We Are Market Basket

The Story of the Unlikely Grassroots Movement That Saved a Beloved Business

 We Are Market Basket

Authors: Daniel Korschun, Grant Welker
Pub Date: August 2015
Print Edition: $24.95
Print ISBN: 9780814436653
Page Count: 256
Format: Hardback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814436684

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“…an unusual story, well told with drama and analytical insight.” --The Globe and Mail

“Offers powerful lessons and insight into the changing nature of how we view corporations and what we expect as employees." --Skip Prichard Leadership Insights

“Inspiring and drama-filled, this rendition of the Market Basket story will captivate readers and reaffirm the belief that corporate success can be achieved by treating people fairly.” Publishers Weekly

"...reader is treated to a drama, given an essay about human life and provided with a good overview about management dealings and the trials and tribulations of family companies." --Autamme

“…written from the point of view of employees managers, vendors and customers…deserves to be carefully read by all managers who want to learn the secrets of a successful stakeholder strategy.” --Soundview

“It is a truly remarkable story about the very foundations and philosophy of free enterprise…how many stories have you heard of people protesting in favor of a CEO?” --800CEORead

“…to limit its audience to business people alone would be limiting its potential: it’s also about the power of grassroots movements to effect positive change.” --The Midwest Book Review

“…fine recounting of one of the most interesting business cases in recent years…compelling and provocative, Korschun and Welker exercise care in explaining the context and outcomes.” --Choice

Winner of the 800-CEO-READ award for best general business book of 2015

“Arthur S.’s wanted to take over the company, and his shareholder theory is the dominant view in American capitalism today, but Arthur T.’s “People First,” mom-and-pop philosophy is slowly regaining its place in the debate, and We Are Market Basket is a great history of one of its early victories in this ongoing war of ideas.” --800CEORead

"Market Basket book slips business lessons into a beach read…on the ups, downs, and underlying business decisions of the biggest supermarket saga in recent history." --Boston.com

"An amazing story of what happens when a CEO beloved by his employees gets ousted, and how his employees (and customers) fought to bring him back." --Forbes

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