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Published: 02 October 2014

438 Pages | Numerous black and white plates


ISBN: 9780198717256

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A Long Time in Making

The History of Smiths

James Nye

  • Offers the inside story of an important British company over 150 years
  • Privileged access to company papers and interviews with key company managers
  • Examines a story of transition from family-owned business, through paternalistic management to modern shareholder-driven structure
  • Covers issues of growth, entrepreneurship, innovation and acquisitions

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