Michael O'Leary: Turbulent Times for the Man Who Made Ryanair (Paperback)Matt Cooper (author)
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'In a world of colourless corporate leaders, Ryanair's aggressive, mouthy chief executive provides catnip for journalists. Cooper, an award-winning Irish writer and reporter, makes the most of the opportunity to dissect his colourful subject' Book of the Month, The Financial Times
Michael O'Leary lifts the veil on the wildly successful and wildly controversial Ryanair CEO. Based on extensive research - including with close associates of O'Leary - the book examines O'Leary's personality, beliefs and obsessions and describes how these have moulded the business he runs. Written by a multi-award-winning journalist and broadcaster, with a thirty-year career covering business and current affairs, it is a fascinating insight into the business behind the man, and the man behind the business.
'Fascinating book ... very comprehensive' Eamon Dunphy, The Stand
'An indispensable guide for anyone who wants to understand not just where Michael O'Leary and Ryanair are coming from, but where they are going' Sunday Business Post
'A frequently enlightening unauthorised biography ... entertaining' Irish Independent
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 255 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm
A frequently enlightening unauthorised biography ... entertaining * Irish Independent *
Cooper's book tracks O'Leary's change of attitude towards passengers since 2014. He built his career amid alehouse expletives and wisecracks that should have been enough to make most customers steer clear - were it not for the promise of ever lower prices. -- Neil Craven * The Mail on Sunday *
Fascinating book ... very comprehensive -- Eamon Dunphy * The Stand *
In a world of colourless corporate leaders, Ryanair's aggressive, mouthy chief executive provides catnip for journalists. Cooper, an award-winning Irish writer and reporter, makes the most of the opportunity to dissect his colourful subject. -- Book of the Month * The Financial Times *
Matt Cooper explores the recent tough times for the high-profile businessman. * The Journal, Ireland *
This is an engaging read full of anecdotes, some of which shocked me and made me laugh out loud -- Emma Newlands * The Scotsman *
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