Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street - Study Guide The Art of War Summary & Analysis

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In August 1986, Michael is waking up from a nightmare to be calmed by his wife. Ever since he becomes a ""Big Swinging Dick" by selling the Olympia & York he is haunted by anxious nightmares of being disrespected by bellhops who don't have bathrobes and fruit bowls ready in his hotel suite. He fears British Airways might downgrade him from Club to economy class and other indignities. On this day he is to encounter the intrigue and backstabbing for which investment bankers are famous. Losing money is a reason for employees to pin blame on one another and making money is a reason for them to fight with each other for credit. New product is easily copied and lacking the ability of being patented can be sold by other firms. Plagiarism is common across firms and even within Salomon.

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