Outsiders Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success

ISBN-10: 1422162672

ISBN-13: 9781422162675

Edition: 2012

Authors: William N. Thorndike

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List price: $39.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
Publication date: 10/23/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Preface: Singletonville
Introduction: An Intelligent Iconoclasm
A Perpetual Motion Machine for Returns: Tom Murphy and Capital Cities Broadcasting
An Unconventional Conglomerateur: Henry Singleton and Teledyne
The Turnaround: Bill Anders and General Dynamics
Value Creation in a Fast-Moving Stream: John Malone and TCI
The Widow Takes the Helm: Katharine Graham and The Washington Post Company
A Public LBO: Bill Stiritz and Ralston Purina
Optimizing the Family Firm: Dick Smith and General Cinema
The Investor as CEO: Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway
Radical Rationality: The Outsider's Mind-Set
Epilogue: An Example and a Checklist
Appendix: The Buffett Test
Further Reading
About the Author
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