Creating Nordic Capitalism : the business history of a competitive periphery

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  • Creator edited by Susanna Fellman ... [and others]
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
  • Physical Details
    • xix, 636 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 023054553X, 9780230545533
  • OCLC ocn192027213


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Creating Nordic capitalism: the business history of a competitive periphery / Martin Jes Iversen and Lars Thue -- Welfare capitalism: the Swedish economy, 1850-2005 / Hans Sjogren -- Entrepreneurship and ownership: the long-term viability of the Swedish Bonnier and Wallenberg family business groups / Mats Larsson, Hakan Lindgren and Daniel Nyberg -- From ASEA to ABB: managing big business the Swedish way / Fredrik Tell -- Growth and investment: Finnish capitalism, 1850s-2005 / Susanna Fellman -- From state ownership to MNC: the path of Enso-Gutzeit to Stora-Enso / Jari Ojala, Juha-Antti Lamberg and Anders Melander -- Success and failure of a conglomerate firm: the strategic paths of Nokia and Tampella in the liberalizing Finnish economy after the second world war / Mika Skippari and Jari Ojala -- Co-operative liberalism: Denmark from 1857-2007 / Martin Jes Iversen and Steen Andersen -- Arla: from a decentralized co-operation to an MNE / Mads Mordhorst -- Carlsberg: regulation of the home market and international expansion / Martin Jes Iversen and Andrew Arnold -- Norway: a resource-based and democratic capitalism / Lars Thue -- Constructive power: Elkem, 1904-2004 / Knut Sogner -- Finance and the development of Norwegian capitalism: the case of Christiania Bank / Sverre Knutsen -- Conclusion / Susanna Fellman and Hans Sjogren
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