Bibliography: Business Historian at Business Schools; Teaching Business History

The following resources may prove useful for those teaching business history in business schools and for those wishing to increase the cross-fertilization of business history and management studies. Links are provided when available.

Allen, R.C. (2011) Global Economic History: A Very Short Introduction. Illustrated edition. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press.
 
Argyris, C., Moingeon, B. and Ramanantsoa, B. (1995) Savoir pour agir: surmonter les obstacles à l’apprentissage organisationnel. Paris: InterEditions. Available at: https://archive.org/details/isbn_9782729605117 (Accessed: 21 August 2021).
 
Argyris, C. and Schon, D.A. (1978) Organizational Learning: A Theory of Action Perspective. Reading, Mass: Addison-Wesley.
 
Boyer, R. (1988) ‘Review of Le Capitalisme français 19e-20e siècle. Blocages et dynamismes d’une croissance’, Le Mouvement social, (145), pp. 126–129. doi:10.2307/3778637.
 
Braudel, F. (1979) Civilisation matérielle, économie et capitalisme, XVe-XVIIIe siècle. le possible et l’impossible Tome 1, Tome 1,. Paris: Armand Colin.
 
Bucheli, M. and Wadhwani, R.D. (eds) (2013) Organizations in Time: History, Theory, Methods. Oxford: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646890.001.0001.
 
Burguière, A. and Revel, J. (2000) Histoire de la France. Héritages. 0 edition. Paris: POINTS.
 
Cailluet, L., Lemarchand, Y. and Chessel, M.-E. (2013) Histoire et sciences de gestion. Paris: VUIBERT.
 
Casson, M. and Godley, A. (2007) ‘Revisiting the Emergence of the Modern Business Enterprise: Entrepreneurship and the Singer Global Distribution System’, Journal of Management Studies, 44(7), pp. 1064–1077. doi:10.1111/j.1467-6486.2007.00723.x.
 
Clough, S.B. (1975) ‘Histoire de l’exploitation d’un grand réseau: La Compagnie du Chemin de Fer du Nord, 1846–1937. (École Pratique des Hautes Études—Sorbonne. VIe Section: Sciences économiques et sociales, Centre de Recherches historiques. Industrie et artisanat, 7.) Paris: Mouton. 1973. Pp. 619. 78 fr’, The American Historical Review, 80(3), pp. 653–654. doi:10.1086/ahr/80.3.653-a.
 
Colli, A. (2012) ‘Contextualizing Performances of Family Firms The Perspective of Business History’, Family Business Review, 25(3), pp. 243–257. doi:10.1177/0894486511426872.
 
Dalgaard, B.R. (1981) ‘The Contribution of Business History to the Business School Curriculum’, Business and Economic History, 10, pp. 31–35.
 
Ernest (dir.), B. fernand/ labrousse, Braudel, F. and Labrousse, E. (1993) Histoire économique et sociale de la France. Tome 4, volume 1-2, années 1880-1950. Paris: PUF.
 
Friedman, W.A. and Jones, G. (eds) (2013) Business History. Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, Massachusetts: Edward Elgar Publishing.
 
Harris, C. and McKenna, C. (no date) Mansa Musa I of Mali: Gold, Salt, and Storytelling in Medieval West Africa. Available at: https://globalcapitalism.history.ox.ac.uk/mansa-musa-i-mali-gold-salt-and-storytelling-medieval-west-africa (Accessed: 14 August 2021).
 
Hutchins, J.G.B. (1950) ‘Problems and Challenges in Teaching Business History in Professional Education for Business’, Bulletin of the Business Historical Society, 24(3), pp. 146–156. doi:10.2307/3111017.
 
Jacques, G.L. (1988) Histoire Et Memoire. 0 edition. Paris: Gallimard Education.
 
Jean-Claude Levy-Leboyer, M. (1991) Entre L’Etat Et Le Marche: L’economie Francaise Des Annees 1880 a Nos Jours. Gallimard.
 
Jones, G. (2005) Multinationals and Global Capitalism: From the Nineteenth to the Twenty First Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/0199272093.001.0001.
 
Krooss, H.E. (1950) ‘Problems and Challenges in Teaching Business History in a School of Commerce’, Bulletin of the Business Historical Society, 24(3), pp. 136–139. doi:10.2307/3111015.
 
(1996) Histoire de la France industrielle. Paris: Larousse.
 
Martin, A. (1981) ‘The Teaching of Business History at Harvard’, Business and Economic History, 10, pp. 36–38.
 
McCants, A.E.C. (2007) ‘Exotic Goods, Popular Consumption, and the Standard of Living: Thinking about Globalization in the Early Modern World’, Journal of World History, 18(4), pp. 433–462.
 
McCraw, T.K. (1997) Creating modern capitalism: how entrepreneurs, companies, and countries triumphed in three industrial revolutions. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press. Available at: http://catalog.hathitrust.org/api/volumes/oclc/36806684.html (Accessed: 14 August 2021).
 
McCraw, T.K. (1999) ‘Teaching History Courses to Harvard MBA Students: Building Enrollment from 21 to 1,300’, Business and Economic History, 28(2), pp. 153–162.
 
O’Sullivan, M. and Graham, M.B.W. (2010) ‘Guest Editors’ Introduction’, Journal of Management Studies, 47(5), pp. 775–790. doi:10.1111/j.1467-6486.2010.00923.x.
 
Rowlinson, M. (2007) ‘Strategy, structure and culture: Cadbury, divisionalization and merger in the 1960s’, Journal of Management Studies, 32(2), pp. 121–140. doi:10.1111/j.1467-6486.1995.tb00337.x.
 
Rowlinson, M., Hassard, J. and Decker, S. (2014) ‘Research Strategies for Organizational History: A Dialogue Between Historical Theory and Organization Theory’, Academy of Management Review, 39(3), pp. 250–274. doi:10.5465/amr.2012.0203.
 
Üsdiken, B. and Kieser, A. (2004) ‘Introduction: History in Organisation Studies’, Business History, 46(3), pp. 321–330. doi:10.1080/0007679042000219166.
 
Üsdiken, B., Kipping, M. and Engwall, L. (2011) ‘Historical perspectives on organizational stability and change: Introduction to the special issue’, Management & Organizational History, 6(1), pp. 3–12. doi:10.1177/1744935910387032.
 
Van Fleet, D.D. and Wren, D.A. (2005) ‘Teaching History in Business Schools: 1982-2003’, Academy of Management Learning & Education, 4(1), pp. 44–56
 
Veyne, P. (1971) Comment on ecrit l’histoire ; augmente de Foucault revolutionne l’histoire. Paris: Éditions du Seuil.
Wadhwani, R. and Jones, G. (2006) ‘SCHUMPETER’S PLEA: HISTORICAL METHODS IN THE STUDY OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP.’, Academy of Management Proceedings, 2006(1), pp. L1–L6. doi:10.5465/AMBPP.2006.22898257.
 
Woronoff, D. (1994) Histoire de l’industrie en France: du XVIe siècle à nos jours. Paris: Éditions du Seuil.
 
Wren, D.A. (1987) ‘Management History: Issues and Ideas for Teaching and Research’, Journal of Management, pp. 339–350. doi:10.1177/014920638701300209.
 
Wright, R.E. (2010) ‘Teaching History in Business Schools: An Insider’s View’, Academy of Management Learning & Education, 9(4), pp. 697–700. doi:10.5465/amle.9.4.zqr697.

Sources for Syllabi

Guide to Business History Courses Worldwide (Harvard Business School, 2012)

BHC Syllabi Links

Syllabi Taught at Business Schools

David Moss, "Creating the Modern Financial System" (HBS)

Geoffrey Jones, "Entrepreneurship and Global Capitalism" (HBS)

Joe Martin and Chris Kobrak, "The Canadian and American Financial Systems: Comparisons and Contrasts" (Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto)

Joe Martin, "Using History to Make Strategic Choices" (Canadian Business History) (Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto)

Amity Shlaes, "The Great Depression" (Stern School of Business, New York University)

Richard Sylla, "The Development of Financial Institutions and Markets" (Stern School of Business, New York University)

George Smith, "Economic and Business History of the United States (Stern School of Business, New York University)