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Testosterone inc. : tales of CEOs gone wild

Author: Christopher Byron
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the rise and fall of American celebrity CEOs, placing a particular emphasis on GE head Jack Welch, and discusses how their greed for money, sex, and power ultimately destroyed their images as leaders of American business in the 1990s.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Named Person: Jack Welch; Ronald Perelman; Albert J Dunlap; Dennis Kozlowski; John Francis Welch; Albert John Dunlap; Albert J Dunlap; Dennis Kozlowski; Ronald Perelman; Jack Welch
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Byron
ISBN: 0471420050 9780471420057 047170623X 9780471706236
OCLC Number: 54503986
Description: xiv, 402 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me? --
I want to play in the band --
A course for new providence, or the drowning pools of narcissism? --
G.E. loves me --
Al and Dennis in the passing lane --
Foolish Faith and the case of Suzie Cream Cheese --
Question from the chairman: how much do I weigh? --
Stretch role time for Gary and the preacher's daughter --
Fitzy comes out of the closet --
Champagne kisses and caviar dreams --
Jack meets celebrity's dark side --
The shiksa goddess of Wall Street --
Jane Beasley and the spoor of an older man --
Marvin Hamlisch meets the world of six sigma --
CEO in banjo-land --
Big Al goes AWOL --
Ron's next Democrat --
Hugs & kisses and bouts of nostalgia --
Big Al and Ron exit fighting --
Life is a cabarat --
Let's party like it's 1999 --
That pesky neck waddle --
Suzy Hotstuff and the case of Juan Dangeroso --
Sonata for soul mates.
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Shows the serial affairs and marriages of some of the corporate titans. This title features Jack Welch of General Electric Co, Ron Perelman of Revlon, Al Dunlap of Sunbeam, and Dennis Kozlowski of  Read more...

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