Foundations of Business Thought

ISBN-10: 0132856077

ISBN-13: 9780132856072

Edition: 2013

Authors: Calvin M. Boardman, Alan N. Sandomir, Harris Sondak

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Foundations of Business Thought is an eclectic guide through the historic and socio-philosophic maze of our distant and recent business past. It is a seeker's blueprint to the intellectual architecture of the business world, which, like many standard introduction texts to business, exists to introduce readers as efficiently as possible into the mechanical processes of commerce.
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List price: $55.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 7/11/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 552
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.794
Language: English

Of Studies from The Essays
Reading from Walden
From The Souls of Black Folk
Motivation For The Development Of Commerce
Introduction: All That is Solid Melts into Air
From The Journal of Christopher Columbus
A History of Ancient Mexico
From The True History of the Conquest of New Spain
From Two Treatises of Civil Government
1879 Speech to Congress
From Faust
Economy from Walden
The World is Too Much With Us
Foundations Of A Commercial Society
Introduction: Don't Know Much About History
From The Republic
From The Politics
Laissez-Faire Policy from The Economic Principles of Confucius and His School
From An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations
I, Pencil
From The Fable of the Bees
Wealth from Essays and Journals
The Veins of Wealth from Unto this Last and Other Essays on Art and Political Economy
From Acres of Diamonds
From Atlas Shrugged
Capitalist Production from Das Kapital
The Social Organism from Religion and the Rise of Capitalism
From The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism
From The Acquisitive Society
From The Gospel of Wealth
Vignette: Teaching Business to Children from Safe Methods in Business
From The Personal Relation in Industry
The Social Responsibility of Business Is To Increase Its Profits
The Shuchu Kiyaku
Introduction: You Are Who You Think You Are; So Be Careful About Who You Think You Are
From The Art of War
From De Officiis
Of Cheating, Which is Committed in Buying and Selling from The Summa Theologica
Natural Selection from The Origin of Species
From The Financier
Pecuniary Emulation and Conspicuous Consumption from Theory of the Leisure
From The Middleman
Control of Prices and People from The New Industrial State
Introduction: When You Add You Subtract
The Antecedents of Double-Entry Bookkeeping from Accounting Review
Particulars of Reckonings and Their Recording from Ancient Double Entry Bookkeeping: Luca Pacioli's Treatise
The Eternal Storehouse of Japan
From The Compleat English Tradesman
Introduction: Putting It All Together, Bit by Bit
A Discourse of Coyned Money
From The Travels of Marco Polo
Book VIII: The Book of Civil Laws from The Code of Maimonides
Of the Sin of Usury from The Summa Theologica
Of Riches and Of Usury from The Essays
Of Profits from The Principle of Political Economy
From The Works of Benjamin Franklin
The Tulipomania from Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds
Confusion de Confusiones
The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money
Introduction: The Art of Getting Things Done Through People
Letter to Horace Greeley
Concerning the Way in Which Princes Should Keep Faith from The Prince
From The Republic
The Analects
An Employer's View of the Labor Question from The Gospel of Wealth
From Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son
From Lady Chatterley's Lover
The Human Side of Enterprise
The Condition of Efficiency from The Acquisitive Society
Functions of Organizations from The Functions of the Executive
Introduction: Take This Job and Love It
From The Travels of Marco Polo
Manufacturers from The Works of Alexander Hamilton
From Manufacturers
That Aristocracy May Be Engendered by Manufactures from Democracy in America
Alienated Labor
The Principles of Scientific Management
From My Life and Work
From The House of Mirth
Economic Foothold from Women and the Trades
Man and Machine from All Men Are Brothers
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