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Goldman Sachs: The Culture of Success

by Lisa J. Endlich

The history, mystique, and remarkable success of Goldman Sachs, the world's premier investment bank, are examined in unprecedented depth in this fascinating and authoritative study. Former Goldman Sachs Vice...


The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon

by Brad Stone

"An immersive play-by-play of the company's ascent.... It's hard to imagine a better retelling of the Amazon origin story." -- Laura Bennett, New Republic Amazon.com's visionary founder, Jeff Bezos, wasn't content...


The Last of the Imperious Rich: Lehman Brothers, 1844-2008

by Peter Chapman

"Chapman weaves a fascinating story framed in the history of the times during which Lehman Brothers helped shape financial markets."

-Booklist

In 1844 Henry Lehman arrived in the United States from Germany and,...


Public-Private Partnerships in the European Union

by Christopher Bovis

Public procurement in the European Union represents almost twelve per cent of the EU's GDP and is continuing to increase, having been identified as a key objective in the EU's aim to become the most competitive...


Open: How Compaq Ended IBM's PC Domination and Helped Invent Modern Computing

by Rod Canion

The story of Compaq is well-known: Three ex-Texas Instruments managers founded Compaq with modest venture funding. Just four years later, Compaq was on the Fortune 500 list, and, two years after that, they had...


Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big

by Bo Burlingham

How maverick companies have passed up the growth treadmill - and focused on greatness instead.

It's an axiom of business that great companies grow their revenues and profits year after year. Yet quietly, under...


Talent Wants to Be Free: Why We Should Learn to Love Leaks, Raids, and Free Riding

by Orly Lobel

This timely book challenges conventional business wisdom about competition, secrecy, motivation, and creativity. Orly Lobel, an internationally acclaimed expert in the law and economics of human capital, warns...


The Firm: The Story of McKinsey and Its Secret Influence on American Business

by Duff McDonald

It ranks among the unquestioned laws of American big business over the last half century: If you want to be taken seriously, you hire McKinsey & Company.

FOUNDED IN 1926, McKINSEY CAN LAY CLAIM to the following...


Billy, Alfred, and General Motors: The Story of Two Unique Men, a Legendary Company, and a Remarkable Time in American History

by William Pelfrey

Billy, Alfred, and General Motors is the tale not just of the two extraordinary men of its title but also of the formative decades of twentieth-century America, through two world wars and sea changes in business,...


American Pragmatism and Organization: Issues and Controversies

by Mihaela Kelemen & Nick Rumens

Emerging during the late nineteenth century in the diverse scholarship of US commentators such as Charles Sanders Peirce, William James and John Dewey, American pragmatism shaped many intellectual currents within...


The Food Industries of Europe in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

by Derek J. Oddy & Alain Drouard

The industrialization of food preservation and processing has been a dramatic development across Europe during modern times. This book sets out its story from the beginning of the nineteenth century when preservation...


Googled: The End of the World As We Know It

by Ken Auletta

"The fullest account yet of the rise of one of the most profitable, most powerful, and oddest businesses the world has ever seen."

-San Francisco Chronicle

Just eleven years old, Google has profoundly transformed...


Good Guys and Bad Guys: Behind the Scenes with the Saints and Scoundrels of American Business (and Everything in Between)

by Joe Nocera

The greatest columns and profiles by the bestselling coauthor of All the Devils Are Here.

What's it like to be a top tobacco executive when your kid asks you about smoking? How did a young liberal arts major...


Once You're Lucky, Twice You're Good: The Rebirth of Silicon Valley and the Rise of Web 2.0

by Sarah Lacy

The captivating story of the mavericks who emerged from the dot-com rubble to found the multibillion-dollar companies taking the Web into the twenty-first century

Once You?re Lucky, Twice You?re Good is the...


Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World

Pulitzer Prize for History 2010

by Liaquat Ahamed

Winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize

"A magisterial work...You can't help thinking about the economic crisis we're living through now." --The New York Times Book Review

It is commonly believed that the Great Depression...


The Dynamics of Big Business: Structure, Strategy, and Impact in Italy and Spain

by Veronica Binda

Throughout the Twentieth Century, big business has been a basic institution. Large corporations have provided a fundamental contribution to the wealth of nations and, at the same time, have had a remarkable...


The Hellhound of Wall Street: How Ferdinand Pecora's Investigation of the Great Crash Forever Changed American Finance

by Michael Perino

"Ferdinand Pecora's famous 10-day investigation into the secrets of Wall Street in 1933 makes a superb story...It has an ideal storyteller in Michael Perino." -Financial Times

A riveting courtroom drama with...


Ugly Beauty

by Ruth Brandon

The gripping story of Helena Rubinstein, Eugène Schueller, and the dark side of the beauty business they helped to create

Helena Rubinstein and L'Oréal's Eugène Schueller both started out in the beauty business...


The American Reaper: Harvesting Networks and Technology, 1830-1910

by Gordon M. Winder

The American Reaper adopts a network approach to account for the international diffusion of harvesting technology from North America, from the invention of the reaper through to the formation of a dominant transnational...


Commerce and Culture: Nineteenth-Century Business Elites

by Robert LEE

This volume presents a collection of interrelated essays by international scholars working on the relationship between commerce and culture from c. 1750 to the early-twentieth century. Considerable attention...