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Alfred Sloan

(1875—1966)

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Alfred D. Chandler

Alfred D. Chandler  

(1918–)Alfred Dupont Chandler was born in Guyencourt, Delaware on 15 September 1918, one of five children of Alfred Dupont Chandler and his wife, Caroline Johnston Ramsay. His great-grandfather was ...
business

business  

1 All forms of industrial and commercial profit-seeking activity. The business cycle refers to fluctuations in the aggregate level of economic activity, and the Business Expansion Scheme in the UK ...
Harold Geneen

Harold Geneen  

(1910–97)Harold Sydney Geneen was born in Bournemouth, England on 22 January 1910 to Samuel and Aida Geneen. He died in New York on 25 November 1997. His father, a ...
Henry Ford

Henry Ford  

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(1863–1947)US motor manufacturer. He was a pioneer of mass production and had a profound influence on the widespread use of motor vehicles. In 1909 Ford produced his famous Model T, of which 15 ...
James David Mooney

James David Mooney  

(1884–1957)James Mooney was born in Cleveland, Ohio on 18 February 1884, the son of James and Mary Mooney. He died some time in September 1957 at his home on ...
motor industry

motor industry  

Manufacturing in Britain began during the 1890s in small workshops often in association with bicycle production. Business grew rapidly so that by 1913 British firms produced annually 34,000 vehicles. ...
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motor vehicle  

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For the purposes of the Road Traffic Acts, any mechanically propelled vehicle intended or adapted for use on the roads. This includes motor cars (vehicles of not more than 3050 kilograms in unladen ...
Peter Ferdinand Drucker

Peter Ferdinand Drucker  

(1909–)Peter Drucker was born on 19 November 1909 in Vienna. His father, Adolph Drucker, was a prominent lawyer and senior civil servant. His mother, Caroline Bond, had an English ...
Pierre Du Pont

Pierre Du Pont  

(1870–1954)Pierre Samuel du Pont was born in Wilmington, Delaware on 15 January 1870, to Lammot and Mary du Pont, and died there on 5 April 1954. His father was ...
Sloan, Alfred Pritchard, Jr

Sloan, Alfred Pritchard, Jr (1875–1966)   Reference library

The Encyclopedia of the History of American Management

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2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
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3,113 words

Alfred Pritchard Sloan, Jr was born in New Haven, Connecticut on 23 May 1875, to Alfred P. and Katherine

Sloan, Alfred

Sloan, Alfred   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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2005
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Social sciences, Economics
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1,452 words
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(1875–1966), American manager, engineer, and philanthropist.

Alfred Pritchard Sloan, Jr., transformed General Motors Corporation into the dominant

Sloan, Alfred P.

Sloan, Alfred P.   Reference library

Douglas M. Reynolds

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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2004
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History, Regional and National History
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375 words
(1875–1966), businessman, philanthropist. Born in New Haven, Connecticut, and educated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Sloan entered business as president of ... More

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