The Anatomy of an Entrepreneur: Family, Culture, and Ethics

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ICS Press, 1991 - Businessmen - 274 pages
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The entrepreneur explores the sources of his business success, recounting his youth in Brooklyn, his Lebanese heritage, the lessons he has learned from his successes and failures, his belief in the value of family and community, and his philanthropic work

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Jacobs, the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Jacobs Engineering Group (JEG), tells the story of his success in establishing a major engineering and construction firm within the ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue
1
ONE Origins
9
TWO What Business Are You In?
19
THREE Youth and Adolescence
37
FOUR The Boy Becomes a Man and Discovers
49
FIVE Academia or Business?
61
SIX Wartime and Penicillin
75
SEVEN Go West Young Man
89
TEN A Precious Freedom and the Second
119
eleven The Edge of Darkness
133
twelve A Companys Character Is Formed
149
thirteen Going PublicThe Company Grows
159
fourteen Across the River Jordan
179
fifteen Even Babe Ruth Struck Out 1330
211
sixteen The Crash of 83
225
seventeen The Other Life of an Entrepreneur
239

EIGHT A Family Business?
99
NINE The Fateful Step
109
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