Allan Fels. A Portrait Of Power

Brenchley Fred

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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: John Wiley And Sons Australia
Publisher Place: Milton, Qld.
Publisher Year: 2003
Edition: First Edition

Description: 310 pages. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in Fine condition throughout. There's One Certainty About Allan Fels-people Either Love Him Or Loathe Him. For Much Of Big Business, He Was An Ogre Who Made Their Lives A Misery. For Consumers, However, He Was A Modern-day Robin Hood, Fighting Their Battles With Business And Politicians.

Publishers Description: A BRW article once named Allan Fels, former high-profile head of the ACCC, the third-most important man in Australia (behind John Howard and Peter Costello). The big end of town hated him, he was the man-in-the-street's hero who kept industry competitive and as a consequence, prices lower. But who is Allan Fels? Why did this unprepossessing man capture the media and public's attention. In his fascinating book, Fred Brenchley deftly weaves the compelling inside story of the forces that cut short Allan Fels? career as Australia?s competition czar. Winner of the inaugural Blake Dawson Waldron Prize for Business Literature.

ISBN: 9781740310703


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