Journal of Management History (Archive): Volume 5 Issue 5


Table of contents

The contributions of Chester Barnard to strategic management theory

Dave McMahon, Jon C. Carr

Chester Barnard’s The Functions of the Executive (1938) represents a book of historical significance to the study of management. Using the fundamental principles that…


Labor, capital and the Church: a call for action

Eileen P. Kelly

The Catholic Church has provided an evolving framework, for well over a century, to deal with economic issues. This article examines the past century of Catholic social…


A historical analysis of the international business perspectives of Mexican industrial groups

Darryl B. Lanoue

Based on an analysis of Mexican industrial history, the objective of this study was to identify the historical events and factors which shaped the international business…


Fayol’s Principles and the Rule of St Benedict: is there anything new under the sun?

Michael Henry Kennedy

The Rule of St Benedict, written by Benedict of Nursia in the sixth century, provided guidance for running monasteries. Fourteen hundred years later, Henri Fayol developed…


The role of management history in the management curriculum: 1997

Jane Whitney Gibson, Richard M. Hodgetts, Charles W. Blackwell

This paper reports the results of a Management History Division survey within the Academy of Management which investigated the current status and future direction of…




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1995 – 2000

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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Management Decision