The Visible Hand

The Visible Hand

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The role of large-scale business enterprisea€”big business and its managersa€”during the formative years of modern capitalism (from the 1850s until the 1920s) is delineated in this pathmarking book. Alfred Chandler, Jr., the distinguished business historian, sets forth the reasons for the dominance of big business in American transportation, communications, and the central sectors of production and distribution.Damage to stock 58. F reighta€”car repairs 68. Wrecking account 59. Oil and waste used by cars 69. Damage to persons 60. Labor oiling and inspecting cars 70. Gratuity to employees 61. Train expenses 71. Fencing burned 62. Total caranbsp;...

Title:The Visible Hand
Author:Alfred D. Chandler Jr.
Publisher:Harvard University Press - 1993-01-01


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