The Resource A Conversation with Alfred P. Sloan : From NBC's Wisdom Series, NBC News, (evideo)

A Conversation with Alfred P. Sloan : From NBC's Wisdom Series, NBC News, (evideo)

Label
A Conversation with Alfred P. Sloan : From NBC's Wisdom Series
Title
A Conversation with Alfred P. Sloan
Title remainder
From NBC's Wisdom Series
Statement of responsibility
NBC News
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
From 1937 to 1956, Alfred P. Sloan was chairman of General Motors; he also helped found the Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research, and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation remains a major force in American cultural life today. In this NBC program from 1954, Mr. Sloan is interviewed by NBC public service manager Edward Stanley. Sloan speaks his mind about the need for positive thinking as well as rigorous analysis in business, or in any undertaking; the societal impact of decisions made by the managers of large corporations; and more specifically, the obligation he believes should be placed on business leaders to help keep the statistical level of American employment as horizontal as possible. He also comments on the need for management and labor leaders to understand each other's problems
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Cataloging source
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Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
9 & up
Language note
Closed-captioned
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films on Demand
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
  • NBC News
Runtime
29
Series statement
The Wisdom Series: From the NBC Archives
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sloan, Alfred P.
  • Industries
  • Leadership
  • Organizational behavior
  • Postwar reconstruction
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
A Conversation with Alfred P. Sloan : From NBC's Wisdom Series, NBC News, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=43387
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Publication
Note
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on December 03, 2010
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Alfred P. Sloan: Chairman of the Board General Motors Corporation (2:13) -- Alfred P. Sloan's Contribution to General Motors (2:44) -- Industry and Education (4:03) -- Industry's Responsibility to Mankind (4:29) -- Labor and Industry's Relationship (1:35) -- Difference in Opportunities (2:31) -- Best Opportunity for Young Men (2:25) -- Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research (2:03) -- Alfred P. Sloan's Interests and Motivations (2:03) -- Alfred P. Sloan on Lessons of Business (2:38) -- General Motors Chairman Alfred P. Sloan: Optimist (1:54) -- Credits: A Conversation with Alfred P. Sloan - From NBC's Wisdom Series (0:29)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (29 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 43382s
  • 43387
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100043387
  • 100043387
  • (OCoLC)811356669
System details
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
  • Mode of access: Internet
Video recording format
other
Label
A Conversation with Alfred P. Sloan : From NBC's Wisdom Series, NBC News, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=43387
Publication
Note
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on December 03, 2010
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Alfred P. Sloan: Chairman of the Board General Motors Corporation (2:13) -- Alfred P. Sloan's Contribution to General Motors (2:44) -- Industry and Education (4:03) -- Industry's Responsibility to Mankind (4:29) -- Labor and Industry's Relationship (1:35) -- Difference in Opportunities (2:31) -- Best Opportunity for Young Men (2:25) -- Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research (2:03) -- Alfred P. Sloan's Interests and Motivations (2:03) -- Alfred P. Sloan on Lessons of Business (2:38) -- General Motors Chairman Alfred P. Sloan: Optimist (1:54) -- Credits: A Conversation with Alfred P. Sloan - From NBC's Wisdom Series (0:29)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (29 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 43382s
  • 43387
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100043387
  • 100043387
  • (OCoLC)811356669
System details
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
  • Mode of access: Internet
Video recording format
other

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