The Puritan Gift: Reclaiming the American Dream Amidst Global Financial Chaos

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Financial Times Top Ten Business Book of 2007! The Puritan Gift traces the origins and the characteristics of American managerial culture which, in the course of three centuries, would turn a group of small colonies into the greatest economic and political power on earth. It was the Protestant ethic whose characteristics--thrift, a respect for enquiry, individualism tempered by a need to cooperate, success as a measure of divine approval--helped to create the conditions which led to America's managerial and corporate ...

The Puritan Gift: Reclaiming the American Dream Amidst Global Financial Chaos 2009, I. B. Tauris & Company, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781845119867

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