By Richard K. Fleischman, Lee D. Parker
This quantity, initially released in 1997, reviews the findings of intensive archival and contextual study into the surviving accounting and company documents of a few two hundred British commercial Revolution companies. This research provides an outline of rate accounting and value administration practices, when investigating those tools within the 3 dominant industries of the interval – iron, textiles, and mining. additionally, it offers organisational case stories – the Carron corporation and Boulton & Watt. ultimately, it explores matters principal to business Revolution costing – the connection among technological switch and price administration, and the paradigmatic ways that experience predominated in costing historiography.
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