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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Then the issue of unlimited liability was addressed. Before it was a partnership and proud of it, nowadays it is a publicly listed company like the others. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links Other endlicy – View all Goldman Sachs: Return to Book Page.

Goldman Sachs: The Culture Of Success

Before the morning was over he needed to telephone thirty-six men and one woman. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to add this to a list. John Weinberg himself had spent his entire career at the firm, beginning in ; Robert E.

Goldman Sachs: The Culture Of Success by Lisa Endlich

Mar 06, James R Hunter rated it it was ok. Dec 04, JoJo rated it really liked it. No trivia or quizzes yet. The Curse of Success.

Those telephoned that autumn morning were being offered not only vast wealth but virtual lifetime employment as well. Goldman Sachs would be a great global firm, they told the audience, a worldwide wholesaler of investment banking services.


Comments and reviews What are comments? The members of the management committee were enddlich around a table on a stage at the front of the room, while the ninety-five remaining partners sat facing them. Partnership meetings are held on weekends; vacations and sleep are routinely interrupted with conference calls whose participants span the globe. After many difficulties and postponements, the firm became a public firm.

Endlich tells the story of the highly successful investment bank Goldman Sachs, from its beginnings in to the point last summer when the company was on the verge of going public NB: In the ‘s there were multiple scandals with traders, some of which hit home to the firm.

Narration interspersed with flashbacks is used at the beginning of the book to stress on the track of being a public company, I think, which is the core of this story. It does discuss how important culture was to the firms development though, so that was in the book, but it was more of a historical perspective overall. This is a rare and revealing look inside a great institution—the last private partnership on Wall Street—and inside the financial world at its highest levels.

Sure some lay people may enjoy it, but I can’t ignore the fact it’s for a fairly specialized audience. I thought Lisa Endlich did an excellent job in bringing the reader through the history. The book is a fascinating story of the company’s great history. I would say it is a must read for everyone working in the finance, or especially in investment banking.


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The management committee believed lksa in order to expand into new businesses, additional capital of a more permanent nature would be required. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Weinberg”s simple statement, “I would like to invite you to join the partnership,” was for most the reward for a decade of grinding hard work. Maybe that’s why I enjoyed it so much, it was a wealth of new information for me. This is a rare and revealing look inside a great institution—the last private partnership on Wall Street—and inside the dndlich world at its highest levels.

Only thing that surprised was the absence of technology and its pioneers within the firm from the narrative. To view it, click here.

Goldman Sachs: The Culture of Success

John Weinberg, with help from the eight other partners who comprised the management committee, had vetted hundreds of vice-presidents in the biannual selection process. These are things that are used throughout the market place today.

I endlicu to be a businessman, and I am interested in these successful corporate culture.