Former Goldman Sachs Vice President Lisa Endlich draws on an insider’s knowledge to bring to life this unique company and the most stunning. Goldman Sachs, in most years the most profitable investment bank in the country, Lisa Endlich, Author Alfred A. Knopf $30 (p) ISBN Luckily, Lisa Endlich opens this mystery in her book Goldman Sachs – The Culture of Success. Endlich explains the history of the firm from the.

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Many of the new partners were nervous; it was their first partnership meeting, and they had little idea of what to expect.

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Sep 16, Cody rated it did not like it. None of your libraries hold this item. I thought this succwss fascinating since I knew next to nothing about the firm before delving into this book. Aug 15, Erin rated it it was ok. Might be worth a read for those planning to enter the industry.

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Breathe Business: Goldman Sachs – The Culture of Success

On the morning of December 6, the endlidh convened in the large meeting room on the second floor of 85 Broad Street, the firm”s three-year-old headquarters in lower Manhattan. In their own words, this is the capitalist machine and it smells faintly of narcissism and greed, with little regard to the wider world in which they have lodged themselves as an indispensable part of society. Envy and frustration would cause one or two people to resign, but the vast majority would take the disappointment in stride, hoping for another shot at golrman partnership two years hence.


During the formal presentation he said almost nothing.

The firm had grown and specialized. Impersonality had crept into the process. Feb 12, Andrew Keen rated it liked it. One very interesting fact is that Sqchs Sachs has typically had two persons in similar leading positions at the same time. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes.

The Goldman in one of the top positions at that time was extremely proud of being a German Jew and longed to retire back to Germany.

She brought us through the firm’s humble beginnings all the way to the firms IPO in the late 90’s when it was considered one of the most dominant power houses in the financial world. For days rumors had circulated but the lias agenda had not been disclosed. Goldman Sachs rule the world. I thought this was a great read by the succesa I finished.

Goldman Sachs: The Culture Of Success

Yet those selected knew that endlih years of grueling sixty- seventy- or even eighty-hour weeks spent on trading floors, in clients” offices, or on airplanes, the real work was only now about to begin.

Sure some lay people may enjoy it, but I can’t ignore the fact it’s for a fairly specialized audience. Dec 04, JoJo rated it really liked it.

It discussed the history of the firm from the founders to the process of going public and why the people at the firm have such high values and an amazing reputation. I was wondering how it was inherited by each generation while it also became very international, and by which way it ultimately became a public companies While I was reading the story of its growing and changing, I thought of many Chinese firms which are private companies with a short history, and they will face the same situation which American companies have experienced.


Really good look at Goldman’s history, people and expectation of its personnel.

Goldman Sachs: The Culture of Success

Although had been a very successful year, the firm had suffered a few large bond trading losses, and some partners had grown concerned. What do you think how much the Japanese yen against the US dollar is dachs for Japanese society? For many, especially for leadership consultant, this may sound strange, but in Goldman Sachs’ case, it has worked out well.

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The pressure to sell the firm had only increased as each of Goldman Sachs”s major competitors had undertaken a public sale or merger with a larger entity. It takes great risks and it has also suffered from bad reputation in some cases.

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