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How they blew it : the CEOs and entrepreneurs behind some of the world's most catastrophic business failures

Author: Jamie Oliver; Tony Goodwin
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Kogan Page, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents a series of tales of entrepreneurs and business leaders who went from corporate gurus to financial disaster zones in rapid and humiliating fashion. Full of surprising details and mind-blowing sums of money, this tile looks at the characteristics of these leaders and the fine line between hero and zero.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Oliver, Jamie, 1973-
How they blew it.
Philadelphia, PA : Kogan Page, 2010
(DLC) 2010020221
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jamie Oliver; Tony Goodwin
ISBN: 0749460652 9780749460655 0749459654 9780749459659
OCLC Number: 680620608
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 216 pages)
Contents: Bernie Ebbers : chosen? --
Christopher Foster : deadly intent --
Mikhail Khodorkovsky : stitch up --
Jón Ásgeir Jóhannesson : rock star --
Reuben Singh : all that glitters --
Tim Power : more than he could chew --
Dick Fuld : King Kong --
Guy Naggar and Peter Klimt : the art of money --
Adolf Merckle : one step too far --
Boris Berezovsky : exile --
Zhou Zhengyi : power politics --
Mark Goldberg : paying the penalty --
Ken Lay : friends in high places --
Kevin Leech : how to blow a billion --
James Cayne : a bridge too far --
Robert Tchenguiz : credit crunched.
Responsibility: Jamie Oliver & Tony Goodwin.

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How They Blew It profiles business leaders and entrepreneurs and how they went from corporate gurus to financial disaster zones, resulting in the collapse of some of the world's most famous  Read more...

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