Books tagged: business satire

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Hard Knocks: Hilarious Life Lessons of a Lawyer
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business ethics, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
This is a book for people who love to laugh and through that laughter, learn. A satire, Hard Knocks is based upon true events. Hard Knocks takes place within the law, but it is hardly a law book. Rather, it is a Life book, detailing professional wallopings and rounding off with a dose of Aesop. Witty, surprising, at times angering, but always hilarious.
The Stickmen and The Kindling Strategy
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Business, Fiction » Educational
This book tells a fictionary and a symbolic story of a CEO and his quest for a new, winning strategy. It is an imaginary tale of the business world. The managers are always looking for the change. They want to make their companies the market leaders.
They Cooked the Books
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,120. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
A fascinating historical tour of some of today’s most familiar financial expressions. For instance, “Cooking the books” originated in England when the Earl of Strafford said: “The proof was once clear; however, they have cooked it ever since.” - the Earl was referring to altering ingredients in a recipe - not the “creative accounting” all too common in today’s business world.