Welcome To Our Conglomerate You Re Fired


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The inside story of business takeovers and the circus that ensues in the merger field.

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Author by Isadore Barmash
Genre eBook Business & Economics
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ISBN Number 1587981734

The Rise And Fall Of The Conglomerate Kings


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Author by Robert Sobel
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Catalog Of Copyright Entries Third Series


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Author by Library of Congress. Copyright Office
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Investigation Of Conglomerate Corporations


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Author by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee No. 5
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The White Sharks Of Wall Street


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It almost seems that Thomas Mellon Evans was a man so far ahead of his contemporaries that he had moved into the shadows before the full force of his business style had dawned on the rest of corporate America. At every step in his career, he was barging in where few would follow -- at first. But follow they did, at last." -- from the Prologue The first in-depth portrait of the life and times of the trailblazing financier Thomas Mellon Evans -- the man who pursued wealth and power in the 1950s with a brash ruthlessness that forever changed the face of corporate America. Long before Michael Milken was using junk bonds to finance corporate takeovers, Thomas Mellon Evans used debt, cash, and the tax code to obtain control of more than eighty American companies. Long before investors began to lobby for "shareholder's rights," Evans was demanding that public companies be run only for their shareholders -- not for their employees, their executives, or their surrounding communities. To some, Evans's merciless style presaged much that is wrong with corporate life today. To others, he intuitively knew what was needed to keep America competitive in the wake of a global war. In The White Sharks of Wall Street, New York Times investigative reporter Diana Henriques provides the first biography of this pivotal figure in American business history. She also portrays the other pioneering corporate raiders of the postwar period, such as Robert Young and Louis Wolfson, and shows how these men learned from one another and advanced one another's takeover tactics. She relates in dramatic detail a number of important early takeover fights -- Wolfson's challenge to Montgomery Ward, Young's move on the New York Central Railroad, the fight for Follansbee Steel -- and shows how they foreshadowed the desperate battle waged by Tom Evans's son, Ned Evans, to keep the British raider Robert Maxwell away from his Macmillan publishing empire during the 1980s. Henriques also reaches beyond the business arena to tally the tragic personal cost of Evans's pursuit of success and to show how the family dynasty shattered when his sons were driven by his own stubbornness and pride to become his rivals. In the end, the battling patriarch faced his youngest son in a poignant battle for control at the Crane Company, the once-famous Chicago plumbing and valve company that Tom Evans had himself seized in a brilliant takeover coup twenty-five years earlier. The White Sharks of Wall Street is a fascinating portrait of an extraordinary man, whose career blazed across the sky and then sank into obscurity -- but not before he had provided the template for how American business would operate for the next four decades.

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Author by Diana B. Henriques
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For The Good Of The Company


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This is a reprint of a previously published book. It deals with the rise of the McCrory Corporation, an American business which became a billion-dollar a year corporation.

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Author by Isadore Barmash
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ISBN Number 1587982153

The New York Times Book Review


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U S News World Report


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Pack Your Own Parachute


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Describes the consequences of mergers and takeovers, and advises managers how to know when to leave, how to maintain their marketability, and how to keep in touch with contacts

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Author by Paul Morris Hirsch
Genre eBook Business & Economics
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ISBN Number UOM:49015000829912

Management


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Author by Martin J. Gannon
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ISBN Number PSU:000011033264