Alibaba : the house that Jack Ma built / by Duncan Clark
By: Clark, Duncan.Publisher: New York : Ecco, 2016Description: xvi, 287 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780062562555.Subject(s): China | Business enterprises | Entrepreneurs | Biographies
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|Book||Australia||200.7 CLA 2016 (Browse shelf)||On reserve||1|
|Book||Australia||200.7 CLA 2016 (Browse shelf)||Issued||14/06/2018|
|Book||New Zealand||376 ALI (Browse shelf)||Available|
The iron triangle -- Jack magic -- From student to teacher -- Hope and coming to America -- China is coming on -- Bubble and birth -- Backers - Goldman and Softbank -- Burst and back to China -- Born again - Taobao and the humiliation of eBay -- Yahoo's billion-dollar bet -- Growing pains -- Icon or Icarus?
Regales how in fifteen years Jack Ma went from school teacher to the founder of a multi-billion dollar e-commerce empire. Incorporates the background in which this took place, from China's huge economic and social changes to the internet's impact on the country and business.