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Business Adventures

Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street

by John Brooks

This business classic written by longtime New Yorker contributor John Brooks is an insightful and engaging look into corporate and financial life in America. What do the $350 million Ford Motor Company disaster known as the Edsel, the fast and incredible rise of Xerox, and the unbelievable scandals at General Electric and Texas Gulf Sulphur have in...
Publish Date
2014
August 12
Goodreads rating
3.82
ISBN
9780575003491
Tags
businessnonfiction
Recommendations
4
Recommendations
Jul 13, 2014
The best business book I’ve ever read.     source
Not long after I first met Warren Buffett back in 1991, I asked him to recommend his favorite book about business. He didn't miss a beat: "It's 'Business Adventures,' by John Brooks," he said. "I'll send you my copy." I was intrigued: I had never heard of "Business Adventures" or John Brooks.     source
Jun 08, 2018
Great book! Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street by John Brooks #FridayReads     source