Alfred P. Sloan : critical evaluations in business and management / edited by John C. Wood and Michael C. Wood Wood, John Cunningham

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Wood, John Cunningham
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Sloan, Alfred P. (Alfred Pritchard), 1875-1966.; General Motors Corporation; Industrial management.
Contents
  • Machine derived contents note: PART 4
  • Management of GM- assessment (Continued) 1
  • 18 In recognition of the corporate executive as
  • management pioneer: the contributions of
  • H. M. Barksdale to systematic management
  • in Du Pont and General Motors 3
  • ERNEST DALE AND CHARLES MELOY
  • 19 Management accounting in an early multidivisional
  • organization General Motors in the 1920s 14
  • H. THOMAS JOHNSON
  • 20 The modern corporation: origins, evolution, attributes 41
  • OLIVER E. WILLIAMSON
  • 21 Introduction: "steermanship" in action 83
  • A. J. KUHN
  • 22 Contrasting the General Motors-Ford Motor policies
  • via the system-design-for-performance-control model 94
  • 23 The inward thrust of institutional advertising: General Electric
  • and General Motors in the 1920s 110
  • ROLAND MARCHAND
  • 24 How to succeed in business: lessons from the struggle
  • between Ford and General Motors during the 1920s and 1930s 120
  • ANTHONY PATRICK O'BRIEN
  • 25 Alfred Sloan spoken here 130
  • JERRY FLINT
  • 26 Strategy and irreversibility in supplier relations:
  • the case of the U.S. automobile industry 133
  • SUSAN HELPER
  • 27 Production and inventory control at the General Motors
  • Corporation during the 1920's and 1930's 168
  • ANIL K. KASHYAP AND DAVID W. WILCOX
  • 28 The theory of the business 192
  • PETER F. DRUCKER
  • 29 What General Motors can teach U.S. schools about the
  • proper role of markets in education reform 203
  • RICHARD J. MURNANE AND FRANK LEVY
  • 30 Information and competitive advantage: the rise of
  • General Motors 215
  • SETH W. NORTON
  • 31 The importance of adjusting production to sales in the
  • early automobile industry 231
  • 32 Management's new paradigms 258
  • 33 High wage economy, Sloanism and Fordism: the American
  • experience during the golden age 283
  • CARLOS A. MEDEIROS
  • PART 5
  • Employee relations 307
  • 34 The sit-down strike in the thirties 309
  • GEORGE D. BLACKWOOD
  • 35 Rebirth of the United Automobile Workers: the General
  • Motors tool and diemakers' strike of 1939 318
  • JOHN BARNARD
  • 36 Employee relations at General Motors:
  • the "My Job Contest," 1947 338
  • ALAN RAUCHER
  • 37 Engines of struggle: technology, skill, and unionization
  • at General Motors, 1930-1940 348
  • DOUGLAS REYNOLDS
  • PART 6
  • GM today 367
  • 38 Smith battles Sloan's legacy 369
  • CHARLES CHILD
  • 39 General Motors corporation, its constituencies and
  • the public interest 371
  • ELMER W. JOHNSON
  • PART 7
  • GM and public transport 377
  • 40 GM and the Nazis 379
  • BRADFORD SNELL
  • 41 General Motors, Nazis, and the demise of urban rail transit 384
  • TIMOTHY P. O'HANLON
  • 42 General Motors and the demise of streetcars 414
  • CLIFF SLATER
  • 43 General Motors and mass transit again 439
  • BRIAN CUDAHY.
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