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The Resource Corporate disasters : what went wrong and why, [project editors, Miranda H. Ferrara, Michele P. LaMeau], (electronic resource)

Corporate disasters : what went wrong and why, [project editors, Miranda H. Ferrara, Michele P. LaMeau], (electronic resource)

Label
Corporate disasters : what went wrong and why
Title
Corporate disasters
Title remainder
what went wrong and why
Statement of responsibility
[project editors, Miranda H. Ferrara, Michele P. LaMeau]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Profiles the biggest corporate mistakes or misdeeds throughout history, covering the people, the times, the decisions made
Member of
Cataloging source
GGVRL
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Gale virtual reference library
Dewey number
338.70973
Index
index present
LC call number
HD58.8
LC item number
.C6573 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Ferrara, Miranda
  • LaMeau, Michele P
  • Gale (Firm)
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  • Organizational change
  • Business failures
  • Success in business
  • Management
Label
Corporate disasters : what went wrong and why, [project editors, Miranda H. Ferrara, Michele P. LaMeau], (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • American International Group (AIG) : too big to fail -- AOL-Time Warner merger of 2000 -- Apple fires Steve Jobs -- Apple Newton released in the 1990s -- Arthur Andersen : an accounting firm fails -- Asian economic meltdown in the 1990s -- Atari Inc. : an early video game pioneer -- Aventis and tainted corn -- Barings Bank brought down by one man -- Bernie Madoff's investment Ponzi scheme -- Bethlehem Steel Corporation -- Boo.com : an online clothing retailer goes bankrupt -- Borders Books closes its doors -- BP's Deepwater Horizon disaster -- Circuit City falls to competition -- Clairol's Touch of Yogurt shampoo -- Commodore computers : from calculators to PCs -- Countrywide and the subprime mortgage crisis -- Daimler and Chrysler : two major multinationals merge -- Dasani Water global expansion woes -- Decca Records declines the Beatles -- DeLorean Motor Company : its rise and fall -- Dot-com bubble builds and bursts, 1995-2000 -- Dow Corning and silicone breast implants controversy -- Dutch tulip bulb market bubble of the 17th century -- Enron Corporation's bankruptcy -- Equitable Life Assurance Company -- Exxon Valdez : an epic oil spill
  • F.W. Woolworth Company : iconic five and dime closes -- Fashion Cafe : a theme restaurant fails -- Fen-Phen's release and recall in the 1990s -- Flooz.com and virtual cash -- Florida real estate craze of the 1920s -- Ford Edsel : the car nobody wanted -- Ford Pinto : safety concerns in the 1970s -- Ford, Firestone tires, and rollovers -- Global Crossing : a telecom company with accounting issues -- Henry Ford fails to change the Model T -- Hollywood Video and Blockbuster : video rental bankruptcies -- Hoover vacuums and the free flight promotion -- IBM launches the PCJr in 1984 -- IndyMac : risky mortgage loans in the late 20th century -- JVC's VHS vs. Sony's Betamax -- KB Toys : its rise and demise -- Kodak Film Company files for bankruptcy -- Lehman Brothers : fall of an investment titan -- Lernaut & amp; Hauspie : a Belgian tech company goes bankrupt -- Lincoln Savings and Loan and the 1980's S & amp;L scandal -- Lionel Train in 1959 -- Mark Twain : serial inventor -- Mattel and The Learning Company merge -- Mattel, Inc. : toy recalls tarnish image -- McDonald's french fries controversy -- Merck & amp; Company's pain relief drug Vioxx
  • Motorola Iridium global satellite phone system -- Napster and RIAA go to court -- Napster : revolutionary music file sharing service ends -- Netscape web browser : former market leader falls -- New Coke : new formula meets resistance -- News Corp and MySpace merger -- Oil and corruption in Nigeria -- Operating systems and rise of the PC -- PanAm : the end of an airline industry icon -- Penn Central Transportation Company -- Pets.com : failure of an Internet start-up -- Polaroid Corporation : displaced by digital photography -- Quaker Oats and Snapple : cross-branding confusion -- Qwest Communications : telecom accounting scandal -- R.J. Reynolds smokeless cigarettes -- Ratners Group : the importance of brand awareness -- RCA and the launch of the SelectaVision VideoDisc -- Schlitz Beer : fall of a former industry leader -- Securities Exchange Company : Charles Ponzi's creation -- Segway : a unique personal transportation device -- South Sea market bubble of the 18th century -- Sprint acquires Nextel -- Steve and Barry's : collegiate retailer goes bankrupt -- Sunbeam Corporation gets downsized into bankruptcy
  • Swissair AG : the flying bank -- Tobacco industry's truth about cigarettes -- Tower Records : a music retail giant falls -- Toyota vehicle recalls 2008 and 2009 -- Tucker Automobile : a man's dream unrealized -- Tyco International Ltd's executive misdeeds -- U.S. automaker bailouts, 2009 -- U.S. housing bubble and credit crisis in the late-2000s -- U.S. savings and loan crisis of the 1980s -- U.S. stock market crash of 1929 -- U.S. stock market crash of 1987 -- Union Carbide : industrial disaster in Bhopal, India -- Universal Pictures' Waterworld (1995) -- ValuJet Airlines : safety problems and a fatal crash -- Vivendi Universal : a French media conglomerate -- Wachovia Corporation ventures into risky mortgage lending -- Wang Laboratories falters during the rise of the PC -- Washington Mutual savings & amp; loan -- Webvan : failed online grocery retailer -- Western Union passes on the telephone patent -- WorldCom : accounting fraud and aggressive acquisitions -- Xerox Alto : the first personal computer?
Control code
794595909
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 416 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781414496153
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794595909
Label
Corporate disasters : what went wrong and why, [project editors, Miranda H. Ferrara, Michele P. LaMeau], (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • American International Group (AIG) : too big to fail -- AOL-Time Warner merger of 2000 -- Apple fires Steve Jobs -- Apple Newton released in the 1990s -- Arthur Andersen : an accounting firm fails -- Asian economic meltdown in the 1990s -- Atari Inc. : an early video game pioneer -- Aventis and tainted corn -- Barings Bank brought down by one man -- Bernie Madoff's investment Ponzi scheme -- Bethlehem Steel Corporation -- Boo.com : an online clothing retailer goes bankrupt -- Borders Books closes its doors -- BP's Deepwater Horizon disaster -- Circuit City falls to competition -- Clairol's Touch of Yogurt shampoo -- Commodore computers : from calculators to PCs -- Countrywide and the subprime mortgage crisis -- Daimler and Chrysler : two major multinationals merge -- Dasani Water global expansion woes -- Decca Records declines the Beatles -- DeLorean Motor Company : its rise and fall -- Dot-com bubble builds and bursts, 1995-2000 -- Dow Corning and silicone breast implants controversy -- Dutch tulip bulb market bubble of the 17th century -- Enron Corporation's bankruptcy -- Equitable Life Assurance Company -- Exxon Valdez : an epic oil spill
  • F.W. Woolworth Company : iconic five and dime closes -- Fashion Cafe : a theme restaurant fails -- Fen-Phen's release and recall in the 1990s -- Flooz.com and virtual cash -- Florida real estate craze of the 1920s -- Ford Edsel : the car nobody wanted -- Ford Pinto : safety concerns in the 1970s -- Ford, Firestone tires, and rollovers -- Global Crossing : a telecom company with accounting issues -- Henry Ford fails to change the Model T -- Hollywood Video and Blockbuster : video rental bankruptcies -- Hoover vacuums and the free flight promotion -- IBM launches the PCJr in 1984 -- IndyMac : risky mortgage loans in the late 20th century -- JVC's VHS vs. Sony's Betamax -- KB Toys : its rise and demise -- Kodak Film Company files for bankruptcy -- Lehman Brothers : fall of an investment titan -- Lernaut & amp; Hauspie : a Belgian tech company goes bankrupt -- Lincoln Savings and Loan and the 1980's S & amp;L scandal -- Lionel Train in 1959 -- Mark Twain : serial inventor -- Mattel and The Learning Company merge -- Mattel, Inc. : toy recalls tarnish image -- McDonald's french fries controversy -- Merck & amp; Company's pain relief drug Vioxx
  • Motorola Iridium global satellite phone system -- Napster and RIAA go to court -- Napster : revolutionary music file sharing service ends -- Netscape web browser : former market leader falls -- New Coke : new formula meets resistance -- News Corp and MySpace merger -- Oil and corruption in Nigeria -- Operating systems and rise of the PC -- PanAm : the end of an airline industry icon -- Penn Central Transportation Company -- Pets.com : failure of an Internet start-up -- Polaroid Corporation : displaced by digital photography -- Quaker Oats and Snapple : cross-branding confusion -- Qwest Communications : telecom accounting scandal -- R.J. Reynolds smokeless cigarettes -- Ratners Group : the importance of brand awareness -- RCA and the launch of the SelectaVision VideoDisc -- Schlitz Beer : fall of a former industry leader -- Securities Exchange Company : Charles Ponzi's creation -- Segway : a unique personal transportation device -- South Sea market bubble of the 18th century -- Sprint acquires Nextel -- Steve and Barry's : collegiate retailer goes bankrupt -- Sunbeam Corporation gets downsized into bankruptcy
  • Swissair AG : the flying bank -- Tobacco industry's truth about cigarettes -- Tower Records : a music retail giant falls -- Toyota vehicle recalls 2008 and 2009 -- Tucker Automobile : a man's dream unrealized -- Tyco International Ltd's executive misdeeds -- U.S. automaker bailouts, 2009 -- U.S. housing bubble and credit crisis in the late-2000s -- U.S. savings and loan crisis of the 1980s -- U.S. stock market crash of 1929 -- U.S. stock market crash of 1987 -- Union Carbide : industrial disaster in Bhopal, India -- Universal Pictures' Waterworld (1995) -- ValuJet Airlines : safety problems and a fatal crash -- Vivendi Universal : a French media conglomerate -- Wachovia Corporation ventures into risky mortgage lending -- Wang Laboratories falters during the rise of the PC -- Washington Mutual savings & amp; loan -- Webvan : failed online grocery retailer -- Western Union passes on the telephone patent -- WorldCom : accounting fraud and aggressive acquisitions -- Xerox Alto : the first personal computer?
Control code
794595909
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 416 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781414496153
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794595909

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