902.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter summarizes the major findings of the book's chapters and their revisionist implications. Rather than seeing the corporation as the dominant economic form simply because it was more ... More


Big Business: The European Experience in the Twentieth Century

Youssef Cassis

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296065
eISBN:
9780191596056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296061.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This is a major comparative study of big business in Britain, France and Germany across the twentieth century. It provides an analysis, based on a wealth of empirical data, of the character and ... More


The Power of Business Culture

Lyn Spillman

in Solidarity in Strategy: Making Business Meaningful in American Trade Associations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226769561
eISBN:
9780226769554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226769554.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter provides an overview of the knowledge gained about business culture and American business associations, and what that means for our understanding of contemporary economic life. Forms of ... More


The Heyday of the LDP: From Tanaka to Nakasone

CHUSHICHI TSUZUKI

in The Pursuit of Power in Modern Japan 1825–1995

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205890
eISBN:
9780191676840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205890.003.0021
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

Tanaka personified both the attractive and the lamentable features of the LDP in power, a regime for the nation. His downfall was followed by a period of warring lords of the party tinkering one ... More


Business Culture and Chinese Traditions: Toward a Study of the Evolution of Merchant Culture in Chinese History

Ying-shih Yü

Josephine Chiu-Duke and Michael S. Duke (eds)

in Chinese History and Culture: Sixth Century B.C.E. to Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178587
eISBN:
9780231542012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178587.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

This is a study of the evolution of Chinese merchant culture from 221 B.C.E. to 1800 C.E. It demonstrates the importance of merchants and market economy throughout Chinese history, and also that by ... More


The Bright Leaf Tobacco Network

Nan Enstad

in Cigarettes, Inc.: An Intimate History of Corporate Imperialism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226533285
eISBN:
9780226533452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226533452.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter tells the story of a corporate network that stretched between the US South and China and tracks their development of the corporate cigarette industry in both countries. As bright leaf ... More


Management in practice: Overview of classic studies on managerial work

Stefan Tengblad and Ola Edvin Vie

in The Work of Managers: Towards a Practice Theory of Management

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639724
eISBN:
9780191738661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639724.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The chapter reviews the influential Management and Work Behaviour (MWB) research of the past sixty years (a review of twenty-one studies, beginning with Carlson’s Executive Behaviour, 1951, and ... More


Constructing Capitalisms: Transforming Business Systems in Central and Eastern Europe

Roderick Martin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657667
eISBN:
9780191751622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657667.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, International Business

This book examines the construction of capitalisms in Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Romania after 1989, within a national business systems framework. Four elements of capitalism are ... More


Conclusion: constructing capitalisms

Roderick Martin

in Constructing Capitalisms: Transforming Business Systems in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657667
eISBN:
9780191751622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657667.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, International Business

For Central and Eastern European elites, the objective of economic transformation was the achievement of First World living standards through marketization, without losing control. Political ... More


Professional choices between private and state positions in Russia’s transformation

Victoria Semenova

in Biographical methods and professional practice: An international perspective

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344939
eISBN:
9781447301554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344939.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter uses the case of Sergei to show the huge difference in moral worlds between public and private sectors in Russia, and the difficulties of a researcher achieving emotional empathy across ... More


Trade and Traders in Mid-Victorian Liverpool: Mercantile Business and the Making of a World Port

Graeme Milne

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236061
eISBN:
9781846314261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314261
Subject:
History, Economic History

This book charts the development of Liverpool's trade, shipping, and business culture in the third quarter of the nineteenth century. Using previously neglected evidence, it assesses the causes and ... More


‘Merely for Money’?: Business Culture in the British Atlantic, 1750–1815

Sheryllynne Haggerty

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318177
eISBN:
9781846317729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317729
Subject:
History, Economic History

In 1780 Richard Sheridan noted that merchants worked ‘merely for money.’ Rather than being a criticism, this was recognition of the important commercial role that merchants played in the British ... More


Introduction: Merely For Money?

in ‘Merely for Money’?: Business Culture in the British Atlantic, 1750–1815

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318177
eISBN:
9781846317729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317729.002
Subject:
History, Economic History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the business culture in the British Atlantic during the period from 1750 to 1815. This volume aims to provide a better ... More


Conclusion: A British Business Culture

in ‘Merely for Money’?: Business Culture in the British Atlantic, 1750–1815

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318177
eISBN:
9781846317729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317729.010
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study about the business culture in the British Atlantic during the period from 1750 to 1815. It discusses the role of the British state in providing the ... More


Living in Bondage: Money and Values

Jonathan Haynes

in Nollywood: The Creation of Nigerian Film Genres

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226387819
eISBN:
9780226388007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226388007.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Living in Bondage opened the market for Nigerian video films. It founded the “get rich quick” theme and the money ritual genre (which remain hallmarks of Nollywood), grafting stories of predatory ... More


The Politics of Illusion

in The Pan-African Nation: Oil and the Spectacle of Culture in Nigeria

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226023540
eISBN:
9780226023564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226023564.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter illustrates how the seeing-is-believing of the oil boom gave way to the visual deceptions of the oil bust, a social world not of objects and things but of smoke and mirrors, a business ... More


Trust

in ‘Merely for Money’?: Business Culture in the British Atlantic, 1750–1815

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318177
eISBN:
9781846317729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317729.005
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter examines the issue of trust in British Atlantic trade during the period from 1750 to 1815. It considers the emotive nature of trust and discusses the distinction and interconnections ... More


Crises

in ‘Merely for Money’?: Business Culture in the British Atlantic, 1750–1815

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318177
eISBN:
9781846317729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317729.009
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter examines how the business culture in the British Atlantic dealt with the crises or turbulent times the merchants experienced during the period from 1750 to 1815. It explains what ... More


Space, Place and People

in ‘Merely for Money’?: Business Culture in the British Atlantic, 1750–1815

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318177
eISBN:
9781846317729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317729.003
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter examines the business culture in the British Atlantic in terms of space, place and people. It describes the European Atlantic economies during the period from 1750 to 1815 and the ports ... More


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