Program - História Empresarial

Programa Geral

Index Topic
1 Introduction: theories of the firm.
2 Tradition and innovation: the firm and the Industrial Revolution.
3 The emergence of the modern firm (1850-1914). The triumph of mass consumption and business structures (1914-1973). Historical comparison of the development of the big business in Britain, United States, Germany and Japan.
4 The firm from a historical perspective: strategies, functions and organization. Business structures and economic growth in the twentieth century.
5 The Evolution of the multinational firms and other forms of international business.
6 Government-business firm relations.
7 The modern firm: evaluation and future.
8 Comparative and historical overview on the development of small business: Britain, the United States, Germany and Japan. Conclusions and open questions.