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Unformatted text preview: how that change occurred. Course Themes 1) Firm Structure a. Understanding the structure of firms and businesses and how they evolve throughout history 2) Law and Business (Legal Regimes) a. What is the role of law in the world of business? 3) State and Business a. What is the role of the state (American Government) in business? How does government affect business? 4) Business and Society a. How does economic activity affect social structure? 5) Business Accountability a. To whom is business accountable? Shareholders? Perhaps, but in history this question is more complicated. b. Second, who benefits from economic activity? The many or the few? What about the social good? What about the environment? Structure of Course: 1) 1789-1865 2) 1865-1929 3) 1929-1973 4) 1973-2010...
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- Spring '11