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Louis B. Mayer

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945) — Management and Management Techniques.

1885–1957)

Russian-born US film executive who became one of Hollywood's most powerful film magnates.

Born in Minsk, Mayer emigrated as a child with his family to Canada,...

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Mountbatten, George Louis Victor Henry Sergius, second marquess of Milford Haven (1892–1938), naval officer and businessman

Philip Ziegler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Business and Management; British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 732 words.

Mountbatten, George Louis Victor Henry Sergius, second marquess of Milford Haven (1892–1938), naval officer and businessman, was born at Darmstadt on 6 November 1892 as Prince George of...

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nepotism

Overview page. Subjects: Human Resource Management — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Is the action of appointing and promoting family and relatives. In an organization, it means that family members are favoured over others, even though they may not be as qualified or...

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Rupert Murdoch

Overview page. Subjects: Marketing — Contemporary History (Post 1945).

(1931– )

US publisher and media entrepreneur, born in Australia; founder and head of the News International Communications empire.

Murdoch was born in Melbourne, the son...

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