Continuity and change in the Sheffield armaments industry 1919-1930

  title={Continuity and change in the Sheffield armaments industry 1919-1930},
  author={Chris Corker},
  journal={Journal of Management History},
  • Chris Corker
  • Published 17 April 2018
  • Business, History
  • Journal of Management History
Purpose This article aims to explore the impact of the Great War on the Sheffield armaments industry through the use of four company case studies in Thomas Firth, John Brown, Cammell Laird and Hadfields. It charts the evolving situation the armaments companies found themselves in after the end of the conflict and the uncertain external environment they had to engage with. The article also examines the stagnant nature of armaments companies’ boards of directors in the 1920s and the… 
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