Laurie Bassi is an economist and expert in human capital analytics. She is CEO of McBassi & Company, a consulting firm that applies Good Company concepts to help businesses improve their results. Bassi also chairs Bassi Investments, which invests in companies that make significant investments in their people. She holds a Ph.D. in economics from Princeton University and spent the early years of her career as a tenured professor of economics at Georgetown University. She is the author of over 80 published papers, including two articles for Harvard Business Review.
Ed Frauenheim is a journalist with 15 years of experience writing about topics including technology, work, business, and education. He has written for CNET News.com, the Oakland Tribune, Salon.com, and Wired magazine. He currently is Senior Editor at Workforce Management magazine.
Dan McMurrer is the chief analyst at McBassi & Company and chief research officer at Bassi Investments. Prior to cofounding McBassi & Company, Dan worked in research positions at the Urban Institute, Saba Software, the American Society for Training and Development, and the U.S. Department of Labor.
Lawrence Costello is the founder of consulting firm The Lawrence Bradford Group. Previously he held top management positions at Campbell Soup Company, PepsiCo, Frito-Lay, and American Standard.
Loved this book! Very timely, great message, great writing style! A must read for students going out into the real world and for those of us already in the real world.Published 19 months ago by Sara J. Perry
This audiobook does two things right off the top. 1. Points out the greed of much of corporate America and 2, in contrast, shows the goodness of corporate America. Read morePublished 21 months ago by jazzlover
Laurie Bassi and her co-authors have produced a book that every member of the executive team and board of directors should read. Read morePublished on January 9, 2012 by Julia Hill-Nichols
I was expecting this book to be useful from a business perspective, but was surprised by what an enjoyable read it was. Read morePublished on January 4, 2012 by Happymama
What's in a word? That depends on which of its connotations is selected. For Jim Collins, the word "good" refers primarily to organizational performance over whereas, for the... Read morePublished on December 27, 2011 by Robert Morris
Bassi and co. have written a lively, inspiring account of the future of business organizations. They argue persuasively that to do well in the years ahead, companies will have to... Read morePublished on December 20, 2011 by Josh
"Good Company" is a well written mix of journalism and business knowledge.
While having four authors can make a choppy read,
especially with business titles, Good... Read more
Good Company was not only an informative book with strong data and connections, but an entertaining read - hard to find amongst business books! Read morePublished on December 1, 2011 by Lisa KP
They made the subject interesting by describing what it takes to become "worthy" and why that's important - better profits, better morale, better environment! Read morePublished on November 27, 2011 by Carl Richie