Enterprise, Management and Innovation in British Business, 1914-80

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Taylor & Francis, Sep 8, 1988 - Business & Economics - 128 pages
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'A general introductory text on British business history', declared ProfessorDonald Coleman in an important public lecture published in 1987, 'has yet to bewritten'.1 This lacunae is extraordinary, given Britain's role as the birthplace ofthe Industrial Revolution and its possession, even in the late 1980s, of theworld's sixth largest Gross Domestic Product. 2 It is even more odd given thatbusiness history in Britain is almost a 'sunrise' industry: every year severalscholarly company histories are published, although these volumes remainlargely unread by business people, business scholars and e.

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Richard Davenport-Hines is the recipient of the Wolfson Prize for History and a fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He writes for the "New York Times, TLS, Sunday Times", and "The Independent". He lives in London.

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