University of Guelph 1997-98 Undergraduate Calendar

Course Description

36-272 Business History F(3-0)

This course examines the changing organization of the business firm from proprietorship to corporation including the multinational corporation, 1870-1970. Other topics include the changing relationship between business firms and governments, the role of entrepreneur in the process of technical change and an evaluation of the impact of regional environment on the specific form of corporate development. Examples will be drawn from the Canadian experience.

Prerequisites: (36-110 or any 3 history courses), 36-120.
Course Profile

1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar
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