The Development of Professional Management: Training, Consultancy, and Management Theory in Industrial History

John Wilson (Editor), Ian Jones (Editor), Steven Toms (Editor)

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Abstract

This shortform book presents key peer-reviewed research selected by expert series editors and contextualised by new analysis from each author on the development of professional management.

With contributions on consultancy and the training of consultants, Taylorism and its appeal to socialists, the social position of managers, and the growth of the managerial class, this volume provides an array of fascinating insights into industrial history.

Of interest to business and economic historians, this shortform book also provides analysis and illustrative case studies that will be valuable reading across the social sciences.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherRoutledge
Number of pages132
Edition1st
ISBN (Electronic)9781003206996
ISBN (Print)9781032038407
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2 Jul 2021

Publication series

NameRoutledge Focus on Industrial History
PublisherRoutledge

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