Publisher description for The development of modern business / Gordon Boyce and Simon Ville.


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Counter This text blends economic theory with empirical evidence to chart business development over the last two centuries in the U.K., the U.S., Japan, and Australia. It addresses enduring concerns for entrepreneurs and managers and demonstrates the value of a historical perspective from which to judge present-day issues. Each chapter considers an issue of current significance, introduces theories to illuminate the topic, and discusses historical evidence and debates.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Business History, Corporations Growth History, Industrial organization History, Big business History, Industries Great Britain History, Industries United States History, Industries Japan History, Industries Australia History