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Contrived Competition

Regulation and Deregulation in America

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674436794

Publication Date: 01/01/1994

439 pages

illustrations

Belknap Press

World

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This book explains how four major firms—American Airlines, El Paso Natural Gas, AT&T, and Bank America—and their respective managements were challenged by the deregulation of markets starting in the late 1970s. The four stories illustrate the dynamic process of market restructuring and organizational adjustment, as well as the ways in which managers and regulators painfully learned to operate effectively as their economic and political environments shifted around them.

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