Forbes Greatest Business Stories of All Time

ISBN-10: 0471196533

ISBN-13: 9780471196532

Edition: 1996

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Featuring recognised business titans such as John Pierpont Morgan, Bill Gates and John D. Rockefeller, this collection presents 20 inspiring tales of entrepreneurs who changed the way we live and do business.
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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/21/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Daniel Gross, the "Moneybox" columnist for Slate, is the author of several books and is a contributor to the "Economic View" column in the Sunday New York Times. His writing also appears frequently in magazines such as New York and Wired. Gross was educated at Cornell University and holds an A.M. in American history from Harvard University. He lives with his family in Connecticut.

Partial table of contents:Robert Morris: America's First Financier
Cyrus McCormick's Reaper and the Industrialization of Farming
John D. Rockefeller and the Modern Corporation
Henry Ford and the Model T. Charles Merrill and the Democratization of Stock Ownership
Walt Disney and his Family-Entertainment Empire
Ray Kroc, McDonald's, and the Fast-Food Industry
Betting the Company: Joseph Wilson and the Xerox 914
American Express and the Charge Card
Mary Kay Ash and her Corporate Culture for Women
Sam Walton, Wal-Mart, and the Discounting of America
The Turnaround at Harley-Davidson
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. and the Leveraged Buyout
William Gates and the Dominance of Microsoft
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