A Conversation with Alfred P. Sloan—From NBC's Wisdom Series (Enhanced DVD)
Alfred Sloan had an eye for business growth and management. He took this ability and grew the General Motors Corporation into one of the biggest corporations on Earth. Sloan viewed himself as a talented man destined for bigger and better things. He felt responsible for others so he took his position very seriously. During his time as CEO it was the peak of the depression of the 1930s and 40s. Tough decisions were made during this time and a strong leader was needed to carry them out. Much opinion regarding his tactics and approach used during this era include:
The Germany re-armament
World War II
Fascism, and more
There is a wealth of business history and American history uncovered in this DVD of Alfred P. Sloan. As a person wanting to know more about the foundation and tough challenges of early business, this DVD is a must see.
A Conversation with Alfred P. Sloan - From NBCs Wisdom Series