Kimberly Adams: The disturbing parallels between modern accounting and the business of slavery: "The common narrative is that today's modern management techniques were developed in the factories in England and the industrialized North.... According to... Caitlin Rosenthal, that narrative is wrong...

...In... "Accounting for Slavery: Masters and Management" she looks at the business side of slavery.... Slaveholders in the American South and Caribbean were using advanced management and accounting techniques long before their northern counterparts.... Depreciation.... Productivity Analysis.... Middle Managers.... Workforce Planning.... Lobbying...


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