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James O. McKinsey

McKinsey & Company

1925 - 1937

Services

Military ServiceArmy
1920 b. 1889
male
EducationTwoDegree
UndergraduateMissouri State Teachers College
GraduateJD, University of Oklahoma, University of Chicago
Personal
Born-Died1889 - 1937
BirthplaceMissouri (MO)
RaceWhite
FatherFarmer / Rancher
Era - 1920

McKinsey founded the largest management consulting firm in the world. His greatest contribution was focusing attention on budgeting as a major instrument of management. He asserted the need for continued education for future executives and foresaw the era of the “scientific man” in business; an era characterized by careful planning and research.