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The Resource Business adventures : twelve classic tales from the world of Wall Street, John Brooks

Business adventures : twelve classic tales from the world of Wall Street, John Brooks

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Business adventures : twelve classic tales from the world of Wall Street
Title
Business adventures
Title remainder
twelve classic tales from the world of Wall Street
Statement of responsibility
John Brooks
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From Wall Street to Main Street, John Brooks, longtime contributor to the New Yorker, brings to life in vivid fashion twelve classic and timeless tales of corporate and financial life in America
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
338.70973
Index
index present
LC call number
HG181
LC item number
.B836 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Business adventures : twelve classic tales from the world of Wall Street, John Brooks
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes index
  • "All of the material in this book has appeared in the New Yorker in slightly different form"--Title page verso
Contents
The fluctuation: the little crash in '62 -- The fate of the Edsel: a cautionary tale -- The federal income tax: its history and peculiarities -- A reasonable amount of time: insiders at Texas Gulf Sulphur -- Xerox Xerox Xerox Xerox -- Making the customers whole: the death of a president -- The impacted philosophers: non-communication at GE -- The last great corner: a company called Piggly Wiggly -- A second sort of life: David E. Lilienthal, businessman -- Stockholder season: annual meetings and corporate power -- One free bite: a man, his knowledge, and his job -- In defense of sterling: the bankers, the pound, and the dollar
Control code
sky261857090
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
iv, 459 pages
Isbn
9781497644892
Lccn
bl2014036320
Label
Business adventures : twelve classic tales from the world of Wall Street, John Brooks
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes index
  • "All of the material in this book has appeared in the New Yorker in slightly different form"--Title page verso
Contents
The fluctuation: the little crash in '62 -- The fate of the Edsel: a cautionary tale -- The federal income tax: its history and peculiarities -- A reasonable amount of time: insiders at Texas Gulf Sulphur -- Xerox Xerox Xerox Xerox -- Making the customers whole: the death of a president -- The impacted philosophers: non-communication at GE -- The last great corner: a company called Piggly Wiggly -- A second sort of life: David E. Lilienthal, businessman -- Stockholder season: annual meetings and corporate power -- One free bite: a man, his knowledge, and his job -- In defense of sterling: the bankers, the pound, and the dollar
Control code
sky261857090
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
iv, 459 pages
Isbn
9781497644892
Lccn
bl2014036320

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