The Rise of the Rogue Executive

The Rise of the Rogue Executive

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Financial scandals aren't unknown in US business history, but today's growing problem of executive excesses and self serving behaviour is unprecedented in both its persistence and pervasiveness. Executives continue to plunder their companies and rip off their stockholders. This book reveals the true breadth and depth of corporate corruption - including flagrant new cases that haven't received the publicity they deserve. More important, it answers the questions that matter most: Why now? And how can we stop it? Sayles is one the world's most honoured management experts. As in-house corporate anthropologist at Arthur Andersen, Smith had a unique vantage point on the cultural changes that led to Andersen's collapse. Together, they identify powerful forces that cut across management, finance, the economy, politics, even psychology.From what was called an aquot;Ownersa#39; Manualaquot; for new Google shareholders. The New York ... The New York Times, January 5, 2005. 7. I (Sayles) was ... The Working Leader; The Triumph of High Performance over Conventional Management Principles. ... Kindred Spirits; Harvard Business Schoola#39;s Extraordinary Class of 1949 and How They Transformed America (New York: John Wiley, 2002). As quotedanbsp;...

Title:The Rise of the Rogue Executive
Author:Leonard R. Sayles, Cynthia Joseph Smith
Publisher:Prentice Hall - 2005


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