Scale and Scope is Alfred Chandler's first major work since his Pulitzer prize-winning The Visible Hand. Representing ten years of research into the history of the managerial business system, this book concentrates on patterns of growth and competitiveness in the US, Germany, and Great Britain, tracing the evolution of large firms into multinational giants and orienting the late 20th century's most important developments.It rebuilt its worldwide sales organization, adopted new, assembly-line production methods, formed a joint venture with Joseph Lucas in Britain (CAV-Bosch), and established a new subsidiary in ... At home after 1924 Bosch diversified more quickly than Lucas in Great Britain and comparable firms in the United States, using its organizational capabilities to move into batteries, injection pumps for diesels, anbsp;...
|Title||:||SCALE AND SCOPE|
|Author||:||Alfred D. Chandler, Jr., Takashi Hikino|
|Publisher||:||Harvard University Press - 1994|