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Management InnovationEssays in the Spirit of Alfred D. Chandler, Jr.

Management Innovation: Essays in the Spirit of Alfred D. Chandler, Jr.

William Lazonick and David J. Teece (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695683
eISBN:
9780191738265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695683.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Business History

Alfred D. Chandler, Jr. was, by general consensus, the pre-eminent business historian of the twentieth century. Through a prodigious body of work, Chandler made the study of the evolution of business ... More

The Value of RiskSwiss Re and the History of Reinsurance

The Value of Risk: Swiss Re and the History of Reinsurance

Peter Borscheid, David Gugerli, and Tobias Straumann

Harold James (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689804
eISBN:
9780191769450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689804.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Innovation

This book provides an overview of how today’s reinsurance industry developed. Until recently, reinsurers were only known to a small minority outside the community. Major disasters, especially those ... More

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