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Here are some resources that are available at McDermott Library for finding information on private corporations.
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    Corporation Directories

     Library of Congress Call Number Ranges: HG 4057

    For a full listing of the call number ranges including a detailed breakdown of the call numbers for management topics, see the Library of Congress Classification Outline.

    Circulating books (Main Stacks) for these call number ranges will be located on the fourth (4th) floor of the library.

    Hardcopy journals and reference materials for these call number ranges will be located on the second (2nd) floor of the library.


    A Selection of Books and Biographies

    This collection includes sources such as biographies and books about corporations. To find out if the library has a book about a specific corporation or person, type the name into the search box in Discover and select Library Catalog from the dropdown menu.

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    American Icon - Bryce G. Hoffman
    Call Number: HD9710.U54 F636 2012
    ISBN: 0307886050
    Publication Date: 2012
    At the end of 2008, Ford Motor Company was just months away from running out of cash. With the auto industry careening toward ruin, Congress offered all three Detroit automakers a bailout. General Motors and Chrysler grabbed the taxpayer lifeline, but Ford decided to save itself.

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    Book of lists : Dallas - Dallas Business Journal,
    Call Number: HF3163.D2 B6
    Publication Date: 1989-2012
    A compilation of the best lists ... in the Dallas/Fort Worth Business Journal.

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    Hershey - Michael D'Antonio
    Call Number: HD9200.U52 H4715 2006
    ISBN: 0743264096
    Publication Date: 2006
    Hershey. The name means chocolate to America and the world, but as Michael D'Antonio reveals, it also stands for an inspiring man and a uniquely successful experiment in community and capitalism that produced a business empire devoted to a higher purpose. One of the twentieth century's most eccentric and idealistic titans of industry, Milton S. Hershey brought affordable milk chocolate to America, creating and then satisfying the chocoholic urges of millions. He pioneered techniques of branding and mass production.

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    Of Permanent Value - Andrew Kilpatrick
    Call Number: HG4928.5.B84 K538 2001
    ISBN: 0071370803
    Publication Date: 2001
    The title of Kilpatrick's revised book about this original personality and his achievements refers to Buffett's plans to leave almost all of his fortune to society. Describing Buffett as the "Michelangelo of business," Kilpatrick portrays how Buffett has painted his investment masterpieces, including his $1 billion purchase of Coca-Cola stock--now worth more than $9 billion. Buffett is also a major shareholder of Gillette, Disney, American Express, McDonald's and Wells Fargo, an extravaganza of brand names.

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    Onward - Howard Schultz; Joanne Gordon
    Call Number: HD9199.U54 S737 2011
    ISBN: 1605292885
    Publication Date: 2011
    In 2008, Howard Schultz, the president and chairman of Starbucks, made the unprecedented decision
    to return as the CEO eight years after he stepped down from daily oversight of the company and became chairman. Concerned that Starbucks had lost its way, Schultz was determined to help it return to its core values and restore not only its financial health, but also its soul.

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    Walter P. Chrysler - Vincent Curcio
    Call Number: HD9710.U52 C453 2000
    ISBN: 0195078969
    Publication Date: 2000-07-20
    Here is a richly detailed account of one of the most important men in American automotive history, based on full access to both Chrysler Corporation and Chrysler family historical records.
    Chrysler emerges as a man who loved machines, an accomplished mechanic who also had highly developed managerial skills derived from half a lifetime on the railroads, a man whose success came from his deep understanding of engineering and his total commitment to the quality of his vehicles.

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    Ward's business directory of U.S. private and public companies. - Gale Research
    Call Number: HG4057 .A482
    ISBN: 10488707
    Publication Date: 1985-2007
    "A comprehensive guide to more than 112,000 companies in alphabetic, geographic, and industry arrangements"
    "Ranks companies by sales within 4-digit SIC and 6-digit NAICS"
    "Provides rankings and analyses of the industry activity of leading companies"

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