Management History Research Group Annual Workshop, 2017

10 07 2017

July 10-11th 2017, People’s History Museum, Manchester, Left Bank, Spinningfields, M3 3ER

Paper Session 2A: Labour, Management and Democracy

Chair: Peter Hampson, Location: Coal Store

Swapnesh Masrani and Linda Perriton
Getting together, living together, thinking together: Tata Sons’ Staff College in the 1940s
Nicola Bishop
The Middle-Class Clerk as British Cultural ‘Everyman’
Bill Cooke
McCarthyism and Loyalty Oaths 2.0: Signs and Strategies from History
Paper Session 2B: Strategies, Numbers, Codes and Machines

Chair: Chris Corker, Location: Meeting Room

Joseph Lampel, Ali Bayat and Mercedes Bleda
The National Response to Global Educational Metrics: When Do Governments Fall into Line?
Philip Garnett and Simon Mollan
The Business of Cryptography
Kevin Tennent
Le Corbusier, the town planners, and the corporate strategists. Or, the Corporation as a Machine for Working In


Paper session 3: Communities, Crises and Survival.                                   Chair: Des Williamson. Location: Coal Store

John Singleton

Approaches to Safety Management in Early 20th Century British Coal Mining


Jack Southern

Survival and protectionism: Industrial communities and cotton weaving in Lancashire c1850-1950


David Weir

One Family: Management and Crisis, the Men of 1914


Paper Session 4B: Histories of International Business and Colonialism

Chair: Mitch Larson. Location: Meeting Room

Adéle Carneiro
From private to public development: alternatives for the development of administrative knowledge in the managerial context in Brazil


Ryosuke Takeuchi
Why did some multinational subsidiaries fail in subsidiary evolutions in Japan? The case of foreign multinational enterprise in Japan, 1950s-1990s


Billy Frank
State vs. Private Development Corporations in British Africa: 1945-1960
Paper Session 4A: Entries, Exits, Breakages

Chair: *    . Location: Coal Store

Aashish Velkar
Popular Politics and Managing Britain’s entry into the EEC during the 1970s: Some Lessons from Social History
Simon Mollan and  David Smith
Zero Sum: What the business history of Donald Trump can teach us about the Trump era
Claire Frampton
How do live events about current issues i.e. about the migrant crisis keep museums in touch with audiences?





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