Books in category Business & Economics – Corporate & Business History

  • Birth of the Chaordic Age

    Birth of the Chaordic Age
    Dee Hock, VISA International

    A inside look at the VISA corporation and the new chaordic business organization method, chaos and order combined, describes how this method works for VISA and how it is being put into practice all over the world. 75,000 first printing. $75 …

  • Management Innovation

    Management Innovation
    William Lazonick, David J. Teece

    This book assesses the work, ideas, and influence of the doyen of business historians, Alfred Chandler, particularly on management innovation, strategy, organization, and finance.

  • Sokaiya

    Kenneth Szymkowiak

    This book explores the curious but not unusual relationship that grows between executives and sokaiya, who also offer their services to protect the corporation from other sokaiya, thus becoming a necessary evil in the world of Japanese …

  • Delirios populares extraordinarios y la locura de las masas

    Delirios populares extraordinarios y la locura de las masas
    Charles Mackay

    El libro describe tres momentos históricos de especulación desbordada en Inglaterra, Francia y Holanda, ocurridos entre 1635 y 1720 que guardan una extraordinaria similitud con sucesos actuales del mundo financiero.

  • L Italia che compete L Italian Way of Doing Industry

    L’Italia che compete. L’Italian Way of Doing Industry
    AA. VV.


  • Business Adventures

    Business Adventures
    John Brooks

    Five additional stories on equally fascinating subjects round out this wonderful collection that will both entertain and inform readers . . . Business Adventures is truly financial journalism at its liveliest and best.

  • In the Shadow of Detroit

    In the Shadow of Detroit
    David Roberts

    An automotive history title that fills a gap in common understanding of the early automobile industry in the Windsor-Detroit international region.

  • Optical Illusions

    Optical Illusions
    Lisa Endlich

    In writing this book Endlich had access to more than a hundred people who played a role in the drama, as well as previously sealed courtroom documents.

  • American Still Life

    American Still Life
    F. Paul Pacult

    It?s a superb story, and no one spins a great story better than F. Paul Pacult, America?s most respected authority on distilled spirits." —Robert Whitley, Wine & Spirits Columnist, Copley News Service "This is a stellar piece of …

  • Working Knowledge

    Working Knowledge
    Catherine L. Fisk

    Fisk chronicles the legal and social transformations that led to the transfer of ownership of employee innovation from labor to management and argues that this deeply contested development was won at the expense of workers' entrepreneurial …

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