0961444398 Item in very good condition and at a great price! Textbooks may not include supplemental items i.e. CDs, access codes etc. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: HARTHROB: A case study of Corbin-Farnsworth Inc, a pioneer in medical electronics. It was a time when the electronic industry was making significant changes. Transistors were replacing vacuum tubes, and the future looked bright for the genre because of the miniaturization and power saving attributes of semiconductors. However, in 1954, it was mostly speculation. Transistors were expensive, $50 apiece, and prone to failure.
Working for a startup operation that was manufacturing specialty laboratory equipment to order for physicians doing basic research, the pair saw a need for similar equipment designed for clinical applications. Unable to persuade the company to invest in their venture, they formed a new company and acquired the assets of the operation. C-F was profitable the first year of their existence, and demand for their products was strong, as was the need for Capital for expansion.
HARTHROB takes you through the decisions and compromises made in dealing with the success C-F was having, that after 18 years in business, brought about the companies dissolution.
About the Author:
Tom is a retired American citizen and a raconteur who was successful in business and traveled the six continents extensively. He lived 6 years in Japan, 14 years in New York 20 years in San Francisco, 20 years in Hawaii and Arizona now. Author of four books, two novels (noo yawk lady, mystery) + (The Omamba Absurdity, political satire) and two nonfiction, (Harthrob, Biographical) and (Lucile, biographical).
Publisher: QRS, Inc
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description QRS, Inc. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 0961444398 Meets or exceeds the good condition guidelines. Nice copy. Gift inscription inside cover. Five star seller - Buy with confidence!. Seller Inventory # Z0961444398Z3