The Structure of the American Economy, الجزء 1

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الصفحة 166 - Committee and the Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation, a subsidiary of the United States Steel Corporation, followed by other steel agreements; the United Rubber Workers agreement with the Firestone Tire & Rubber Co.
الصفحة 162 - While It is certain that the extensive economic activity represented by these corporations is in no sense subject to a single, centralized control, it is equally certain that the separate corporations are not completely independent of each other. The climate of opinion within which their separate policies are developed Is much the same, many of the same people participate in the formulation and review of the policies of the separate corporations, financing is carried on for the most part through...
الصفحة 3 - The significance of this figure of 200 billion dollars is hard to grasp, but some idea can be obtained by considering what 200 billion dollars would mean in terms of concrete goods. If all the idle men and machines could have been employed in making houses, the extra income would have been enough to provide a new $6,000 house for every family in the country.
الصفحة 318 - Webbs' defined a trade union as "a continuous association of wage earners for the purpose of maintaining or improving the conditions of their working lives.
الصفحة 162 - ... group appears to be incidental to the composition of the group. The remaining three of the eight major interest groups appear to stem neither from particular financial institutions nor from particular families but rather to bring together corporations whose activity centers in particular localities. For this reason they have been named for the regions in which they center, the Chicago group, the Boston group, and the Cleveland group. In each case the group includes one or more banks located in...
الصفحة 3 - ... effective use of our resources, yet at the same time preserve the underlying values in our tradition of liberty and democracy? How can we employ our unemployed, how can we use our plant and equipment to the full, how can we take advantage of the best modern technology, yet, in all this make the individual source of value and individual fulfillment in society the basic objective?
الصفحة 160 - ... corporate community. Corporate Interest Groupings When the interrelationships between the larger corporations are carefully examined, company by company, groupings of more closely related companies emerge. Sometimes several corporations are closely bound together, as in the case of the Electric Bond & Share Corporation and the three major systems in which it owns a large minority interest and which it manages on a contractual basis. Sometimes corporations have several directors in common as in...
الصفحة 168 - Third, the regulatory authorities, including the Interstate Commerce Commission, the Federal Trade Commission, the Federal Communications Commission, the Federal Power Commission, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the United States Maritime Commission and the National Labor Relations Board.

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