Andrew Fincham is seeking evidence and explanations for the causal relationship between business success and ethics.

His doctoral thesis addressed the ‘Causes of Quaker Commercial Success 1689-c.1750’, which applied Social Network Theory to account for the importance of Quaker Discipline.

Andrew's other publications include: 

Book Chapters

Andrew Fincham “Factors Supporting the Rise of Quaker Commerce”, In Quakers in Business and Industry Quakers and the Disciplines vol 4, eds. Stephen W. Angell and Pink Dandelion, Friends Association of Higher Education, 2017. Pp. 9-41.

Andrew Fincham “Cadbury’s Ethics and the Spirit of Corporate Social Responsibility.” In Quakers, Business and Corporate Responsibility eds. Nicholas Burton and Richard Turnbull, Springer, 2019. Pp 40-60.

Andrew Fincham “Friendly Advice: the evolution of trans-Atlantic Discipline in the Long Eighteenth Century.” In Quakerism in the Atlantic World in the Long Eighteenth Century ed. Robynne Healey, Penn State University Press (In Press), 2019.

Andrew Fincham “Quakerism in the Long Eighteenth Century 1689-1800” in The Quaker World ed. W. Daniels and R. Grant (Routledge, Forthcoming).

Andrew Fincham “God and Mammon: the life and work of George Cadbury” in The Quaker World ed. W. Daniels and R. Grant (Routledge, Forthcoming).

Journal Articles

Andrew Fincham and Nicholas Burton "Religion and social network analysis: the discipline of early modern Quakers" October 2020, Journal of Management History  

Andrew Fincham "Made for Sharing: George Cadbury, ‘Industrial Betterment’ and Salvation" December 2019 Quaker Studies 24(2):211-228

Andrew Fincham "Faith in Numbers—Re-quantifying the English Quaker Population during the Long Eighteenth Century", MDPI Open Access Journals - Religions.

Andrew Fincham ‘A sideways look at the World Turned Upside Down’ Wigan Diggers Festival ed. Paul Hilton, 2019.

Andrew Fincham “Made for Sharing – George Cadbury, Industrial Betterment and the Protestant Ethic.” Quaker Studies (Forthcoming) 2019.

Andrew Fincham “Faith in Numbers—Re-quantifying the English Quaker Population during the Long Eighteenth Century.” Religions 10(2), 83, 2019.

Andrew Fincham “Establishing Quaker Commerce – Occupations.” Quaker Connections - Number 73 - March 2018; p23-35.

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