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A history of Royal Dutch Shell / Buch 1. From challenger to joint industry leader, 1890-1939.

Author: Jan L van Zanden; Joost Jonker
Publisher: Oxford [u.a.] : Oxford Univ. Press, Oxford [u.a.] : Oxford University Press, 2007. 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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The Royal Dutch/Shell Group is one of the world's leading oil enterprises. This three volume history is based on access to the Shell archives and executives, and provides an account that touches on  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan L van Zanden; Joost Jonker
ISBN: 0199298777 9780199298778 9780199298785 0199298785
OCLC Number: 613456006
Description: 570 S. : zahlr. ill.
Contents: VOLUME I: FROM CHALLENGER TO JOINT INDUSTRY LEADER, 1890-1939 ; General Introduction ; Introduction to Volume I ; 1. From Opposite Ends Towards a Common Purpose, 1890-1907 ; 2. An Enterprise Waiting to be Made, 1907-1914 ; 3. Surviving the Crucible, 1914-1919 ; 4. At the Peak of its Power, 1919-1929 ; 5. The Contours of a Mature Corporation: Management and Staff Relations ; 6. The Evolution of Technology, Research and Marketing ; 7. Taxing Times, 1929-1939 ; Conclusion of Volume I ; VOLUME II: POWERING THE HYDROCARBON REVOLUTION, 1939-1973 ; Introduction to Volume II ; 8. A Worldwide Group Endures a Worldwide War, 1939-1945 ; 9. Losses and Gains in Access to Oil, 1945-1968 ; 10. New Money, New Management: The Expansion and Reformation of the Group, 1945-1968 ; 11. Creating Competitive Advantages, 1945-1968 ; 12. Beyond the Core Business, 1945-1972 ; 13. The Seven Sisters and the Dominance of the World Oil Industry,1969-1973 ; Conclusion of Volume II ; VOLUME III: KEEPING COMPETITIVE UNDER GLOBAL CHALLENGES, 1973-2007 ; Introduction to Volume III ; 14. Coping with OPEC, 1973-1986 ; 15. Mixed Results of the Diversification Strategy, 1973-2000 ; 16. Adjusting to a World of Low Oil Prices and Global Markets, 1986-2000 ; 17. Motivating Staff and Shareholders, 1973-2000 ; 18. License to Operate: Company Response to Public Scrutiny, 1973-2000 ; 19. The Merger of 1907 Taken to its Logical Conclusion: The Birth of Royal Dutch Shell plc. ; Conclusion of Volume III ; Collective Conclusion of the Work ; VOLUME IV: INDEX
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