Business History at the British Academy of Management Conference

8 08 2014

Here are the papers that will be presented to Management and Business History track at the British Academy of Management meeting in Belfast in September. 

Track Chair: Kevin Tennent

WED 09:00 – 10:30 | Room T7, St. George’s Market

Full Papers

Session Chair: Kevin Tennent

The Medellin Tram System, 1919-1950 (9) Correa, Juan Santiago

Management Theories and its Application in Organisations: The Nigerian Experience (871) Olarewaju, Adeniyi Damilola

The evolution and scaling-up of solar PV in Ghana, 1980-2010 (39) Amankwah-Amoah, Joseph

WED 11:00 – 12:30 | Ewart Suite, Hilton Belfast

Developmental Papers

Session Chair: Julie Bower and John Wilson

Gendered Organizing: An ethnohistory of women at work (135) Sebastian, Smitha; Hirst, Alison; Down, Simon

Retail marketing events as tourist attractions – Case Study Hanningtons Department Store,  Brighton 1927-1936 (151) Bishop, Susan Jane

Entrepreneurship and business charisma (496) Mees, Bernard

Between Organization Theory and Historical Methodology: a Possible Exit from the Theoretical Impasse for Business Historians (189) Smith, Andrew

WED 16:00 – 17:00 | Room T7, St. George’s Market

Full Papers

Session Chair: Bill CookeComing to terms with the past? Narrative, metaphor and the subjective understanding of  transition (5) Maclean, Mairi; Harvey, Charles

Strategies of dominance and tactics of resistance: twice narrating the history of music retail (505) Tennent, Kevin D.; Mollan, Simon

THURS 09:00 – 10:30 | Ewart Suite, Hilton Belfast

Full Papers

Session Chair: Joseph Amankwah-Amoah

The Structure of Networks: The transformation of UK business 1904 – 2010 (20) Wilson, John F; Schnyder, Gerhard

Western Debates about Entrepreneurship in China, 1842-1914 and the Origins of the “European  School” of Entrepreneurship Studies (76) Smith, Andrew

Speculation and Accumulation: Entrepreneurs and their Strategies from the Medieval to the  Modern Period (142) Casson, Catherine

THURS 14:00 – 15:30 | Ewart Suite, Hilton Belfast

Full Papers

Session Chair: Kevin Tennent

At the nexus of politics, praetorianism and enterprise: The Fauji Business Group, Pakistan (381) Ali Jhatial, Ashiq; James Wallace, James; Cornelius, Nelarine

Employment Tribunals- A historical perspective (593) Lord, Jonathan David; Redfern, Dave

What was the Whitbread Umbrella protecting? From brewing to coffee via pub retailing (168) Bower, Julie



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