Forms of Industrial Organization

Horizontal Integration occurs when a business expands its control over other similar or closely related businesses. For example, an oil refining business would be horizontally integrated if it owned or controlled other oil refineries.

Vertical Integration occurs when a business expands its control over other business that are part of its overall manufacturing process. For example, an oil refining business would be vertically integrated if it owned or controlled pipeline companies, railroads, barrel manufacturers, etc.


Similar terminology is also used to describe the forms of labor organization.

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Review of Industrial Organization
... Organization Date: Sun, 4 Feb 2001 20:48:07 -0500 Review of Industrial Organization http://www.kluweronline.com/issn/0889-938X/ The Review continues to publish research papers on all aspects of industrial organization, broadly defined. A main ...
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Congress of Industrial Organizations
The Committee for Industrial Organization eventually became the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO). The CIO quickly attracted thousands of workers to its ranks. One of the primary reasons for this involved several successful strikes ...
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