Pink Slips and Parting Gifts

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About the author:
Deb Hosey White is an executive management consultant with more than thirty years experience working for Fortune 1000 companies.

In addition to "Pink Slips and Parting Gifts," Deb is the co-author of "Beyond Downton Abbey" - a guide to 25 great houses in Britain, and "Let's Take the Kids to London" - a family travel guidebook. Both books are written with David Stewart White.

Pink Slips and Parting Gifts

Authored by Deb Hosey White

By the time Easton Company CEO Jeffrey Elkins entices a major competitor to buy his Fortune 500 company, the corporate jet is waiting and his parachute is platinum. In thirteen weeks the deal of a lifetime transforms a handful of quirky executives into undeserving multimillionaires, propels a workforce into unemployment and dispatches unsuspecting retirees into poverty. In the background, security guards dance naked in mall fountains, the corporate jet is sold on eBay, and a CEO utters his final words before relinquishing his title: Make sure the employees get their pumpkin pies.

The memorable cast of corporate characters includes a germophobic CEO, a marketing VP turned Elvis impersonator, the Sundance Kid of Everyman Compensation, and a purchasing director nicknamed the eBay Wizard.

An estimated one in five corporate employees has experienced a merger or acquisition. Pink Slips and Parting Gifts is their story - the one every corporate cubicle jockey, business-class road warrior and mid-level manager will want to read.

This is the new 2012 edition.

Publication Date:
0982917929 / 9780982917923
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Fiction / General

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