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Markets, mobs & mayhem : a modern look at the madness of crowds

Author: Robert Menschel
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this fascinating tour through cultural, global, economic, and business history, icon of the financial world Robert Menschel explores the phenomenon of crowd psychology and its effects on business and culture. Explaining how crowd psychology creates market bubbles and irrational exuberance, Menschel mines world history--from the rise of the Nazis in Germany, to the fanatical love of brands, to the Dutch tulip  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Menschel, Robert.
Markets, mobs & mayhem.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2002
(DLC) 2002010798
(OCoLC)50164607
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Menschel
ISBN: 0471267716 9780471267713
OCLC Number: 51209621
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 226 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Note continued: Hans Christian Andersen's Tale of Leaders & Yes-Men --
Mind of the Mob: Stupidity Accumulates, but Also Heroism --
Rudyard Kipling on Leading and Following --
Keeping Your Head When All About You Are Losing Theirs.
Other Titles: Markets, mobs, and mayhem
Responsibility: Robert Menschel.
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In this fascinating tour through cultural, global, economic, and business history, icon of the financial world Robert Menschel explores the phenomenon of crowd psychology and its effects on business and culture. Explaining how crowd psychology creates market bubbles and irrational exuberance, Menschel mines world history--from the rise of the Nazis in Germany, to the fanatical love of brands, to the Dutch tulip craze of the seventeenth century, to America's 1990s Internet bubble--to reveal how the behavior of crowds negatively affects the business world. Championing the causes of individuality a.

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