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Management Innovators : The People and Ideas That Have Shaped Modern Business

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The survey of the field of management begins with Eli Whitney, inventor of the cotton gin, who failed to create a successful business based on it, and ends with Peter Drucker, who is probably the most respected management thinker in America today, but who has never run a business. Each chapter of the book is devoted to a specific figure and describes not only that person's contribution to the field, but explores the wider social context in which the person lived and worked. Figures explored include: Thomas Edison, Andrew Carnegie, Henry Ford, Richard W. Sears, Alexander Graham Bell, J. Pierpont Morgan, Frederick W. Taylor, Alfred P. Sloan, and W. Edwards Deming.show more

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  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 162.1 x 241.3 x 23.1mm | 577.27g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 0195117050
  • 9780195117059

About Daniel A. Wren

Daniel A. Wren is David Ross Boyd Professor of Management at the University of Oklahoma and the Curator of the Harry W. Bass Business History Collection. He lives in Norman, Oklahoma. Ronald G. Greenwood, now deceased, was a widely published author on management and business history.show more

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