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Revolt in the Boardroom

The New Rules of Power in Corporate America

Revolt in the Boardroom( )
Author: Murray, Alan
Publication Date:Apr 2007
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $49.99
Book Description:

Throughout the 20th century, American corporations were governed by autocratic, almost unaccountable chief executives. Their word was law and the only check on their power was a board of directors composed of their friends and allies.

Then, in a stunning reversal, a momentous series of firings deposed the heads of some of the world's best-known companies: AIG, Morgan Stanley, Boeing, Hewlett-Packard and Pfizer, just to name a few. Formerly unchallenged CEOs found themselves...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Corporate Governance
Social Science / Sociology / Social Theory
Business & Economics / General
Social Science / Sociology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 2.362 cm
Book Weight:0.457 Kilograms
Author Biography
Murray, Alan (Author)
Alan Murray is the Washington bureau chief of the "Wall Street Journal", a columnist for "SmartMoney" magazine, and a twice-daily commentator on CNBC. He is the author, with Jeffrey Birnbaum, of "Showdown at Gucci Gulch". He lives in Washington, D.C.


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