The Greatest Capitalist Who Ever Lived (Public Affairs)
Friday, 27 October 2023

This book tells the story of Thomas Watson Jr., who Ralph Watson McElvenny and Marc Wortman argue is a figure more important to the creation of the modern world than Rockefeller, Vanderbilt, and Morgan. Nearly fifty years into IBM’s existence, Thomas Watson Jr. undertook the biggest gamble in business history when he “bet the farm” on the creation of the IBM System/360, the world’s first fully integrated and compatible mainframe computer.

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Author: Ralph Watson McElvenny and Marc Wortman
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Date: October 2023
Pages: 592
ISBN: 978-1541768529
Print: 1541768523
Kindle: B0BTZ257NJ
Audience: General
Level: Introductory
Category: History

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