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A. P. Sloan Jr. and leadership
A. P. Sloan Jr. and leadership

Author(s): Sorin George Toma, Andreea Săseanu, Paul Marinescu
Subject(s): Business Economy / Management, Organizational Psychology, Accounting - Business Administration
Published by: Editura Universităţii din Bucureşti
Keywords: A. P. Sloan Jr.; leadership; General Motors Corporation; organization;

Summary/Abstract: Organizing the manufacturing processes constituted probably the most difficult challenge in the American automotive industrial in the 1920's. A. P. Sloan Jr. was one of the greatest captains of industry and shaped General Motors Corporation into the largest automotive manufacturer of the world. His creative approach on how to mix a degree of decentralized responsibility with centralized control remains a useful example for even, corporate leader. The aim of our paper is to emphasize the contribution of Sloan Jr. to the development of leadership. The methodological approach is literature review.

  • Issue Year: 2014
  • Issue No: 19
  • Page Range: 121-126
  • Page Count: 6
  • Language: English