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Ackoff, Russell L. (1919)

in The Encyclopedia of the History of American Management

January 2005; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Management and Management Techniques. 1078 words.

Russell Ackoff was born in Philadelphia on 12 February 1919. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1941

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Adler, Nancy J. (1948)

in The Encyclopedia of the History of American Management

January 2005; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Management and Management Techniques. 848 words.

Nancy Adler was born in 1948 and educated at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), where

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Alfred D. Chandler

Overview page. Subjects: Management and Management Techniques.

(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...

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Alfred Sloan

Overview page. Subjects: Marketing — Management and Management Techniques.

(1875–1966)

CEO of General Motors. A pivotal figure, not just in the history of American business but also in the development of marketing. He joined General Motors in 1916 having...

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Alvin Toffler

Overview page. Subjects: Management and Management Techniques.

(1928–)

Alvin Toffler was born in New York on 28 October 1928 and grew up in Brooklyn. He had decided to be a writer by the time he was seven ...

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Amadeo Peter Giannini

Overview page. Subjects: Management and Management Techniques.

(1870–1949)

Amadeo Peter Giannini was born in San Jose, California on 6 May 1870 and died in San Mateo, California on 3 June 1949. Giannini was the son of Italian ...

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America’s venture into the unknown

Andrew Davies.

in Projects: A Very Short Introduction

October 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Project Management. 5570 words.

‘America’s venture into the unknown’ shows how large-scale engineering endeavours were delivered, often very successfully, long before the formal tools, language, and discipline of project...

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Amitai Etzioni

Overview page. Subjects: Management and Management Techniques.

(1929–)

Amitai Etzioni was born in Cologne, Germany on 4 January 1929 to the German Jewish family of Willi and Gertrude Falk. Fleeing Hitler, the family settled in Palestine in ...

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André Benoit Mathieu Meyer

Overview page. Subjects: Management and Management Techniques.

(1898–1979)

André Benoit Mathieu Meyer was born in Paris on 3 September 1898, the son of Jules and Lucie Meyer. He died in Lausanne, Switzerland on 10 September 1979. His ...

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Andrew Grove

Overview page. Subjects: Management and Management Techniques.

(1936–)

Andrew Stephen Grove was born Andras Grof in Budapest on 2 September 1936, the son of George Grof, a businessman, and his wife Maria, a bookkeeper. He grew up ...

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