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The Resource Fictions of business : insights on management from great literature, Robert A. Brawer

Fictions of business : insights on management from great literature, Robert A. Brawer

Label
Fictions of business : insights on management from great literature
Title
Fictions of business
Title remainder
insights on management from great literature
Statement of responsibility
Robert A. Brawer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brawer, Robert A.
Dewey number
809.3/9355
Index
index present
LC call number
PS173.B87
LC item number
B73 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Economics and literature
  • English literature
  • Businessmen in literature
  • Management science in literature
  • Business ethics in literature
  • Business in literature
Label
Fictions of business : insights on management from great literature, Robert A. Brawer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-228) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: The fictions of business and the business of fiction -- Selling as theater: the art of dazzling the customer (Theodore Dreiser's Sister Carrie and David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross) -- Selling on a grand scale: playing to an image-conscious society (Horatio Alger's Ragged Dick, Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury tales, Anthony Trollope's The way we live now) -- Maintaining individuality in corporate life (Sloan Wilson's The man in the grey flannel suit, Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman, John P. Marquand's Point of no return)
  • Overcoming corporate gospel and the will to believe (Joseph Heller's Something happened and George Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara) -- Survival of the fittest in a Darwinian business world (Theodore Dreiser's The financier, Sinclair Lewis's Babbitt, John Dos Passo's The big money, Upton Sinclair's The jungle, and Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court) -- Office politics, stress management, and chaos (Wilfred Sheed's Office politics, James Thurber's The catbird seat, and Joseph Conrad's Typhoon) -- Conclusion: The more things change ..
Control code
39398878
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 248 pages
Isbn
9780471179993
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
98034826
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Fictions of business : insights on management from great literature, Robert A. Brawer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-228) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: The fictions of business and the business of fiction -- Selling as theater: the art of dazzling the customer (Theodore Dreiser's Sister Carrie and David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross) -- Selling on a grand scale: playing to an image-conscious society (Horatio Alger's Ragged Dick, Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury tales, Anthony Trollope's The way we live now) -- Maintaining individuality in corporate life (Sloan Wilson's The man in the grey flannel suit, Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman, John P. Marquand's Point of no return)
  • Overcoming corporate gospel and the will to believe (Joseph Heller's Something happened and George Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara) -- Survival of the fittest in a Darwinian business world (Theodore Dreiser's The financier, Sinclair Lewis's Babbitt, John Dos Passo's The big money, Upton Sinclair's The jungle, and Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court) -- Office politics, stress management, and chaos (Wilfred Sheed's Office politics, James Thurber's The catbird seat, and Joseph Conrad's Typhoon) -- Conclusion: The more things change ..
Control code
39398878
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 248 pages
Isbn
9780471179993
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
98034826
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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