Mar 14, 2007
Another review has been completed for our Roman Books section, thanks to community member Ursus.
Psychotic leaders. Conflict and conquest. Back stabbing and intrigue. Extremities of wealth and power. The rise and collapse of empires. Are we talking about Ancient Rome? No, just another day in the life of a large corporation.
Any Romanophile who is also a creature of corporate culture may enjoy Stanley Bing?s Rome, Inc. This famous satirical writer from “Fortune” column uses Roman history as a parody for the vicissitudes of the modern business world. Analogies are drawn between wars and marketing competition, conquests and corporate acquisition, patricians and executives. Such comparisons are not exactly novel (having been the political Left?s mantra for generations). But none too often are they branded with a biting humor and a focus on practical applications for modern life…
…read the full review of Rome, Inc. by Stanley Bing.