Strictly Business: Walter Carpenter at Du Pont and General Motors

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From 1919 to 1962, Walter Carpenter exemplified the establishment professional--the manager who produced nothing himself but who oversaw everything in the company and much in the community. A successful chief executive officer at the Du Pont Corporation and an important director at General Motors, Carpenter personified the power and status many American executives dreamed of winning. Yet, despite his status as an archetype of the "organization man" described by sociologists and praised by business leaders, he frequently ...

Strictly Business: Walter Carpenter at Du Pont and General Motors 1995, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801849411

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