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Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values

Lawrence Cunningham

Abstract

Berkshire Hathaway, the $300 billion conglomerate that Warren Buffett built, is among the world’s largest and most famous corporations. Yet, for all its power and celebrity, few people understand Berkshire, and many assume it cannot survive without Buffett. This book proves them wrong. In a portrait of the corporate culture that unites Berkshire’s subsidiaries, the book unearths the traits that assure the conglomerate’s continued prosperity. Riveting stories of each subsidiary’s origins, triumphs, and journey to Berkshire reveal how managers generate economic value from intangibles like thrift ... More

Keywords: Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, corporate culture, subsidiaries, textile company

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780231170048
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231170048.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lawrence Cunningham, author