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Man and Work

The Vision and Principles of Economics of Tomas Bata

By Zdenek Pokluda



Man and Work

The author is PhDr. Zdeněk Pokluda

The Czech-English text is complemented by period photographs from the life of Tomas Bata.  The author outlines the basic principles of the Bata management – profit participation, autonomy of workshops , Bata public service, wealth for everybody etc. in short well-arranged chapters. Some of the texts by Tomas Bata which were available only in archives are published here for the first time – reflection on banks and memorandum on the prime minister and regional politics.

Published by the Thomas Bata Foundation and the Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Department of Management and Economics, in April 2015.

II. Edition