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Author Greenberg, Maurice R.

Title The AIG story / Mauric R. Greenberg and Lawrence A. Cunningham.

Imprint Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, John Wiley & Sons, 2013.


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Summary ASelected as one of Motley Fool's"5 Great Books You Should Read" In The AIG Story, the company's long-term CEO Hank Greenberg (1967 to 2005) and GW professor and corporate governance expert Lawrence Cunningham chronicle the origins of the company and its relentless pioneering of open markets everywhere in the world. They regale readers with riveting vignettes of how AIG grew from a modest group of insurance enterprises in 1970 to the largest insurance company in world history. They help us understand AIG's distinctive entrepreneurial culture and how its outstanding employees worldwide helped pave the road to globalization. Corrects numerous common misconceptions about AIG that arose due to its role at the center of the financial crisis of 2008.A unique account of AIG by one of the iconic business leaders of the twentieth century who developed close relationships with many of the most important world leaders of the period and helped to open markets everywhereOffers new critical perspective on battles with N.Y. Attorney General Eliot Spitzer and the 2008 U.S. government seizure of AIG amid the financial crisisShares considerable information not previously made publicThe AIG Story captures an impressive saga in business history--one of innovation, vision and leadership at a company that was nearly--destroyed with a few strokes of governmental pens. The AIG Story carriesimportant lessons and implications for the U.S., especially its role in international affairs, its approach to business, its legal system and its handling of financial crises.
Contents 1. Independence -- Innovation -- Succession -- Vision and culture -- The internationalist -- Raising the iron curtain -- Opening trade in services -- Reopening China -- The life business -- The domestic front -- Investments -- Governance -- 2. Interlude -- Hostile change -- Restating history -- Civil War -- Saving the Starr Foundation -- Chaos -- Nationalization.
Subject American International Group, Inc.
American International Group, Inc. (OCoLC)fst00626281
Insurance companies -- United States.
Insurance companies.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Insurance -- Risk Assessment & Management.
Corporate History.
Insurance companies. (OCoLC)fst00974664
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic book.
Added Author Cunningham, Lawrence A., 1962-
Other Form: Print version: Greenberg, Maurice R. AIG story. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2013 9781118345870 (DLC) 2012039474
ISBN 9781119205227 (electronic bk.)
1119205220 (electronic bk.)
9781118519585 (pdf)
1118519582 (pdf)
9781118519547 (mobipocket)
111851954X (mobipocket)
9781118519578 (epub)
1118519574 (epub)
1283960575 (ebk)
9781283960571 (ebk)
1118345878 (cloth)
9781118345870 (cloth)
9781118345870 (cloth)
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CHVBK 48020974X
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DEBBG BV041634463
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DEBBG BV043395074
DEBSZ 48502747X
NZ1 15344827

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