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Taking Down the Lion: The Triumphant Rise and Tragic Fall of Tyco's Dennis Kozlowski: Catherine S. Neal: 9781137278913: r1ch4rd.net: Books

taking down the lion the triumphant rise and tragic fall of tycos dennis kozlowski

In an unfiltered view of corporate America, Catherine Neal pulls back the curtain to reveal a world of big business, ambition, money, and an epidemic of questionable ethics that infected not only business dealings but extended to attorneys, journalists, politicians, and the criminal justice system. As I got older, I came to learn that not all of that information was correct, though I was still largely in the dark Therefore, I am grateful to Neal for giving me a better understanding of at least one part of the story, and the d I received this book for free through Goodreads First Reads. He was granted parole in December 2013 and released in January 2014, which coincided with the publication of Catherine S. There is nobody arguing that the shower curtain was not purchased by Tyco. Not that I have any personal knowledge but the whole situation never made any sense. He created enormous wealth for his shareholders, including members of the Tyco board who conveniently claimed amnesia when he most needed their support.

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Taking Down the Lion

taking down the lion the triumphant rise and tragic fall of tycos dennis kozlowski

Kozlowski sits in prison longer than murderers, the victim of his outsized greed, betrayal by his Board, and unbridled prosecutorial excess. Dennis Kozlowski: Living Large Dennis Kozlowski came from modest circumstances. Big time scrutiny -- 8. It is a story we all need to know. Eight years in prison is a long time to serve for what amounted to a contract dispute. They all should be in jail for what they did to Dennis after what he did for the Tyco.

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Taking Down the Lion

taking down the lion the triumphant rise and tragic fall of tycos dennis kozlowski

Is Not the Real Dennis Kozlowski News Item: Leonard Dennis Kozlowski, 67, will be released on parole Jan. The takeaway for me was that our system of jurisprudence is not really capable of providing a jury of people who could understand the issues at bar and fully evaluate the claims of the prosecution. Eight years in prison is a long time to serve for what amounted to a contract dispute. In an unfiltered view of corporate America, Catherine Neal pulls back the curtain to reveal a world of big business, ambition, money, and an epidemic of questionable ethics that infected not only business dealings but extended to attorneys, journalists, politicians, and the criminal justice system. This is the painful yet riveting story of the government's professionally petty, jealousy-driven, crowd pleasing, yet utterly wrong and immoral destruction of an economic genius; and it is well told by Catherine S. Dilenschneider, Founder and Principal of the Dilenschneider Group, and author of Power and Influence Reviews from Goodreads About the author Catherine S. Neal maintains an outrage throughout the book that most of the directors seemed to have inappropriate dealings with Tyco โ€” from leasing the company planes to providing legal services โ€” while ascribing to Kozlowski simple carelessness and a preference for big picture thinking to explain away funnelling nearly every aspect of his private life through Tyco.

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taking down the lion the triumphant rise and tragic fall of tycos dennis kozlowski

This book is a tour de force in the terrors of justice which should never have happened in America. The spine may show signs of wear. It is a story we all need to know. There were no shredded documents. After reading this book you may not like Kozlowski, but it is hard to conclude he deserved a day in jail let alone a record sentence for his crime.

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taking down the lion the triumphant rise and tragic fall of tycos dennis kozlowski

As Neal chronicles, Kozlowski's troubles couldn't have come at a worse time. This book is a tour de force in the terrors of justice which should never have happened in America. It is a story we all need to know. And there were absolutely no heroes. She is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Law where she was a Corporate Law Fellow. And there were absolutely no heroes.

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Taking Down the Lion: The Triumphant Rise and Tragic Fall of Tyco's Dennis Kozlowski by Catherine S. Neal

taking down the lion the triumphant rise and tragic fall of tycos dennis kozlowski

Thus to charge Kozlowski with insane. Also, the head of the compensation committee had died after the meetings when the bonuses were discussed. Eight years in prison is a long time to serve for what amounted to a contract dispute. A riveting read, with a rigorous case that Kozlowski was railroaded. This is the painful yet riveting story of the government's professionally petty, jealousy-driven, crowd pleasing, yet utterly wrong and immoral destruction of an economic genius; and it is well told by Catherine S. Overall, the book makes fascinating reading from a corporate governance perspective since it is yet another example of what not to do in the boardroom, but it falls flat in that Dennis Kozlowski himself admits he was at fault. The formatting of the book was a little off at times.

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Taking down the Lion : The Triumphant Rise and Tragic Fall of Tyco's Dennis Kozlowski by Catherine S. Neal (2014, Hardcover) for sale online

taking down the lion the triumphant rise and tragic fall of tycos dennis kozlowski

I bought this book because I saw an interview with the author. Will he be able to put the conviction behind him? I do not believe Dennis Kozlowski committed any crimes. This is a contrarian view that casts a shadow on whether greed and hubris translated into criminal behavior. The author carefully documents all the errors in judgment that she believes Kozlowski made at his time at Tyco, but none of them were criminal. Neal is particularly harsh on the media coverage of Kozlowski, especially in the tabloids, but including one reporter for The Wall Street Journal. The subtitles dividing paragraph sections in the book were sometimes too frequent. During the whole financial scandal with Enron and other companies, I didn't think too much about the whole thing.

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Taking Down the Lion by Catherine S. Neal ยท OverDrive (Rakuten OverDrive): eBooks, audiobooks and videos for libraries

taking down the lion the triumphant rise and tragic fall of tycos dennis kozlowski

Read this as prep for a guest speaker in one of my business school classes. Dennis Kozlowski created jobs and wealth in a political environment in which his work and his rewards became an obstacle for the government. And there were absolutely no heroes. An eerie book to say the least. And there were absolutely no heroes.

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taking down the lion the triumphant rise and tragic fall of tycos dennis kozlowski

More about journalists later in this review. Kozlowski sits in prison longer than murderers, the victim of his outsized greed, betrayal by his Board, and unbridled prosecutorial excess. Vieira This is a story of a perfect storm and shows how elements can combine to ruin even the most successful people. Dennis Kozlowski created jobs and wealth in a political environment in which his work and his rewards became an obstacle for the government. If anything, it is the board that should have been prosecuted. Taking Down the Lion is a very interesting read, but not at all what I expected. I first met Dennis Kozlowski in 1978 approx and worked for Tyco for almost 38 years.

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Book review: Taking Down the Lion (Dennis Kozlowski)

taking down the lion the triumphant rise and tragic fall of tycos dennis kozlowski

However, the trial went on for six months and was full of extremely complicated accounting and legal concepts that it is reasonable to assume the jury did not understand. Six women and six men -- 2. I do not believe he ever intended to commit any crimes. A riveting read, with a rigorous case that Kozlowski was railroaded. I am not a fan of Tyco's leader.

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