The Resource Killer instinct, Joseph Finder

Killer instinct, Joseph Finder

Label
Killer instinct
Title
Killer instinct
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Finder
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jason Steadman is a thirty-year-old sales executive living in Boston and working for an electronics giant, a competitor to Sony and Panasonic. He's a witty, charismatic guy who's well liked at the office, but he lacks the "killer instinct" necessary to move up the corporate ladder. To the chagrin of his ambitious wife, it looks as if his career has hit a ceiling. Jason's been sidelined.But all that will change one evening when Jason meets Kurt Semko, a former Special Forces officer just back from Iraq. Looking for a decent pitcher for the company softball team, Jason gets Kurt, who was once drafted by the majors, a job in Corporate Security. Soon, good things start to happen for Jason and bad things start to happen to Jason's rivals. His career suddenly takes off. He's an overnight success. Only too late does Jason discover that his friend Kurt has been secretly paving his path to the top by the most "efficient" and ruthless means available. After all, as Kurt says, "Business is war, right?"But when Jason tries to put a stop to it, he finds that his new best friend has become the most dangerous enemy imaginable. And now it's far more than just his career that lies in the balance
Summary
Lacking the competitive instincts considered necessary to get ahead in his sales job, Jason Steadman meets a recently-hired Iraq War veteran who recruits him for the company softball team and offers him a job in corporate security
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
Thriller Award for Best Novel, 2007.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
142300
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Finder, Joseph
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sales executives
  • Success in business
  • Electronic industries
  • Special forces (Military science)
Target audience
adult
Label
Killer instinct, Joseph Finder
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
402 pages
Isbn
9781250094346
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Killer instinct, Joseph Finder
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
402 pages
Isbn
9781250094346
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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