Chandler and Global Business History

Posted: 16 Aug 2008 Last revised: 11 Feb 2011

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Mira Wilkins

Florida International University (FIU) - Department of Economics

Date Written: Summer 2008

Abstract

What was Alfred D. Chandler's significance in the study of business history throughout the world? How did his views evolve? Why was his approach so influential? How did his thinking contribute to comparative business history and to the history of international business? This essay is designed to answer these questions.

Keywords: Alfred Chandler, global business, international business, multinational corporations

JEL Classification: F23, N80, N84, N85, N86

Suggested Citation

Wilkins, Mira, Chandler and Global Business History (Summer 2008). Business History Review, Vol. 82, No. 2, Summer 2008, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1226102

Mira Wilkins (Contact Author)

Florida International University (FIU) - Department of Economics ( email )

Miami, FL 33199
United States

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