Written in 1513 for the Medici, following their return to power in Florence, The Prince is a handbook on ruling and the exercise of power. It remains as relevant today as it was in the sixteenth century. Widely quoted in the Press and in academic publications, The Prince has direct relevance to the issues of business and corporate governance confronting global corporations as they enter a new millennium.
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On Those Things for Which Men and Particularly Princes Are Praised or Blamed
On Generosity and Miserliness
xvil On Cruelty and Mercy and Whether It Is Better to Be Loved Than To Be Feared or the Contrary
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