Growth Company: Dow Chemical's First Century


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"Growth Company" is the story of a century of industrial drama told by an insider who has been associated with the firm and its top managers since 1953. Written in celebration of the firm's 100th anniversary, it traces the rise of an archetypical growth company from its unlikely beginnings in a dying lumber town in the backwoods of central Michigan. Later a Wall Street favorite, it made many of its early investors wealthy; it has not missed or decreased a dividend since 1911.Based on research in the Dow corporate archives, ...

Growth Company: Dow Chemical's First Century 1997, Michigan State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780870134265