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Boss lady : how three women entrepreneurs built successful big businesses in the mid-twentieth century / Edith Sparks.

Author/Creator:
Sparks, Edith, author.
Publication:
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2017]
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 309 pages ; 25 cm.
Series:
Luther H. Hodges, Jr. and Luther H. Hodges, Sr. series on business, entrepreneurship, and public policy.
The Luther H. Hodges Jr. and Luther H. Hodges Sr. series on business, entrepreneurship, and public policy
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Subjects:
Lewis, Tillie, 1896-1977.
Beech, Olive Ann, 1903-1993.
Rudkin, Margaret.
Women-owned business enterprises -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Women executives -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Biography.
Businesswomen -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Biography.
Summary:
" ... The careers of three pioneering businesswomen--Tillie Lewis (founder of Flotill Products), Olive Ann Beech (cofounder of Beech Aircraft), and Margaret Rudkin (founder of Pepperidge Farm)--who started their own manufacturing companies in the 1930s, sold them to major corporations in the 1960s and 1970s, and became members of their corporate boards"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Constructing entrepreneurial pathways
Government and women's business ownership
Labor-management relations
Gender as brand management
Women and business valuation: asserting self-worth.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781469633015
1469633019
9781469633022
1469633027
9781469633039
OCLC:
960276813