Alfred P. Sloan, Jr.

“The ability to get people to work together is of the greatest importance.” Alfred P. Sloan was the mastermind behind the rise of General Motors during the 20th century. Sloan was born in 1875 in New Haven, Connecticut. He attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, graduating in 1895. After graduation, Sloan began what he later described as “the most discouraging period of his life”, looking for employment. After much effort, he obtained a position as … Continue reading Alfred P. Sloan, Jr.