Company Man by Anthony Sampson
: The Rise and Fall of Corporate Life

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The transformation of the corporate world is one of the most extraordinary events of the 20th century. How and why this transformation happened is the subject of this brilliant social history of business, which provides an intriguing look at how "the company man" has responded to the successive shocks of the past 20 years.

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Anthony Sampson is a distinguished British journalist, the author of nearly twenty books, including Anatomy of Britain, The Seven Sisters, and Company Man. His connection with South Africa dates back to the 1950s, when he was editor of the black magazine Drum in Johannesburg and first met Nelson Mandela. He has visited and reported from the country many times since.
Published January 1, 1995 by HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS LTD. 416 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Political & Social Sciences, History, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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While the company's surviving men and women were obliged to become more productive, Sampson points out, their executive masters have been ever more handsomely rewarded, even when they fail.

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Like Whyte's influential book, "Company Man" is a business book with a big heart and a sharp moral sensibility, and Sampson insists on reminding us of the enormous human cost of success \o7 and\f7 failure in the corporate world.

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