The Development of Modern Management Structure in the US and UK

  • Alfred D. ChandlerJr


In recent years business practices in the United States and the United Kingdom have been converging. In both countries the largest and most powerful industrial enterprises now use much the same basic type of organisational structure. In 1970, according to one careful study, 72 of the 100 largest industrial enterprises in Britain were administered through some variation of the multidivisional form.1 The percentage had become higher in the United States.


Family Firm Industrial Enterprise Managerial Enterprise Modern Management General Office 
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