Table of contents for BASF : innovation and adaptation in a German corporation since 1865 / [edited by] Werner Abelshauser ... [et al.].

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Part I. Becoming a Global Corporation - BASF from 1865 to 1900 Wolfgang von Hippel: 1. The prehistory
2. The early years (1865-1873)
3. Between science and the marketplace - BASF in the 'Dyestuffs Age', 1973-1900
Part II. The Power of Synthesis (1900-1925) Jeffrey Allen Johnson: 1. A company in transition
2. From Dreibund to von Brunck's death (1904-1911)
3. From Oppau to Leuna: synthetic ammonia and war (1912-1918)
4. From crisis to fusion (1919-1925)
Part III. From the I. G. Farben Fusion to the Establishment of BASF AG (1925-1952) Raymond G. Stokes: 1. Introduction
2. Fitting into the new concern, 1925-1929
3. Coping with the crisis, 1929-1933
4. Accommodation and conflict, 1933-1936
5. Autarky and the preparation for war, 1936-1939
6. The Upper Rhine group in German-dominated Europe, 1939-1942
7. The BASF group in total war, 1942-1945
8. From occupation to refounding, 1945-1952
Part IV. BASF Since its Refounding in 1952 Werner Abelshauser: 1. The past has a future: launching BASF anew
2. Corporate culture: tradition as a resource?
3. Old markets, new basis: early breakthrough to petrochemistry
4. Tradition and distance: the second break-up of I. G. Farben
5. The way to the top: strategic decisions
6. One, two, many 'Ludwigshafens': the integrated production system and the siting issue
7. Learning from the United States? From joint venture to Verbund
8. Crisis and consolidation
9. No weary shop of raw materials: forward integration and acquisition
10. Upheaval and persistence.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
BASF Aktiengesellschaft -- History.
Chemical industry -- Germany -- History.