Tennent, Kevin D. (2008): Management and the Free Standing Company – The New Zealand and Australia Land Company c. 1866 – 1900.
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This paper is based on archival work carried out on the papers of the New Zealand and Australian Land Company Ltd., a Scottish free-standing company founded in Edinburgh in 1867. It explores the development of a hierarchical management system within the company, looking at how the company managed properties on the other side of the world from its Edinburgh headquarters. It concludes that the company was capable of building competitive advantage through its management system in a sustainable fashion, encouraging a positive economic outcome in the host countries.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Management and the Free Standing Company – The New Zealand and Australia Land Company c. 1866 – 1900.|
|Keywords:||Australia, New Zealand, Management, free-standing companies, principal-agent problems, competitive advantage|
|Subjects:||N - Economic History > N5 - Agriculture, Natural Resources, Environment, and Extractive Industries > N57 - Africa; Oceania
N - Economic History > N8 - Micro-Business History > N87 - Africa; Oceania
N - Economic History > N9 - Regional and Urban History > N97 - Africa; Oceania
|Depositing User:||Kevin D. Tennent|
|Date Deposited:||25. Jan 2012 20:11|
|Last Modified:||14. Feb 2013 18:41|
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