The 100 Most Significant Events in American Business: An Encyclopedia

The 100 Most Significant Events in American Business: An Encyclopedia

by Quentin R. Skrabec Jr.

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This reference book details the top 100 groundbreaking events in the history of American business, featuring case studies of successful companies who challenged traditional operating paradigms, historical perspectives on labor laws, management practices, and economic climates, and an examination of the impact of these influences on today's business practices.

• Chronology of key events in the history of American business from 1630 to the present

• Helpful sidebars of the evolution of key terms used today

• Comprehensive index includes category, company names, personal names, and cross references to other events

• Suggestions for further reading for each article

• 10 relevant charts and tables

• Appendix of relevant sources

• 80 key primary documents supporting major events in American business

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313398629
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/04/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 323
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Quentin R. Skrabec, Jr., PhD, is professor of business and operations management at the University of Findlay, OH.

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