Fatal Risk Authors : Roddy Boyd Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Published Date : 2011-03-03 ISBN-13 : 9781118084298 Page : 368 Pages Language : en Descriptions Fatal Risk Long-listed for the FT & Goldman Sachs Business Book of theYear Award 2011 The true story of how risk destroys, as told through theongoing saga of AIG From the collapse of Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers, thesubject of the financial crisis has been well covered. However, thestory central to the crisis-that of AIG-has until now remainedlargely untold. Fatal Risk: A Cautionary Tale of AIG’s CorporateSuicide tells the inside story of what […]
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Digital Assassination Authors : Richard Torrenzano, Mark Davis Publisher : St. Martin’s Press Published Date : 2011-10-25 ISBN-13 : 9781429989381 Page : 304 Pages Language : en Descriptions Digital Assassination Two leading reputation experts reveal how the internet is being used to destroy brands, reputations and even lives, and how to fight back. From false Wikipedia entries, to fake YouTube videos, to Facebook lynch mobs, everyone from CEOs to fashion models, journalists to politicians, restaurateurs to doctors, is open to character assassination in the burgeoning realm of digital media. Two top media experts recount vivid tales of character attacks, provide […]
For Promised Joy Authors : Oonagh Morrison Publisher : Dundurn Published Date : 2001 ISBN-13 : 9781899863754 Page : 378 Pages Language : en Descriptions For Promised Joy Based on the life of our own Flora MacDonald, this historical novel sweeps the heroine from her home in Skye to the Carolinas of Revolutionary America. The young girl who helped Bonnie Prince Charlie evade his pursuers is now a mature woman who takes the bold decision to seek a new life across the ocean. Carefully researched and beautifully written this is a tale as romantic and stirring as that of her […]
Dear Mr. Buffett Authors : Janet M. Tavakoli Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Published Date : 2009-01-06 ISBN-13 : 9780470442739 Page : 256 Pages Language : en Descriptions Dear Mr. Buffett Janet Tavakoli takes you into the world of Warren Buffett by way of the recent mortgage meltdown. In correspondence and discussion with him over 2 years, they both saw the writing on the wall, made clear by the implosion of Bear Stearns. Tavakoli, in clear and engaging prose, explains how the credit mess happened beginning with the mortgage lending Ponzi schemes funded by investment banks, the Fed bailout […]
The Loudest Voice in the Room Authors : Gabriel Sherman Publisher : Random House Published Date : 2014-01-14 ISBN-13 : 9780679644095 Page : 576 Pages Language : en Descriptions The Loudest Voice in the Room A revelatory journey inside the world of Fox News and Roger Ailes—the brash, sometimes combative network head who helped fuel the rise of Donald Trump NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A SHOWTIME LIMITED SERIES • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR When Rupert Murdoch enlisted Roger Ailes to launch a cable news network in 1996, American politics […]
Off-Ramps and On-Ramps Authors : Sylvia Ann Hewlett Publisher : Harvard Business Press Published Date : 2007-05-15 ISBN-13 : 9781422159835 Page : 299 Pages Language : en Descriptions Off-Ramps and On-Ramps With talent shortages looming over the next decade, what can companies do to attract and retain the large number of professional women who are forced off the career highway? By documenting the successful efforts of a group of cutting-edge global companies to retain talented women and reintegrate them if they’ve already left, Off-Ramps and On-Ramps answers this critical question. Working closely with companies such as Ernst & Young, Goldman […]
The Leader’s Checklist, Expanded Edition Authors : Michael Useem Publisher : Wharton Digital Press Published Date : 2011-09-20 ISBN-13 : 9781613630068 Page : 144 Pages Language : en Descriptions The Leader’s Checklist, Expanded Edition Named to The Washington Post’s 2011 List of Best Leadership Books In this fast-reading and illuminating expanded edition of the bestselling Leader’s Checklist, world-renowned leadership expert Michael Useem deepens his examination of 15 mission-critical principles for leaders Based on the lessons from astonishing stories, solid research, and years of leadership development work with a wide array of companies and organizations in the United States and abroad, […]
Texas Star Authors : Elaine Barbieri Publisher : Published Date : 2003-12-01 ISBN-13 : 9780843951790 Page : 357 Pages Language : en Descriptions Texas Star In the first book of a sizzling trilogy, Cal Star returns home and loses his hardened heart to a sharp-talking lady rancher. But will they ever be able to overcome the family secrets that threaten to destroy them all?
Texas Glory Authors : Elaine Barbieri Publisher : Dorchester Publishing Company Incorporated Published Date : 2004 ISBN-13 : 9780843954081 Page : 337 Pages Language : en Descriptions Texas Glory Honor Gannon traveled to Texas to finally confront her distant father, but when she crosses paths with a dark, compelling stranger, her damaged heart begins its slow recovery in spite of her troubled past.