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    • The Real Madrid Way

    • How Values Created the Most Successful Sports Team on the Planet
    • By: Steven G. Mandis
    • Narrated by: Charles Constant
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Real Madrid is the most successful sports team on the planet. The soccer club has more trophies than any other sports team, including 11 UEFA Champions League trophies. However, the story behind the triumph goes beyond the players and coaches. Generally unnoticed, a management team consisting mostly of outsiders took the team from near bankruptcy to the most valuable sports organization in the world. How did Real Madrid achieve such extraordinary success? Columbia Business School adjunct professor Steven G. Mandis investigates.

    Regular price: $27.99

    • What Happened to Goldman Sachs

    • An Insider’s Story of Organizational Drift and Its Unintended Consequences
    • By: Steven G. Mandis
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Steven Mandis charts the evolution of Goldman Sachs from an ethical standard to a legal one and uncovers the forces behind what he calls Goldman's "organizational drift". Drawing from his firsthand experience; sociological research; analysis of SEC, congressional, and other filings; and a wide array of interviews with former clients, detractors, and current and former partners, Mandis exposes the pressures that forced Goldman to slowly drift away from the very principles on which its reputation was built.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Nostalgia for muddle-headedness

    • By Philo on 09-05-14

    Regular price: $24.47