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A Business and Labour History of Britain

Edited by Mike Richardson and Peter Nicholls

in Palgrave Macmillan Books from Palgrave Macmillan

Date: 2011
ISBN: 978-0-230-33700-8
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Chapters in this book:

Ch 1 Introduction: Themes and Historical Backdrop
Mike Richardson and Peter Nicholls
Ch 2 Labour, Management and Control: The Early Railway Industry in Britain
Peter Nicholls
Ch 3 Women, Mechanization and Cost Savings in Twentieth Century British Banks and Other Financial Institutions
Peter Wardley
Ch 4 Bliss Tweed Mill Strike 1913–14: Causes, Conduct and Consequences
Mike Richardson
Ch 5 Rapprochement and Retribution: The Divergent Experiences of Workers in Two Large Paper and Print Companies in the 1926 General Strike
Mike Richardson
Ch 6 Work Relations: Compositors’ Experiences in a Family-Owned Printing Company, J. W. Arrowsmith 1918–39
Mike Richardson
Ch 7 Organization, Ideology and Control — Founding Principles: The Case of the BBC
Peter Nicholls
Ch 8 Taylorism in the Mines? Technology, Work Organization and Management in British Coalmining before Nationalization
Stephanie Tailby
Ch 9 Shop-Floor Bargaining and the Struggle for Job Control in the British Automobile and Aerospace Industries, 1950–82
Mike Richardson, Paul Stewart and Andy Danford

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DOI: 10.1057/9780230337008

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