John F. Wilson, Nicholas D. Wong, Steven Toms
March 16, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 162 Pages
ISBN 9780367024109 - CAT# K404716
Series: Routledge Focus on Industrial History
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This shortform book presents key peer-reviewed research selected by expert series editors and contextualised by new analysis from each author on how the specific field addressed has evolved.
With contributions on the ‘historic turn’ in management studies, workers’ rights, occupational health, industrial networks and the development of the organisation, practices and principles of large UK businesses, this volume provides an array of fascinating insights into industrial history.
Of interest to business and economic historians, this shortform book also provides analysis and illustrative case-studies that will be valuable reading across the social sciences.
Introduction (John F. Wilson, Nicholas D. Wong and Steven Toms)
1. Business History and Organisation Theory (Michael Rowlinson)
2. Management Strategies for Health: J. W. Roberts and the Armley Asbestos Tragedy, 1920-1958 (Geoffrey Tweedale)
3. The Proprietorial Theory of the Firm and its Consequences (John Quail)
4. Trust in an Industrial District: the Potteries, c.1850-1900 (Andrew Popp)