Strategy and Structure
Chapters in the History of the American Industrial Enterprise
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This book shows how the seventy largest corporations in America have dealt with a single economic problem: the effective administration of an expanding business. The author summarizes the history of the expansion of the nation's largest industries during the past hundred years and then examines in depth the modern decentralized corporate structure as it was developed independently by four companies--du Pont, General Motors, Standard Oil (New Jersey), and Sears, Roebuck. This 1990 reprint includes a new introduction by the author.
MIT Press, 9780262530095, 463pp.
Publication Date: August 15, 1969
About the Author
Alfred Chandler was on the faculty of the Harvard Business School and Editor of the Harvard Studies in Business.