Alfred sloan my years with general motors
ĹMy Years with General Motorsĺ, Fifty Years On
My Years with General Motors Alfred Prichard Sloan Book Review2017 ě╣┘üěžě▒┘Őě¬ ě╣ě»┘ä┘Ő ě╣┘äěž┘ů 19 cap d agde scambisti
Alfred Pritchard Sloan Jr. Sloan wrote his memoir, My Years with General Motors ,  in the s. Like Henry Ford , the other "head man" of an automotive colossus, Sloan is remembered today with a complex mixture of admiration for his accomplishments, appreciation for his philanthropy, and unease or reproach regarding his attitudes during the interwar period and World War II. Born in New Haven, Connecticut , Sloan studied electrical engineering initially at Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute , then transferred to and graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Sloan became president and owner of Hyatt Roller Bearing , a company that made roller- and ball-bearings , in when his father and another investor bought out the company from the previous owner. Oldsmobile was Hyatt's first automotive customer, with many other companies soon following suit. In , he established the philanthropic, nonprofit Alfred P.
For fans of management books, this month marks a big anniversary. When Sloan took over the firm in the early s, General Motors was a mess. Its founder, William C. Durant, had created the corporation by cobbling together more than a dozen smaller car and part manufacturers, with little obvious logic. Most were losing money. Moreover, Sloan did this by means of organizational mastery, without the major engineering breakthrough that other GM insiders believed was their only hope. The world it describes has largely vanished.
Alfred P. Sloan
My Years with General Motors
This book is as good as its reputation. Try and get the first edition, it has photographs which the recent edition with the Drucker preface does not. How did a giant corporaton and the leading Great read! My Years with General Motors. Alfred Pritchard Sloan.