The Firm
  • Author : Duff McDonald
  • Release Date : 30 September 2014
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 13 : 9781439190982

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Book excerpt: A behind-the-scenes, revelatory history of the controversial consulting firm traces its decades-long influence in both business and political arenas, citing its role in the establishment of mainstream practices and modern understandings about capitalism while evaluating the failures that have compromised its reputation. 60,000 first printing.

The Firm

The Firm

Author : Duff McDonald
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Business & Economics
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A behind-the-scenes, revelatory history of the controversial consulting firm traces its decades-long influence in both business and political arenas, citing its role in the establishment of mainstream practices and modern understandings about capitalism while evaluating the failures that have compromised its reputation. 60,000 first printing....

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Publisher : Dell Publishing Company
Genre : Fiction
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Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
Genre : Business & Economics
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While characteristically "Austrian" economic themes are clearly relevant to the business firm, Austrian economists have said little about management, organization and strategy. The 12 chapters in this work seek to advance the understanding of these issues by drawing on Austrian ideas....

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Author : Onno van Hilten,Peter M. Kort,Paul J.J.M.van Loon
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Genre : Business & Economics
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In this book we open our insights in the Theory of the Firm, obtained through the application of Optimal Control Theory, to a public of scholars and advanced students in economics and applied mathematics. We walk on the micro economic side of the street that is bordered by Theory of ...

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Author : Ramesh K. S. Rao,Eric C. Stevens
Publisher : World Scientific
Genre : Business & Economics
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The cost of capital concept has myriad applications in business decision-making. The standard methodology for deriving cost of capital estimates is based on the seminal Modigliani-Miller analyses. This book generalizes this framework to include non-debt tax shields (e.g., depreciation), interactions between the borrowing rate and tax shields, and default ...

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Author : C. William Pollard
Publisher : Zondervan
Genre : Business & Economics
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'Bill Pollard speaks with a voice of experience. His book deals with the practice of leadership- over time, under pressure, living with reality, getting the desired results. The Soul of the Firm tells how ServiceMaster has successfully grapple with the key issues of leadership. That is why it is so ...

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Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Genre : Business & Economics
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In the 21st century, even small firms can reach customers located in different, often remote, parts of the world. In fact, internationalisation has become a common phenomenon that affects the majority of companies worldwide. Recent research emphasises that there are numerous determinants of a company’s competitive advantage in the ...

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Author : Alan Wilson,Valarie Zeithaml,Mary Jo Bitner,Dwayne Gremler
Publisher : McGraw Hill
Genre : Business & Economics
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The Second European Edition of Services Marketing: Integrating Customer Focus Across the Firm by Wilson, Zeithaml, Bitner and Gremler uniquely focuses on the development of customer relationships through quality service. Reflecting the increasing importance of the service economy, Services Marketing is the only text that put the customer's experience of ...

Holy the Firm

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Author : Annie Dillard
Publisher : Harper Collins
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"[This] is a book of great richness, beauty and power and thus very difficult to do justice to in a brief review...The violence is sometimes unbearable, the language rarely less than superb. Dillard's description of the moth's death makes Virginia Woolf's go dim and Edwardian. Nature seen so clear ...

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Publisher : Coronet Books Incorporated
Genre : Business & Economics
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Businesses around the world face increasing turbulence in their economic and social environments. The pace of change in market economies seems to be ever accelerating. In this book, the authors consider some of the implications for management of different views of the firm. They point to the need, in these ...

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Author : John Grisham
Publisher : Bantam
Genre : Fiction
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Eleven-year-old Mark Sway accidentally witnesses a murder and becomes the target of relentless prosecutors and the mob, and the only person who can save him is Reggie Love, an attorney barely out of law school. Reprint. 35,000 first printing....