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Author Chan, Ronald W.

Title Behind the Berkshire Hathaway curtain : lessons from Warren Buffett's top business leaders / Ronald W. Chan
Published Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 178 pages) : illustrations
Contents Behind the Berkshire Hathaway Curtain: Lessons from Warren Buffett's Top Business Leaders; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: Exploring Life with Cathy Baron-Tamraz; Chapter 2: Teaming Up with Randy Watson; Chapter 3: Taking Action with Stanford Lipsey; Chapter 4: Brainstorming with Barry Tatelman; Chapter 5: Adding Value with Dennis Knautz; Chapter 6: Investigating Business with Brad Kinstler; Chapter 7: Looking Forward with Marla Gottschalk; Chapter 8: Striving for Excellence with David Sokol; Chapter 9: Learning to Adapt from Walter Scott Jr.; Conclusion: Behind the Berkshire Hathaway Curtain
AcknowledgmentsAbout the Author; Index
Summary A rare look at the successful executives behind Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway. Warren Buffett is a legend for his investment philosophy, but few are familiar with the leaders of his companies. In Behind the Berkshire Hathaway Curtain, Ronald Chan offers an inside look at the early careers of numerous executives and CEOs who have contributed to Berkshire's success. You'll learn about the early career decisions they made, what they gained from their first jobs, the skill sets they acquired, and how they became a part of the world's most dynamic conglomerate.: Contains lessons that any exe
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Subject Buffett, Warren.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. -- Management.
Business -- Decision making.
Chief executive officers -- United States.
Executive ability -- United States.
Holding companies -- United States.
Management -- United States.
Success in business -- United States.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0470642955 (electronic bk.)
0470642971 (electronic bk.)
9780470642955 (electronic bk.)
9780470642979 (electronic bk.)