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Business and Management History

Includes the history and development of management thought, business history, and articles about notable management thinkers.

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Professor Derek Pugh: a memorial comment

Professor Derek Pugh, who died on 29 January 2015, was one of Britain’s best known management researchers.

Charles Handy

Charles Handy (b.

Professor Derek Pugh: a memorial comment

Professor Derek Pugh, who died on 29 January 2015, was one of Britain’s best known management researchers.

Unilever: business as a force for good

To mark the award of the Chartered Management Institute Gold Medal 2014 to Paul Polman, Chief Executive of Unilever in 2015, Peter Starbuck has written this case study article.

2013 review

This is the 2013 edition of the Corven Networks’ Yearbook.

Peter F Drucker: the landmarks of his ideas

This self-published book identifies Drucker’s key ideas and contributions to management theory, and explores his life and the influences which shaped his thinking.

The life and times of a senior scholar: an interview with Jane Dutton

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Purpose - The aim of this paper was to interview a senior scholar in the field of management.

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