Oral or written examination
The course aims to analyse the characteristics, criteria and purposes which distinguish firms from other organizations. The aim is to provide students with the main concepts about the conditions which make companies economically independent and long-term oriented, even in ever changing economic and social contexts
Business administration; economic activity and company activity; a system approach to the business; firm requirements; management and business operations; the dynamics of values and the table of values; the postulate of economic competence; the concept of income; the concept of capital; the financing issue; the principle of long-term profitability; company ownership and top-management; company organization; assets and production conditions.
- Giovanelli L., Elementi di economia aziendale, II ed., Torino, Giappichelli, 2011, all except the Parte IV (pp. 273-305). Teaching material available on the university elearning platform.