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Competence

Youssef Cassis

in Big Business: The European Experience in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296065
eISBN:
9780191596056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296061.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

It looks into the shaping of businessmen's individual skills from a comparative perspective. Particular attention is given to family and socio‐professional backgrounds (whether they were founders, ... More


The Formation of Elites

R. D. Anderson

in European Universities from the Enlightenment to 1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206606
eISBN:
9780191717307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206606.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter continues the social theme by looking at recent scholarship on the role of education in creating elite values, especially in an age of growing nationalism and democracy. A scholarly ... More


France

Jonathan P. Charkham

in Keeping Better Company: Corporate Governance Ten Years On

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243198
eISBN:
9780191697234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243198.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

The system by which companies are managed and controlled in France is influenced by a number of features that are specific to the country: the role and influence of the government, the limited role ... More


France from the Enlightenment to the Napoleonic University

R. D. Anderson

in European Universities from the Enlightenment to 1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206606
eISBN:
9780191717307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206606.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Efforts to reform the French universities were cut short by the 1789 revolution, and they were abolished in 1793. Higher education began to revive only in 1795, with schools of law and medicine, but ... More


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