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“Why Good Accountants Do Bad Audits” by Max H. Bazerman, George Loewenstein and Don A. Moore, from Harvard Business Review

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About the Author

Andrew Leckey, nationally syndicated investment columnist for the Chicago Tribune Company, is director of the Donald C. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at the American Press Institute. He was previously a CNBC anchor and contributing editor for Leckey was director of the Business Journalism program at the University of California, Berkeley, and a visiting professor at Boston University. He received the National Association of Investors Corporation’s “Distinguished Service Award in Investment Education.” Leckey has been the author of nine financial books. He was a Knight Bagehot Fellow in Economics and Business Journalism and a fellow of the Media Studies Center, both at Columbia.

Product Details

Leckey, Andrew
Bogle, Jack
edited by Andrew Leckey and John C. Bogle
Random House
New York
Business Writing
Business Life - General
Corporate & Business History - General
Edition Description:
2004 Paperback
Best Business Stories of the Year
Series Volume:
Publication Date:
January 2004
8.21x5.22x1.11 in. .99 lbs.

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