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Where’s Walter?

WRISTON: Walter Wriston, Citibank, and the Rise and Fall of American Financial Supremacy By Phillip L. Zweig. Crown Publishers, 952 pp., $40.When enough time passes for historians to gain their treasured “perspective,” Walter Wriston, CEO of Citibank from 1967 to 1984, likely will take a place in the pantheon of America‘s greatest financial innovators. Like Hamilton two centuries ago and ...

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Drucker Delivers; Ohmae, Almost

MANAGING IN A TIME OF GREAT CHANGE By Peter F. Drucker. Truman Talley Books/Dutton, pp. 384, $24.95THE EVOLVING GLOBAL ECONOMY-Making Sense of the New World Order By Kenichi Ohmae, ed. Harvard Business School Press, pp. 320, $29.95.At first glance, Peter Drucker’s “Managing in a Time of Great Change” and Kenichi Ohmae’s edited collection, “The Evolving Global Economy,” appear similar. The ...

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