Workers, Managers, and Welfare Capitalism: The Shoemakers and Tanners of Endicott Johnson, 1890-1950
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Workers, Managers, and Welfare Capitalism is a detailed examination of life and labor at the Endicott Johnson Corporation, one of the largest shoe and leather manufacturers in the U.S. in the first half of the 20th century -- and a major practitioner welfare capitalism. It traces the emergence, expansion, and ultimate decline of its paternalist corporate practices (employee housing, medical care, recreational facilities, profit sharing, and more) under the leadership of George F. Johnson, the patriarch of the firm and of the surrounding communities of Binghamton, Endicott, and Johnson City in Broome County, NY.
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Zahavi, Gerald, "Workers, Managers, and Welfare Capitalism: The Shoemakers and Tanners of Endicott Johnson, 1890-1950" (1988). History Faculty Scholarship. 33.