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The evolution of_business[2]

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The evolution of_business[2]

  1. 1. The Evolution of Business<br />From the Stone Age <br />to the Space Age<br />
  2. 2. Sumerian Economy<br /> Agriculture was the first business transaction ever recorded.<br />
  3. 3. Feudalism in the Middle Ages<br />Throughout the Middle Ages feudalism endured.<br />
  4. 4. $Money, Money, Money$<br />Money increases profitabilty<br />Creates new kinds of business opportunities<br /> Loans increases owner’s future wealth<br />Capital investments<br />
  5. 5. Mercantilism<br />A modern form of mercantilism.<br />
  6. 6. The Growth of Enterprise<br />Bankers-estimate the risk with new ventures<br />Risk- plays the key role of success<br />Free Trade- makes the world go round<br />Land- the fruit of our labor<br />
  7. 7. Capitalism<br />Capitalists-own physical capital of production<br />Proletariet- worked for subsistence wages<br />Trade Union-lobbied on behalf of its members<br />Class System-rankings in social hierarchy<br />
  8. 8. The Industrial Revolution<br />The Industrial Revolution has transformed our societies into a new era of existence and continues on evolving.<br />
  9. 9. Computer Age<br />Revolutionized business data files .<br />
  10. 10. World Wide Web<br />Worldwide communication and interaction at a touch of a button.<br />
  11. 11. Space Travel Exploration & Tourism<br />Reach out and touch space.<br />
  12. 12. References<br />Reference Page Entry <br />Mesopotamia. (2008). Mesopotamia: the First civilization. Retrieved August 3, 2008, from http://socsci.gulfcoast.edu/rbaldwin/mesopotamia.htm <br />In-Text Citation <br />[Mesopotamian education always had a practical side because of the economic… ] (Mesopotamia, 2008). <br />Reference Page Entry <br />Ancientscripts.com. (1996-2007). Ancient Scripts: Sumerian. Retrieved August 3, 2008, from http://www.ancientscripts.com/sumerian.html PHOTO<br />Reference Page Entry <br />Hundred Years' War 1337-1453. (2003). Hundred Years' War 1337-1453. Retrieved August 3, 2008, from http://www.theotherside.co.uk/tm-heritage/background/100yearswar.htm PHOTO<br />Reference Page Entry <br />fasting growing investments. (2003). Fasting growing investments. Retrieved August 3, 2008, from http://www.fastestgrowinginvestments.com/image/2219868.jpeg PHOTO<br />Reference Page Entry <br />Gale cengage learning. (2008). Gale cengage learning. Retrieved August 3, 2008, from galegroup.com PHOTO<br />Reference Page Entry<br />http://www.amherst.edu/~cmottau08<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_World_Wide_Web<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/nickderington/2256776593/<br />Reference Page Entry<br />Space travel and exploration (2007). Retrieved August 3, 2008, from<br />http://www.space-travel.com/Space_Travel.html<br />In-Text Citation<br />Section 9<br />Reference Page Entry<br />The Evolution of Business. Retrieved August 3, 2008, from Introduction to Business Chapter 2<br />In-Text Citation<br />Chapter 2<br />

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