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Efficiency as a Basis for Operation and Wages by  Harrington Emerson - Signed First Edition - 1909 - from Dale Steffey Books (SKU: 005074)

Efficiency as a Basis for Operation and Wages

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Efficiency as a Basis for Operation and Wages

by Emerson, Harrington

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Near Fine/No Jackets
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New York: The Engineering Magazine , 1909. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on front endpage - "To Clyde M. Carr, Esq., This book outlines the theories, in which, building on a foundation already laid, our work supplements yours. I hope what I have written may interest you as much as your plant has interested me. Harrington Emerson Sept. 20, 1909 ". With Clyde M. Carr's period bookplate front pastedown. Carr was one of the key developers of the 1909 Plan of Chicago and President of Ryerson Steel, which had been a client of the Emerson Company, Emerson's quite successful consulting firm. Harrington Emerson, along with Frederick W. Taylor and Frank W. Gilbreth, was one of America's pioneers in industrial engineering and management and organizational theory. His major contributions include his concept of efficiency and installing his management methods at many industrial firms. A great Association Copy of this early and important work in the field. Near Fine, scant edgewear to cloth, and SCARCE THUS.. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jackets. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Association Copy.


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Efficiency as a Basis for Operation and Wages
Emerson, Harrington
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Used - Near Fine
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First Edition
The Engineering Magazine
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New York
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12mo - over 6�" - 7�" tall

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About Dale Steffey Books

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