The Firm

The Firm

The Firm

A behind-the-scenes, revelatory history of the controversial consulting firm traces its decades-long influence in both business and political arenas, citing its role in the establishment of mainstream practices and modern understandings about capitalism while evaluating the failures that have compromised its reputation. 60,000 first printing.

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : Duff McDonald
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2014-09-30
Total Pages : 400 Pages
ISBN : 9781439190982


The Firm

The Firm

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • At the top of his class at Harvard Law, he had his choice of the best firms in America. He made a deadly mistake. For a young lawyer on the make, it was an offer he couldn't refuse: a position at a law firm where the bucks, billable hours, and benefits are over the top. It's a dream job for an up-and-comer—if he can overlook the uneasy feeling he gets at the office. Then an FBI investigation plunges the straight and narrow attorney into a nightmare of terror and intrigue, with no choice but to pit his wits, ethics, and legal skills against the firm's deadly secrets—if he hopes to stay alive ...

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Genre : Fiction
Author : John Grisham
Publisher : Anchor
Release : 2009-08-25
Total Pages : 562 Pages
ISBN : 9780440245926


Governing The Firm

Governing The Firm

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : Gregory K. Dow
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2003-02-17
Total Pages : 346 Pages
ISBN : 0521522218


Resource Based And Evolutionary Theories Of The Firm

Resource Based And Evolutionary Theories Of The Firm

A look at the field of strategic management, exploring the theories of the running of the firm.

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : Cynthia A. Montgomery
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 1995-04-30
Total Pages : 298 Pages
ISBN : 079239562X


The Theory Of The Firm

The Theory Of The Firm

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : Peter J. Curwen
Publisher : Springer
Release : 1976-04-01
Total Pages : 189 Pages
ISBN : 9781349156450


Dynamic Policies Of The Firm

Dynamic Policies Of The Firm

In this book we open our insights in the Theory of the Firm, obtained through the application of Optimal Control Theory, to a public of scholars and advanced students in economics and applied mathematics. We walk on the micro economic side of the street that is bordered by Theory of the Firm on one side and by Optimal Control Theory on the other, keeping the reader away from all the dead end roads we turned down during our 10 years lasting research. We focus attention on the expressiveness and variety of insights that are obtained through studying only simple models of the firm. In this book mathematics is our tool, insight in optimal corporate policy our goal. Therefore most of the mathematics and calculations is put into appendices and in the main text all attention is on modelling corporate behaviour and on analysing the results of the calculations. So, the main text focusses on micro economics, even more specific: on Theory of the Firm. In that way this book is contrasted from such famous text books in applied Optimal Control with a much broader portfolio of applications, like Feichtinger & Hartl (1986) or with a more rigorous introduction into theory, like Seierstad & Sydsaeter (1987).

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : Onno van Hilten
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-12-06
Total Pages : 445 Pages
ISBN : 9783642778841


A Theory Of The Firm S Cost Of Capital

A Theory Of The Firm S Cost Of Capital

The cost of capital concept has myriad applications in business decision-making. The standard methodology for deriving cost of capital estimates is based on the seminal Modigliani-Miller analyses. This book generalizes this framework to include non-debt tax shields (e.g., depreciation), interactions between the borrowing rate and tax shields, and default considerations. It develops several new results and shows how better cost of capital and marginal tax rate estimates can be generated. The book's unified cost of capital theory is discussed with comprehensive numerical examples and graphical illustrations.This book will be of interest to corporate managers, academics, investment bankers, governmental agencies, and private companies that generate cost of capital estimates for public consumption.

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : Ramesh K. S. Rao
Publisher : World Scientific
Release : 2007
Total Pages : 105 Pages
ISBN : 9789812569493


The Soul Of The Firm

The Soul Of The Firm

'Bill Pollard speaks with a voice of experience. His book deals with the practice of leadership- over time, under pressure, living with reality, getting the desired results. The Soul of the Firm tells how ServiceMaster has successfully grapple with the key issues of leadership. That is why it is so worthwhile.' -Max De Pree 'Bill Pollard demonstrates in great detail ServiceMaster's value system, a system that emphasizes the importance of the dignity of the individual. Readers will benefit greatly from Bill's wisdom. This is an important book that should be widely read.' -W. Earl Sasser, James L. Heskett, and Leonard A. Schlesinger 'Rarely are we given an open and generous look inside the corporate leader who is the embodiment of the mission and values of the enterprise. . . A powerful book.' -Frances Hesselbein 'A fascinating story about servant leadership and an extraordinary culture at ServiceMaster.' -Richard L. Thomas 'A remarkable book. . . . ServiceMaster invented 'lea production' for the service sector by listening to and empowering its employees on the front line. This book is the moving story of the wellspring of that culture and philosophy, told by a reflective, modest corporate leader.' -Elmer Johnson

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : C. William Pollard
Publisher : Zondervan
Release : 1996
Total Pages : 184 Pages
ISBN : 9780310234876


The Internationalisation Maturity Of The Firm

The Internationalisation Maturity Of The Firm

In the 21st century, even small firms can reach customers located in different, often remote, parts of the world. In fact, internationalisation has become a common phenomenon that affects the majority of companies worldwide. Recent research emphasises that there are numerous determinants of a company’s competitive advantage in the international business environment, including product quality, price, and market knowledge. Much less attention, however, has been paid to the role of business relationships. The task of determining the impact of business relationships on performance poses a considerable challenge. In the book, business relationships are operationalised by a set of characteristics and determinants which influence a company’s competitive advantage. The contributors here refer to these characteristics and determinants as components of the company’s internationalisation maturity. It is argued that a higher level of internationalisation maturity increases the firm’s performance. The book includes both conceptual discussions on the role of firms’ business relationships in the internationalisation process and results of extensive empirical studies. In order to verify the concept of a firm’s internationalisation maturity, a mixed methodology was used, combining quantitative (almost 300 companies) and qualitative (40 case studies) research. As such, the book provides useful insights for academics, students of management and international business, and business practitioners.

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : Krzysztof Fonfara
Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Release : 2019-01-23
Total Pages : 186 Pages
ISBN : 9781527526914


Ebook Services Marketing Integrating Customer Focus Across The Firm

Ebook Services Marketing Integrating Customer Focus Across The Firm

The Second European Edition of Services Marketing: Integrating Customer Focus Across the Firm by Wilson, Zeithaml, Bitner and Gremler uniquely focuses on the development of customer relationships through quality service. Reflecting the increasing importance of the service economy, Services Marketing is the only text that put the customer's experience of services at the centre of its approach. The core theories, concepts and frameworks are retained, and specifically the gaps model, a popular feature of the book. The text moves from the foundations of services marketing before introducing the gaps model and demonstrating its application to services marketing. In the second edition, the book takes on more European and International contexts to reflect the needs of courses, lecturers and students. The second edition builds on the wealth of European and International examples, cases, and research in the first edition, offering more integration of European content. It has also be fully updated with the latest research to ensure that it continues to be seen as the text covering the very latest services marketing thinking. In addition, the cases section has been thoroughly examined and revised to offer a range of new case studies with a European and global focus. The online resources have also been fully revised and updated providing an excellent package of support for lecturers and students.

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : Alan Wilson
Publisher : McGraw Hill
Release : 2012-06-16
Total Pages : 587 Pages
ISBN : 9780077146597