Alfred Dupont Chandler (1918-2007): thoughts on strategy
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This working paper was refereed and the final version is published as 'Alfred Dupont Chandler (1918-2007): Business Historian and Strategist' in Strategy and Leadership 35(6) 2007.
The noted business historian, Alfred Dupont Chandler, Jr., the author of hundreds of journal articles and numerous books, died in May. As a Harvard professor in the 1970s, he revitalized business history, as a career choice for historians, as a serious branch of history and as a source of research that contributed to the fast-moving field of strategic management. This working paper discusses his contribution to strategy and provides a list of his monographs with comments on translations and reprintings.
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