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A first class job!

£8.99

Product description

In A First Class Job! John Long describers how from minute beginnings her father's blend of enthusiasm, integrity and professionalism combined to forge a company that became famous nationwide for the quality of its products. Simultaneously he built up a dedicated work-force and a remarkable band of people whose proud motto was "Murphy Dealers are People you can Trust".

In the Depression Years of teh 30s, Frank Murphy waged a personal campaign to abolish seasonal unemployment in the radio industry. his ideas on industrial relatinos were far in advance of his time. In 1937 he left Murphy Radio to found a new firm to make and sell quality furniture for the mass market, with designs pre-dating "Utility" furniture - and far outlasting it.

Copyright Joan Long 1985
Reprinted 1992
Some marking to front cover, but in very good condition.
Numerous black and white photographs included

Item details

Author(s):
Long, J
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0951120808
ISBN-13:
9780951120804
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Joan Long

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In A First Class Job! John Long describers how from minute beginnings her father's blend of enthusiasm, integrity and professionalism combined to forge a company that became famous nationwide for the quality of its products. Simultaneously he built up a dedicated work-force and a remarkable band of people whose proud motto was "Murphy Dealers are People you can Trust".

In the Depression Years of teh 30s, Frank Murphy waged a personal campaign to abolish seasonal unemployment in the radio industry. his ideas on industrial relatinos were far in advance of his time. In 1937 he left Murphy Radio to found a new firm to make and sell quality furniture for the mass market, with designs pre-dating "Utility" furniture - and far outlasting it.

Copyright Joan Long 1985
Reprinted 1992
Some marking to front cover, but in very good condition.
Numerous black and white photographs included

Author(s):
Long, J
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0951120808
ISBN-13:
9780951120804
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Joan Long

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