Journal of Management History (Archive): Volume 3 Issue 3


Table of contents

John Locke’s influence on American government and public administration

Mark F. Griffith

John Locke, one of the most influential writers in history, profoundly affected the principles upon which the government of the United States was founded. He leaves a legacy of…


The influence of Hume on American public administration

Michael W. Spicer

This article examines the influence of David Hume’s ideas on American public administration. Hume’s ideas have indirectly, via their impact on modern philosophy, encouraged both…


Contemporary conceptual space: reading Adam Smith

David John Farmer

This paper encourages an examination of the conceptual space which Adam Smith’s work and legacy present and which conditions thinking about governmental and societal organization…


Human nature, tradition and law: a Burkean perspective in public administration

Akhlaque U. Haque

The article introduces Edmund Burke’s world‐view and its implications for public administration. From Burke’s idea about human nature, tradition, law and representation, it has…


Jeremy Bentham: utilitarianism, public policy and the administrative state

Lawrence L. Martin

This article critiques the major works of Jeremy Bentham as they apply to three areas: public policy, social reform and administrative theory. The article concludes that jeremy…




Online date, start – end:

1995 – 2000

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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Management Decision