"Kenneth Hopper is certainly one of the most eloquent, and credible voices being raised on this issue."--Robert Hayes, Harvard University
"A goldmine of information."--Myron Tribus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Stephen Evans, as presenter of BBC Business Daily, has selected this book as a 'must read of the year' for 2007.
"A very thought-provoking and readable book."--Linda Hesselman, Management Studies Centre, University College, London
"A stunning triumph . . . An important new contribution to the academic study of management." --Professor Peter Kawalek, Manchester Business School
"The best thing about The Puritan Gift is that it is a real book, full of fascinating insights, intellectual rigour and challenging, authoritative arguments that remind us that there is nothing new about the responsibilities of management." - Richard Donkin, Financial Times
‘In The Puritan Gift, published last year, the septuagenarian Scottish brothers William and Kenneth Hopper, respectively a banker and an engineer-turned-industrial consultant, argued that for 200 years the puritan foundations of America kept its businesses intact, emphasising craft, financial responsibility and the sublimation of private interest to the group.’ - Andrew Billen, TIMES, 9th March 2009
About the Author
Kenneth Hopper has been active for 50 years as a writer on industrial affairs and a consultant in both the U.S. and Europe. William Hopper has spent his career in investment banking in New York and London.