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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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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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