Jeffrey Fear

University of Glasgow


Jeff is Professor of International Business History at the University of Glasgow. He has taught in the History Department and the Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He also taught Creating Modern Capitalism and Business, Government and International Economics at the Harvard Business School. He has written on international cartels, comparative accounting and banking systems, management history, and organizational learning. His book on August Thyssen examined how German management and institutional practices differed from that of the United States. His present research involves the examination of family or midsize businesses who have become global champions in their respective market niches and who have evolved as multinationals since the 1970s. A list of his most recent publications is available on his website.

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