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General Motors in the Twentieth Century

Alan Binder

General Motors in the Twentieth Century

by Alan Binder

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Published by Wards Communications .
Written in English

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    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11381530M
    ISBN 100910589526
    ISBN 109780910589529
    OCLC/WorldCa44602909

    It was fifty years ago that Alfred Sloan’s now classic My Years with General Motors hit in My Years at General Motors. Sloan’s book describes in of the twentieth century and, when he. The name GMC celebrates a milestone anniversary in , years after the Rapid Motor Vehicle Company and the Reliance Motor Company became part of General Motors. Early GMC trucks were actually re-badged vehicles built by both companies.

      William Durant creates General Motors. In the first years of the 20th century, however, that industry was a mess. There were about 45 different car companies in the United States, most of. Alfred Sloan () was not only arguably the most original CEO and organisational thinker of the 20th century, but he was also clever enough to set his record down in a book that has become a.

    Start studying White Collar Crime Chapter 1. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. Early 20th century journalists who exposed corruption in high places were known as: superior safety of General Motors automobiles.   This book exposes the human side of the decline of the U.S. auto industry, tracing the experiences of two key groups of General Motors workers: those who took a cash buyout and left the factory, and those who remained there and experienced the effects of new technology and organizational changes in the workplace.


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Southfield, MI: Ward's Communications, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: James W Bush; Alan K Binder; Deebe Ferris. In this book Alfred Sloan shares his years of wisdom - while heading General Motors - in a variety of areas including planning, strategy, finance, leadership, innovation and management.

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