Week 3 Assignment -- 8 Questions

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Week 3 Assignment: 8 Question 1. List 3 differences you see in the 50’s design and in today’s car design? Three differences that I see in the two cars are in the body design. The huge fins that stick out, the length of the car; the whole “boat” length is how they were always described to me when people talked about the older cars. Another big difference is the white wall tires. Most of the upper level cars like a Cadillac had the white wall tires. 2. What is a conglomerate? The definition of a conglomerate is a combination of two or more corporations engaged in entirely different businesses that fall under one corporate structure, usually involving a parent company and several (or many) subsidiaries. Often, a conglomerate is a multi- industry company. Companies had to learn new survival after the depression of the 1930’s. One of these survival skills was called diversification. Diversification was done by the companies that focused of one specific trade or good branching out into other fields so they could offer more to consumers thus making them necessary. For example
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This note was uploaded on 07/30/2011 for the course HIS 135 taught by Professor Runyon during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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