Business History: The importance of business history
Immigrant entrepreneurship: Nur Suhaili Ramli University of York, UK
The past trading done between two parties or more with benefits Understanding the past activities by human Past barter trading – recorded , history Win-win situation by parties involved in trading Past trading that give impact and future opportunities to potential investors / buyers Recorded business activities Success, failed, consistent, small enterprise, corporation, joint venture, merged, etc.
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Collins dictionary : a commercial or industrial establishment Business dictionary: an organization or economic system where goods and services are exchanged for one another or for money. Wikipedia: A business (also known as enterprise or firm) is an organization engaged in the trade of goods, services, or both to consumers For??Marketing, finance, sales, purchasing, production, accounting, etc
Yes! Absolutely! Why? Human structure Human system Benefit each other
History inquire demands an analysis of context Changing of time, different year, era Business trends gradually change Combines the understanding of different Time Places Languages Behaviors References for future research, and business activity To improve business model in the future or remain the success model
Business historians oftenwrite books with big issues Most research takes the form of case studies and always qualitative rather than quantitative Business historians works on national framework. As a result literature still place within particular countries.
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