Alfred D. Chandler, Jr.

American historian

1918   -   2007

country of citizenship: United States of America
educated at: Harvard University
occupation: economic historian, historian, economist, university teacher, writer
award received: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, Bancroft Prize, Pulitzer Prize for History

Alfred DuPont Chandler Jr. (September 15, 1918 – May 9, 2007) was a professor of business history at Harvard Business School and Johns Hopkins University, who wrote extensively about the scale and the management structures of modern corporations. His works redefined business and economic history of industrialization. He received the Pulitzer Prize for History for his work, The Visible Hand: The Managerial Revolution in American Business (1977). He has been called "the doyen of American business historians".
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