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Carnegie, Andrew (1835–1919)

  • By: Craig H. Roell
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

U.S. industrialist, author, and philanthropist

One of the most influential leaders in history, Andrew Carnegie essentially created the modern steel industry, which in turn fostered U.S. global economic preeminence. Authoring a new ethic in corporate social responsibility, Carnegie pioneered the philanthropic industry. ...

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