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Alfred duPont Chandler

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subjects Alfred duPont Chandler writes about Business History & Biography, International Business, Business Leaders
Alfred duPont Chandler's profile Alfred duPont Chandler was born in Delaware in 1918, gaining a AB from Harvard in 1940 before spending five years in the US Navy, an AM in 1947 and a doctorate in 1952.

He was a research associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology during 1950 and 51, becoming an MIT professor in 1960. He was professor of history at Johns Hopkins University during 1963-71 and Director of the Center for Study of Recent American History, 1964 to 71.

Chandler became Straus Professor of Business History at Harvard Business School in 1971 (Emeritus from 1989). He was a visiting fellow at All Souls College, Oxford in 1975.

Official appointments included service as consultant to the US Naval War College in 1954 and chairing the Advisory History Committee of the US Atomic Energy Commission 1969 to 77. He was a member of the editorial team for the 11 volume Papers of Dwight David Eisenhower and four volume Letters of Theodore Roosevelt. Chandler was a Guggenheim Fellow for 1958-59.

  • FORTUNE 500? He Practically Invented It @ Fortune (04/17/2006)
    Geoffrey Colvin spoke with him recently about the future of the FORTUNE 500, important trends that haven't changed since the 1880s, and why he doesn't foresee China dominating the global economy
  • Alfred Chandler @ GurusOnline @ GurusOnline.tv (12/01/2003)
    Articles and interviews


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Leviathans : Multinational Corporations and the New Global History
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Representing a path-breaking effort to look at multinational corporations in the round, this book emphasizes their scope, history and development, cultural and social implications, and governance...

Ranking at Amazon 499329
 Cambridge University Press
 January 2005 - Paperback
 International Business
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Inventing the Electronic Century: The Epic Story of the Consumer Electronics and Computer Science Industries
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No industries had greater impact on everyday life and work in the second half of the twentieth century than consumer electronics and computers. Yet the epic story of the founding of the Information...

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 Free Press
 October 2001 - Hardcover
 Information Technology & Telecom Industries
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Pierre S. Du Pont and the Making of the Modern Corporation
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It is truly one of the finest business histories ever written by an author who won both the Pulitzer and Bancroft Prizes for History.

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 Beard Group
 December 2000 - Paperback
 Business Leaders
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A Nation Transformed by Information: How Information Has Shaped the United States from Colonial Times to the Present
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This book makes the startling case that North Americans were getting on the "information highway" as early as the 1700's, and have been using it as a critical building block of their social, economic,

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 Oxford University Press
 August 2000 - Hardcover
 Information management
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Big Business and the Wealth of Nations
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Written in nontechnical terms, this book explains how the dynamics of big business have influenced national and international economies. A path-breaking study, it provides the first systematic...

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 Cambridge University Press
 July 1997 - Hardcover
 Business History & Biography
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The Power of Boldness: Ten Master Builders of American Industry Tell Their Success Stories
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"Whatever you dream, begin it, for boldness has genius, power and magic in it." -Goethe What qualities brought America to its dominance of world industry? How will American technology fare in the new...

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 National Academy Press
 November 1996 - Hardcover
 Business Leaders
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Management: Past and Present: A Casebook on the History of American Business
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With each critical turning point in the evolution of business, fundamentally new relationships between owners, workers and the government developed to meet the needs of the marketplace. Discuss these...

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 Howard W Sams & Co
 August 1995 - Hardcover
 Business History & Biography
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Scale and Scope: The Dynamics of Industrial Capitalism
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Scale and Scope is Alfred Chandler's first major work since his Pulitzer prize-winning The Visible Hand. Representing ten years of research into the history of the managerial business...

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 Belknap Pr
 March 1994 - Paperback
 Business History & Biography
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The Visible Hand: The Managerial Revolution in American Business
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The role of large-scale business enterprise―big business and its managers―during the formative years of modern capitalism (from the 1850s until the 1920s) is delineated in this pathmarking book....

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 Belknap Pr
 January 1993 - Paperback
 Business History & Biography
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Scale and Scope: The Dynamics of Industrial Capitalism
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"Scale and Scope" is Alfred Chandler's first major work since his Pulitzer prize-winning "The Visible Hand." Representing ten years of research into the history of the managerial business system, this

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 Belknap Pr
 April 1990 - Hardcover
 General Management
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