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By Stephen B. Adams

ISBN-10: 0807823589

ISBN-13: 9780807823583

ISBN-10: 080785994X

ISBN-13: 9780807859940

within the Nineteen Forties, the identify Henry J. Kaiser was once magic. according to the luck of his shipyards, Kaiser used to be hailed by way of the nationwide media because the strength at the back of a 'can-do' creation miracle and credited through the yankee public with doing extra to aid President Roosevelt win global conflict II than the other civilian. Kaiser additionally outfitted an empire in development, cement, magnesium, metal, and aluminum--all in keeping with executive contracts, govt loans, and alterations in executive laws. during this publication, Stephen Adams deals Kaiser's tale because the first designated case learn of 'government entrepreneurship.' Taking a clean examine the start of recent business-government kin, he explores the symbiotic connection solid among FDR and Kaiser. Adams indicates that whereas Kaiser capitalized on possibilities supplied by way of the expansion of the government, FDR present in Kaiser an commercial accomplice whose firms embodied New Deal pursuits. the results of a confluence of management coverage and entrepreneurial zeal, Kaiser's dramatic upward thrust illustrates the $64000 function of governmental family members in American entrepreneurial success.

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