About getAbstract

getAbstract summarizes business books, making our subscribers the best-read, most expert players on the business scene today. Our mission is to provide executives worldwide with the best in business knowledge. We deliver this knowledge in concise summaries of the latest, sharpest and most relevant books. Our summaries are available in English, German, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, French and Portuguese.

getAbstract was founded in 1999, the brainchild of three global business executives who saw a growing need for putting more knowledge in people’s hands, in a format they could quickly absorb to stay current. Click here for the story of getAbstract.

Many of the world’s largest companies offer their employees full access to the getAbstract Library. Our clients are some of the most sophisticated and knowledge-driven firms in business today. Our customer base spans the globe and includes Microsoft, Daimler, Ernst & Young, SAP, Deutsche Post, Audi, Burberry, Chick-fil-A, General Motors, MillerCoors, Novartis, Metro and Credit Suisse. Click here to see a partial customer list.

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We have no affiliation with any publishing house. We work independently for you. getAbstract is a fully management-owned company. We have a large network of more than 650 publishing partners. Publishers, authors or agents who are interested in learning more about the advantages of getAbstract, click here.

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