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The making of modern management : British management in historical perspective

Author: J F Wilson; A W J Thomson
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'The Making of Modern Management' provides a historical account of the evolution of management in the UK. The book draws on archival & secondary sources & addresses such issues as the particular context of management in the UK and the development of management as a profession.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wilson, J.F.
Making of modern management.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)65467621
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J F Wilson; A W J Thomson
ISBN: 9780199261581 019926158X
OCLC Number: 185035666
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 297 pages) : illustrations
Contents: PART I: INTRODUCTION ; 1. An Introduction to Management History ; 2. A Theoretical and Thematic Framework ; PART II: MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONS ; 3. British Management and Organization up to the 1940s ; 4. Comparative Management Systems up to the 1940s ; 5. British Management since the 1940s ; PART III: MANAGERS IN CONTEXT ; 6. Managers - The Social and Cultural Environment ; 7. The Development of Managers ; 8. Managerial Thought and Institutions ; PART IV: MANAGERIAL FUNCTIONS ; 9. The Practice of Management - Labour ; 10. The Practice of Management - Marketing ; 11. The Practice of Management - Accounting and Finance ; PART V: CONCLUSIONS AND REFLECTIONS ; 12. Conclusions ; Bibliography
Responsibility: John F. Wilson and Andrew Thomson.

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