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How to Increase Executive Effectiveness

Edited by Edward C. Bursk

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674594753

Publication Date: 01/01/1953

163 pages


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This book provides businessmen interested in increasing their own and others’ executive effectiveness with the best of modern experience and current thinking on the subject.

General Robert W. Johnson (Chairman of the Board, Johnson and Johnson), Ralph J. Cordiner (President, General Electric Company), Clarence B. Caldwell (Vice President, Sears, Roebuck and Company), Fritz J. Roethlisberger (Professor of Human Relations, Harvard), and William H. Lang (Assistant Treasurer, United States Steel Corporation) are among the distinguished authorities who discuss problems of training and developing men in manufacturing, marketing, control, finance, labor relations, from the standpoint of major as well as smaller companies.

Edward Bursk has organized into a coherent and invaluable whole the material presented at the 23rd National Business Conference of the Harvard Business School Association held at Harvard in June 1953. Every actual and potential executive will profit greatly by reading the seventh in this list of best-selling business books.

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