Douglas McGregor

1906 - 1964

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Douglas Murray McGregor (September 1906 – 1 October 1964) was an American management professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management and president of Antioch College from 1948 to 1954. He also taught at the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Douglas McGregor has received more than 354,596 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Douglas McGregor is the 98th most popular economist (down from 93rd in 2019), the 1,320th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,295th in 2019) and the 29th most popular Economist.

Douglas Mcgregor is most famous for his theory of the "Invisible Hand" in which he argues that the self-interest of the individual will lead to the best outcome for society.

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Among economists, Douglas McGregor ranks 98 out of 315Before him are Lawrence Klein, Hermann Heinrich Gossen, Merton Miller, George Akerlof, János Kornai, and Richard Cantillon. After him are Friedrich von Wieser, John Harsanyi, William Vickrey, Alan Greenspan, Alfred Weber, and William Nordhaus.

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Among people born in 1906, Douglas McGregor ranks 65Before him are Vera Menchik, James Hadley Chase, Fredric Brown, Anthony Mann, André Weil, and Muzafer Sherif. After him are Chandra Shekhar Azad, Heinz Harmel, John Dickson Carr, Nelson Goodman, Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark, and Janet Gaynor. Among people deceased in 1964, Douglas McGregor ranks 33Before him are Plaek Phibunsongkhram, Sigfrid Edström, Princess Auguste of Bavaria, Hans von Euler-Chelpin, Cole Porter, and Sam Cooke. After him are Maurice Thorez, Paulino Alcántara, Peter Lorre, Heinrich Neuhaus, Alan Ladd, and Mikhail Larionov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Douglas McGregor ranks 1,320 out of 18,182Before him are Ray Kurzweil (1948), Kenny Rogers (1938), Izzy Stradlin (1962), Max Wright (1943), Queen Noor of Jordan (1951), and Linda McCartney (1941). After him are Tom Morello (1964), Henry Way Kendall (1926), Kirk Hammett (1962), Dionne Warwick (1940), Lyonel Feininger (1871), and Mark Harmon (1951).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Douglas McGregor ranks 29Before him are Harry Markowitz (1927), Edmund Phelps (1933), Paul Krugman (1953), Lawrence Klein (1920), Merton Miller (1923), and George Akerlof (1940). After him are Alan Greenspan (1926), William Nordhaus (1941), Vernon L. Smith (1927), Dale T. Mortensen (1939), Eugene Fama (1939), and Robert J. Shiller (1946).