Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Demystifying Business Celebrity
Foyalty 364

Demystifying Business Celebrity (Hardback)

£120.00
Usually despatched within 2 weeks.

Synopsis

Business celebrities such as Bill Gates, Richard Branson and Rupert Murdoch are among the most widely recognised, admired and sometimes even vilified individuals in the world. Like their celebrity peers from the entertainment, sports, arts and political worlds, business celebrities exert an influence that is pervasive, but difficult to assess, evaluate and explain.











Business celebrities have been around for as long as big business itself, but this is the first book to provide a systematic exploration of how they are constructed and why they exist. Business celebrities include entrepreneurs, CEOs, and management gurus. The book argues that these individuals are not self-made, but rather are created by a process of widespread media exposure to the point that their actions, personalities and even private lives function symbolically to represent significant dynamics and tensions prevalent in the contemporary business environment.











Demystifying Business Celebrity raises questions about the impact and significance of the production of celebrity upon our understanding of, and our ability to promote the practice of leadership in an enlightened manner. The book will prove a useful addition to the enlightened business student's bookshelf and will be informative reading for all those with an interest in business and management.

Eric Guthey is Associate Professor of Intercultural Communication and Management at the Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. Timothy Clark is Professor of Organizational Behaviour at Durham Business School, UK. He has authored a number of books including Management Speak, with David Greatbatch (Routledge, 2005). Brad Jackson is the Fletcher Building Education Trust Chair in Leadership at The University of Auckland Business School, New Zealand. His previous books include Management Gurus and Management Fashions (Routledge, 2001).

More books by Timothy Clark

More books by Eric Guthey

More books by David Greatbatch

More books by Brad Jackson

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

GMAT Official Guide 2019: Book + Online
(Paperback)
GMAC (Graduate Management Admission...
 
 
£38.99
 
GMAT Official Guide 2019 Bundle: ...
(Paperback)
GMAC (Graduate Management Admission...
 
 
£65.00
 
Revise Edexcel AS/A level Business...
(Books & other media combined)
 
 
£10.99
 
Cracking the GMAT with 2...
(Paperback)
Princeton Review
 
 
£18.99
 
© W&G Foyle Ltd
Foyles uses cookies to help ensure your experience on our site is the best possible. Click here if you’d like to find out more about the types of cookies we use.
Accept and Close