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Lyndall Urwick, management pioneer : a biography

Author: E F L Brech; A W J Thomson; J F Wilson
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lyndall Urwick was the dominant figure in British management between the late 1920s and early 1960s. This thoroughly-researched biography traces how his ideas and writings exercised a huge influence on management at the time and ultimately management as we know it today.
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Named Person: Lyndall F Urwick; Lyndall F Urwick
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: E F L Brech; A W J Thomson; J F Wilson
ISBN: 9780199541966 0199541965
OCLC Number: 885170377
Notes: Title from home page (viewed Sept. 7, 2010).
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Early Life, World War I, and Glove-making ; 2. Rowntrees ; 3. The International Management Institute ; 4. Writings in the Inter-war Period ; 5. Urwick Orr and Partners ; 6. Wartime ; 7. British Management Developments from the 1940s ; 8. A Mission at Large ; 9. Later Writings ; 10. An Evaluation
Responsibility: Edward Brech, Andrew Thomson, John F. Wilson.

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The work is scholarly yet eminently readable. To anyone interested in how the history of British management is still relevant today, this excellent book is required reading. * Morgen Witzel, The Read more...

 
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