By Mike Richardson, Peter Nicholls (eds.)
By bringing jointly and severely attractive with debts of definite issues in enterprise and labour heritage, and using unique study, this booklet goals to widen realizing of commercial society and supply a heritage to extra research and examine within the sector administration and labour kinfolk history.
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Extra resources for A Business and Labour History of Britain: Case studies of Britain in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
Originally spawned by activists in the Friendly Societies Movement as mutual organizations, some building societies (for example Abbey National) were demutualized and reorganized as shareholder companies in the late 1980s. Constraints on their trading activities were diminished by the permissive 1986 Building Societies Act and these companies then rapidly became similar to the banks in both structure and behaviour. In some cases, the difference between the two was extinguished completely when an amalgamation, such as that which combined the Halifax Building Society and the Bank of Scotland as HBOS, brought together institutions that had very different histories.
Starkey (eds), Foucault, Management and Organisation Theory (Sage: 1998), pp. 65–92. H. J. Dyos and D. H. Aldcroft, British Transport. An Economic Survey from the Seventeenth Century to the Twentieth (Pelican Books: 1974). R. S. Lambert, The Railway King (George Hudson) (Allen and Unwin: 1934); L. T. C. Rolt, Isambard Brunel (Longmans: 1957); A. Helps, Life and Labours of Mr. Brassey (London: 1872). P. Mathias, The First Industrial Nation. An Economic History of Britain 1700– 1914 (Methuen: 1983).
P. 33. 31. Reynolds’s Newspaper, 25 November 1860. 32. Kenney, Men and Rails, p. 34. 33. The Labour Research Dept. Studies in Labour and Capital Unit, Labour and Capital on the Railways (The Labour Publishing Company: 1923), p. 39. 34. Klingender, Art and the Industrial Revolution, p. 122. 35. P. W. Kingsford, Victorian Railwaymen (Frank Cass & Co: 1970). 36. G. D. H. Cole and R. P. Arnot, Trade Unions on the Railways (George Allen & Unwin: 1917). 37. The Morning Chronicle, 22 August 1850. 38.
A Business and Labour History of Britain: Case studies of Britain in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries by Mike Richardson, Peter Nicholls (eds.)