Sloan Rules: Alfred P. Sloan and the Triumph of General Motors

David Farber

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Sloan Rules: Alfred P. Sloan and the Triumph of General Motors

Sloan Rules: Alfred P. Sloan and the Triumph of General Motors By David Farber Sloan Rules Alfred P Sloan and the Triumph of General Motors Alfred P Sloan Jr became the president of General Motors in and stepped down as its CEO in During this time he led GM past the Ford Motor Company and on to international business triumph by

  • Title: Sloan Rules: Alfred P. Sloan and the Triumph of General Motors
  • Author: David Farber
  • ISBN: 9780226238050
  • Page: 325
  • Format: Paperback
  • Sloan Rules: Alfred P. Sloan and the Triumph of General Motors By David Farber Alfred P Sloan Jr became the president of General Motors in 1923 and stepped down as its CEO in 1946 During this time, he led GM past the Ford Motor Company and on to international business triumph by virtue of his brilliant managerial practices and his insights into the new consumer economy he and GM helped to produce Bill Gates has said that Sloan s 1964 management tAlfred P Sloan Jr became the president of General Motors in 1923 and stepped down as its CEO in 1946 During this time, he led GM past the Ford Motor Company and on to international business triumph by virtue of his brilliant managerial practices and his insights into the new consumer economy he and GM helped to produce Bill Gates has said that Sloan s 1964 management tome, My Years with General Motors, is probably the best book to read if you want to read only one book about business And if you want to read only one book about Sloan, that book should be historian David Farber s Sloan Rules.Here, for the first time, is a study of both the difficult man and the pathbreaking executive Sloan Rules reveals the GM genius as not only a driven manager of men, machines, money, and markets but also a passionate and not always wise participant in the great events of his day Sloan, for example, reviled Franklin Roosevelt and the New Deal he firmly believed that politicians, government bureaucrats, and union leaders knew next to nothing about the workings of the new consumer economy, and he did his best to stop them from intervening in the private enterprise system He was instrumental in transforming GM from the country s largest producer of cars into the mainstay of America s Arsenal of Democracy during World War II after the war, he bet GM s future on renewed American prosperity and helped lead the country into a period of economic abundance Through his business genius, his sometimes myopic social vision, and his vast fortune, Sloan was an architect of the corporate dominated global society we live in today.David Farber s story of America s first corporate genius is biography of the highest order, a portrait of an extraordinarily compelling and skillful man who shaped his era and ours.
    Sloan Rules: Alfred P. Sloan and the Triumph of General Motors By David Farber

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    1. Patrick on said:

      A strangely uneven book that took me nearly a month to finish Well researched and occasionally well written, but in the end I felt that either the subject of Alfred P Sloan and his management practicies at General Motors was not comprehensive enough for the ambitions of the author, or likely that the author was not skilled enough to accomplish what he seems to have set out to do with this book.I picked this up thinking that I would get a modern perspective on the management decisions and organi [...]

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