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New Machiavelli The Art of Politics in Business

ISBN-10: 0471350958

ISBN-13: 9780471350958

Edition: 2000

Authors: Alistair McAlpine

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Machiavelli's The Prince described a code of conduct for political leaders. This text explores the relationship between the business leader and his, or her, employees and shareholders, elucidating the key aspects of politics and business.
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/3/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.16" wide x 9.06" long x 0.63" tall
Weight: 0.682

Foreword
Dedication: to His Magnificence Lorenzo de' Medici./Of Patrons and Proteges
Concerning New Principalities Acquired by One's Own Forces and Personal Ability./Starting a Business
Why The Kingdom of Darius, Conquered by Alexander, did not Rebel against his Successors after Alexander's Death./Business and Government
On New Principalities Acquired with the Forces and Fortune of Others./Inherited Business
On Hereditary Principalities./Family Business
The Classification of Principalities and How they are Acquired./Capturing a Company
On Mixed Principalities./Controlling a Captured Company
How Cities and Principalities, which Prior to Occupation were Accustomed to Living under their Own Laws, Should be Administered./The Running of a Recently Acquired Business
On Those who Acquire Principalities through Wicked Deeds./Stealing a Business
On Civil Principalities./ Rising to Power
On the Different Types of Army and the Question of Mercenary Troops./ The use of Consultants
On Auxiliary Troops, your own Troops, and a Mixture of the Two./ The need for Loyalty
On Cruelty and Mercy: and Whether it is Better to be Loved than Feared, or the Reverse./ Managing People
On the Secretaries Who Accompany the Prince./ The Power of the Employee
On Ecclesiastical Principalities./ Dealing with the Establishment
How a Prince Should Act Concerning Military Affairs./ The need for Total Dedication
Whether Princes Should Keep Their Word./ The use of Craftiness
How the Strength of Every Principality Should be Measured./ Finance and the Understanding of Money
On Generosity and Meanness./ Controlling Expenditure
How Flatterers are Avoided./ Flattery and False Profits
Whether Fortresses and Many Other Things Commonly Used by Princes are Useful or Useless./ Structuring the Business
On the Things for which Men, and especially Princes, are Praised or Blamed./ The Company Image
On the Avoidance of Contempt and Hatred./ Public Relations
How a Prince Should Act in Order to Gain Reputation./ The Advantages and Dangers of Fame
Why the Princes of Italy have Lost their States./ Why Businesses Fail
How Much Fortune can Influence Human Affairs, and How She Should be Resisted./ Creating one's own Luck