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

“…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

"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

Forbes 15 Best Business Books

“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

“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

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