Forbes Great Minds of Business

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 13, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 256 pages
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Sit down and talk shop with five of the most brilliant people in business today.Presented in a lively interview format, this book features in-depth and intelligent dialogues with some of the most successful people in business today. Conducted by world-class journalist and Forbes Senior Editor, Gretchen Morgenson, these interviews reveal the strategies, fears, philosophies, and ambitions that characterize each subject.Features interviews with Andrew Grove, Pleasant Rowland, Fred Smith, Peter Lynch, and Paul Volcker.FORBES Magazine has been profiling the best minds in the business world since it was founded in 1917. With a circulation of over 765,000 it is universally recognized as one of the world's foremost business publications. WGBH/Boston and Unapix Entertainment Inc. produced the public television series on which the book is based.

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Contents

FOUNDERAND CEO FEDERAL EXPRESS CORPORATION
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FORMER MANAGER OF FIDELITY MAGELLAN FUND
73
FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT PLEASANT COMPANY
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ANDREW GROVE: the vibrant head of Intel-the company whose microprocessors power 90% of the world's personal computers-is widely regarded as the best corporate manager in America.

FRED SMITH: a shining example of entrepreneurship at its best, the founder of Federal Express Corporation built an entire industry from scratch, and has-more than any other entrepreneur in recent history-physically changed the way business is done.

PETER LYNCH: during his 13 years at the helm of Fidelity's Magellan Fund, he outperformed the stock market averages at least ?vefold, and masterfully turned Magellan into the nation's largest mutual fund.

PLEASANT ROWLAND: with no experience in either marketing or the toy business, she founded Pleasant Company, an immensely pro?table doll, clothing, and publishing empire that is now worth $250 million.

PAUL VOLCKER: perhaps the most famous-and respected-chairman in the history of the Federal Reserve-America's central bank-he laid the groundwork for the biggest wealth-creating bull market the United States has ever known.

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