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Author Amatori, Franco.

Title Business history : complexities and comparisons / Franco Amatori and Andrea Colli.

Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2011.

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 UniM Giblin Eunson  338.709 AMAT    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 262 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Part I Relevant issues 1 -- 1 Introduction 3 -- 2 Business history and theories of the firm 10 -- 3 Entrepreneurship 20 -- Part II Company between the preindustrial era and the First Industrial Revolution 29 -- 4 Preindustrial manufacturing 31 -- 5 Enterprises and entrepreneurs of the First Industrial Revolution 40 -- 6 Technology, society, and the factory system 51 -- Part III Birth and consolidation of big business 59 -- 7 Infrastructures 61 -- 8 Technology and organization 71 -- 9 National patterns 83 -- Part IV State and market in the period between the two world wars 99 -- 10 Multidivisional corporation and managerial capitalism 101 -- 11 Europe between the two wars: convergence and divergence with the United States 112 -- 12 At the origins of the Japanese miracle: entrepreneurship, the State, and business groups 123 -- Part V From the postwar years to the fall of the Wall: the age of "shrinking space" 133 -- 13 From World War II to the Third Industrial Revolution 135 -- 14 American hegemony and its aftermath 148 -- 15 Soviet Union: the antagonist 161 -- 16 Japan: the challenger 171 -- 17 Hybrid Europe 183 -- 18 Different strategies for "catching up": South Korea and Argentina 196 -- Part VI Globalization of today 207 -- 19 Multinationals: quid novi? 209 -- 20 New forms of enterprise 217 -- 21 "roaring 1990s": America is back 224 -- 22 Slowing down: Europe and Japan 234 -- 23 New protagonists: China and India 243 -- 24 A last look 252.
Other author Colli, Andrea, 1966-
Subject Business -- History.
Business -- History -- Cross-cultural studies.
ISBN 9780415423960 (hbk.)
0415423961 (hbk.)
9780415423977 (paperback)
041542397X (paperback)
9780203817902 (ebk.)
0203817907 (ebk.)