Corporate America - Corporate America Changing Nature of...

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Corporate America Changing Nature of Manufacturing o Shops Artisanship - little shops where one person would teach others how to make something so later they can open up their own shop (making shoes) 8-10 employees. o Factories Entrepreneurialism - master craftsman, but doesn’t make things anymore, just over sees everything. Up to 100 employees Top man who actually didn’t even know how to manufacture anything, they focused on cost and materials. o Corporations Board of Directors - thousands of employees. Any individual doesn’t own corporation, no one boss that sits upstairs. Railroads o Geography and Information Middle Management - one worker (manager) has responsibilities on one section of the railroad the reports to one manager. Accounting - spending way too much money on duplicate expenses. Hired people to look at the books and figure out what their spending so much money on and what they should be doing to get the maximum amount of money. Cost analysis.
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course HIST 222 taught by Professor Crowe during the Spring '08 term at Bridgewater State University.

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