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040766 UK Business History (2010W)

8.00 ECTS (4.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung

Univ.Prof.DDr. Dieter Stiefel Wintersemester 2010/11
Department for Social and Economic History
Vienna University/Austria

040766 UK Business History
4 hours weekley, 8,0 ECTS credits
Language English
Tuesday 12 to 14 pm, Hs.8, BWZ
The topic of this University course (UK) is the historical background of business enterprises and their interaction with political and social developments. It gives an overview of the different theories and the existing literature. The time periode goes from the 20th century until today, with the main emphasis on Europe and the USA. The intention is to show the complexity of the business world, of decision making, change of organisation, market developments and the impact of innovations in business administration and technology. It should also lead to a better understanding of political and social implications of business policy.
The course is divided into two parts: Firstly, it gives an overview of Business History with the following topics
Business History and Economic Development
Business History and Management Studies
Globalisation
Big Business
Banking and Finance
Technology and Innovation
Marketing and Distribution
Corporate Governance
Entrepreneurship
Business an the State
Business Culture
The students have to present this topics: Literature the chapters in: Geoffrey Jones/Jonathan Zeitlin, The Oxford Handbook of Business History, Oxford 2007
The second part is a two days event, where the students have to present a short paper, based on the book: “Go East!” Schenker Logistics in Asia-Pacific 1960-2010, Vienna 2010. The time will be fixed in accordance with the participants.

General Literature:
Hartmut Berghoff, Moderne Unternehmensgeschichte, UTB, Wien 2004
Alfred D. Chandler, The Visible Hand. The Managerial Revolution in American Business, Cambridge 1977
Ejvind Damsgard Hansen, European Economic History, Copenhagen 2000
Toni Pierenkemper, Unternehmensgeschichte, Stuttgart 2000
Alice Teichova/Herbert Matis/Andreas Resch (Hg.), Business History, Veröffentlichungen der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Unternehmensgeschichte, Wien1999
John F. Wilson, British Business History 1720-1994, Manchester 1995

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Details

max. 80 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch

Lehrende

Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

Dienstag 12.10. 12:00 - 14:00 Hörsaal 8
Dienstag 19.10. 12:00 - 14:00 Hörsaal 8
Dienstag 09.11. 12:00 - 14:00 Hörsaal 8
Dienstag 16.11. 12:00 - 14:00 Hörsaal 8
Dienstag 23.11. 12:00 - 14:00 Hörsaal 8
Dienstag 30.11. 12:00 - 14:00 Hörsaal 8
Dienstag 07.12. 12:00 - 14:00 Hörsaal 8
Dienstag 14.12. 12:00 - 14:00 Hörsaal 8
Dienstag 11.01. 12:00 - 14:00 Hörsaal 8
Dienstag 18.01. 12:00 - 14:00 Hörsaal 8
Dienstag 25.01. 12:00 - 14:00 Hörsaal 8

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Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

The topic of this University course (UK) is the historical background of business enterprises and their interaction with political and social developments. It gives an overview of the different theories and the existing literature. The time periode goes from the 20th century until today, with the main emphasis on Europe and the USA. The intention is to show the complexity of the business world, of decision making, change of organisation, market developments and the impact of innovations in business administration and technology. It should also lead to a better understanding of political and social implications of business policy.

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

Prüfungsstoff

The course is divided into two parts: Firstly, it gives an overview of Business History with the following topics
Business History and Economic Development
Business History and Management Studies
Globalisation
Big Business
Banking and Finance
Technology and Innovation
Marketing and Distribution
Corporate Governance
Entrepreneurship
Business an the State
Business Culture
The students have to present this topics: Literature the chapters in: Geoffrey Jones/Jonathan Zeitlin, The Oxford Handbook of Business History, Oxford 2007
The second part is a two days event, where the students have to present a short paper, based on the book: "Go East!" Schenker Logistics in Asia-Pacific 1960-2010, Vienna 2010. The time will be fixed in accordance with the participants.

Literatur

Hartmut Berghoff, Moderne Unternehmensgeschichte, UTB, Wien 2004
Alfred D. Chandler, The Visible Hand. The Managerial Revolution in American Business, Cambridge 1977
Ejvind Damsgard Hansen, European Economic History, Copenhagen 2000
Toni Pierenkemper, Unternehmensgeschichte, Stuttgart 2000
Alice Teichova/Herbert Matis/Andreas Resch (Hg.), Business History, Veröffentlichungen der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Unternehmensgeschichte, Wien1999
John F. Wilson, British Business History 1720-1994, Manchester 1995

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

Letzte Änderung: Mo 07.09.2020 15:29