Environments

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Overview

What are the forces shaping today's business world? Understanding Business Environments provides key readings which introduce the student to the factors underlying the business environment. Including chapters by gurus such as Anthony Giddens, Stuart Hall and Will Hutton, the book covers:
* social forces including the social structure and long-term social change
* technological factors including Information Technology and new production technologies
* economic factors including the impact of macroeconomic policy and of the financial system
* political factors including the legal environment and government-business relations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415238595
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/28/2000
  • Series: Understanding Business Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 296
  • Product dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Sect. 1 The Evolution of the Modern World Economy 5
1 The global economy, AD 1400-1800: comparisons and relations 7
2 The British industrial revolution 37
Sect. 2 Economic Agents 57
3 Households 59
4 More on consumer demand 73
5 Organizations 83
Sect. 3 How Markets Work 115
6 Competition and power in markets 117
Sect. 4 Market Failure 145
7 When markets fail 147
Sect. 5 The Global Market 167
8 International trade 169
9 Protectionism and industrialization: a historical perspective 187
10 Multinational corporations 196
11 Globalization in the age of empire 213
Sect. 6 Markets: Good Servants, Bad Masters? 237
12 The diversity of capitalisms 239
13 Capitalism and global free markets 256
14 Why did East Asia grow so fast? 264
Index 283
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