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A Ghost"s Memoir The Making of Alfred P. Sloan"s My Years with General Motors by John McDonald

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Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Business & Management,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Road vehicle manufacturing industry,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Business/Economics,
  • USA,
  • Business,
  • Corporate & Business History - General,
  • Business & Economics / Corporate History

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsDan Seligman (Foreword)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9709242M
ISBN 100262632853
ISBN 109780262632850

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