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A Better Way of Doing Business?Lessons from The John Lewis Partnership

A Better Way of Doing Business?: Lessons from The John Lewis Partnership

Graeme Salaman and John Storey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198782827
eISBN:
9780191825996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198782827.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Business History

The book is a rich account and analysis of the John Lewis Partnership. The JLP is well-known, revered, and admired, enjoying an enviable reputation for commercial success and principled business ... More

Manufacturing RationalityThe Engineering Foundations of the Managerial Revolution

Manufacturing Rationality: The Engineering Foundations of the Managerial Revolution

Yehouda Shenhav

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250004
eISBN:
9780191697869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250004.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Business History

Management is a powerful mode of thought and code of conduct in the modern world, closely associated with the American way and a natural extension of economic progress. This is a book about the ... More

The World's First Railway SystemEnterprise, Competition, and Regulation on the Railway Network in Victorian Britain

The World's First Railway System: Enterprise, Competition, and Regulation on the Railway Network in Victorian Britain

Mark Casson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199213979
eISBN:
9780191707469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213979.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Organization Studies

The British railway network was a monument to Victorian private enterprise. Its masterpieces of civil engineering were emulated around the world. But its performance was controversial: praised for ... More

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