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“A Constitutional Conveyance of Intelligence, Public and Private”: The Post Office, the Business of Printing, and the American Revolution

Joseph M. Adelman.

in Enterprise & Society: The International Journal of Business History

December 2010; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business History. 17078 words.

This essay argues that American printers motivated by a deep commercial interest in fast and effective communication worked to overturn the British imperial postal service in 1774 and 1775....

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A. D. Morrison-Low. Making Scientific Instruments in the Industrial Revolution

John Singleton.

in Enterprise & Society: The International Journal of Business History

December 2008; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business History. 764 words.

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A. K. Sandoval-Strausz. Hotel: An American History

Daniel Levinson Wilk.

in Enterprise & Society: The International Journal of Business History

December 2008; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business History. 1844 words.

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. A Rough Beginning

Mark Mc Neilly.

in George Washington and the Art of Business

January 2008; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business History. 12040 words.

This chapter discusses the tough beginning George Washington had in organizing a revolution and its relevance to business leadership. Though Washington was a loyal subject of the crown, he...

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Absorbing Technological Spillovers: Simulations in an Evolutionary Framework

UWE CANTNER and ANDREAS PYKA.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 1998; p ublished online June 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Business History; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Industry Studies. 0 words.

This paper offers a simulation analysis of firm strategies which differ by the degree of absorbing technical know-how generated elsewhere. It investigates the success of those firm...

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Abstracts of 2002 Conference Papers

in Enterprise & Society: The International Journal of Business History

December 2002; p ublished online December 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business History. 0 words.

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Academic collaboration and organizational innovation: the development of research capabilities in the US pharmaceutical industry, 1927–1946*

Jeffrey L. Furman and Megan MacGarvie.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

October 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Business History; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Industry Studies. 12533 words.

This article investigates the historical conditions that contributed to the birth of in-house research and development (R&D) capabilities in the early US pharmaceutical industry by...

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An academic Indian summer

Angela Penrose.

in No Ordinary Woman

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business History; Business Strategy. 11741 words.

After her husband’s death in 1984 and retirement from INSEAD Edith enjoyed the resurgence of interest in her work and its increasing influence on aspects of economic, business, and...

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Academic research, technological specialization and the innovation performance in European regions: an empirical analysis in the wireless sector

Mario Calderini and Giuseppe Scellato.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2005; p ublished online March 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Business History; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Industry Studies. 0 words.

In this paper, we carry out an empirical analysis to test the existence of localized interrelations between academic research and private sector innovation performance. The analysis is based...

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Academic spin-offs, formal technology transfer and capital raising

Bart Clarysse, Mike Wright, Andy Lockett, Philippe Mustar and Mirjam Knockaert.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Business History; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Industry Studies. 12178 words.

In this article we examine the influence of formal technology transfer from a public research organization (PRO) on the amount of capital a spin-off raises at start-up and the increase in...

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An Acceptable Level of Death

Geoffrey Tweedale.

in Magic Mineral to Killer Dust

March 2001; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business History. 9117 words.

The asbestos experience demonstrates starkly the political and social problems involved in any revamping of health and safety laws, compensation payments, and medical surveillance....

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The Accidental Business Historian

William J. Hausman.

in Enterprise & Society: The International Journal of Business History

December 2007; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business History. 5356 words.

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Accidental Sustainability

Geoffrey Jones.

in Profits and Sustainability

April 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business History; International Business. 12682 words.

This chapter examines green entrepreneurship in the waste and tourist industries before 1980. Both industries were products of economic success, but had bad environmental outcomes. In both...

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Accounting and Pricing for the Telecommunications Industry: An Operational Approach

Andrea Pannone.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 2001; p ublished online June 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Business History; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Industry Studies. 0 words.

This paper tackles the problem of the creation and use of information by a firm managing telecommunications networks with particular reference to costs and their connection to price and...

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Accounting for productive investment and value creation

Mariana Mazzucato and Alan Shipman.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industry Studies; Business History; Innovation; Industrial History; Technological Change; Research and Development. 10393 words.

The increased size and influence of financial institutions and markets has widened the scope for divergence between value-creation and the value-added measured by national accounts. This...

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Accounting for Taste: Regulating Food Labeling in the “Affluent Society,” 1945–1995

Xaq Frohlich.

in Enterprise & Society: The International Journal of Business History

December 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business History. 7569 words.

Accounting for Taste examines the history of the US Food and Drug Administration’s regulation of markets through labels as a form of public–private infrastructure, built...

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Accounting, Information, and Communication Systems

Trevor Boyns.

in The Oxford Handbook of Business History

January 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Accounting; Business History. 10102 words.

The purpose of this article is to examine the relationship between the historical development of accounting, information, and communication systems and business organizations since the late...

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Accumulating technological competence: its changing impact on corporate diversification and internationalization

J Cantwell and L Piscitello.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

March 2000; p ublished online March 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Business History; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Industry Studies. 0 words.

Recent studies have suggested that firm-specific technological competence may be diversified and internationalized. We show that increases in competence increased corporate technological...

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The Activities of Japanese Banks in Interwar Financial Centres: The Cases of the Yokohama Specie Bank’s Offices in London and New York

Makoto Kasuya.

in The Origins of International Banking in Asia

August 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business History. 8842 words.

The activities of YSB in the inter-war years are explored in this chapter. It compares and contrasts the position before and after the First World War through a careful examination of the...

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The Activities of the Yokohama Specie Bank in the Foreign Trade Financing Operations for Raw Cotton before the First World War

Takeshi Nishimura.

in The Origins of International Banking in Asia

August 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business History. 9768 words.

The way that the Yokohama Specie Bank challenged the established British banks in Asia before the First World War is examined in this chapter. The focus is on the finance of the cotton and...

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