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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.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of one of the most under-rated economists of the 20th century, whose own remarkable and eventful life paralleled key events of the twentieth century. Edith Penrose's work is now the cornerstone of current work in business strategy and entrepreneurship.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)986614151
Named Person: Edith Tilton Penrose; Edith Tilton Penrose
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Penrose
ISBN: 9780191815720 0191815721 9780191068690 0191068691
OCLC Number: 988170570
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction1: California2: 'What is there for me to do?'3: The ILO: An Introduction to Internationalism4: Invitation to Grosvenor Square5: Eisenhower Platz6: Back to the USA7: The Lattimore Case8: Australia9: Iraq10: The Theory of The Growth of the Firm11: The School of Oriental and African Studies12: Oil: An Industry in Trouble13: Fontainebleau 1977 - 198414: An Academic Indian Summer
Other Titles: Life of Edith Penrose
Responsibility: Angela Penrose.

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