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Chandler, Alfred D. (Alfred Dupont) 1918-2007

Overview
Works: 228 works in 1,063 publications in 4 languages and 25,707 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies  Archives  Records and correspondence  Conference papers and proceedings  Sources  Biography  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Contributor, Honoree, Illustrator
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Most widely held works by Alfred D Chandler
The visible hand : the managerial revolution in American business by Alfred D Chandler( Book )

83 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 2,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 for the first time in this pathmarking book. Alfred D. Chandler, Jr. the distinguished historian of business, sets forth the reasons for the dominance of big business in American transportation, communication and the central sectors of production and distribution
Shaping the industrial century : the remarkable story of the modern chemical and pharmaceutical industries by Alfred D Chandler( )

24 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 2,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alfred Chandler argues that only with consistent attention to research and development and an emphasis on long-term corporate strategies could firms remain successful over time. He details these processes for nearly every major chemical and pharmaceutical firm, demonstrating why some companies forged ahead while others failed."--Jacket
Strategy and structure: chapters in the history of the industrial enterprise by Alfred D Chandler( Book )

147 editions published between 1870 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Francisco, a young Mexican American boy, tries to help his grandfather find work, he discovers that even though the old man cannot speak English, he has something even more valuable to teach Francisco
Scale and scope : the dynamics of industrial capitalism by Alfred D Chandler( Book )

57 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Scale and Scope concentrates on patterns of industrial growth and competitiveness in three leading industrial nations -- the United States, Germany, and Great Britain."--Page 2 of cover
Inventing the electronic century : the epic story of the consumer electronics and computer industries by Alfred D Chandler( Book )

43 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is more, Chandler documents the surprising and little-known fact that first mover IBM dominated the computer industry from the 1950s to the 1990s and that the Japanese, first by making IBM plug-compatibles and later with their large systems and servers, became its major competitors." "Only by following the history of firms that commercialized these new technologies and knowing the details of competitive success and failure can managers truly understand their industries. Inventing the Electronic Century is timely and essential reading for every manager and student of high technology."--Jacket
The papers of Dwight David Eisenhower by Dwight D Eisenhower( Book )

31 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains primary source material
A nation transformed by information : how information has shaped the United States from Colonial times to the present( Book )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The editors assembled a group of contributors are experts in their particular fields, from management consulting to history to sociology, and worked with them to create a book that is fully integrated and cross referenced. An important new look at American history, A Nation Transformed by Information will interest anyone who wants to understand how the United States has stepped so confidently into the latest Information Age."--Jacket
Pierre S. Du Pont and the making of the modern corporation by Alfred D Chandler( Book )

10 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This meticulously researched biography of Pierre S. du Pont, head of the Du Pont Company and later General Motors, describes how the Delaware scion took a loosely run, family gunpowder factory and turned it into a giant corporation. Moreover, by astute business management he transformed a faltering General Motors into one of the world's most profitable enterprises. Chandler and Salsbury, who had access to business and personal records rarely available to historians, made the most of them. It is truly one of the finest business histories ever written
Giant enterprise: Ford, General Motors, and the automobile industry; sources and readings by Alfred D Chandler( Book )

22 editions published between 1964 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Suggested readings": p. 242
Leviathans : multinational corporations and the new global history( Book )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Leviathans' is a ground-breaking exploration of multinational corporations and differs from other books on the subject by offering the reader a totally global perspective of multinationals without portraying them simply as economic entities
Managerial hierarchies : comparative perspectives on the rise of the modern industrial enterprise by Alfred D Chandler( Book )

26 editions published between 1980 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The railroads, the Nation's first big business; sources and readings by Alfred D Chandler( Book )

11 editions published between 1965 and 1981 in English and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential Alfred Chandler : essays toward a historical theory of big business by Alfred D Chandler( Book )

28 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big business and the wealth of nations by Alfred D Chandler( Book )

38 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written in nontechnical terms, Big Business and the Wealth of Nations explains how the dynamics of big business have influenced national and international economies in the twentieth century. A path-breaking study, it provides the first systematic treatment of big business in advanced, emerging, and centrally planned economies from the late nineteenth century, when big businesses first appeared in American and West European manufacturing, to the present. These essays, written by internationally known historians and economists, help one to understand the essential role and functions of big businesses, past and present
The dynamic firm : the role of technology, strategy, organization and regions by Alfred D Chandler( Book )

37 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text brings together the work and ideas of international scholars working in the field of business strategy, under three main headings - technology, strategy and organization, and regions
Henry Varnum Poor, business editor, analyst, and reformer by Alfred D Chandler( Book )

14 editions published between 1956 and 1981 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical note: ChandlerAlfred D.: Alfred D. Chandler, Jr., was Isidor Straus Professor of Business History at Harvard Business School
The changing economic order; readings in American business and economic history by Alfred D Chandler( Book )

13 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The coming of managerial capitalism : a casebook on the history of American economic institutions by Alfred D Chandler( Book )

8 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stratégies et structures de l'entreprise by Alfred D Chandler( Book )

21 editions published between 1972 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Railroads, pioneers in modern management( Book )

6 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The visible hand : the managerial revolution in American business
Alternative Names
Alfred Chandler Amerikaans economisch historicus (1918-2007)

Alfred Chandler historien américain

Alfred Chandler storico statunitense

Alfred D. Chandler

Alfred D. Chandler, Jr. historiador estadounidense

Alfred D. Chandler, Jr. historiador estatunidenc

Alfred D. Chandler junior US-amerikanischer Wirtschaftshistoriker

Alfred D. Chandler mlajši

Alfred D. Chandler storico statunitense

Chandler, A. D. Jr

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챈들러, 알프레드 1918-2007

챈들러, 알프레드 D. 1918-2007

챈들러, 알프레드 듀폰 1918-2007

챈들러, 앨프리드 1918-2007

챈들러, 앨프리드 D., 주니어 1918-2007

챈들러, 앨프리드 듀폰 1918-2007

アルフレッド・チャンドラー

チャンドラー, A. D.

チャンドラ, A. D. , Jr.

チャンドラー, アルフレッド・D. Jr.

チャンドラー, アルフレッド・デュポン

Languages
English (656)

French (29)

Italian (11)

Japanese (4)

Covers
Shaping the industrial century : the remarkable story of the modern chemical and pharmaceutical industriesStrategy and structure: chapters in the history of the industrial enterpriseScale and scope : the dynamics of industrial capitalismInventing the electronic century : the epic story of the consumer electronics and computer industriesThe papers of Dwight David EisenhowerA nation transformed by information : how information has shaped the United States from Colonial times to the presentPierre S. Du Pont and the making of the modern corporationLeviathans : multinational corporations and the new global history