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Goldman Sachs: The Culture of Success

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Former Goldman Sachs Vice President Lisa Endlich draws on an insiderand#8217;s knowledge to bring to life this unique company and the most stunning accomplishments in modern American finance.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;The history, mystique, and remarkable success of Goldman Sachs, the worldand#8217;s premier investment bank, are examined in unprecedented depth in this fascinating and authoritative study. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;The firmand#8217;s spectacular ascent is traced in the context of its tenacious grip on its core values. Endlich shows how close client contact, teamwork, focus on long-term profitability rather than short-term opportunism, and the ability to recruit consistently some of the most talented people on Wall Street helped the firm generate a phenomenal $3 billion in pretax profits in 1997. And she describes in detail the monumental events of 1998 that shook Goldman Sachs and the financial world.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;This is a rare and revealing look inside a great institutionand#8212;the last private partnership on Wall Streetand#8212;and inside the financial world at its highest levels.

Synopsis:

Goldman Sachs, the nation's leading investment firm, with a solid-gold reputation and a first-class list of clients, began as a family business in a lower Manhattan basement in 1869. The secrets behind the remarkable success of Goldman Sachs since then are revealed in unprecedented depth in this fascinating and authoritative narrative history of the firm.

Former Goldman Sachs vice president Lisa Endlich draws on her insider's knowledge and access to all levels of management to bring to life a unique company that has long held its mystique intact. The most stunning accomplishments in modern American finance are explored through the story of how Goldman Sachs reached its summit.

Goldman Sachs: The Culture of Success provides a rare and revealing look inside an institution — until recently the last private partnership on Wall Street — and inside the financial world at its highest levels. Included here, in a new chapter, is a first look at the history behind the firm's landmark initial public offering.

Synopsis:

Goldman Sachs, the nation's leading investment firm, with a solid-gold reputation and a first-class list of clients, began as a family business in a lower Manhattan basement in 1869. The secrets behind the remarkable success of Goldman Sachs since then are revealed in unprecedented depth in this fascinating and authoritative narrative history of the firm. andlt;BRandgt; Former Goldman Sachs vice president Lisa Endlich draws on her insider's knowledge and access to all levels of management to bring to life a unique company that has long held its mystique intact. The most stunning accomplishments in modern American finance are explored through the story of how Goldman Sachs reached its summit. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;Iandgt;Goldman Sachs: The Culture of Successandlt;/Iandgt; provides a rare and revealing look inside an institution — until recently the last private partnership on Wall Street — and inside the financial world at its highest levels. Included here, in a new chapter, is a first look at the history behind the firm's landmark initial public offering.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-309) and index.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Lisa Endlichandlt;/Bandgt; holds master's degrees from MIT in management and in urban planning, and was a vice president and foreign exchange trader for Goldman Sachs. She was raised in Los Angeles and lives in England with her husband and their three children.

Table of Contents

andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;Contentsandlt;/Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Author's Noteandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Chapter I. 1986: The Road Less Traveled andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Chapter II. 1869-1976: The Family Firm andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Chapter III. 1976-1990: The World-Class Player andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Chapter IV. 1990-1991: The Changing of the Guard andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Chapter V. 1992-1993: The Pinnacle andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Chapter VI. 1994: The Curse of Success andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Chapter VII. 1995-1998: The Road to IPO andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;1999: The Initial Public Offering andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Notes andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Bibliography andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Acknowledgments andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684869681
Author:
Endlich, Lisa
Publisher:
Touchstone Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Finance
Subject:
Investments & Securities
Subject:
Corporate History
Subject:
Investment banking
Subject:
Going public
Subject:
Corporate & Business History
Subject:
Corporate & Business History - General
Subject:
Investments & Securities - General
Subject:
Business-History and Biography
Subject:
goldman sachs; modern american finance; investment bank; goldman sachs vice president; lisa endlich; wall street; marcus goldman; sidney weinberg; gus levy; sam sachs; stock market crash; john whitehead; john weinberg; steve friedman; robert rubin; robert
Subject:
goldman sachs; modern american finance; investment bank; goldman sachs vice president; lisa endlich; wall street; marcus goldman; sidney weinberg; gus levy; sam sachs; stock market crash; john whitehead; john weinberg; steve friedman; robert rubin; robert
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Touchstone ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
42
Publication Date:
20000331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
2 charts; 8p. photo insert
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.12 in 13.51 oz

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Product details 336 pages Touchstone Books - English 9780684869681 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Goldman Sachs, the nation's leading investment firm, with a solid-gold reputation and a first-class list of clients, began as a family business in a lower Manhattan basement in 1869. The secrets behind the remarkable success of Goldman Sachs since then are revealed in unprecedented depth in this fascinating and authoritative narrative history of the firm.

Former Goldman Sachs vice president Lisa Endlich draws on her insider's knowledge and access to all levels of management to bring to life a unique company that has long held its mystique intact. The most stunning accomplishments in modern American finance are explored through the story of how Goldman Sachs reached its summit.

Goldman Sachs: The Culture of Success provides a rare and revealing look inside an institution — until recently the last private partnership on Wall Street — and inside the financial world at its highest levels. Included here, in a new chapter, is a first look at the history behind the firm's landmark initial public offering.

"Synopsis" by , Goldman Sachs, the nation's leading investment firm, with a solid-gold reputation and a first-class list of clients, began as a family business in a lower Manhattan basement in 1869. The secrets behind the remarkable success of Goldman Sachs since then are revealed in unprecedented depth in this fascinating and authoritative narrative history of the firm. andlt;BRandgt; Former Goldman Sachs vice president Lisa Endlich draws on her insider's knowledge and access to all levels of management to bring to life a unique company that has long held its mystique intact. The most stunning accomplishments in modern American finance are explored through the story of how Goldman Sachs reached its summit. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;Iandgt;Goldman Sachs: The Culture of Successandlt;/Iandgt; provides a rare and revealing look inside an institution — until recently the last private partnership on Wall Street — and inside the financial world at its highest levels. Included here, in a new chapter, is a first look at the history behind the firm's landmark initial public offering.
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