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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.
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The Royal Dutch/Shell Group is one of the world's leading oil enterprises. This three volume history, based on extensive access to the Shell archives, is lavishly illustrated, and comes with 3  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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