Chrysler, Ford, Durant and Sloan

Founding Giants of the American Automotive Industry by H. Eugene Weiss

Publisher: McFarland & Company

Written in English
Cover of: Chrysler, Ford, Durant and Sloan | H. Eugene Weiss
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Subjects:

  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Entrepreneurship,
  • History of engineering & technology,
  • Motor cars: general interest,
  • Industrialists,
  • Automobile Industries (Economic Aspects),
  • Domestic Automobiles - History,
  • United States,
  • Automotive,
  • History,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Automotive - History,
  • United States - General,
  • Automobiles,
  • Industries - General,
  • Business,
  • Automobile industry and trade,
  • Biography
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8138862M
ISBN 100786416114
ISBN 109780786416110

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The American automobile industry has been called the favorite child of capitalism. Four decades of exceptional earnings allowed Henry Ford, Walter Chrysler, William Durant and Alfred P. Sloan (both of General Motors), and their companies to make developments in production, design and marketing that have set the standard for consumer products and industrial by: 1.

The American automobile industry has been called the favorite child of capitalism. Four decades of exceptional earnings allowed Henry Ford, Walter Chrysler, William Durant and Alfred P.

Sloan (both of General Motors), and their companies to make developments in production, design and marketing that have set the standard for consumer products and industrial firms. Chrysler, Ford, Durant and Sloan book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

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Get this from a library. Chrysler, Ford, Durant, and Sloan: founding giants of the American automotive Chrysler. [H Eugene Weiss] -- This history details the careers and visions of the four men - their business methods and individual interests, the ideas they pioneered, and their belief in the potential of the automobile market.

Alfred Pritchard Sloan Jr. (/ s l oʊ n /; –Febru ) was an American business executive in the automotive was a long-time president, chairman and CEO of General Motors Corporation. Sloan, first as a senior executive and later as the head of the organization, helped GM grow from the s through the s, decades when concepts Born: Alfred Pritchard Sloan Jr.

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Introduced inthe L series would continue to be produced after the bankruptcy of Lincoln in and its purchase by Ford Motor ly: United State: Detroit, Michigan. InAlfred Sloan wrote a long report about the best way to organize General Motors. He showed the report, titled "Organization Study," to GM.

Frederick Morrell Zeder (Ma – Febru ) was an American automotive industry engineer and a member of the Automotive Hall of Fame. Chrysler, Ford, Durant, and Sloan: Founding Giants of the American Automotive Industry (illustrated ed.), McFarland, Alma mater: University of Michigan.

As a teen, Chrysler followed his dad into the rail industry, starting as a mechanic, wrote Eugene Weiss in "Chrysler, Ford, Durant and Sloan: Founding Giants. Automotive Giants of America: Men Who are Making Our Motor Industry by Forbes, B.

& Foster, O. and a great selection of related books, art. Chrysler: The Life and Times of an Automotive Genius / Edition 1 available in Paperback. Add to Wishlist remembered on the same short list of auto titans as Henry Ford, Alfred Sloan, and William Durant."— because I was reading a book on CHRYSLER, for crying out loud.

Get to the point!Upon finishing the page volume, my primary 4/5(2). Another useful book is: Chrysler, Ford, Durant and Sloan (Founding Giants of the American Automotive Industry) written by Eugene Weiss. Although some of the info in the Weiss book is heavily (GM) biased and somewhat blind sided (many inaccuracies), other information, especially that regarding Chrysler and Durant is useful.

"[Chrysler] offers the first-in-depth biography of a man rarely remembered on the same short list of auto titans as Henry Ford, Alfred Sloan and William Durant."--USA Today "This is probably the most thorough biography of Walter /5(32). Weiss, H. Eugene.

Chrysler, Ford, Durant and Sloan: Founding Giants of the American Automotive Industry. North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., After the GM and Chrysler bailouts inthe U.S. Treasury Secretary declared the rescue of Chrysler and GM a job-saving triumph for both Detroit and the rest of the country.

Rapid sales growth and. By that year General Motors, replacing Ford, had become Mr. Sloan's largest customer, and there was some hint that it might make its own bearings.

Instead, General Motors, which had been stitched together from several independent auto concerns by the mercurial William Crapo Durant, bought Hyatt for $million. Four decades of exceptional earnings allowed Henry Ford, Walter Chrysler, William Durant and Alfred P. Sloan (both of General Motors), and their companies to make developments in production, design and marketing that have set the standard for.

I m looking for a history of General Motors or Chrysler; or a Biography of Alfred Sloan, Billy Durant, the Dodge Brothers, or Walter P. Chrysler. As things fall apart, and since I ve moved into the heart of it all, I find myself frequently having to explain auto industry history to friends and family.

My years with General Motors. Alfred Pritchard Sloan Chevrolet Motor Company Chrysler co-ordination common stock competitive concept cooled car copper-cooled cars corporation's cost Dayton dealers decentralization Detroit diesel dividends division managers divisional Donaldson Brown Durant's economic engine enterprise eral Motors Executive.

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Reading the book transport the reader to be part of the time the automobile started. The only thing I didn't like about the Pages: Durant’s disorganized management style drove others crazy, including the great Walter Chrysler, who worked for him.

By the end of their lives, Sloan and Durant had respect for each other. To this day, in my opinion, there is not a decent bio of Sloan — it is hard to find good material on him.

The story of GM (Alfred Sloan) and Henry Ford is fascinating and can be summed up simply: Ford was an engineer, and Sloan was a businessman. Sloan’s credo of “a car for every purse and purpose” and the annual model change was a far better long-range strategy than Henry Ford’s stubborn insistence that the Model T was all the automobile Author: Jason Shafer.

1. Great Leaders – Alfred Sloan 2. Alfred Sloan is widely regarded as the ultimate professional Manager. He was CEO of general Motors years ago. Sloan was the undisputed titan of industry, he displaced henry Ford, he invented the modern marketing system and created the concept of corporate management.

The impact of Durant and Sloan on their contemporaries and their industry is matched only by the powerful legacy of their improbable and incredible partnership.

Characters, events, and context -- all are brought skillfully and passionately to life in this. The Dodge Brothers automobile carried on their names even after their untimely deaths inwith the company then remaining in the hands of their widows until its sale in to New York bankers and subsequent purchase in by Walter Chrysler.

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