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The other John Brown and the Blackstone Canal

The other John Brown and the Blackstone Canal John Brown, a colonial American merchant‐adventurer, was unwilling to settle for the status quo. The Blackstone Canal typifies his interest in anticipating – and even precipitating – change so as to promote the growth of business. Measured in terms of creativity and innovation, his management style could probably benefit industry today. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Management History (Archive) Emerald Publishing

The other John Brown and the Blackstone Canal

Journal of Management History (Archive) , Volume 1 (1): 11 – Mar 1, 1995

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1995 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1355-252X
DOI
10.1108/13552529510082840
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Abstract

John Brown, a colonial American merchant‐adventurer, was unwilling to settle for the status quo. The Blackstone Canal typifies his interest in anticipating – and even precipitating – change so as to promote the growth of business. Measured in terms of creativity and innovation, his management style could probably benefit industry today.

Journal

Journal of Management History (Archive)Emerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 1995

Keywords: Creativity; Entrepreneurs; Management styles; USA

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