Barnard, Chester I., 1886-1961

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Business executive and management theorist. Barnard attended Harvard for three years but left in 1909 and went to work for A.T. & T. He rose rapidly in the company, becoming president of the New Jersey Bell Telephone Company in 1927. He left the Bell system in 1948 and served for four years as president of the Rockefeller Foundation. Barnard is most famous for his classic study of the theory of organization The Functions of the Executive, published in 1938.

From the description of Papers, 1925-1960 (inclusive). (Harvard Business School). WorldCat record id: 269599079

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referencedIn Hocking, William Ernest. William Ernest Hocking Papers. 1860-1979. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Mayo, Elton, 1880-1949. Elton Mayo papers, 1909-1960. Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
referencedIn Willits, Joseph H. (Joseph Henry), 1889-1979. Papers, 1954-1965. Rockefeller Archive Center, Rockefeller University, Pocantico Hills
referencedIn Elton Mayo papers, 1909-1960 Baker Library, Harvard Business School
referencedIn Wolf, William B. William B. Wolf. Audio-Visual. 1961-1992. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Henry Allen Moe Papers, 1920-1975 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Bugher, John C., 1901-1970. Papers, 1950-1966. Rockefeller Archive Center, Rockefeller University, Pocantico Hills
creatorOf Henderson, Lawrence Joseph, 1878-1942. Lawrence Joseph Henderson papers, 1907-1942. Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
referencedIn Rockefeller Foundation. Rockefeller Foundation Archives,1910-(1912-1989). Rockefeller Archive Center, Rockefeller University, Pocantico Hills
referencedIn Harvard University. Graduate School of Business Administration. Lectures and addresses, 1908- Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
referencedIn Roethlisberger, F. J. (Fritz Jules), 1898-1974. Fritz J. Roethlisberger papers, 1918-1974. Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
referencedIn Mayo, Elton, 1880-1949. Elton Mayo papers, 1914-1947 (inclusive). Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
referencedIn Moe, Henry Allen, 1894-1975. Papers, [ca. 1920]-1975. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Barnard, Chester Irving, 1886-1961. Papers, 1925-1960 (inclusive). Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
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associatedWith Ames, Adelbert. person
associatedWith Bugher, John C., 1901-1970. person
associatedWith Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978. person
associatedWith Dexter, Lewis Anthony. person
associatedWith Harvard University. Graduate School of Business Administration. corporateBody
associatedWith Henderson, Lawrence Joseph, 1878-1942. person
associatedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966. person
associatedWith Homans, George Caspar, 1910- person
associatedWith Mayo, Elton, 1880-1949. person
associatedWith Merton, Robert King, 1910- person
associatedWith Moe, Henry Allen, 1894-1975. person
associatedWith New Jersey Bell Telephone Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Parsons, Talcott, 1902- person
associatedWith Polanyi, Michael, 1891- person
associatedWith Rockefeller Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Roethlisberger, F. J. (Fritz Jules), 1898-1974. person
associatedWith Rogers, John, Mrs. person
associatedWith Simon, Herbert Alexander, 1916- person
associatedWith United States. Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government (1953-1955) corporateBody
associatedWith Willits, Joseph H. (Joseph Henry), 1889-1979. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New Jersey
Newark (N.J.)
Subject
Professions
Management
Management science
Telephone
Occupation
Executives
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Birth 1886-11-07

Death 1961-06-07

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English

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