Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Automobile Insurance: Samuel P. Black, Jr. and the Rise of Erie Insurance, 1923-1961

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Taylor & Francis, 2001 - Business & Economics - 358 pages
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This study explores the development of automobile insurance through the career of one of the industry's entrepreneurs, Samuel P. Black, Jr., and Erie Insurance, the company he helped build.
 

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Contents

Introduction EntrepreneurshipTheory and Practice
1
The Motor Age
37
Getting Ahead
59
The Romance of Claims
81
Push This Thing Along The Rise of Erie Insurance
99
The Challenge of the Depression
127
Adversity and Innovation
163
Sales World War II and Managing the Northwest Territories
197
Underwriting And Problems of Growth
231
Questions of Strategy and Rewards
265
Epilogue Samuel P Black Jr Entrepreneurship and Erie Insurance 19611997
305
Bibliography
319
Appendices
335
Index
349
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Samuel P. Black is one of the pioneers of automobile insurance companies. John Paul Rossi is in the Department of Human and Social Sciences at Penn State University.

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