The new imperialists

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Publisher:
Prentice Hall,
Pub. Date:
[2002]
Language:
English
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Microsoft's Bill Gates, AOL-Time Warner's Steve Case, Amazon.com's Jeff Bezos, Oracle's Larry Ellison, Cisco's John Chambers -- they're business titans of the 21st century. We know their names well enough, but what do we really know about these men beyond the multitudes of short-hand mythologies and sound-bites that currently exist. How were they able to muster the savvy and confidence to create such empires of wealth and power? What do the paths they took say about the economic realm they came to conquer? Were they true visionaries or creations of a unique moment in time?Drawing from his Pulitzer Prize-nominated series of articles in The Washington Post, Mark Leibovich provides particularly personal and in-depth profiles on these larger-than-life moguls. Presenting five whirlwind tours through five gale-force lives, this extraordinary book traces the formative events and influences in each man's early life to explain how they came to dominate in this bizarre, revolutionary world. In addition to unprecedented access to each man himself (a privilege afforded very few reporters), Leibovich interviewed over 400 friends, childhood ment
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9780735203174
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subject_facet Bezos, Jeffrey, Businessmen -- United States, Case studies, Case, Steve, -- 1958-, Chambers, John, -- 1949-, Computer industry -- United States -- Management -- Case studies, Computer software industry -- United States -- Case studies, Ellison, Larry, Executives -- United States, Gates, Bill, -- 1955-
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