The big boys: power and position in American business

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Pantheon Books, 1986 - Business & Economics - 571 pages
Drawn from interviews, corporate documents, court records, and other sources, these snapshots of nine corporate leaders provide a view into the top corporate establishment. Included are: David Roderick (U.S. Steel), Roger Smith (General Motors), Paul Oreffice (Dow Chemical), Felix Rohaty (Lazard Freres), Charles Walker (tax lobbyist), Whitney MacMillan (Cargill), Thomas Jones (Northrop), William McGown (MCI), and William Norris (Control Data).

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Nine of America's most powerful (though virtually unknown) executives are scrutinized in this extraordinarily candid and thought-provoking probe into their business and personal lives. Consumer ... Read full review

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Nader and Taylor profile nine top business leaders, among them David Roderick of U.S. Steel, Paul Oreffice of Dow Chemical, Felix Rohatyn of Lazard Freres, and William Norris of Control Data. They ... Read full review


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Ralph Nader is the nation's leading consumer advocate. In 1965 he wrote the classic Unsafe at Any Speed, and in 1969 founded the Center for Auto Safety. Clarence Ditlow, lawyer/engineer, is the director of the Center for Auto Safety, which was responsible for the recall of the Ford Pinto and the Firestone 500 tire.