A Culture of Credit: Embedding Trust and Transparency in American Business

Olegario, Rowena (2006) A Culture of Credit: Embedding Trust and Transparency in American Business. Harvard University Press, London. ISBN 978-0674023406

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Abstract

In the growing and dynamic economy of 19th century America, businesses sold vast quantities of goods to one another, mostly on credit. This book explains how business people solved the problem of whom to trust - how they determined who was deserving of credit, and for how much.

Item Type: Book
Keywords: Commercial credit; Mercantile system; Corporate image
Subject(s): Corporate reputation
Centre: Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2012 21:06
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2015 14:07
URI: http://eureka.sbs.ox.ac.uk/id/eprint/2659

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