By Stephen B. Adams
Within the Forties, the identify Henry J. Kaiser used to be magic. in accordance with the luck of his shipyards, Kaiser was once hailed through the nationwide media because the strength at the back of a 'can-do' construction miracle and credited via the yankee public with doing extra to aid President Roosevelt win international conflict II than the other civilian. Kaiser additionally outfitted an empire in building, cement, magnesium, metal, and aluminum--all in accordance with govt contracts, executive loans, and adjustments in govt rules. during this booklet, Stephen Adams bargains Kaiser's tale because the first specific case examine of 'government entrepreneurship.' Taking a clean examine the beginning of recent business-government family members, he explores the symbiotic connection solid among FDR and Kaiser. Adams exhibits that whereas Kaiser capitalized on possibilities supplied by way of the expansion of the government, FDR present in Kaiser an commercial associate whose organizations embodied New Deal pursuits. the results of a confluence of management coverage and entrepreneurial zeal, Kaiser's dramatic upward thrust illustrates the real position of governmental relatives in American entrepreneurial success.
Originally released in 1997.
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