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Critical Business Thinking – Comm 210 CLASS 2: Organizations and Global Success WHY MEXICANS DON’T DRINK CHANDLER: THE ENDURING LOGIC OF INDUSTRIAL SUCCESS DYER: CLAIMS
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Critical Business Thinking – Comm 210 Objectives for today Understand why growth is a primary objective for many organizations Identify Chandler’s claims & discuss their validity Differentiate between contestable and unproblematic claims Understand and practice the uses of concept maps
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Critical Business Thinking – Comm 210 GLOBALIZATION What does the term mean to you?
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Critical Business Thinking – Comm 210 Identify the author’s claims Claim = Main thesis or conclusion of a text Finding claims Explicitly or implicitly stated? Likely locations Describing claims Effective writing
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Critical Business Thinking – Comm 210 Why Mexicans don’t drink Molson In your view, what were the most memorable parts of the introduction and chapter 1? What did you find most interesting? How can these ideas be phrased as a major claim ?
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Critical Business Thinking – Comm 210 Alfred Chandler (1918-2007) Credited with creating the field of business history According to one of his students, Dr Chandler could "explain the sea to the fish who swim in it."
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Critical Business Thinking – Comm 210 Chandler: Business Historian Case studies of 200 firms (’80-’30) IBM, Bayer, Siemens, GE, Toshiba, Mather & Platt, Raytheon, in various industries (chemicals, electric equipment, light machinery, computers, semiconductors, etc.) Diversification; Separation of top, strategic management from middle managers Pension funds; investment attitudes
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Critical Business Thinking – Comm 210 Chandler’s Major Claim 20 min Mark excerpts in Chandler’s article (alone 5 min) Page 3 col 1 paragraph beginning with ‘The logic of managerial enterprise…’ Page 3 col 1 paragraph beginning with ‘But size alone is not enough…’ Page 3 col 2 paragraph beginning with ‘First movers’
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2010 for the course JMSB COMM 210 taught by Professor Barbarareda during the Winter '09 term at Concordia Canada.

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