Boss lady : how three women entrepreneurs built successful big businesses in the mid-twentieth century

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Author: Sparks, Edith
Language: English
Summary: "... the careers of three pioneering businesswomen--Tillie Lewis (founder of Flotill Products), Olive Ann Beech (cofounder of Beech Aircraft), and Margaret Rudkin (founder of Pepperidge Farm)--who started their own manufacturing companies in the 1930s, sold them to major corporations in the 1960s and 1970s, and became members of their corporate boards"--
Physical Description: xiv, 309 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-297) and index.
ISBN: 9781469633015 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781469633022 (pbk : alk. paper)
Published: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2017.
Series: Luther H. Hodges, Jr. and Luther H. Hodges, Sr. series on business, entrepreneurship, and public policy.
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