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The bigness complex

industry, labor, and government in the American economy

by Walter Adams

  • 171 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Big business -- United States.,
  • Industrial concentration -- United States.,
  • Industries, Size of -- United States.,
  • Efficiency, Industrial -- United States.,
  • Competition -- United States.,
  • Trade regulation -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWalter Adams and James Brock.
    ContributionsBrock, James.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD2785
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21361245M
    ISBN 100394547217

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The Bigness Complex confronts head-on the myth that organizational giantism leads to economic efficiency and well-being in the modern age. On the contrary, it demonstrates how bigness undermines our economic productivity and progress, endangers our democratic freedoms, and exacerbates our economic problems and challenges.4/5(11).

The Bigness Complex confronts head-on the myth that organizational giantism leads to economic efficiency and well-being in the modern age. On the contrary, it demonstrates how bigness undermines our economic productivity and progress, endangers our democratic freedoms, and exacerbates our economic problems and challenges.

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The Bigness Complex is a book about the power of large corporations, but not power in the traditional economic sense - that is, the power to set price. Rather, the authors' concern with power is "the broad discretion to determine how society's resources shall be used, the rules by which the economic game shall be played, and.

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Lori Ostlund’s first collection of stories, The Bigness of the World, received the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, the California Book Award for First Fiction, and the Edmund White Debut Fiction was shortlisted for the William Saroyan International Prize for Writing, was a Lambda finalist, and was named a Notable Book by The Short Story ed on: Febru   Read Book The Bigness Complex: Industry Labor and Government in the American Economy Second.

The Bigness Complex New York: Pantheon Books, Pp. $ This book is published by one of the best houses in the United States-Pantheon-where critical inquiry remains a tradition.

It is also very well-written, entertaining, interesting, and enlightening. It is chock-full of fine quotations, one of which by John Adams simply must be. Lori Ostlund’s first collection of stories, The Bigness of the World, received the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, the California Book Award for First Fiction, and the Edmund White Debut Fiction was shortlisted for the William Saroyan International Prize for Writing, was a Lambda finalist, and was named a Notable Book by The Short Story Prize.5/5(1).

A damning indictment of corporate giantism, which names organized labor and bureaucratic government as co-conspirators.

Adams (economics/Michigan State) and Brock (economics/Miami Univ., Ohio) discredit the notion that there is a significant correlation between size and economic efficiency—or creativity. Indeed, the authors attribute much of the decline in US industrial might to the tendency. Get this from a library.

The bigness complex: industry, labor, and government in the American economy. [Walter Adams; James W Brock] -- "The Bigness Complex confronts head-on the myth that organizational giantism leads to economic efficiency and well-being in the modern age.

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As Tim Wu argues in “The Curse of Bigness: Antitrust in the New Gilded Age,” global economic concentration is now at levels unseen in more than. In “The Curse of Bigness: Antitrust in the New Gilded Age,” Tim Wu argues for busting up big businesses into smaller parts, and shows how it was once a veritable American tradition.

The Curse of Bigness was not a big book, because the arguments were pretty obvious. The great robber baron trusts — in oil, rubber, steel, tobacco, sugar, and railroads (and let’s not forget the Writing Paper Trust, the Woolen Trust, the Upper Leather Trust, the Paper Bag Trust) — had rigged bids, defrauded patentees, crushed labor.

The history of monopoly in the US began as an "economics eugenics movement” targeting those seen as unfit to deserve industrial life, Tim Wu writes in The Curse of Bigness: Antitrust in the New Gilded ’s book, a history of monopoly power and public policy in America from the late s onward, is particularly useful to revisit in this current age of tech firms, big pharma, and /5().

The Bigness Complex is a book by economics professors about how business giants are not more efficient but in fact undermine national economic productivity.

The authors also claim this "endangers our democratic freedoms, and exacerbates our economic problems and challenges." Kirkpatrick Sale's Human Scale makes similar arguments. With either book, why aren't the arguments .Jimmy Quinn is an editorial intern at National Tim Wu’s new book The Curse of Bigness is That Story about Immigrants Being Discharged from the Military Is Much More Complex than the AP.Way Beyond Bigness is a design-research project that studies the Mekong, Mississippi and Rhine river basins, with particular focus on multi-scaled, water-based infrastructural transformation.

The book proposes a simple, adaptive framework that utilizes a three-part, integrative design-research methodology, structured as: Appreciate + Analyze, Speculate + Synthesize, and Collaborate + Catalyze.