Management: Awakening a Giant

Of the 434 enemy companies seized by the U.S. Government during World War II the chemicals, camera-and copy-equipment complex of General Aniline & Film Corp. was by far the biggest. It has also been the longest held by the Government. Taken over in 1942 on grounds that its Swiss owners were a front for Germany's massive I.G. Farben, GAF has remained a Government fief while the Swiss and the Justice Department battled over the 93.5% interest involved (the other 6.5% is publicly held). Last week, with a compromise finally hammered out, Justice...

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