Germany's Balanced Development: The Real Wealth of a Nation

By Kaevan Gazdar | Go to book overview

organizational skills and supported by a largely homogenous society. The order of Germany's business world is thus a part of a greater whole, a wheel within wheels, organically integrated in its environment.


NOTES
1.
For general information see Günter Wiesenack, Wesen und Geschichte der technischen Überwachungs-Vereine ( Cologne: Heymanns, 1971), pp. 120-123, 143- 150; for a critical review, see Peter Oberender (ed.), Marktstruktur und Wettbewerb in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland ( Munich: Vahlen, 1984), pp. 661-679, for foreign activities see "Zertifizierungsnachfrage in Italien wächst," in Nachrichten für den Außenhandel, August 22, 1994; and "ISO 9000 in Rußland nicht unbekannt," in Nachrichten für den Außenhandel, September 5, 1994.
2.
Peter Dinzelbacher (ed.), Europäische Mentalitätsgeschichte ( Struttgart: Kröner 1993), p. XXI; several French authors contribute to the book Mentalitäten-Geschichte edited by Ulrich Raulff ( Berlin: Wagenbach 1987), see also Peter Burke, "Stärken und Schwächen der Mentalitätsgeschichte," in Dinzelbacher, Mentalitätengeschichte, p. 129.
3.
R. S. Collins and W. A.Fischer, "Americam Manufacturing Competitiveness: the View from Europe," in Business Horizons, July-August 1992, pp. 15-23; see also "Are Employment & Executive Search Twisting in the Wind?" in Biomedical Market Newsletter, August 1993.
4.
See in this connection Mikio Sumiya, The Japanese Industrial Relations Reconsidered ( Tokyo: The Japan Institute of Labor, 1990), pp. 17-33; Hirosuke Kawanishi , Enterprise Unionism in Japan ( London: Kegan Paul, 1992), pp. 1-7, 93-99.
5.
Edgar H. Schein, Organizational Culture and Leadership ( San Francisco: Jossey- Bass, 1986), p. 11; see also a differentiation according to personalities ( USA) and tasks ( Germany) in Knut Bleicher, Organisation--Formen und Modelle (Wiesbaden: Gabler, 1981), p. 271.
6.
Dieter Schneider, Geschichte betriebswirtschaftlicher Theorie ( Munich: Oldenbourg, 1981), p. 164.
7.
The quality gurus are dealt with in Lesley and Malcolm Munro-Faure, Implementing Total Quality Management ( London: Pitman 1992), pp. 287-298.
8.
For a brief overview of value analysis activities initiated by the Industrie- und Handelskammern, Landesgewerbeämter, Rationalisierungskuratorium der deutschen Wirtschaft and the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, including the cases mentioned here, see Impulse 10/ 1990, pp. 163-168 and 8/ 1992, pp. 64-67 and Top Business 7/ 1992, pp. 30-31.
9.
Survey results summarized in "Europas Topmanager stellen ihren deutschen Kollegen kein schmeichelhaftes Zeugnis aus," in Handelsblatt, February, 28-29, 1992; see also Günter Ogger, Nieten in Nadenstreifen (München: Droemer Knaur, 1992).
10.
For an analysis of the board system, see Knut Bleicher and Herbert Paul, "Das amerikanische Board-Modell im Vergleich zur deutschen Vorstand-/Aufsichtsratsverfassung--Stand und Entwicklungstendenzen," in DBW 46/ 1986, pp. 263-288.
11.
For Koch's ideas, see "Wahlsieg" in Capital, 10/ 1989, pp. 275-278; for more information on bureaucratic practice, see Wilhelm Eberwein and Jochen Tholen, Euro- Manager or Splendid Isolation? ( Berlin: de Gruyter, 1993), pp. 83-85.
12.
Statistics from "Werbung in Deutschland," published by Zentralverband der deutschen Werbewirtschaft ( Bonn: ZAW 1993); see also Hans-Gerd Neglein, "DasMessewesen in Deutschland,"

-73-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Note: primary sources have slightly different requirements for citation. Please see these guidelines for more information.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
Germany's Balanced Development: The Real Wealth of a Nation
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Figures ix
  • Introduction 1
  • Notes 19
  • Chapter 1- The Mittelstand: Microcosm Of The Germany Economy 23
  • Notes 44
  • Chapter 2- Order and the Business Mentality 47
  • Notes 73
  • Chapter 3- Commitment and the Business Environment 77
  • Notes 104
  • Chapter 4- The Socioeconomic Foundations of Wealth 107
  • Notes 136
  • Chapter 5- The Cultural Roots of Order And Commitment 141
  • Notes 164
  • Chapter 6- The Psychological Roots Of Order and Commitment 167
  • Notes 184
  • Chapter 7- Past Miracles, Present Continuity, Future Consensus 187
  • Notes 218
  • Selected Bibliography 223
  • Index 227
  • About the Author 230
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
Items saved from this book
  • Bookmarks
  • Highlights & Notes
  • Citations
/ 232

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Search by... Author
    Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.