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No ordinary woman : the life of Edith Penrose

Author: Angela Penrose
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Oxford University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First EditionView all editions and formats
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A biography of one of the most under-rated economists of the 20th century, whose remarkable and eventful life paralleled key events of her time. Edith Penrose's work is now the cornerstone of current thought on business strategy and entrepreneurship.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Penrose, Angela.
No ordinary woman.
Oxford, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Oxford University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2017942415
(OCoLC)986614151
Named Person: Edith Tilton Penrose; Edith Tilton Penrose
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Penrose
ISBN: 9780191815720 0191815721 9780191068690 0191068691
OCLC Number: 1015916816
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 320 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates ): illustrations (some color).
Contents: Introduction --
1. California --
2. 'What is there for me to do?' --
3. The ILO: an introduction to internationalism --
4. Invitation to Grosvenor Square --
5. Eisenhower Platz --
6. Back to the USA --
7. The Lattimore case --
8. Australia --
9. Iraq --
10. The Theory of the Growth of the Firm --
11. The School of Oriental and African Studies --
12. Oil: an industry in trouble --
13. Fontainebleau 1977-84 --
14. An academic Indian summer --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: Life of Edith Penrose
Responsibility: Angela Penrose.

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