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Revolt in the Boardroom

The New Rules of Power in Corporate America

Revolt in the Boardroom( )
Author: Murray, Alan
ISBN:978-0-06-088247-1
Publication Date:May 2007
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:Collins
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.95
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
Pages:272
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):6 x 9 x 0.93 Inches
Book Weight:1.005 Pounds
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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