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American Business History: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) Summary ´ 106 Register Xerox and fiction about business people The Octopus Babbitt The Man in the Grey Flannel Suit It also discusses Alfred Chandler Joseph Schumpeter Mira Wilkins and others who made significant contributions to understanding of America's business history This VSI pursues its three central themes the evolution scale and culture of American business in a chronological framework stretching from the American Revolution to today The first theme is evolution How has US business evolved over time How have American companies competed with one another and with foreign firms Why have ideas about strategy and management changed Why did business people in the mid twentieth century celebrate an organizational culture promising long term employment in the same company while a few decades later entrepreneurship was.

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American Business History: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) Summary ´ 106 By the early twentieth century it became common to describe the United States as a business civilization President Coolidge in 1925 said The chief business of the American people is business More recently historian Sven Beckert characterized Henry Ford's massive manufactory as the embodiment of America While Athens had its Parthenon and Rome its Colosseum the United States had its River Rouge Factory in Detroit How did business come to assume such power and cultural centrality in AmericaThis volume explores the variety of business enterprise in the United States and analyzes its presence in the country's economy its evolution over time and its meaning in society It introduces readers to formative business leaders including Elbert Gary Harlow Curtice and Mary Kay Ash leading firms Mellon Bank National Cash.

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American Business History: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) Summary ´ 106 PrizedSecond is scale Why did business assume such enormous scale in the United States Was the rise of gigantic corporations due to the industriousness of its population or natural resources or government policiesAnd third culture What are the characteristics of a business civilization How have opinions on the meaning of business changed In the late nineteenth century Andrew Carnegie believed that America's numerous enterprises represented an exuberant triumph of democracy After World War II however sociologist William H Whyte saw business culture as stultifying and historian Richard Hofstadter wrote Once great men created fortunes; today a great system creates fortunate men How did changes in the nature of business affect popular views Walter A Friedman provides the long view of these important developmen.