Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - The Evolution of Business: Comparative Perspectives
ORGS 3016 The Evolution of Business: Comparative Perspectives
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
Description:This course explores the evolution of business from its early inception as basic barter to mercantilism, to commodities trading to the industrial factory, to the modern multinational. The course also examines the role of labour, entrepreneurs, systems of governments, financial institutions, consumers and social change in this evolution. Management thought will be analyzed through historical and modern perspectives using the mediums of writings, art and film to provide students with a comparative point of reference for considering business strategy.