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Self-check Questions Historical Context of Business

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BCBUS “Business and Enterprise” 2007/08 SELF-CHECK QUESTIONS TO THE TOPIC “HISTORICAL CONTEXT OF BUSINESS” 1. What were the largest private enterprises during the period between the beginning of 18 th century and the first half of the 19 th century? 2. Name and define the four major types of company growth strategy. Outline which strategies were predominantly used by the US and European companies since the middle of the 19 th century. 3. Accordingly to Chandler and Daems (1974), what was (were) major precondition(s) for the development of managerial capitalism?
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Unformatted text preview: 4. What conditions delayed the rise of managerial capitalism in Europe? 5. Accordingly to Chandler and Daems (1974), the characteristics of the investor and the process of investment have changed drastically after 1850. Explain the major changes discussed by these authors in this context and outline the reasons that brought these changes about. 6. Discuss the statement “United Kingdom was a belated transnational investor…” (in the late 19 th and early 20 th century). 1...
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