The Big Time

The Big Time : The Harvard Business School's Most Successful Class and How It Shaped America

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"Unlike most books on business...this baby sings." That was the judgment of The New York Daily News in regard to this remarkable volume that entertains on every page while providing rare insights into the methods and secret workings of the Harvard Business School. Focused on HBS's most successful class-the fabled '49ers, "the Class the dollars fell on"-the book combines boardroom drama with astute social commentary. More than just a book about business, The Big Time tells the story of the American spirit at the height of a golden age. Rich in compelling anecdotes and unforgettable characters, this fascinating group portrait-named one of Business Week's 10 Best upon its initial release in 1986--remains a seminal study of American privilege and power, ingenuity and hubris, and an essential text for understanding our own more

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  • Paperback | 162 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 9.4mm | 303.91g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 150855059X
  • 9781508550594

About MR Laurence Shames

Laurence Shames is a novelist, journalist, essayist, and occasional ghostwriter who has written more than twenty books and hundreds of magazine articles. Formerly the Ethics columnist for Esquire, he lives in Asheville, NC and Naples, FL. To learn more, please visit more

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