November 24, 2008

News & Opinion: Barbarians at The Gate - Twenty Years Later

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 5:28 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

The Wall Street Journal site has an interview with Bryan Burrough and John Helyar, authors of Barbarians at The Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco. This year is the twentieth anniversary of the book's publications and Marketwatch's Jon Friedman ask the authors about comparisons to today's troubles and what has made the book a lasting success.

About Dylan Schleicher

Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.