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 •  The Team Concept
 •  The Quality Movement
 •  Outsourcing
 •  Diversity Management
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General Business Information & Theory Resources
About Work (info and resources on job searches, careers, work from home, business start ups)
Timothy W. Luke (Virginia Tech U.), From Analogue to Digital Fordism 
N.Y. Public Library Science, Industry and Business Library Page 
Palinurus: The Academy and the Corporation -- Teaching the Humanities in a Restructured World (the bibliography includes sections on the history, sociology, theory, and criticism of business) (Alan Liu, U. California, Santa Barbara)
Political Economy Research Centre (PERC) ("multi-disciplinary research on the current transformation of industrial societies and of the global economic and political order") (Sheffield U., UK)
Resources of Scholarly Societies - Business (U. Waterloo)
Thorsten Veblen, The Theory of Business Enterprise (McMaster U.)
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Selected Resources In Economics
Abstracts in Economic History 
Academic Research on Economics (IFBG Göttingen)
Dead Economists Society (dedicated to "classical liberal economists" championing "free markets, limited government, and the private property order"; pages with resources on individual economists) (John D. McGinnis)
Economics Working Papers Archive (Economics Dept., Washington U.)
Resources of Scholarly Societies - Economics (U. Waterloo)
World History Archives: History of the U.S. Economy and Environment (Haines Brown)
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Restructuring, Reengineering, Downsizing, Flattening
Bibliography on Reegineering (annotated; but available only as a BibTeX database via FTP) (IEEE Computer Society: Technical Council on Software Engineering / U. Stuttgart)
The Horizontal Corporation: Flattening the Organization (bibliography; "The following books and articles cover methods of delayering organizational structure") (Jeffrey Michaels)
Paul A. Strassman, "The Hocus-Pocus of Reengineering" (1996) 
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Knowledge Work, Knowledge Management, & Learning Organizations
General Resources
@BRINT: A Business Researcher's Interests -- Organizational Knowledge Management & Organizational Learning (extensive bibliography and guide to online resources on the topic of "knowledge work" and knowledge/learning organaizations) (Yogesh Malhotra)
Comprehensive Reference List on Organisational Learning and Related Literatures (with special focus on Team Learning) (Murat H. Polat, U. Wollongong, Australia)
The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook: Strategies, Tools, and Connections for Building a Learning Organization (site supporting Peter Senge's book of this title, which is the follow-up to his influential Fifth Discipline book on "learning organizations") (Peter Senge, et al.)
Knowledge Inc. ("monthly executive newsletter that covers trends in information technology, organizational learning and knowledge management"; articles from the first issue & ordering info)
Knowledge Garden (online texts on business knowledge and learning) (Vision Nest Publishing)
Knowledge Management & Organizational Learning (extensive archive of online texts and other resources) (Yogesh Malhotra / @Brint)
Knowledge Management Forum
Homepage of Knowledge Managment Forum (Brian Newman)
Annotated Index of Papers on Knowledge Management 
Bibliography and Reviews 
Related Sites 
Knowledge Management Forum: Bibliography & Reviews 
The Learning Organizations Homepage (Kai Larsen)
Lifelong Learning Links (Jan Flake)
MIT Organizational Learning Network 
SLOW: Stanford Learning Organization Web 
UK Lifelong Learning (page devoted to the new corporate doctrine of "lifelong learning" as promoted by the UK government) (Individual Commitment Division of the Department for Education and Employment, UK)
Texts
Tom Davenport, "Coming Soon: The CKO (Chief Knowledge Officer)" (1994) (Information Week Online)
Marc Eisenstadt, "The Knowledge Media Generation" (Knowledge Media Institute, Open U., UK)
John Paul Fullerton, Review of Peter Senge's The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization 
IT and Knowledge-Based Economy Summit, "Canada and the Knowledge-Based Economy" (1997) (IT and Knowledge-Based Economy Summit / Strategis)
E. Kronqvist and H. Soini (U. Oulu, Finland), "Developing a Learning Organization at the University Level") 
Kai Larsen, et al., "Learning Organizations" 
Learning-Org Dialog on Learning Organizations (brief digest of Senge's learning-organization thesis) (Richard Karash)
Barbara Lepani (U. Sydney), "Education in the Information Society" (1995) ("mindware integrates the five domains of culture, learning, technology, mind and organisation into a new industry cluster")
Brook Manville & Nathaniel Foote, "Harvest Your Workers' Knowledge" (1996) ("Call it post-modern reengineering . . . to make your organization perform, you'll have to build systems that support knowledge--not data") (Datamation)
Touraj Nasseri (TechnoVantage, Inc.), "Knowledge Leverage : The Ultimate Advantage" (196) (@Brint)
George Pór, "Corporate Knowledge Nettworks" (on "knowledge ecology," "knowledge architecture," and "communities of practice") (Knowledge Garden)
Reflexions of a Cyber Warrior: On Knowledge Management ("compilation of key ideas from various published sources--academic and practitioner--that create a mosaic of what I think about as the emergent definition of Knowledge Management") (Yogesh Malhotra / @Brint)
Margaret Ryan, "Human Resource Management and the Politics of Knowledge: Linking the Essential Knowledge Base of the Organization to Strategic Decision Making" (1995) (Leadership & Organization Development Journal)
Thomas A. Stewart
"The Coins in the Knowledge Bank" (1996) (Fortune)
"Mapping Corporate Brainpower" (1995) (Fortune)
"Trying to Grasp the Intangible" (1995) ("Here's one way to put a dollar value on corporate knowledge") (Fortune)
Paul Strassmann, Interview on Knowledge Capital (1996) (Strassmann, Inc.)
Karl E. Sveiby
The Knowledge Organisation 
"What is Knowledge Management?" 
What is Knowledge Management? ("summaries of various descriptions of knowledge management") (Knowledge Management Forum)
Bob Willard (IBM Canada), Ideas on "Learning Organizations" (hypertext presentation of leading principles and quotations from management theorists of the "learning organization" movement)
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The Team Concept
Victoria Brown, "The Invisible Key to Success: Shadowy Groups Called Communities of Practice Are Where Learning and Growth Happen. You Can't Control Them--But They're Easy to Kill" (1996) (Fortune)
Comprehensive Reference List on Organisational Learning and Related Literatures (with special focus on Team Learning) (Murat H. Polat, U. Wollongong, Australia)
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The Quality Movement
An Overview of Continuous Quality Improvement (Office for Continuous Quality Improvement, U. Maryland)
Glossary of Continuous Improvement (Arizona State U.)
Learning More About CQI
General Resources 
Workshops and Conferences on Quality 
Quality Technology Home Page 
Bertha Velazquez and Helen D. Wiesehan, "Deming's 14 Points for the Transformation of Management" (1996) ("half a world away, Deming's name had become synonymous with Japanese quality. His methods dramatically altered the economy of Japan. In the United States, however, he was virtually unknown. . . . Deming's goal in formulating
Lon Wagner, Inside Total Quality Management (1995) (series of newspaper articles on the history and principles of TQM) (Virginian-Pilot / Landmark Communications, Inc.)
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Outsourcing
Michael F. Corbett # Associates, LTD (resources and info on outsourcing)
The Outsourcing Institute
Homepage ("an Executive Resource Network and forum for executives interested in the strategic use of outside resources")
"Outsourcing Did You Know?: The Outsourcing Institute's Trend Report" 
"Outsourcing: How Industry Leaders Are Reshaping the American Corporation" (reprint from a Fortune special section on outsourcing)
Selected Outsourcing Statistics 
Top Ten Reasons Companies Outsource (Outsourcing Institute)
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Diversity Management
Break the Glass Ceiling: Equal Opportunities for Women and Minorities (includes resources, articles, statistics, and a forum for "individuals trapped beneath the glass ceiling")
Business Week
Linda Himelstein, "Breaking Through: How Do Some Companies Help Women Get Ahead While So Many Miss the Boat?" (1997) 
California Newsreel: Diversity Training and Multiculturalism (includes descriptions of available "film and video for social change")
Kenneth Labich with Joyce E. Davis, "Making Diversity Pay" (1996) (Fortune / David Swenson, C. of St. Scholastica)
Melissa Lauber, "Studies Show That Diversity in Workplace Is Profitable" (Village Life)
Pamela Schaeffer, "Employers Find Diversity Programs Must be 'Lived' " (Village Life)
Workplace Diversity Network (School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell U., with the National Conference for Community and Justice)
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Business & Globalism / Multinationalism
Nancy J. Adler, (McGill U.), "Globalization and Human Resources Management" 
Business Monitor Online ("service dedicated to professionals and business people involved in international trade and investment. The site provides global coverage of legislation and regulations, corporate finance, offshore finance, market analysis, economic analysis,
Couch-Stone Symposium for 1997 (U. Maryland, College Park, April 10-13, 1997) (conference on the relation between postmodern culture and the global economic system) (Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction)
Political Economy Research Centre (PERC) ("multi-disciplinary research on the current transformation of industrial societies and of the global economic and political order") (Sheffield U., UK)
San Francisco Public Library International Trade Page 
World History Archives: History of the World Economy
Homepage (Haines Brown)
Corporations 
International Finance Capital 
World Trade 
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Business & Technology
Phil Agre (U. Calif., San Diego), "Outsourcing and You" (on the relation between outsourcing and information technology)
David Bacon "Organizing Silicon Valley's High Tech Workers" (1999) 
Centre for Social Theory and Technology, Keele U.
CSTT Homepage ("especially concerned with themes that foreground the special nature of contemporary technology-organisation systems")
CSTT Publications 
Information Technology Organizations Resources 
The Information Economy: The Economics of the Internet, Information Goods, Intellectual Property and Related Issues (Hal R. Varian, School of Information Management and Systems, UC Berkeley)
Information Technology Association of America (trade organization)
International Association for the Management of Technology (IAMOT) Newsletter 
Christopher V. Jones (U. Washington School of Business Administration), "Visualization and Modeling" 
"Labour and the Internet: The Others/Periphery" (summary of 1997 online seminar led by Jagdish Parikh and Roberto Verzola) (Corporate Watch)
"Legal, Privacy, and Security Issues in Electronic Commerce" (links to articles, organizations, and resources) (U. New Brunswick)
Elab- Research for a Digital World (Vanderbilt U. Sloan Center for Internet Retailing)
The Register  ("Biting the Hand that Feeds IT") (news) (UK)
Technology and Business (reporting from salon.com)
Telecommunications Industry Organizations and Associations (about.com)
Roberto Verzola, "Information Monopolies and the WTO" 
ZDNet ("where technology meets business")
IT Directory ("the Web's largest library of technical white papers, Webcasts, and case studies") (ZDNet)
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Management, Organization, & Operations Science
EJROT: Electronic Journal of Radical Organisation Theory (U. Waikato, New Zealand)
The Evolution of Management (slide lecture from course on management and organizational behavior) (Eric Hoppenfeld, San Francisco State U.)
Formal Organizations (synopses of theoretical works in the field) (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
The Frederick W. Taylor Project (project that is "preserving and disseminating the F. W. Taylor Collection at the Stevens Institute of Technology by establishing the on-line Taylor archive")
Informs: Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
Homepage of Informs Online (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) 
Publications (Journals)
Institute for Operations Research & the Management Sciences: Publications 
Interactive Transactions of OR/MS 
Management Science 
Operations Research 
Organization Science 
OR/MS Today (on operations research and management sciences)
Journal of Management History 
Latest Management Research & Practice (journal)
Management and Labor Page (LC Marvel Gopher)
Management Resources (BUBL Resources on Management)
Max Weber on Power and Bureaucracy (from the point of view of business culture) (Business Open Learning Archive)
MIT Sloan School of Management 
Resources of Scholarly Societies - Management Science (U. Waterloo)
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Human Resources Management
Nancy J. Adler, (McGill U.), "Globalization and Human Resources Management" 
Guide to Human Resources Information on the Internet 
Human Resources Magazine (1996 vol.) (includes selected online material) (Society for Human Resource Management)
Human Resource Professional's Gateway to the Internet (Eric R. Wilson)
Journal of Management History: Issue on Taylorism (MCB University Press)
SocioSite: Human Resource Management Resources (Albert Benschop, U. Amsterdam)
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Consumerism & Advertising
Ad Flip ("the world's largest database of print advertising")
Adbusters  ("We are a global network of artists, activists, writers, pranksters, students, educators and entrepreneurs who want to advance the new social activist movement of the information age. Our aim is to topple existing power structures and forge a major shift in the way we will live in the 21st century . . .To this end, Adbusters Media Foundation publishes Adbusters magazine, operates this website and offers its creative services through PowerShift, our advocacy advertising agency")
Ad Critic (downloadable video of thousands of commercials)
Advertising Age 
Advertising (Daniel Chandler, U. Wales, Aberystwyth)
Advertising Studies (Communication Studies, U. Iowa)
Advertising World (Dept. of Advertising, U. Texas, Austin)
Advertising: Articles and Papers (links to dozens of papers) (U. Iowa)
Advertising Resources (extensive list of links) (U. Iowa)
Bibliography: Consumer Culture and Leisure (Don Slater, U. London)
Jean Kilbourne "Can't Buy My Love: How Advertising Changes the Way we Think and Feel" 
Commerical Closet (analyzing advertising related to gays and lesbians)
Communication Arts: Exhibit Online (state of the art advertising) (Coyne & Blanchard, Inc.)
Steve Craig (U. North Texas) "Feminism, Femininity, and the Beauty Dilemma: How Advertising Co-opted the Women's Movement" (1998) 
False Advertising: The Gallery of Advertising Parody 
John Harms, Southwest Missouri State U., and Douglas Kellner, Towards a Critical Theory of Advertising (Illuminations)
History of Advertising Trust (archive of UK advertising)
History of Advertising (about.com)
Robert Goldman (Lewis & Clark College) "Illustrated Glossary for a Critical Semiotics of Advertising" 
Sut Jhally (U. Mass, Amherst) "Advertising at the Edge of the Apocalypse" 
John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising, and Marketing History (Duke U. Special Collections Library)
Journal of Advertising  ("the premier journal devoted to the development of advertising theory and its relationship to practice")
The Living Room Candidate (archive of Presidential campaign commercials, 1952-2004)
Marketing Science (Informs: Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences)
Political Advertising: Articles and Resources (U. Iowa)
Publications and Journals (Advertising) 
Public Relations Watch ("investigates and exposes how the public relations industry and other professional propagandists manipulate public information, perceptions and opinion on behalf of governments and special interests.") (Center for Media and Democracy)
Research Resources- Advertising (U. Texas, Austin)
Sloan Center for Internet Retailing (U. California, Riverside)
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Business Ethics / Business & Society
Business Ethics Resources on WWW (Centre for Applied Ethics, U. British Columbia)
Center for Ethics, Capital Markets, and Political Economy ("The basic idea is that the concepts and vocabulary of economics no longer incorporate the moral standards according to which most people live their lives. This has caused ways of thinking and acting to evolve in the finance and public policy
Ethics Resource Center ("nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization visioning an ethical world through three distinct areas of expertise: business/organizational ethics consulting; character education; and, ethics information clearinghouse"; most resources
Charles M. Horvath, "Macro and Micro: The Emerging Field of Organizational Ethics" (Online Journal of Ethics)
John F. Hulpke (Calif. State U., Bakersfield), Business and Society (course)
Institute for Business & Professional Ethics (DePaul U.)
Institute for Global Ethics ("independent, nonprofit, nonsectarian, and nonpartisan organization")
On-Line Journal of Ethics ("cutting edge research in the field of business & professional ethics")
Jon M. Shepard, et al. (R.B. Pamplin C. of Business, Virginia Polytechnic Inst.), "Teaching Business Ethics Through Literature" (Online Journal of Ethics)
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Theory Of Professions & Professionalism
Synopsis of Talcott Parsons, Essays in Sociological Theory: Chap. 2, The Professions and Social Structure (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
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Business & Academe
Cause/Effect ("a practitioner's journal for college and university managers and users of information resources) (CAUSE)
CAUSE: The Assoc. for Managing and Using Information Resources in Higher Education 
Corporate / Academic Educational Collaborations
Michigan Virtual Automotive College ("brings courses and training programs to those who work in the automotive industry")
UAW-Ford University: Education for the 21st Century ("vital learning environment for UAW-Ford employees that will enhance their educations and give Ford the competitive edge it needs in a tough industry")
Robert C. Heterick (ed), Reengineering Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Sheltered Groves, Camelot, Windmills, and Malls (253K text file) (CAUSE Professional Paper Series)
E. Kronqvist and H. Soini (U. Oulu, Finland), "Developing a Learning Organization at the University Level") 
Palinurus: The Academy and the Corporation -- Teaching the Humanities in a Restructured World (site created to encourage critical thought about the corporatization of higher education and the relation between academic"knowledge" and postindustrial "knowledge work"; currently includes "Featured Controversies," &q
James H. Porter, "Business Reengineering in Higher Education" (1993) (file also includes Mark Olson, "We Must Apply the Principles of Business Reengineering in Higher Education") (Cause/Effect)
Clifford Siskin, "The Business of Romanticism" (1997) ("the particular configuration of genres we call Literature is, in fact, a specific historical instance of a larger category--the technology of writing") (Romantic Circles)
Herbert F. W. Stahlke (Ball State U., Indiana) and James M. Nyce (Emporia State U., Kansas), "Reengineering Higher Education: Reinventing Teaching and Learning" (1996) (Cause/Effect)
Carol A. Twigg (SUNY Empire State C), "Improving Productivity in Higher Education - The Need for a Paradigm Shift" (1992) (Cause/Effect)
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Anti-Postindustrialism, Anti-Neocorporatism
Corporate Watch ("web site dedicated to helping build greater democratic control over transnational corporations at the local, national and international levels. . . . designed to provide you--every day Internet users, activists, journalists a
The Corporation (parody of corporate newsletters; sample: "Quality Control Employees should return PERIODICALLY for new assignments. Failure to return will result in termination and dreams involving your junior high teachers")
The Dilbert Zone (Scott Adams / United Feature Syndicate, Inc.)
Disgruntled: The Business Magazine for People who Work for a Living
Homepage ("magazine that combines news, feature, satire and commentary about the darker side of the world of work") (Daniel S. Levine, editor; Counterpoint Press, Inc.)
"A Call For A National Commission On Downsizing From The National Employee Rights Institute" 
Alan Downs, Corporate Executions: The Ugly Truth About Layoffs 
James Howard O'Leary, Tales of Corporate Horror (1992) (fiction)
Daniel S. Levine, A Conversation With Martin Sprouse, Author of Sabotage ("Published in 1992, Sabotage is a collection of anecdotes from American workers in all types of jobs who tell their stories of how they used sabotage to get even, bring about change, supplement their too-small salaries or just shatter the pa
Brian S. McWilliams, A Conversation With Bruce Tulgan, Author of Managing Generation X: Bringing out the Best in Young Talent 
Erika Schelby, A Bestiary for Business Adapted from the Fables of Aesop for Gentle Corporate Readers and Raiders: DOWNSIZING: An Aesop Fable Retold 
Don's Boss Page ("the only web site designed to protect those surfing the net from their workplaces or schools"; puts up an image of a spreadsheet in your browser window; tips on "stealth surfing," etc.)
"The Economy and Its Impact on the Religious Right" ("the great American middle class is furious. . . . Increasingly it sees its wealth and societal ethic under attack from both a globalist and multicultural Meritocracy above it, and an amoral and destructive Underclass below it&q
My Boss is a "#!$#@!"
Homepage ("Overworked? Underpaid? Stressed out? Had enough of the team, the mission, company values? Caught up in downsizing, rightsizing, optimizing?") (alotta.edu, Inc.)
Layoff Scoreboard 
Statistics of Pain (stats and definitions of "unemployed," "new entrants," "temporary layoffs," "reentrants," etc.)
Temp 24-7 (an online magazine and resource center for temp workers started in early 1998; the site has "attitude," as expressed in such features as "Temp Tales of Terror" and an interactive combat game named "Temps vs. Suits")
Working Today (non-profit worker advocacy group that provides moral and practical support for downsized, laid-off, independent, and other workers)
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Labor Relations, Statistics, & History
An Eclectic List of Events in U.S. Labor History (allen h. lutins)
Stanley Aronowitz and William DiFazio, The Jobless Future (1994) (brief excerpts) (cy.Rev #4: A Journal of Cybernetic Revolution, Sustainable Socialism and Radical Democracy)
Bureau of Labor Statistics (U. S. Dept. of Labor)
California Newsreel: Documentary Videos on Labor Studies, Industrial Relations, Economic Democracy and Management (site includes descriptions of available videos from the California Newsreel non-profit video production and distribution center)
Canadian Committee on Labour History 
Carl Cuneo (McMaster U.), Trade Unions and Gender (course)
Industrial Workers of the World (includes links to other Wobbly pages)
International Newsletter International Assoc. of Labour History Institutions 
International Assoc. of Labour History Institutions (International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam)
International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam ("world's largest documentary and research institutions in the field of social history in general and the history of the labour movement in particular")
International Labour Organization (in English, French, or Spanish)
Journal of Management History: Issue on Taylorism (MCB University Press)
LaborNet ("founded in 1991 to build a democratic communication network for the labor movement. LaborNet's founders believe that the new communication technology must be put to use to revitalize and rebuild the labor movement")
"Labour and the Internet: The Others/Periphery" (summary of 1997 online seminar led by Jagdish Parikh and Roberto Verzola) (Corporate Watch)
(course) Richard Ruppel (Viterbo C., Wisconsin), The Literature of Work ("traces the development of the modern concepts of 'work' and 'working people' . . . beginning in Colonial America and Victorian England and ending with contemporary American film")
Management and Labor Page (LC Marvel Gopher)
Albert Benschop (U. Amsterdam), Bibliography on the Concept of Labor (extensive list; includes many European works)
SoliNet: The Solidarity Network ("resource and meeting place for unionists and supporters of the labour movement . . . owned by CUPE, the Canadian Union of Public Employees")
Brian K. Steverson,  (Online Journal of Ethics)
Talent Alliance (non-profit coalition of major corporations, industry and trade associations, professional services firms, government representatives, and educational communities providing "research into technology and workplace trends, future skills requireme
TimeWork Web
Homepage ("official home page of the Shorter Work Time Network of Canada")
TimeWork Web Policy Proposal for Canada ("what if we could put together a modest, easy-to-implement plan to enable employers to voluntarily reduce their use of overtime and create new jobs at no cost to the employer or the taxpayer?")
World History Archives: Working Class and Labor History in the U.S. (Haines Brown)
WWW Virtual Library: Labour and Business History (The International Institute of Social History / The Netherlands Economic History Archive)
Ali Mir and Maya Yajnik (U. Massachusetts, Amherst), "The Uneven Development of Places: From Bodyshopping to Global Assembly Lines" (Samar)
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Business History
Business History 
Business History Archives (K. Austin Kerr, Ohio State U.)
Business History Society of Japan (in English & Japanese) (Takau Yoneyama, Kyoto Sangyo U.)
Business History at Ohio State U. 
Centre for International Business History (U. Reading)
The Evolution of Management (slide lecture from course on management and organizational behavior) (Eric Hoppenfeld, San Francisco State U.)
The Frederick W. Taylor Project (project that is "preserving and disseminating the F. W. Taylor Collection at the Stevens Institute of Technology by establishing the on-line Taylor archive")
The History Factory ("an organization of archivists, professional historians and commmunication specialists working for the competitive advantage of business. We help corporations use their past to cultivate their present and create their future"; provides
History Of Individual Companies
Ford Motor Co. Historical Library 
History of Individual Companies (Business History at Ohio State U.)
Mobil: History (Mobil)
Standard Oil of Ohio (Now BP): An Outline History (BP)
Union Pacific Railroad History 
John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising, and Marketing History (Duke U. Special Collections Library)
Journal of the Business History Conference 
Museum of American Financial History (New York, NY) ("chronicling the history of America's capital markets")
Subject Guide to Business History (U. Maryland at College Park Libraries)
WWW Virtual Library: Labour and Business History (The International Institute of Social History / The Netherlands Economic History Archive)
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The Industrial Revolution
General Resources
From The Victorian Web (George P. Landow, Brown U., Et Al.)
Ages of Technology 
The Crystal Palace, or The Great Exhibition of 1851: An Overview (Vitcorian Web) (George Landow, Brown U.)
Jonathan F. Scott and Alexander Baltzly, The Life of the Industrial Worker in 19th-Century England (excerpts from 1830 textbook titled Readings in European History Since 1814) (Laura Del Col)
Victorian Economics: An Overview 
The Industrial Revolution (Rocky)
The Industrial Revolution (series of presentation slides on the topic) (K. Austin Kerr, Ohio State U.)
The Industrial Revolution: The Rise of Industrial Capitalism (St. Edwards C., Texas)
Science, Religion and Early Victorian Culture, 1780-1859 (Bibliography) (Graham Smith)
Canalia (online magazine "dedicated to Britain's historic canals and waterways") (Wordmaster Publishing)
John Cook, Materials From Lecture On
The Industrial Revolution 
Industrial Design 
Steven Jones (Loyola U., Chicago), Industrial Romanticism (course on late 18th- and early 19th-century literature and the Industrial Revolution)
The Life of the Industrial Worker in 19th-Century England (material from a 1930 history textbook) (Laura Del Col)
Leah Renold, "Gandhi: Patron Saint of the Industrialist" (U. Texas)
Arnold Toynbee, Lectures on The Industrial Revolution in England (1884) (three lectures by Toynbee)
James Watt
James Watt (brief biography) (Spartacus, UK)
Reminiscences of James Watt ("This article is copied from Robert Hart, "Reminiscences of James Watt:," Transactions of the Glasgow ArchŠological Society, 1st Series, Vol. 1, No. 1, p. 1-7 (1859). ... This article contains the most-quoted account of the moment of Watt's in
Steam Models and General Description ("I have always thought that James Watt invented the steam engine. I now know that he did not ...")(Jos Kalse, The Netherlands)
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Business Journals
About Work (info and resources on job searches, careers, work from home, business start ups)
Advertising Age 
Business History 
EJROT: Electronic Journal of Radical Organisation Theory (U. Waikato, New Zealand)
Fast Company: Handbook of the Business Revolution 
Human Resources Magazine (1996 vol.) (includes selected online material) (Society for Human Resource Management)
Information Strategy: Europe's Magazine for Business Advantage 
Interactive Transactions of OR/MS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences)
International Newsletter International Assoc. of Labour History Institutions 
Journal of the Business History Conference 
Knowledge Inc. ("monthly executive newsletter that covers trends in information technology, organizational learning and knowledge management"; articles from the first issue & ordering info)
Latest Management Research & Practice 
Management Science (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences)
Marketing Science (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences)
Operations Research (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences)
Organization Science (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences)
OR/MS Today (on operations research and management sciences)
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Business Schools
UC Berkeley Haas School of Business 
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Major Corporation Home Pages
3M 
Apple Computers 
BankWeb Home Page (metapage of bank Web sites) (RJE Communications, Inc.)
Boeing 
Coca-Cola 
Compaq Computer 
Dell Computers 
Digital Equipment 
Eastman Kodak 
Federal Express 
Fidelity Investments 
Gannett 
IBM 
Intel 
Knight Ridder Information 
Levi Strauss & Co. 
Lotus 
Macmillan Publishing 
MasterCard International 
MCI 
Microsoft 
Novell Inc. 
Paramount Pictures 
Prentice-Hall Publishing 
Seagate Technology 
Silicon Graphics' Silicon Surf 
Sony Online 
Sun 
Texas Instruments 
TRW 
Walt Disney Pictures 
The Web100 (the top 100 corporations on the Web) (Internet Marketing)
Xerox 
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World=Mall
Asian American Media Mall 
CyberMall 
Downtown Anywhere 
The Expo 
GalaxyGate International Mall (in English, Spanish, French, German)
Hall of Malls (meta-mall of commercial Web malls)
Open Market's Commercial Sites Index 
Village Potpourri Mall 


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