Business at a Crossroads: The Crisis of Corporate Leadership by Tom Lloyd
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The Massachusetts legislature launched an investigation and the Western appointed an internal committee of inquiry. ”10 According to Chandler, the reformed Western Railroad was the ﬁrst example of the “multi-unit business enterprise” (MuBE); the modern company. But suppose there had been no accident. It would probably not have occurred, if the telegraph had been introduced a few years earlier than it was. What then? Was the emergence of the MuBE inevitable, or might the evolution of business organization have taken quite a different path, had the Western scheduler been more alert, or been warned of the danger by the ring of a telegraph?
Robert (later Lord) Clive, victor of Plassey, had amassed a personal fortune by his 35th birthday probably unmatched by an individual until our own time. His share of reparations for the Black Hole of Calcutta massacre extracted after the battle of Plassey, was some £90 million in today’s money and that wasn’t the half of his wealth. The “nabobs” exempliﬁed a weakness of these early companies which survives until this day – too much of the value they created ended up in the pockets of the ofﬁcers.
Such criticism has haunted the company ever since. It was used in the 16th century as an argument for state control of industry and commerce and, with the market’s “invisible hand” substituting for “God’s commandment,” by Adam Smith and others as an argument for free competition. Trade declined after the Roman Empire fell, but resumed its growth in the Middle Ages. It was further stimulated by the appearance of much larger ocean-going ships in the 15th and 16th centuries. New sea 36 BUSINESS AT A A CROSSROADS routes between Europe and the East reduced the prices of Asian imports and merchantmen gradually replaced caravans.