"An excellent read. Important lessons and insights from some of the key pioneers and innovators in the U.S. airline industry. Practitioners, airline managers, and students of the industry should find this book to bequite relevant." - Mark Diamond, SH&E International Air Transport Consultancy
"Having the right business model for the right context is a key to business success - but business leaders can also shape this. The complex interaction between leaders and their organizations is demonstrated with authority in this novel and empirically rich study of the turbulent one-hundred year history of the American airline industry." - Geoffrey Jones, Isidor Straus Professor of Business History, Harvard Business School
About the Author
NITIN NOHRIA is Richard P. Chapman Professor of Business Administration and co-Faculty Chair of the Leadership Initiative. His research centers on leadership and corporate transformation. Co-author of more than ten books, his most recent, Paths to Power: How Insiders and Outsiders Shaped American Business Leadership, chronicles how leaders from different backgrounds rose to power in American business.