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Author Boston, Michael B., author.

Title The business strategy of Booker T. Washington : its development and implementation / Michael B. Boston
Published Gainesville, Fla. : University Press of Florida
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 243 pages)
Contents The setting that shaped Booker T. Washington's entrepreneurial philosophy -- Key influences that helped to mold and develop Washington's entrepreneurial ideas -- The entrepreneurial ideas of Booker T. Washington -- The Negro Farmer's Conference : helping those near and far -- The National Negro Business League : a history and analysis -- Fundraising, management, and industrial education : Booker T. Washington as a business executive and promoter of the Tuskegee spirit -- Washington's broad economic influence on African-American life and history -- Conclusion: Booker T. Washington, a shrewd strategist
Summary Michael Boston offers a radical departure from other interpretations of Booker T. Washington by focusing on the latter's business ideas and practices. More specifically, Boston examines Washington as an entrepreneur, spelling out his business philosophy at great length and discussing the influence it had on black America. He analyzes the national and regional economies in which Washington worked and focuses on his advocacy of black business development as the key to economic uplift for African Americans
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject African American business enterprises -- History
African American businesspeople -- Biography.
African American leadership -- History
African Americans -- Economic conditions.
Entrepreneurship -- United States -- Biography
Success in business -- United States.
African American business enterprises.
African American businesspeople.
African American leadership.
African Americans -- Economic conditions.
Success in business.
United States.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813038197