One of the challenges that Earl had to take on, Knoedelseder writes, one that undoubtedly vexes designers today, is this: "Alfred Sloan
told Harley early on that he needed to stimulate the public's appetite for new GM models without rendering the older models unpalatable in comparison.
But shortly after Alfred Sloan
took over the headship of the company, the trend changed.
, who had become President of General Motors in 1923, had these somewhat more expansive words to say regarding the color of cars: "I think that the future of General Motors will be measured by the attractiveness that we put in the bodies from the standpoint of luxury of appointment, the degree to which they please the eye, both in contour and in color scheme ...."
On what must have been a miniscule budget (seriously, it makes Blair Witch's seem like Gone with the Wind), the film, which bagged the NEXT Audience Award and Alfred Sloan
Prize at this year's Sundance Film Festival, taps into the sketchy online lifestyles of Gen-Z, even as it relies on pressing the hot buttons of their parents, who are justifiably freaked out by what kind of rabbit holes actually exist out there on the interwebs.
The Economics department at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County will receive a $1.3 million grant from the Alfred Sloan
Foundation for Economics.
Legendary GM CEO Alfred Sloan
said little - then made follow-ups.
In 1934, he earned $134,521, when the GM president Alfred Sloan
Berlin/Detroit: Ulrich Hackenberg isn't yet a household name but if Volkswagen's (VW) $70 billion bet on his big idea pays off, he may join the likes of Henry Ford, Alfred Sloan
and Taiichi Ohno in the canon of auto industry pioneers.
The 1st wave was in the 1920s where Alfred Sloan
from General Motors established the concept of organizational structure; the 2nd wave was in the 1950s when Peter Drucker codified the role of management; the 3rd wave was in the 1980s when Japanese business brought forth the concept of team; and now the 4th wave is a new type of company which links profit with purpose.
Nick Bloom won an Alfred Sloan
Fellowship, an NSF Career Grant, and the Frisch Medal from the Econometric Society.