Snooks, G. D.
The purpose of this study has been to describe and analyse the
rapid growth of Hume enterprises between its inception in 1910 and the
outbreak of World War II. Our central hypothesis is that while the
firm's growth was the product of a complex interaction of factors, the
key to this process was the ambition, drive and inventive-innovative
abilities of the firm's founder, W.R. Hume. To demonstrate this it has
been necessary to show that the firm's greater-than-average rate of
growth was...[Show more]
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