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From Monopoly to Competition: The Transformations of ALCOA, 1888 1986


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November 2003

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A history of the aluminium giant Alcoa, which became one of America's most successful monopolies.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

List of charts; List of tables; List of photographs; Editor's preface; Author's preface; Note on the corporate name; 1. Invention and entrepreneurship: the electrolytic process and the establishment of The Pittsburgh Reduction Company; 2. Alcoa in context: the rise of the complex corporation; 3. Building a big business: markets, strategy, and structure through the First World War; 4. Alcoa comes of age: organization, innovation, and labor from the Roaring 20s through the Great Depression; 5. Undoing the monopoly: the Second World War and Learned Hand; 6. Alcoa's 'splendid retreat': the rise of the aluminium oligopoly, 1947-1957; 7. Magee, Close, and Harper: covering the world in aluminium, 1958-1970; 8. Responses to a changing world; Appendices; Notes; Index.

Pressestimmen

'... Smith has written a fascinating and thorough history of a major US company ...' Ambix
EAN: 9780521352611
ISBN: 0521352614
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2003
Seitenanzahl: 592 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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