Inventing the Electronic Century by Alfred Dupont Chandler
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Inventing the Electronic Century
By Alfred Dupont Chandler

Inventing the Electronic Century

The Epic Story of the Consumer Electronics and Computer Industries

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Inventing the Electronic Century by Alfred Dupont Chandler

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Consumer electronics and computers redefined life and work in the twentieth century. In Inventing the Electronic Century, Pulitzer Prize-winning business historian Alfred D. Chandler, Jr. traces their origins and worldwide development. From electronics prime mover RCA in the 1920s to Sony and Matsushita's dramatic rise in the 1970s; from IBM's dominance in computer technology in the 1950s to Microsoft's stunning example of the creation of competitive advantage, this masterful analysis is essential reading for every manager and student of technology.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674018051
ISBN-10: 0674018052
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x 26mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 6-May-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Alfred Dupont Chandler

Alfred D. Chandler, Jr., was Isidor Straus Professor of Business History at Harvard Business School.

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