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Free Enterprise and the Power of Business

John Hendry

in Between Enterprise and Ethics

Published in print March 2004 | ISBN: 9780199268634
Published online September 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191708381 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268634.003.0003
Free Enterprise and the Power of Business

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This chapter charts the historical rise of the business corporation as an increasingly dominant social institution. Its main focus is on the growing power of business in the late 20th century, the roots of this power, and the ways in which it has been exercised.

Keywords: deregulation; globalization; public relations; corporate governance; transnational corporations

Chapter.  14552 words. 

Subjects: Business Strategy

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