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From war to wealth : fifty years of innovation

Author: Scott Sullivan; Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
Publisher: Paris : OECD Publishing, ©1997, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This lavishly illustrated book tells the story of the development of the OECD from the founding of its predecessor organisation, the OEEC after World War II, to the transformation into the OECD in 1960, and its evolution since that time. Covering the stewardship of 6 Secretaries-General over a period of 50 years, the book describes what OECD does and how it does it. An interesting chapter on a Day in the Life of a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Sullivan; Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
ISBN: 9789264113299 9264113290 9789264155039 9264155031
OCLC Number: 795462399
Language Note: English.
Notes: Third repint 2011.
Description: 1 online resource (120 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Chapter I. Fifty Years and Going Strong --
Chapter II. Mister Marshall Changes the World --
Chapter III. Crisis Management or History Won't Sit Still --
Chapter IV. Coming of Age: The van Lennep and Paye Eras --
Chapter V.A Day in the Life of a Chateau --
Chapter VI. Innovation as a Way of Life --
Chapter VII. On to the Third Millennium.
Responsibility: Scott Sullivan.

Abstract:

This lavishly illustrated book tells the story of the development of the OECD from the founding of its predecessor organisation, the OEEC after World War II, to the transformation into the OECD in 1960, and its evolution since that time. Covering the stewardship of 6 Secretaries-General over a period of 50 years, the book describes what OECD does and how it does it. An interesting chapter on a Day in the Life of a Chateau, tracks a typical day for a variety of OECD staffers, illustrating the breadth and variety of what people do at the OECD.

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