Friday, May 11, 2007

alfred Chandler

True he was not a finance professor, but he did study the history of finance and helped establish the importance of looking at business history.

Harvard's Alfred Chandler dead at 88:
"Alfred D. Chandler, Jr., the renowned Pulitzer Prize-winning Harvard Business School historian who founded the field of business history, died on Wednesday, May 9, at Youville Hospital in Cambridge, Mass., at the age of 88. In his long and legendary career, he chronicled and analyzed big businesses around the globe in a prolific and extraordinarily influential corpus of books and articles"

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