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By John J. Clancy

During this wide-ranging and unique e-book, John J. Clancy examines the background and present nation of company the USA from a brand new point of view, enterprise now not as an issue of economics, advertising, and administration, yet as a cultural artifact. The Invisible Powers examines language, imagery, values, and deeply held ideals and the impression all of them have in picking out the function enterprise performs in society. Drawing from the writings and speeches of a few of the main influential enterprise leaders of the previous 2 hundred years―Frederick Taylor, Henry Ford, Jay Gould, and Lee Iacocca, between others―Clancy describes the evolution and transformation of influential metaphors and demonstrates the very genuine energy the "invisible" forces of metaphor workout in our global. discovering aid in such varied thinkers as Aristotle, Engels, and Darwin, Clancy then demands a brand new set of pictures and paradigms that would allow us to deal extra effectively with the commercial, cultural, and environmental crises of our instances.

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