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September 05, 2012

Robert C. Townsend: The Corporate Lawyer as Huntin' Dog.

A good lawyer will give you his home phone, will travel on weekends and work weekends when it's needed, and will carry the corporate seal in his briefcase.

--Robert C. Townsend (1920-1998), past president of Avis, in Up the Organization: How to Stop the Corporation from Stifling People and Strangling Profits (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. 1970), one of the best-selling business books in history.



Posted by JD Hull at September 5, 2012 06:25 AM


A timeless business book. I regularly consult my copy (owned since it was published while I was in high school).

Posted by: Jonathan Feil at September 5, 2012 02:57 PM

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