Business And Its Environment: Essays For Thomas C. Cochran

Hardcover | April 1, 1983

byThomas C. Cochran

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:228 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:April 1, 1983Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

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ISBN - 10:0313214387

ISBN - 13:9780313214387

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?Eight previously unpublished essays, written in honor of Thomas C. Cochran, Benjamin Franklin Professor Emeritus of History, University of Pennsylvania, and as a tribute to his approach, which emphasizes studying business history as a general approach to American history and the business-government relationship as the key to analyzing public policy. James J. Flink deals with the business-government aspect of the national parks. Bernard Mergen's discussion of government involvement in emergency fleet ship-building, 1917-1919, illustrates the principle that government attempts to control one segment of the economy (shipbuilding) involve it in labor relations as well. james H. Soltow analyzes structure and strategy in small business. Harold Issadore Sharlin explores the role of the entrepreneur in technological innovation.?-Journal of Economic Literature