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Author Allen, David Grayson, 1943-

Title Accounting for success : a history of Price Waterhouse in America, 1890-1990 / David Grayson Allen, Kathleen McDermott.

Published Boston : Harvard Business School Press, c1993.


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 UniM Store  Q44419    AVAILABLE
Physical description xx, 373 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-357) and index.
Contents List of Exhibits -- Pt. I. Establishment and Americanization. Ch. 1. British Parentage, 1850-1901. Development of the Accounting Profession. PW in Britain. British Investment in the United States. The American Agency. Jones, Caesar & Co. A New Century. Ch. 2. The Americanization of the Practice, 1901-1926. The Dickinson Decade. From Dickinson to May -- Pt. II. Regulated Equilibrium. Ch. 3. Coming of Age, 1926-1946. The Audit Practice in the 1920s. The Depression Years. Leadership in Transition. New Directions and Wartime Developments. Interlude: PW During the War. Ch. 4. A Golden Age, 1946-1961. The Postwar Boom. Ch. 5. The Challenge of Growth, 1961-1969. The "Go-Go" Years. The Computer Comes of Age. Herman Bevis and Administrative Reform. Staffing the Tax Department. MAS Makes Its Way. Auditing and Accounting. The Debate Over Growth. The Demise of the APB -- Pt. III. Challenge and Redirection. Ch. 6. A Turbulent Era, 1969-1978. John Biegler and Democratic Reform.
The Profession on the Defensive. Defining New Roles. Organized Responses. Escalating Rivalry. PW'S Strategic Response. Three Practices in Transition. Adjustments to a World of Diversity. Ch. 7. New Directions, 1978-1988. Restructuring at the Top. The Breakdown of Traditional Practice. The Professional Environment. The Firm in a Shrinking World. Summing Up. Ch. 8. Beginning a Second Hundred Years. Reflections on the First Century -- Appendix: Price Waterhouse U.S. Firm Partners and Principals, 1895-1992.
Other author McDermott, Kathleen, 1956-
Subject Price Waterhouse (Firm) -- History.
Accounting -- United States -- History.
ISBN 087584328X : $35.00