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Guillén, Mauro F.

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Works: 89 works in 361 publications in 2 languages and 9,495 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Redactor
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Publications about Mauro F Guillén
Publications by Mauro F Guillén
Most widely held works by Mauro F Guillén
The AIDS disaster : the failure of organizations in New York and the nation by Charles Perrow( Book )
12 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 664 libraries worldwide
The authors, both sociologists, come down hard on both private and public organizations (hospitals and the blood industry, for example) for the devastating slowness of their reactions to the AIDS crisis. Unlike Nussbaum's "Good Intentions" with its sweeping indictments, Perrow and Guillen confine their view to New York City, one of the hardest-hit areas, arguing for all-out war on poverty and sexual discrimination as the prime way of conquering AIDS
Models of management : work, authority, and organization in a comparative perspective by Mauro F Guillén( Book )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 533 libraries worldwide
The new economic sociology : developments in an emerging field by Mauro F Guillén( Book )
21 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 485 libraries worldwide
Global turning points : understanding the challenges for business in the 21st century by Mauro F Guillén( Book )
19 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 463 libraries worldwide
"The twenty-first century is replete with uncertainty and complexity: game-changing events and trends are transforming the world beyond recognition. For the first time in human history more people live in cities than in the countryside and greater numbers suffer from obesity than from hunger. Emerging economies now represent half of the global economy and during the next few decades India will be the biggest country in terms of population, China the largest in output and the United States the richest among the major economies on a per capita income basis. Food and water shortages will likely become humankind's most important challenge. In this accessible introduction, Mauro Guillen and Emilio Ontiveros deploy the tools of economics, sociology and political science to provide an analytical perspective on both the problems and opportunities facing business in the modern world"--
The Taylorized beauty of the mechanical : scientific management and the rise of modernist architecture by Mauro F Guillén( Book )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 424 libraries worldwide
"The dream of scientific management was a rationalized machine world where life would approach the perfection of an assembly line. But since its early twentieth-century peak this dream has come to seem a dehumanizing nightmare. Henry Ford's assembly lines turned out a quarter of a million cars in 1914, but all of them were black. Forgotten has been the unparalleled new aesthetic beauty once seen in the ideas of Ford and scientific management pioneer Frederick Winslow Taylor. In The Taylorized Beauty of the Mechanical, Mauro Guillén recovers this history and retells the story of the emergence of modernist architecture as a romance with the ideas of scientific management--one that permanently reshaped the profession of architecture. Modernist architecture's pioneers, Guillén shows, found in scientific management the promise of a new, functional, machine-like--and beautiful--architecture, and the prospect of a new role for the architect as technical professional and social reformer. Taylor and Ford had a signal influence on Bauhaus founder Walter Gropius and on Le Corbusier and hisTowards a New Architecture, the most important manifesto of modernist architecture. Architects were so enamored with the ideas of scientific management that they adopted them even when there was no functional advantage to do so. Not a traditional architectural history but rather a sociological study of the profession of architecture during its early modernist period, The Taylorized Beauty of the Mechanical provides a new understanding of the degree to which modernist architecture emerged from a tradition of engineering and industrial management."--Jacket
The limits of convergence : globalization and organizational change in Argentina, South Korea, and Spain by Mauro F Guillén( Book )
33 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 423 libraries worldwide
"This book challenges the widely accepted notion that globalization encourages economic convergence - and, by extension, cultural homogenization - across national borders. A systematic comparison of organizational change in Argentina, South Korea, and Spain since 1950 finds that global competition invites countries to exploit their distinctive strengths, resulting in unique development trajectories."--Jacket
The rise of Spanish multinationals : European business in the global economy by Mauro F Guillén( Book )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
"Since 1992, Spanish companies in a variety of industries have acquired a prominent presence in the global economy, especially in Latin America and Europe. Companies such as Telefnica, Banco Santander, Repsol-YPF and Inditex (the owner of the Zara brand) have catapulted themselves to become major international competitors, making Spain one of the world's ten largest foreign direct investors. Mauro Guille;n offers not only an explanation of why this has happened, but also an assessment of the economic, financial, political and social consequences for Spain and for Europe. In this analysis, he also addresses the weaknesses of the Spanish multinationals, especially their lack of proprietary technology and their primary focus on Latin America. The book concludes with the argument that the Spanish multinational firms ought to consolidate their European positions through mergers and acquisitions, opening up new possibilities for further expansion in North America and Asia."--Publisher's description
Building a global bank : the transformation of Banco Santander by Mauro F Guillén( Book )
16 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
"In 2004, Spain's Banco Santander purchased Britain's Abbey National Bank in a deal valued at fifteen billion dollars - an acquisition that made Santander one of the ten largest financial institutions in the world. Here, Mauro Guillen and Adrian Tschoegl tackle the question of how this once-sleepy, family-run provincial bank in a developing economy transformed itself into a financial-services group with more than sixty-six million customers on three continents."--Jacket
The new multinationals : Spanish firms in a global context by Mauro F Guillén( Book )
10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
"A new breed of multinational companies is reshaping competition in global industries. For most of the 19th and 20th centuries, multinational firms came from the most technologically advanced countries in the world. Over the last two decades, however, new multinational firms from upper-middle-income economies such as Spain, Ireland, Portugal, South Korea or Taiwan, emerging economies like Brazil, Chile, Mexico, China, India or Turkey, developing countries such as Egypt, Indonesia or Thailand, and oil-rich countries like the United Arab Emirates, Nigeria, Russia or Venezuela have become formidable global competitors. These firms do not necessarily possess technological or marketing skills. This disadvantage, however, did not prevent them from expanding around the world. In contrast to the classic multinationals, they found strength in their ability to organize, manage, execute, and network. They pursued a variety of strategies of vertical integration, product diversification, learning by doing, exploration of new capabilities, and collaboration with other firms. This book documents the dimensions of this phenomenon, identifies the key capabilities of the new multinationals, and provides a new conceptual framework to understand its causes and implications"--
Green products : perspectives on innovation and adoption by João Neiva de Figueiredo( Book )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Sharing successful examples of sustainable products from around the world, Green Products: Perspectives on Innovation and Adoption supplies an in-depth analysis of the key factors that influence the adoption of sustainable products. It examines case studies of green production and consumption from a business perspective--considering both technological and public-policy concerns. The text presents stories of success in green production and explains what made them successful. It includes coverage of: Sustainable tourism in the Galapagos Islands. The revival of battery-powered electric vehicles in Japan. The transition from oil dependency to sustainability in Denmark. The promise of sugarcane ethanol as a cleaner fuel alternative. Sustainable urban mass transport Mapping the universe of green products, this book is the result of a joint effort of researchers affiliated with the Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. -- Book Description
The architecture of collapse : the global system in the 21st century by Mauro F Guillén( Book )
15 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
"Why are there so many crises in the world? Is it true that the global system is today riskier and more dangerous than in past decades? Do we have any tools at our disposal to bring these problems under control, to reduce the global system's proneness to instability? These are the tantalizing questions addressed in this book. Using a variety of demographic, economic, financial, social, and political indicators, the book demonstrates that the global system has indeed become an 'architecture of collapse' subject to a variety of shocks. An analysis of the global financial crisis of 2008, the bilateral relationship between the U.S. and China, and the European sovereign debt crisis illustrates how the complexity and tight coupling of system components creates a situation of precarious stability and periodic disruption. This state of affairs can only be improved by enhancing the shock-absorbing components of the system, especially the capacity of states and governments to act, and by containing the shock-diffusing mechanisms. In particular, those related to phenomena such as trade imbalances, portfolio investment, cross-border banking, population ageing, and income and wealth inequality"--Publisher's website
Women entrepreneurs : inspiring stories from emerging economies and developing countries by Mauro F Guillén( Book )
14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
"Women Entrepreneurs offers a collection of almost two dozen cases that explore the process by which women become entrepreneurs, as well as the opportunities and challenges they face in growing their businesses. With a particular focus on the intersection between entrepreneurship and economic development, the cases are drawn from across a range of industries and countries. They offer insights into a number of issues women entrepreneurs face, such as launching a business, diversification and internationalization, as well as covering a number of business functions, including finance, marketing and human resource management. Each case is presented with a summary highlighting the themes it covers, and ends with a set of questions to guide classroom discussion. The book also includes a summary of existing literature on entrepreneurship to help contextualize the cases. This casebook would be the ideal companion in an entrepreneurship class, particularly for students with an interest in female entrepreneurship or economic development. With data from a Goldman Sachs/Lauder Institute study."--Publisher's website
Green power : perspectives on sustainable electricity generation by João Neiva de Figueiredo( Book )
9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
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Análisis de regresión múltiple by Mauro F Guillén( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Entrepreneurship and firm formation across countries by Leora Klapper( file )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Abstract: The World Bank Group Entrepreneurship Survey measures entrepreneurial activity around the world. The database includes cross-country, time-series data on the number of total and newly registered businesses for 84 countries. This paper finds significant relationships between entrepreneurial activity and indicators of economic and financial development and growth, the quality of the legal and regulatory environment, and governance. The analysis shows the importance of electronic registration procedures to encourage greater business registration. These results can guide effective policymaking and deliver new capabilities for identifying the impact of reforms
Santander, el banco by Mauro F Guillén( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Una nueva época : los grandes retos del siglo XXI by Emilio Ontiveros Baeza( Book )
5 editions published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 25 libraries worldwide
The Road to Cuba, Revised and Updated Edition : the Opportunities and Risks for US Business by Knowledge@Wharton( file )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Fully updated and revised as of March 2016, this new edition covers the latest developments to help US businesses build a strategic roadmap into the Cuban market. After President Barack Obama's announcement in December 2014, investors, business leaders, and entrepreneurs asked, What will this historic change mean for economic relations between the United States and Cuba? What opportunities#x97;and risks#x97;should US companies consider as they explore the business potential of one of the largest markets in the Caribbean? Now, 15 months later, the answers are becoming more clear. In The Road to Cuba: T
Cuadernos metodológicos 4 by Mauro F Guillén( file )
1 edition published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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Guillén, M. 1964-
Guillen, M. F.
Guillén, M. F. 1964-
Guillén, Mauro
Guillén, Mauro 1964-
Guillèn, Mauro F.
Guillen, Mauro F. 1964-
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기옌, 마우로 F. 1964-
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Spanish (19)
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