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Revolt in the Boardroom The New Rules of Power in Corporate America

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ISBN-10: 0060882484

ISBN-13: 9780060882488

Edition: 2008

Authors: Alan Murray

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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. In Revolt in the Boardroom, Alan Murray examines the new world of corporate power. Using the access afforded to him by his influential Wall Street Journal column, Murray tells the story of three seminal board revolts: the now-famous Hewlett-Packard drama, the ousting of Boeing's Harry Stonecipher, and the deposing of one of the world's…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 8/19/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

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.

Introduction
Revolt in the Boardroom
The Battle for the Corporation
The New Order
The New Power Elite
The New CEO
Conclusion
Notes
Acknowledgments
Index