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|Persona incaricata:||Stephen McConnell Case; Gerald M Levin|
|Tipo materiale:||Biography, Risorsa internet|
|Tipo documento:||Book, Internet Resource|
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|Descrizione:||336 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contenuti:||Prologue: The Confrontation 1 --
Part I The Unlikely Rise of an Internet Giant --
Part II The Deal of the Century --
Part III The Wild Days --
Part IV The Culture Clash --
Epilogue: The Aftermath 301.
"But the government forced the two companies to make concessions, and during the yearlong negotiations technology stocks tumbled. AOL executives lorded it over their Time Warner counterparts, who felt they were being acquired by brash, young interlopers with inflated dollars. The AOL way was fast, loose, and aggressive, and Time Warner executives - schooled in more genteel business practices - rebelled. In the midst of clashing cultures and conflicting management styles, AOL's business slowed and then stalled. Worse yet, AOL came under government scrutiny, and when the company conducted its own internal investigation, it admitted that it had improperly booked at least $190 million in revenue. The Time Warner rebellion gathered momentum." "This is a riveting story of ambition, hubris, and greed set amid the boom-and-bust years of the technology bubble. It is filled with outsized personalities - Steve Case, Jerry Levin, Bob Pittman, Ted Turner, and many more. Based on hundreds of confidential company documents and interviews with key players in this unfolding drama, Stealing Time is a fascinating tale of the swift rise and even swifter fall of AOL Time Warner."--BOOK JACKET.