Scale and Scope: The Dynamics of Industrial Capitalism / Edition 1

Scale and Scope: The Dynamics of Industrial Capitalism / Edition 1

by Alfred D. Chandler Jr.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0674789954

ISBN-13: 9780674789951

Pub. Date: 03/01/1994

Publisher: Harvard

Scale and Scope is Alfred Chandler's first major work since his Pulitzer prize-winning The Visible Hand. Representing ten years of research into the history of the managerial business system, this book concentrates on patterns of growth and competitiveness in the U.S., Germany, and Great Britain, tracing the evolution of large firms into multinational…  See more details below

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Scale and Scope is Alfred Chandler's first major work since his Pulitzer prize-winning The Visible Hand. Representing ten years of research into the history of the managerial business system, this book concentrates on patterns of growth and competitiveness in the U.S., Germany, and Great Britain, tracing the evolution of large firms into multinational giants and orienting the late twentieth century's most important developments. This edition includes the entire hardcover edition with the exception of the Appendix Tables.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674789951
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
03/01/1994
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
780
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

PART I

Introduction: Scale and Scope

1. The Modem Industrial Enterprise

2. Scale, Scope, and Organizational Capabilities

The New Institution

Historical Attributes

Economies of Scale and Scope in Production

Economies of Scale and Scope in Distribution

Building the Integrative Hierarchy

First-Mover Advantages and Oligopolistic Competition

Continuing Growth of the Modern Enterprise

Horizontal and Vertical Combination

Geographical Expansion and Product Diversification

The Modern Enterprise in Labor-Intensive Industries

PART II

The United States: Competitive Managerial Capitalism

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