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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:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The history of business through the lens of crowd psychology In this fascinating tour through cultural, global, economic, and business history, icon of the finance world Robert Menschel explores the phenomenon of crowd psychology and its effect on business and culture. This book cheers on individualists in business and explores the essence of followers. From paper money to technology-from the evil rise of the Nazis  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Menschel
ISBN: 0471233277 9780471233275 0471718882 9780471718888
OCLC Number: 50164607
Description: xxvii, 226 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface: An Epidemic of Fear xv --
1 Booms, Bubbles & Busts --
2 Rumors & Suggestions --
3 Fear & Panic --
4 Violence & Vigilantes --
5 Leaders & Followers.
Other Titles: Markets, mobs, and mayhem
Responsibility: Robert Menschel.
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A tour through cultural, global, economic, and business history. It explores the phenomenon of crowd psychology and its effects on business and culture. Explaining how crowd psychology creates market  Read more...

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"...a collection of vignetttes, stories, proverbs and quotations laced with sound advice for avoiding the stampedes that can be triggered in a volatile marketplace..." (Financial Times, 4 July 2002) Read more...

 
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