Barnard, Chester Irving

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Born: Nov 07, 1886 AD
Died: 1961 AD, at 74 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Businessmen


1886 - Born on the 7th of November in Malden, Massachusetts.

1909 - An employee of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company.

1927 - Became president of an AT&T subsidiary, the New Jersey Bell Telephone Company.

1938 - His first book, Functions of the Executive, was widely influential in the teaching of sociology and business theory.

1942-1945 - He later worked with the United Service Organizations (USO), of which he was president.

1948-1952 - He retired from business, he served as president of the Rockefeller Foundation.

1948 - Many of his papers, some of which were published in Organization and Management; he elaborated his observation that executives' ability to deal with practical matters tends to diminish when the same problems are presented in theoretical terms.

1952-1954 - Chairman of the National Science Foundation.

1961 - Died on the 7th of June in New York City.
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