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Grounded: Frank Lorenzo and the Destruction of Eastern Airlines

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The inside account of how Frank Lorenzo took over a sputtering Airlines and flew it into the ground. With access to the major players -- the guarded Lorenzo and his inner circle, former Eastern Airlines president Frank Borman, Peter Ueberroth, and union boss Charlie Bryan -- author Aaron Bernstein explains how Lorenzo brought a corporate raider's mentality to running a bus ...more
Paperback, 276 pages
Published January 1st 1999 by Beard Books (first published 1990)
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David
Horrible. Seems like the airline business would be very interesting. But this book seemed to pay more attention to where the judge and Lorenzo went to dinner then the customers/employees experience with a rapidly ailing airline.

I did learn how the two men (Lorenzo and the head of the machinist union) let their egos conquer common sense, and that was interesting, however.
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