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BUSINESS HISTORY FROM 1900 TO THE DIGITAL ERA

CODE 64635
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 1st year of 8707 MANAGEMENT (LM-77) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SECS-P/12
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    Course description

    In this course, the origins, the development, and the growth of businesses are studied. The course traces the beginnings of business enterprise and describes its development from the Industrial Revolution to nowadays, focusing on some significant issues such as globalization, entrepreneurship, corporate governance, technology, innovation, and economic theory.

     

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    - Knowledge and understanding 
    Students must acquire adequate knowledge and effective understanding of the main business models in a comparative and long-term perspective. 
    Ability to apply knowledge and understanding 
    Students must learn to apply acquired knowledge and understand problems related to business management as a result of its historical evolution. 
    Judgment Autonomy 
    Students must be able to use both conceptual and operational skills acquired with autonomy of judgment and skills in different contexts of application. 
    Communication Skills 
    Students must acquire the technical language of the discipline to communicate clearly and unambiguously to specialists and non-specialists. 
    Learning Abilities 
    Students must develop adequate learning skills so they will be able to elaborate autonomously the key issues of the discipline, especially in the working contexts where they will operate.

    TEACHING METHODS

    Modalità didattiche

    Frontal lectures, case studies, small groups works, seminars on specific themes

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    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    In this course, the origins, the development, and the growth of businesses are studied. The course traces the beginnings of business enterprise and describes its development from the Industrial Revolution to nowadays, focusing on some significant issues such as globalization, entrepreneurship, corporate governance, technology, innovation, and economic theory.  Focus and case studies on italian firms and their history and on digital transofmation and innovation in historical perspective (prof. A. Iodice)

     

     

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    F. Amatori, A. Colli, Business History: Complexities and Comparisons, Routledge, 2011

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    LUISA PICCINNO (President)

    MARCO DORIA

    ANTONIO IODICE

    MARINA ROMANI

    ANDREA ZANINI

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    First semester

     

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Written examination (during the sanitary emergency due to Covid 19 see info updated in Aulaweb page of the course)

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

     Written examination with open questions

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes