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Maintaining Global Leadership

Howard Cox

in The Global Cigarette: Origins and Evolution of British American Tobacco, 1880-1945

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292210
eISBN:
9780191684890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292210.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

This chapter discusses the success and challenges faced by BAT Co. in maintaining its global leadership in the cigarette industry during the ... More


Strategic Games, Scale, and Efficiency, or Chandler goes to Hollywood 1

Leslie Hannah

in Business in Britain in the Twentieth Century: Decline and Renaissance?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199226009
eISBN:
9780191710315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226009.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The many errors and misjudgments in Alfred D. Chandler's Scale and Scope derive from its framing in an established Anglo-American Whig-Progressive misinterpretation of business and technological ... More


Formation of an Anglo-American Alliance

Howard Cox

in The Global Cigarette: Origins and Evolution of British American Tobacco, 1880-1945

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292210
eISBN:
9780191684890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292210.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

This chapter discusses the formation of an Anglo-American Alliance in the cigarette industry during the 1890s. It examines the growth of ... More


A Product with Global Potential

Howard Cox

in The Global Cigarette: Origins and Evolution of British American Tobacco, 1880-1945

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292210
eISBN:
9780191684890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292210.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

This chapter discusses U.S.-based American Tobacco Company's (ATC) acquisition of Ogden's Limited, a well-known tobacco and cigarette ... More


The Growth of an International Cigarette Industry

Howard Cox

in The Global Cigarette: Origins and Evolution of British American Tobacco, 1880-1945

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292210
eISBN:
9780191684890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292210.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

This chapter examines the process by which the global cigarette industry was established during the first half of the 20th century. It also ... More


BAT in India

Howard Cox

in The Global Cigarette: Origins and Evolution of British American Tobacco, 1880-1945

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292210
eISBN:
9780191684890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292210.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

This chapter discusses the organization and operation of BAT Co.'s cigarette business in India. Unlike in other regions of the company's ... More


Sir Hugo’s Empire

Howard Cox

in The Global Cigarette: Origins and Evolution of British American Tobacco, 1880-1945

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292210
eISBN:
9780191684890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292210.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

This chapter discusses the role and contributions of Hugo Cunliffe-Owen to the success of BAT Co. as a global leader in the cigarette industry. ... More


BAT in China

Howard Cox

in The Global Cigarette: Origins and Evolution of British American Tobacco, 1880-1945

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292210
eISBN:
9780191684890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292210.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

This chapter discusses the challenges faced by BAT Co. in entering the Chinese cigarette market. The structure of the company's organization in ... More


The Global Cigarette

Howard Cox

in The Global Cigarette: Origins and Evolution of British American Tobacco, 1880-1945

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292210
eISBN:
9780191684890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292210.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study concerning the origin and evolution of BAT Co. as a global cigarette company. This study ... More


The Emergence of the Chinese Cigarette Industry, 1880–1937

Carol Benedict

in Golden-Silk Smoke: A History of Tobacco in China, 1550-2010

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262775
eISBN:
9780520948563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262775.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

In some ways, the growing popularity of cigarettes in the late Qing and early Republican periods represented a remarkable transformation in consumer preferences in China, just as it did in other ... More


Birth of a Multinational Enterprise

Howard Cox

in The Global Cigarette: Origins and Evolution of British American Tobacco, 1880-1945

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292210
eISBN:
9780191684890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292210.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

This chapter discusses the growth of BAT Co. as a multinational cigarette company. In 1902, James Duke and other BAT Co. directors consolidated ... More


The Financial Costs to the States and the Federal Government

in Smoke-Filled Rooms: A Postmortem on the Tobacco Deal

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226857473
eISBN:
9780226857480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226857480.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The most costly litigation in U.S. history was the series of tobacco-related lawsuits filed by more than forty states and by the federal government. The extent to which one could conclude that the ... More


Smoke-Filled Rooms: A Postmortem on the Tobacco Deal

W. Kip Viscusi

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226857473
eISBN:
9780226857480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226857480.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The 1998 out-of-court settlements of litigation by the states against the cigarette industry totaled $243 billion, making it the largest payoff ever in the U.S. civil justice system. Two key ... More


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