[Business Adventures] EBOOK / PDF

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Summary Business Adventures Business Adventures review ´ 104 John Brooks â 4 review On 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 happenedStories about Wall Street are infused with drama and adventure and reveal the machinations and vola Dated slow and failed to carry a common theme are among the criticisms of this republished book which has been touted by wunderkind Bill Gates Sadly the criticisms are all uite true Most of these classic tales date from the late 50s and 60s ranging from the colossal failure of Ford s Edsel model to the vagaries of the federal taxation system to the syndicate of nations that avoided a collapse of the British pound to a case of cornering the market Piggly Wiggly to a case of trade secrets vs free employment The only story that I found interesting was the career and philosophy of Tennessee Valley Authority chairman David Lilienthal

Summary Business Adventures

Business Adventures

Summary Business Adventures Business Adventures review ´ 104 John Brooks â 4 review This business classic written by longtime New Yorker contributor John Brooks is an insightful and engaging look into corporate and financial life in America What do the 350 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 comm I had heard as I think everyone else has that Business Adventures was a favorite book of Bill Gates and Warren Buffet I read the ebook and I understand a print version will be forthcoming in SeptemberThis book makes me feel as though I m sitting at the knee of my grandfather listening to wise recollectionsA writer of articles in the 1950 s and 1960 many for the New Yorker the author intelligently and thoughtfully steps through 12 events one per chapterAt first I thought perhaps I was particularly dense and wasn t getting the message What held these stories together Eventually I realized that the author is not driving home a point selling anything or giving advice His observations leave room for the reader to consider events their connections their parallels to today the importance of character and the ues

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Summary Business Adventures Business Adventures review ´ 104 John Brooks â 4 review Tile 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 1962 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 itsel A very dated book having an anthology of business stories Some are interesting while others read like a scientific journal Coincidentally a few stories mirror real life business dilemmas


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    Summary Business Adventures [Business Adventures] EBOOK / PDF John Brooks â 4 review I had heard as I think everyone else has that Business Adventures was a favorite book of Bill Gates and Warren Buffet I read the ebook and I understand a print version will be forthcoming in SeptemberThis book makes me feel as though

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    John Brooks â 4 review Read & Download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook â John Brooks [Business Adventures] EBOOK / PDF I had such a great time reading this book Like I have said before I am not an educated man I only have a GED But that did not stop me from understanding and enjoying this book I learned so much and the authors style kept my attention locked i hope you enjoy

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    Summary Business Adventures John Brooks â 4 review [Business Adventures] EBOOK / PDF Recommended by Bill Gates35 stars The author has a talent for making complex financial concepts accessible The essays on the Edsel

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    [Business Adventures] EBOOK / PDF John Brooks â 4 review Summary Business Adventures Dated slow and failed to carry a common theme are among the criticisms of this republished book which has been touted by wunderkind Bill Gates Sadly the criticisms are all uite true Most of these classic tales date from th

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    [Business Adventures] EBOOK / PDF Read & Download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook â John Brooks Business Adventures is well written as John Brooks is able to tell these stories entertainingly by emphasising funny dialogues and his generally great way with words Brooks takes a human interest angle and descr

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    Summary Business Adventures John Brooks â 4 review [Business Adventures] EBOOK / PDF Twelve Wall Street stories from the 60s These type of lessons are valuable to understand but unfortunately not all were readable I was still able to get the summary of each except one I have no idea what nine was aboutOneMarket fluc

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    [Business Adventures] EBOOK / PDF Read & Download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook â John Brooks John Brooks â 4 review I give this one a middling review not because it was middling but it is a 40 year old anthology of business stories and some of them are boring and datedie tax changes of the early 60s a profile of a forgotten New Deal mandarin and an inconclusive analysis of the Edsel flop The other stories are really good I understand why Gates and Buffet cite this book as a favorite The opening chapter on the mini crash i

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    [Business Adventures] EBOOK / PDF I really enjoyed this book The author has a real gift for making the financial world extremely interesting Not since Jeffry Archer and Kane and Abel have I read an account of financial dealings that was so exciting I partic

  9. says: [Business Adventures] EBOOK / PDF Read & Download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook â John Brooks John Brooks â 4 review

    [Business Adventures] EBOOK / PDF John Brooks â 4 review Summary Business Adventures A very dated book having an anthology of business stories Some are interesting while others read like a scientific journal Coincidentally a few stories mirror real life business dilemmas

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    Read & Download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook â John Brooks John Brooks â 4 review [Business Adventures] EBOOK / PDF Great book Since it was written in 1968 a lot has taken place I wish each story could be updated The author had a great idea in writing this book He has written about 12 business adventures during the 60s It would be great for someone to do a current day version of this book with current business adventures An updated version of t

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  • Business Adventures
  • John Brooks
  • English
  • 13 March 2018
  • 9780575003491