Investor Capitalism: How Money Managers Are Changing the Face of Corporate America

By Michael Useem
A behind-the-scenes look at today's kingmakers: institutional investors. Out of the public eye, a small group of professionals--investment experts who handle other people's monies--are exerting ever-greater control over corporate managers, firing CEOs and pushing through 'restructurings' that cost thousands of jobs. Michael Useem's "Investor Capitalism" portrays the quiet, veiled nature of this dance of elephants, and portrays the enormous implications of its results. --John Rekenthaler, Publisher, Morningstar, Inc.


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Posted May 26, 2011, 8:32 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania made a big announcement last month, launching Wharton Digital Press. From that release: The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announces the launch of Wharton Digital Press, an innovative global all-digital publishing initiative that will publish books electronically, including ebooks, enhanced ebooks, mobile apps, and print books available through print-on-demand technology. In collaboration with Knowledge@Wharton, the School’s online journal of research and business analysis, Wharton Digital Press will take advantage of the Wharton School’s global presence to communicate relevant business knowledge from experts throughout the world to readers wherever and whenever they need it. Read more


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Publisher Basic Books (AZ)
Publish date 12/19/1996
Pages 344
ISBN-13 9780465050321
ISBN-10 0465050328
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