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The Puritan gift: reclaiming the American dream amidst global financial chaos

Author: Hopper, Kenneth ; Hopper, WilliamPublisher: Tauris, 2009.Language: EnglishDescription: 334 p. : Ill. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781845119867Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Book Europe Campus
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Print HG1616 .C7 H67 2009
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Includes bibliographical references and index


The Puritan Gift Reclaiming the American Dream Aidst Global Financial Chaos Contents List of Illustrations New Foreword by Russell Lincoln Ackoff Authors' Introduction to the Paperback Edition Preface Acknowledgements Prologue Part I: Origins 1 The Puritan Origins of American Managerial Culture 2 The Great Migration of the 1630s 3 'Westward the Course of Empire Takes its Way' 4 The Profound Influence of French Technology Part II: Rise 5 Colonel Roswell Lee Designs the Prototype 6 Dan McCallum Creates the Multidivisional Corporation 7 Frederick W. Taylor Reorganizes the Factory Floor 8 Pierre du Pont Invents the Modern Manufacturing Company Part Ill: Triumph 9 The Golden Age of American Management (1920-1970) 10 Three Wise Men from the West Go to Japan Part IV: Collapse - The Cult of the (So-called) Expert 11 Origins and Nature of the Cult 12 Impact of the Cult on the Great Engine Companies 13 The Business Schools as Temples of the Cult 14 Impact of the Cult on Society 15 The Years that the Locust Ate (1971-1995) 16 Dr. Deming Rides to the Rescue - and Fails (1980-1993) 17 The Third (or Sino-Japanese) Industrial Revolution Part V: Revival 18 The False Dawn (1996-2000) 19 The First Light of the True Dawn? (2001-2006) Appendix: Twenty-five Principles Underlying Good Practice from the Golden Age of Management (1920-1970) Notes Bibliography Index of Names Subject Index 279 290 319 325 331 ix xi xiii xvii xxi xxiii 1 3 15 28 37 47 49 66 74 82 91 93 108 125 127 142 165 190 220 232 244 253 255 263

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