Fall 1985
Volume 27, Issue # 1


The Rise of the Political Manager

  • Read Time: 25 min 

The late 1970s and early 1980s have been a political watershed for large firms. On the surface, many companies established political action committees, most upgraded their public affairs programs, and nearly all increased their contribution budgets.


The One-Firm Firm: What Makes It Successful

  • Read Time: 31 min 

What do investment bankers Goldman Sachs, management consultants McKinsey, accountants Arthur Andersen, compensation and benefits consultants Hewitt Associates, and lawyers Latham & Watkins have in common? Besides being among the most profitable firms (if not the most profitable) in their respective professions? Besides being considered by their peers among the