SI on Narratives & Business History now out!

I am very pleased to announce that the final issue of the year for Business History is the excellent special issue on narratives in Business History, edited by Mads Mordhorst & Stefan Schwarzkopf.

Business History, Volume 59, Issue 8, November 2017 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

Narrative Turn and Business History

This new issue contains the following articles:

Original Articles

Theorising narrative in business history
Mads Mordhorst & Stefan Schwarzkopf
Pages: 1155-1175 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2017.1357697

The strategic use of historical narratives: a theoretical framework
William M. Foster, Diego M. Coraiola, Roy Suddaby, Jochem Kroezen & David Chandler
Pages: 1176-1200 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1224234

How business historians can save the world – from the fallacy of self-made success
Pamela Walker Laird
Pages: 1201-1217 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1251904

Narrative, metaphor and the subjective understanding of historic identity transition
Mairi Maclean , Charles Harvey & Lindsay Stringfellow
Pages: 1218-1241 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1223048

Writing business history: Creating narratives
Andrew Popp & Susanna Fellman
Pages: 1242-1260 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1250742

Narrating histories of women at work: Archives, stories, and the promise of feminism
Gabrielle Durepos, Alan McKinlay & Scott Taylor
Pages: 1261-1279 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1276900

Histories of leadership in the Copenhagen Phil – A cultural view of narrativity in studies of leadership in symphony orchestras
Søren Friis Møller
Pages: 1280-1302 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2017.1335306
Book Reviews

La place financière de Paris au xxe siècle. Des ambitions contrariées
Hubert Bonin
Pages: 1303-1305 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1156219

Les concessions hydroélectriques dans le grand sud-ouest, Histoire et débats 1902/2015
Alain Beltran
Pages: 1305-1306 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2017.1321165

Wall streeters: The creators and corruptors of American finance
C. Edoardo Altamura
Pages: 1306-1308 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2017.1326434

America’s bank: The epic struggle to create the Federal Reserve
Linda Arch
Pages: 1308-1309 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2017.1326435

Start with the future and work back: a heritage management manifesto
Daniele Pozzi
Pages: 1310-1311 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2017.1328995

The international aluminium cartel, 1886–1978: The business and politics of a cooperative industrial institution
Valerio Cerretano
Pages: 1311-1313 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2017.1331544



BH 59,7 October 2017 issue is now out!

Business History, Volume 59, Issue 7, October 2017 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

Business and Global Environmental History

This new issue contains the following articles:

Special Issue Articles

Uniting business history and global environmental history
Andrew Smith & Kirsten Greer
Pages: 987-1009 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2017.1338688
Knowing nature in the business records of the Hudson’s Bay Company, 1670–1840
George Colpitts
Pages: 1054-1080 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2017.1304914

Original Articles

Making the global local? Overseas goods in English rural shops, c.1600–1760
Jon Stobart
Pages: 1136-1153 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2017.1293040

ToCs: BH 59,6

Business History, Volume 59, Issue 6, September 2017 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

Original Articles

Corporations as agents of social change: A case study of diversity at Cummins Inc.
Heidi Reed
Pages: 821-843 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1255196

‘A highly successful model’? The rail franchising business in Britain
Robert Jupe & Warwick Funnell
Pages: 844-876 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1270268

Reaching for global in the Japanese cosmetics industry, 1951 to 2015: the case of Shiseido
Maki Umemura & Stephanie Slater
Pages: 877-903 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1274735

Clio in the business school: Historical approaches in strategy, international business and entrepreneurship
Andrew Perchard, Niall G. MacKenzie, Stephanie Decker & Giovanni Favero
Pages: 904-927 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2017.1280025

Business success and the architectural practice of Sir George Gilbert Scott, c.1845–1878: a study in hard work, sound management and networks of trust
Sam McKinstry & Ying Yong Ding
Pages: 928-950 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2017.1288216

Religious minority in business history: The case of Old Believers
Danila Raskov & Vadim Kufenko
Pages: 951-974 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2017.1288217
Book review

Histoire de l’emballage en France, du xviiie siècle à nos jours
Hubert Bonin
Pages: 975-976 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2015.1129777

La doyenne des «Sénégalaises» de Bordeaux: Maurel et H. Prom de 1831 à 1919, tome I. De l’édification à la période africaine; tome II. Maurel & H.Prom en Afrique
Hubert Bonin
Pages: 977-979 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2015.1130252

El Banco de Barcelona, 1874–1920. Decadencia y quiebra
José L. García-Ruiz
Pages: 979-981 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1276676

Family multinationals. Entrepreneurship, governance, and pathways to internationalization
Hans Sjögren
Pages: 981-983 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2017.1306349

Innovation and creativity in late medieval and early modern European Cities
Pamela H. Smith
Pages: 983-985 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2017.1307166

TOC BH July 2017 issue (59,1)

Original Articles

Managing political imperatives in war time: strategic responses of Philips in Australia, 1939–1945
Pierre van der Eng
Pages: 645-666 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1259311

The genesis of the electricity supply industry in Britain: A case study of NESCo from 1889 to 1914
Tom McGovern & Tom McLean
Pages: 667-689 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1261827

‘A fraud, a drunkard, and a worthless scamp’: estate agents, regulation, and Realtors in the interwar period
Mark Latham
Pages: 690-709 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1261828

Bring in the brewers: business entry in the Swedish brewing industry from 1830 to 2012
Marcus Box
Pages: 710-743 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1269751

Pioneering strategies in the digital world. Insights from the Axel Springer case
Gianvito Lanzolla & Alessandro Giudici
Pages: 744-777 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1269752

The making of the modern retail market: economic theory, business interests and economic policy in the passage of the 1964 Resale Prices Act
Helen Mercer
Pages: 778-801 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1270267

The decline in the British bank population since 1810 obeys a law of negative compound interest
J. J. Bissell
Pages: 802-813 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2017.1301430

Banks, births, and tipping points in the historical demography of British banking: A response to J.J. Bissell
Philip Garnett, Simon Mollan & R. Alexander Bentley
Pages: 814-820 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2017.1301429

SI of the “Workplace Review” now out

April 2017 Special Issue 

“Thinking on the Edges of Management and Organizational History”


Thinking on the Edges of Management and Organizational History

Management Education Feature

Case Study

Click here for the Full Issue

BH ToC 59.4

The new issue of Business History (June 2017) is now available:

Business History

Original Articles

Keynes, Trouton and the Hector Whaling Company. A personal and professional relationship
Bjørn L. Basberg
Pages: 471-496 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1214129


Strategic transformations in large Irish-owned businesses
Colm O’Gorman & Declan Curran
Pages: 497-524 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1220938


Rehabilitating the intermediary: brokers and auctioneers in the nineteenth-century Anglo-Indian trade
Michael Aldous
Pages: 525-553 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1220939


The obsolescing bargain model and oil: the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company 1933–1951
Neveen Abdelrehim & Steven Toms
Pages: 554-571 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1232397


United we stand, divided we fall: historical trajectory of strategic renewal activities at the Scandinavian Airlines System, 1946–2012
Joseph Amankwah-Amoah, Jan Ottosson & Hans Sjögren
Pages: 572-606 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1250743


Who financed the expansion of the equity market? Shareholder clienteles in Victorian Britain
Graeme G. Acheson, Gareth Campbell & John D. Turner
Pages: 607-637 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1250744
Book Review

Le crédit à la consommation en France, 1947-1965. De la stigmatisation à la réglementation
Hubert Bonin
Pages: 638-639 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2015.1068515


Early Victorian railway excursions: ‘The million go forth’
Mark Learmonth
Pages: 639-640 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1253638


Du Capitalisme familiale au Capitalisme financier? Le Cas de l’Industrie Suisse des Machines, de l’Electrotechnique et de la Métallurgie au XXe Siècle
Margrit Müller
Pages: 641-642 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1269526


Handbook of cliometrics
Anna Missiaia
Pages: 642-643 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1272895

Free to read: Beer, brewing and business history

Just in time for the holiday season! The Business History special issue on beer brewing is free to read until the end of February 2017 😉

A quick reminder of the contents:

Original Articles
Beer, brewing, and business history
Ignazio Cabras & David M. Higgins
Pages: 609-624 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2015.1122713

From reviving tradition to fostering innovation and changing marketing: the evolution of micro-brewing in the UK and US, 1980–2012
Ignazio Cabras & Charles Bamforth
Pages: 625-646 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2015.1027692

Vertical and financial ownership: Competition policy and the evolution of the UK pub market
Julie Bower
Pages: 647-666 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2015.1041380

Vertical monopoly power, profit and risk: The British beer industry, c.1970–c.2004
David Higgins, Steven Toms & Moshfique Uddin
Pages: 667-693 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2015.1041381

How beer created Belgium (and the Netherlands): the contribution of beer taxes to war finance during the Dutch Revolt
Koen Deconinck, Eline Poelmans & Johan Swinnen
Pages: 694-724 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2015.1024231

Happy hour followed by hangover: financing the UK brewery industry, 1880–1913
Graeme G. Acheson, Christopher Coyle & John D. Turner
Pages: 725-751 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2015.1027693

A taste for temperance: how American beer got to be so bland
Ranjit S. Dighe
Pages: 752-784 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2015.1027691

Death and re-birth of Alabama beer
Richard White
Pages: 785-795 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2015.1024230

New identities from remnants of the past: an examination of the history of beer brewing in Ontario and the recent emergence of craft breweries
Kai Lamertz, William M. Foster, Diego M. Coraiola & Jochem Kroezen
Pages: 796-828 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2015.1065819

ToC: Business History 59,2 March 2017

Original Articles

Business and State in the development of the steel industry in Spain and Italy (c.1880–1929)
Miguel A. Sáez-García
Pages: 159-178 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1172570

Barriers to ‘industrialisation’ for interwar British retailing? The case of Marks & Spencer Ltd
Peter Scott & James T. Walker
Pages: 179-201 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1156088

The parochial realm, social enterprise and gender: the work of Catharine Cappe and Faith Gray and others in York, 1780–1820
Linda Perriton
Pages: 202-230 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1175438

‘The computer says no’: the demise of the traditional bank manager and the depersonalisation of British banking, 1960–2010
Pål Vik
Pages: 231-249 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1177024

The breakdown of the workplace ‘family’ and the rise of personnel management within an Australian financial institution 1950–1980
Monica J. Keneley
Pages: 250-267 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1179286

Mad women: gendered divisions in the Swedish advertising industry, 1930–2012
Klara Arnberg & Jonatan Svanlund
Pages: 268-291 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1182158

Risk management and reinsurance strategies in the Spanish insurance market (1880–1940)
Pablo Gutiérrez González & Jerònia Pons Pons
Pages: 292-310 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1187136

Book Reviews

The power of corporate networks. A comparative and historical perspective
Hubert Buch-Hansen
Pages: 311-312 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1175540

The Qing opening to the ocean: Chinese maritime policies, 1684–1757
Ronald Chung-yam PO
Pages: 312-313 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1192832

Connexions électriques. Technologies, hommes et marchés dans les relations entre la Compagnie générale d’électricité et l’État, 1898-1992
Hubert Bonin
Pages: 313-316 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2015.1095905

Le sacre du roquefort. L’émergence d’une industrie agroalimentaire (fin XVIIIe siècle-1925)
Hubert Bonin
Pages: 316-318 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2015.1123334

ToC: BH 59, 1 January 2017

Business History, Volume 59, Issue 1, January 2017 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

The stagflation crisis and the European automotive industry, 1973-1985

This new issue contains the following articles:


Perspectives articles for Business History
Pages: 1-3 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2017.1254935


The stagflation crisis and the European automotive industry, 1973–85
Jordi Catalan Vidal
Pages: 4-34 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1237505


Voluntary export restraints between Britain and Japan: The case of the UK car market (1971–2002)
James T. Walker
Pages: 35-55 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2015.1038519

The West Midlands automotive industry: the road downhill
Tom Donnelly, Jason Begley & Clive Collis
Pages: 56-74 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1235559

Industrial policy and the British automotive industry under Margaret Thatcher
Tommaso Pardi
Pages: 75-100 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1223049

Path-dependent product development and Fiat’s takeover of Lancia in 1969: meta-routines for design selection between synergies and brand autonomy
Giuliano Maielli
Pages: 101-120 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2015.1038520

Growth amid a storm: Renault in Spain during the stagflation crisis, 1974–1985
Tomàs Fernández-de-Sevilla
Pages: 121-140 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1223050


Reversing gear: trade union responses to economic crises at Opel (1974–1985)
Thomas Fetzer
Pages: 141-157 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1223627


ToC Business History 58(8) November


Transaction costs of early modern multinational enterprise: measuring the transatlantic information lag of the British Royal African Company and its successor, 1680–1818
Klas Rönnbäck
Pages: 1147-1163 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1156087

A cricket ground or a football stadium? The business of ground sharing at the Adelaide Oval before 1973
Lionel Frost, Margaret Lightbody, Amanda Carter & Abdel K. Halabi
Pages: 1164-1182 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1167188

A decade of hybrid reporting and accountabilities of the Hanyeping Company (1909–1919)
Lan Peng & Alistair M. Brown
Pages: 1183-1209 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1167878

Dealing with globalisation: the Nordic countries and inward FDI, 1900–1939
Andreas R. Dugstad Sanders, Pål Thonstad Sandvik & Espen Storli
Pages: 1210-1235 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1172568

Weber’s Protestant Work Ethic: a case study of Scottish entrepreneurs, the Coats Family of Paisley
Kirsten Kininmonth
Pages: 1236-1261 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1172569

National image as a competitive disadvantage: the case of the New Zealand organic food industry
Geoffrey Jones & Simon Mowatt
Pages: 1262-1288 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1178721
Book Reviews

The power of corporate networks: a comparative and historical perspective
Leslie Hannah
Pages: 1289-1290 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1156221

La Compagnie des compteurs, acteur et témoin des mutations industrielles du xxe siècle (1872–1987)
Hubert Bonin
Pages: 1290-1292 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2015.1068519

The rise of the public authority: statebuilding and economic development in twentieth-century America
Alex Gillett
Pages: 1292-1293 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1175542

The business of waste: Great Britain and Germany, 1945 to the present
Alex Gillett
Pages: 1293-1295 | DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2016.1175541