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Industrial Unemployment in Germany 1873-1913

Industrial Unemployment in Germany 1873-1913

1st Edition

Linda A. Heilman
April 09, 2019

Originally published in 1991 this book provides a multi-faceted analysis of German unemployment between 1873 and 1913. It can also be read as an example of social scientific historiography during the fourth quarter of the twentieth century. Finally, the study has value for the comparative...

The East German Economy

The East German Economy

1st Edition

Ian Jeffries, Manfred Melzer, Eleanore Breuning
April 09, 2019

Originally published in 1987, this book brings together leading authorities from Germany and the USA who analyze how the East German economy actually operated - planning and management, pricing, investment and innovation, the financial system, agriculture and foreign trade (including the special...

The Causes of Industrial Disorder: A Comparison of a British and a German Factory

The Causes of Industrial Disorder: A Comparison of a British and a German Factory

1st Edition

Ian Maitland
October 11, 2018

Originally published in 1983, this comparative study  of day-to-day industrial relations in two closely matched factories in Britain and Germany, the author examines the causes of the disorder in British manufacturing industry. The book describes how, in the absence of government in the...

Social Partnership at Work: Workplace Relations in Post-Unification Germany

Social Partnership at Work: Workplace Relations in Post-Unification Germany

1st Edition

Carola M. Frege
September 25, 2018

This book, originally published in 1999, provided the first comparative, in-depth analysis of workplace relations in east and west Germany. The collapse of communism and the ensuing process of reform means that East Germany provides a particularly interesting case, having experienced rapid and...

Economic Planning and Policies in Britain, France and Germany

Economic Planning and Policies in Britain, France and Germany

1st Edition

Geoffrey Denton, Murray Forsyth, Malcolm MacLennan
September 25, 2018

Examining the innovations of economic policy in the UK, France and Germany in the 1960s, this book originally published in 1968, assesses the degree of success of these policies and draws conclusion for the oreintation of future policy. The book contrasts the long history of national planning in...

Replacement Costs and Accounting Reform in Post-World War I Germany

Replacement Costs and Accounting Reform in Post-World War I Germany

1st Edition

Graeme Dean, Frank Clarke, Finley Graves
September 25, 2018

Originally published in 1990, this anthology of articles from the German financial and industrial press, translated into English for this volume, discusses the socio/politico/economic background that was a catalyst for the development of replacement cost accounting ideas in Europe and...

Economic Policy-Making by Local Authorities in Britain and Western Germany

Economic Policy-Making by Local Authorities in Britain and Western Germany

1st Edition

Nevil Johnson, Allan Cochrane
September 25, 2018

Originally published in 1981 but now with a new preface, this volume provided the first detailed comparative analysis of how local authorities in the UK and W. Germany faced up to the challenge of trying to help local industry and improve employment prospects. Based on the results of case-studies...

German Economy, 1870-1940: Issues and Trends

German Economy, 1870-1940: Issues and Trends

1st Edition

Gustav Stolper
September 25, 2018

Originally published in 1940, this book remains an illuminating and forceful survey of the economic development of modern Germany. It reveals for the first time the basic trends of German business enterprise towards central control. This survey makes three important factors clear. Firstly, the...

German Industry and German Industrialisation: Essays in German Economic and Business History in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

German Industry and German Industrialisation: Essays in German Economic and Business History in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

1st Edition

Robert Lee
September 25, 2018

Originally published in 1991 this book brings together 9 essays which address a number of central issues relating to the nature of German industrialisation, including the role of foreign competition in fostering technological change, the importance of market integration for economic development and...

Managers and Management in West Germany

Managers and Management in West Germany

1st Edition

Peter Lawrence
September 25, 2018

Originally published in 1980 but re-issued now with a new preface, this book looks at the German manager from a sociological viewpoint and explains why German management has been so successful and highlights the key factors in the training of the German manager and the attitudes and skills he...

Joint Stock Banking in Germany: A Study of the German Creditbanks Before and After the War

Joint Stock Banking in Germany: A Study of the German Creditbanks Before and After the War

1st Edition

P Barrett Whale
September 25, 2018

This classic study of German creditbanks was first published in 1930 and even now deserves its place as a fundamental text on banking in Germany. It is a valuable comparative study of one important type of financial institution and represents a detailed survey of Joint Stock Banking in Germany in...

Technology and Work in German Industry

Technology and Work in German Industry

1st Edition

Norbert Altmann, Christoph Kohler, Pamela Meil
September 25, 2018

German industry in particular is a central focus for studying technical and organizational changes in industry due to its pivotal position in international markets, its technological sophistication and its well-established training systems. Originally published in 1992, this study brings together...

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