The Growth of Big Business in the United States and Western Europe, 1850-1939

The Growth of Big Business in the United States and Western Europe, 1850-1939

by Christopher J. Schmitz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521552826

ISBN-13: 9780521552820

Pub. Date: 09/28/1995

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book provides the first available introductory, comparative account of the rise of giant business corporations in America and Europe in the century before the Second World War. It discusses the evolution of firms such as Ford, Exxon, Unilever and Siemens.  See more details below

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This book provides the first available introductory, comparative account of the rise of giant business corporations in America and Europe in the century before the Second World War. It discusses the evolution of firms such as Ford, Exxon, Unilever and Siemens.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521552820
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1995
Series:
New Studies in Economic and Social History Series
Edition description:
1st Cambridge University Press ed
Pages:
119
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Acknowledgements and note
1Introduction1
2The nature and origins of big business5
3Variations in the rise and spread of big business21
4Institutional and technological factors in the rise of big business43
5Markets, hierarchies and the managerial revolution62
6The impact of big business75
7Conclusions: history and theory80
Notes83
Select bibliography88
Index102

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