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The development of modern business

Author: Gordon Boyce; Simon P Ville
Publisher: New York : Palgrave, 2002.
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"This business history textbook blends economic theory with empirical evidence to chart business development over the last 200 years in the United Kingdom, the United States, Japan and Australia. Each chapter considers an issue of current significance, introduces theories to illuminate the topic and discusses historical evidence and debates. Features include boxed case studies, original documents, illustrations,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Boyce; Simon P Ville
ISBN: 0333598776 9780333598771 0333598784 9780333598788
OCLC Number: 59401185
Notes: Gordon Boyce is Director of the International Business Program at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
Description: xvi, 376 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. History and Theory of the Growth of the Firm --
2. Entrepreneurship and Management --
3. Information and Uncertainty --
4. Corporate Finance --
5. Labour Management --
6. Production --
7. Marketing --
8. Structure --
9. Interorganisational Relations and Cooperative Structures --
10. International Business --
11. Government and Business --
12. The Development of Modern Business: A Summary and Prospective.
Responsibility: Gordon Boyce and Simon Ville.
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