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The Puritan gift : triumph, collapse and revival of an American dream

Author: Kenneth Hopper; William Hopper
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed in the USA by Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Financial Times Top Ten Business Book of 2007! The Puritan Gift traces the origins and the characteristics of American managerial culture which, in the course of three centuries, would turn a group of small colonies into the greatest economic and political power on earth. It was the Protestant ethic whose characteristics--thrift, a respect for enquiry, individualism tempered by a need to cooperate, success as a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hopper, Kenneth.
Puritan gift.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed in the USA by Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
(OCoLC)56640370
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Hopper; William Hopper
ISBN: 9781435615991 1435615999 1850434190 9781850434191 1282751026 9781282751026
OCLC Number: 184742265
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 334 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: Kenneth Hopper and William Hopper.

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Where does the Protestant work ethic come from? And how did America achieve such dominance in management for so long? This work traces the origins and the characteristics of American managerial  Read more...

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'A challenging, well-informed and powerfully-written book...It will have a long shelf-life' Norman Stone, formerly Professor of Modern History at Oxford University and author of Europe Transformed Read more...

 
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