Control Through Communication: The Rise of System in American Management

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JHU Press, Mar 1, 1993 - Business & Economics - 368 pages
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The recipient of the Society of American Archivists' Waldo Gifford Leland Prize and the Association for Business Communication's Alpha Kappa Psi Award for Distinguished Publication on Business Communication, Yates discusses how modern managerial systems evolved within the American business system.
  

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Contents

Managerial Methods and the Functions
1
Communication Technology and the Growth
21
Genres of Internal Communication
65
The Illinois Central before 1887
101
The Illinois Central after 1887
133
Gradual Systematization at Scovill
159
Du Ponts First Century
201
DuPont 19021920
229
Conclusion
271
A Note on Archival Sources
329
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JoAnne Yates, Deputy Dean and Distinguished Professor of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management, is the author of Control Through Communication: The Rise of System in American Management, also available from Johns Hopkins.

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