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Read online Business Adventures.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Business Adventures This business classic written by longtime New Yorker contributor John Brooks is an insightful and engaging look into corporate and financial life in America b .

What do the million Ford Motor Company disaster known as the Edsel the fast and incredible rise of Xerox and the unbelievable scandals at General Electric and Texas Gulf Sulphur have in common Each is an example of how an iconic company was defined by a particular moment of fame or notoriety .

These notable and fascinating accounts are as relevant today to understanding the intricacies of corporate life as they were when the events happened .

Stories about Wall Street are infused with drama and adventure and reveal the machinations and volatile nature of the world of finance John Brooks s insightful reportage is so full of personality and critical detail that whether he is looking at the astounding market crash of the collapse of a well known brokerage firm or the bold attempt by American bankers to save the British pound one gets the sense that history really does repeat itself by John Brooks

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Business Adventures
Title:Business Adventures
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ISBN:0575003499
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Number of Pages:408
Category:business, non-fiction, finance, economics, buisness, history
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