Biography & History
epub |eng | | Author:Nicholas Lemann

* * * In the 1980s it was becoming clear that the steady upward economic progress of the American middle class—which began with the New Deal and continued for almost ...
( Category: Economic Policy September 15,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-08-05 | Author:Isaac, Mike

The tone of Uber’s culture was being set from the top. Kalanick knew what he wanted in his employees—who were mostly white, male, and in their twenties—and made his hiring ...
( Category: Venture Capital September 8,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-02-14 | Author:Thomas A Watson [Watson, Thomas A]

Chapter Seventeen Standing near the tree line in late January with Zeus beside him, Nelson watched the dozer and excavators clearing an old overgrown field a mile from the farm. ...
( Category: Military September 5,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Connie Bruck

IN THE junk-bond-takeover war, which began in earnest in early 1985 with Icahn’s raid on Phillips, Revlon was the crucial campaign. That was where the most impassioned corporate defenders were ...
( Category: Economic History August 15,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-08-12 | Author:Christopher Leonard

* * * For the first time since World War II, the economies of Japan, Europe, and the United States entered into a recession simultaneously. The impact on global oil ...
( Category: Economic History August 13,2019 )
epub |eng | 2008-10-13 | Author:Lee Cockerell

6. Train people for Magical Moments and Take 5s. At Walt Disney World, Magical Moments are planned events designed to engage the Guests and enhance their experience. For example, every ...
( Category: Leadership August 11,2019 )
epub |eng | 2005-08-05 | Author:Emily Ross

100 GREAT BUSINESSES AND THE MINDS BEHIND THEM As his management company expanded into television, touring, sponsorship, and film. Fuller’s overtly commercial style has earned him many critics who reject ...
( Category: Entrepreneurship August 6,2019 )
epub |eng | 1999-08-05 | Author:Bernie Marcus

BUILT FROM SCRATCH m m m Internally, we have many different opinions as to what approach we should take versus our competition. When you are the leader in the marketplace, ...
( Category: Venture Capital August 6,2019 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Edith Penrose [Penrose, Edith]

Personal Considerations and Special Situations At all times there are firms ‘on the market’—firms whose owners want to sell out—where the initiative for merger comes from the seller.166One does not ...
( Category: Company Profiles August 2,2019 )
epub |eng | 2014-10-25 | Author:Greg Thain & John Bradley [Thain, Greg & Bradley, John]

The company’s dermatology joint venture with Nestlé was managed independently from these four main groups but benefited from access to the L’Oréal research function (which supports all the divisions). Subsequent ...
( Category: Industrial Relations August 2,2019 )
epub |eng | 2009-10-13 | Author:Maggie Mahar [Mahar, Maggie]

THE CHAIRMAN RECANTS Less than seven weeks later, Greenspan tried to assuage any fears that his words might have stirred. Testifying before the Senate Budget Committee, the Fed chairman gave ...
( Category: Company Profiles July 18,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:James W. Cortada

12 TWO DECADES OF ANTITRUST SUITS, 1960s–1980s In effect, the government complaint against IBM was that because it was so big it must be an antitrust violator even though no ...
( Category: Company Profiles July 14,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-06-17 | Author:Julie Satow

Chapter 12 THE PRINCE AND THE BILLIONAIRE “Owning a luxury hotel today is a little like owning a baseball team. It gives super-affluent guys an enormous amount of exposure.” —Daniel ...
( Category: Landmarks & Monuments June 5,2019 )
epub |eng | 2003-09-23 | Author:Micheline Maynard [Maynard, Micheline]

CHAPTER SEVEN NIBBLING FROM THE BOTTOM AND THE TOP BMW AND HYUNDAI start at completely opposite ends of the automotive spectrum. One is a venerable maker of German luxury cars ...
( Category: Company Profiles May 22,2019 )
epub |eng | 2009-07-21 | Author:Lawrence G. McDonald & Patrick Robinson [McDonald, Lawrence G. & Robinson, Patrick]

8 The Mortgage Bonanza Blows Out These were people who, in the five thousand years of recorded human house construction, never would have been granted a mortgage to purchase even ...
( Category: Company Profiles May 16,2019 )