7 edition of Business problems of the seventies. found in the catalog.
|Statement||Edited by Jules Backman. With a foreword by Harold S. Geneen.|
|Contributions||New York University. College of Business and Public Administration.|
|LC Classifications||HC106.6 .B28|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 195 p.|
|Number of Pages||195|
|ISBN 10||0814709745, 0814709753|
|LC Control Number||73014848|
Some economists believe that the troubling economy of the s was due to the decline of the work ethic at the end of the s. So what could you do if you found yourself in such a supposedly sick society? Abortion rates are down, but suicide rates are up. Most companies simply found it cheaper and easier to borrow money than to raise it through equity funding. The women also aroused considerable consternation in and hostility from the media because the demonstrators refused to speak with male reporters, forcing newspapers to reassign women reporters from the society pages and gossip columns.
Except for the high num ber of black men and teen agers on the streets, it would be hard to single out West Philadelphia as gang terri tory. All of them would survive. Sixty percent of Americans warned the Gallup organization that the high cost of living was the most urgent problem facing them and their families. The economic and political problems of the 70s, real or exaggerated, seemed to colour how people saw every aspect of the period. Others sought an even more thoroughgoing reconstruction of American institutions along nonpatriarchal lines.
The national policy establishment, the party elites, and the most potent political machines resided in the Northeast and industrial Midwest. Indeed, the antiwar movement mounted large protests in and ; many establishment figures, members of Congress, organizations of housewives, even veterans, joined a now-respectable opposition. The crisis, and the sailors' captivity, dragged on for months. The blokes' magazine Loaded, launched inlooked back wistfully to the 70s as a kind of lads' paradise. In Prague, the capital of communist-dominated Czechoslovakia, student protests in late had blossomed into the Prague Spring — a buoyant, defiant, just plain ballsy challenging of the Soviet-backed regime. A few months later, another massive outdoor concert opened at Altamont, California, with the Rolling Stones as featured act.
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In past generations periods of change were always punctuated with times of stability. Prior to World War I, America remained primarily an isolationist nation, although a few businesses managed to create huge profits in developing countries.
Things are not so bad this time round but the debate is getting increasingly heated. The price of oil quadrupled in just a short period of time and it was immediately felt at the pumps.
The unplanned element comes from two sources: emergent strategies result from the emergence of opportunities and threats in the environment and Strategies in action ad hoc actions by many people from all parts of the organization. Even as late as the early sixties the stamp of value was the trademark: "Made in the U.
Granted, most of the readers were boys. Even those who remained active lost the optimism and sense of revolutionary potential they had brought to Chicago.
But since graduating from business school I have been studying another textbook: It's called the Bible and, compared to most business schools today, it takes a radically different approach-one more concerned with eternity than with profits.
Eventually, four people died at Altamont including a young black man, beaten and stabbed to death by the Angels as he danced too close to the stage.
Frustration certainly contributed — the growing sense that straightforward, organized political protest had failed. In order to avoid this trap, businesses must stimulate a spirit of inquiry and healthy debate.
The offensive made clear that there was plenty of fight left in the enemy, that it could attack at will; even the U. This new economic regime drastically altered American attitudes about taxation. God's Word sets up a whole structure by which a business is to operate: a foundation.
It happened two months ago, on Palm Sunday. Fifty percent held no living American in high regard, and nearly half felt that America was "a sick society. It was a thin read, with articles by R. In Britain, the decade had ended with the winter of discontent, a second major recession and the election of a government whose central appeal and ideology, in many ways, was simply to be against the 70s.
Prime Minister Georges Pompidou warned that "our civilization is being questioned — not the government, not the institutions, not even France, but the materialistic and soulless modern society.
It remains to be seen whether unrestrained capitalism without the balancing influence of Christianity will succeed long term.Nov 18, · A cult classic within tech circles, it never reached the best-seller lists and has never had the name-recognition other business book hits of the s and s enjoyed, such as In Search of.
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Aug 21, · Major social issues of the 's included the Cold War, and economic issues. Look in your book. -Coach Elliot barcode, and floppy disk drive were some major invetiions in the s. This is the gruesome story of the great inflation of the s, which began in late and didn't end until the early s.
In his book, "Stocks for the Long Run: A Guide for Long-Term Growth. May 25, · In the fogeyish British journalist Christopher Booker published a book called The Seventies.
He had previously written one about "the revolution in English life" in the 50s and 60s, but this Author: Andy Beckett. Business by the Book is a step-by-step presentation of how businesses should be run according to the Creator of all management rules: God.
Larry Burkett, founder and president of Christian Financial Concepts, provides business principles from his own experience as well Brand: Nelson, Thomas, Inc.