1.How would you evaluate Astor in terms if his motive, his managerial ability and his ethics? What lesson does his career teach us about the relationship between virtue and success?
Astor from when he was 15 he was a very motivated and determined boy. His goal was to voyage to the new world and exceed...
1. Howdid the environment of the AmericanFur Co change in 1830s? Whatdeephistoricalforces are implicated in these changes?
Going into the 1830s, Astor basically had a monopoly in the furcompany. He destroyed competitors by underbidding for furs and debauching the Indians with alcohol.
Managerial ability: Shrewd business man who adapted to economic and technical environment.
Analytical and had good decision making skills eg waited until other companies sent expensive traders to Missouri and experienced heavy losses before he entered the market...
Howdid the environment of the AmericanFurCompanychange in the 1830’s? Whatdeephistoricalforces are implicated in these changes?
The AmericanFurCompany was founded by John Jacob Astor in 1808. The company grew to monopolize the fur trade in the United...
How would you evaluate Astor in terms if his motive, his managerial ability and his ethics? What lesson does his career teach us about the relationship between virtue and success?
Astor from the age of 15 was a very motivated and determined boy with one goal in mind ~ to voyage to the new world and...
Case Study: The AmericanFurCompany
1. How would you evaluate Astor in terms of his motive, his managerial ability, and his
ethics? What lesson does his career teach about the relationship virtue and success?
Astor, coming from a poor family, was a hard-working man. He chose to work smart...
– Case 1
Evaluate Astor in terms of his motives, managerial ability and ethics
Astor's motives are to discover something better than the dull life in the village.
Astor wanted to trade fur and also Astor wanted to own a country and be a king....
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most important industries in the history of North America was the trade of furs between Indians and Europeans. In the 1500s, Indians began to trade these furs to Europeans in the East in exchange for tools and weapons. These furs became high in demand throughout Europe encouraging further exploration...
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Caroline Phelps provides an insightful look into the changing face of America including: The changing American economy, the prominence of the AmericanFurCompany, and a shift in white and Indian relations. The years of Caroline Phelps' life are some of the most significant years of our countries existence...
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