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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

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

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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Andrew Thomas Kearney

Overview page. Subjects: Management and Management Techniques.

(1892–1962)

Andrew Thomas Kearney was born in Brockway, Pennsylvania on 5 July 1892, the son of James and Margaret Kearney. He died in Chicago on 11 January 1962. He married ...

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Annie Turnbo Malone

Overview page. Subjects: Management and Management Techniques — United States History.

(b. 9 August 1869; d. 10 May 1957), black beauty businesswoman.

The dawn of the twentieth century witnessed the materialization of the black beauty culture industry and the...

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Ansoff, H. Igor (1918)

in The Encyclopedia of the History of American Management

January 2005; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Management and Management Techniques. 2710 words.

H. Igor Ansoff was born in Vladivostock, Russia on 12 December 1918 and immigrated to the United States with his

Arch Wilkinson Shaw

Overview page. Subjects: Management and Management Techniques.

(1876–1962)

Arch Wilkinson Shaw was born in Jackson, Michigan on 4 August 1876, the son of James and Estelle Shaw. He died in Chicago on 9 March 1962. He married ...

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Arden, Elizabeth (1878–1966)

Edited by Morgen Witzel.

in The Encyclopedia of the History of American Management

January 2005; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Management and Management Techniques. 391 words.

Elizabeth Arden was born Florence Nightingale Graham in Woodbridge, Ontario on 31 December 1878, the daughter of William and

Are leaders born or bred?

in Leadership

July 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Leadership and Motivation. 5095 words.

Nature or nuture? ‘Are leaders born or bred?’ considers four types of leadership — individual and natural leadership; a nurtured individualist approach seen in Athens; the Spartans'...

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Argyris, Chris (1923)

in The Encyclopedia of the History of American Management

January 2005; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Management and Management Techniques. 1648 words.

Chris Argyris was born in Newark, New Jersey on 16 July 1923, the son of Stephan and Sophia Argyris

Armand Hammer

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

(1898–1990)

Armand Hammer was born in New York City on 21 May 1898, the son of Julius Hammer, a Russian immigrant, and his wife Rose. He died in Los Angeles ...

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Arrow, Kenneth Joseph (1921)

in The Encyclopedia of the History of American Management

January 2005; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Management and Management Techniques. 1014 words.

Kenneth Joseph Arrow was born in New York City on 23 August 1921. He was educated at the City

Arthur Dehon Little

Overview page. Subjects: Management and Management Techniques.

(1863–1935)

Arthur Dehon Little was born in Boston on 15 December 1863, the son of an army officer, and died in Northeast Harbor, Maine on 1 August 1935. He displayed ...

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