Company Portraits

How does a company come into being, how does it grow, how does it succeed or fail? Turn here for in-depth answers from insiders. Each company biography is a business world in microcosm; each one is an object lesson.


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Summaries

The Inside Story of Instagram

Sarah Frier

Simon & Schuster, 2020

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How Ken Allen turned DHL from a failing company into a global success story

Ken Allen

Ebury Press, 2019

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The Education of a Reluctant Businessman

Yvon Chouinard

Penguin Press, 2016

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And Why Some Companies Never Give In

Jim Collins

HarperCollins, 2009

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The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management

Roger Lowenstein

Random House, 2000

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The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google

Scott Galloway

Portfolio, 2017

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How to Exploit the Crisis Points that Challenge Every Company

Andrew S. Grove

Currency, 1999

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An American Story

Amy Goldstein

Simon & Schuster, 2017

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A Memoir by the Creator of Nike

Phil Knight

Scribner, 2016

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Nicholas Carlson

Twelve, 2015

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