John Spedan Lewis
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John Spedan Lewis on 'a better way of managing business'

From the archive - John Spedan Lewis (1885-1963) talks about the famous department store chain founded by his father John Lewis in 1864 which he himself turned into a partnership with its staff in 1920.

He described it as an "experiment" with the idea of "a better way of managing business".

(Clip shown courtesy of John Lewis Partnership)

  • 02 May 2014