Top of the Charts: Market-Based Management Book
“The Science of Success: How Market-Based Management Built the World’s Largest Private Company” is a new business book by Charles G. Koch, chairman and CEO of Koch Industries Inc. It describes the philosophy that brought about the company’s 2,100-fold growth since 1961 and turned it into a company with $90 billion in revenues in 2006 and a presence in nearly 60 countries with about 80,000 employees. Since the book’s release in March by John Wiley & Sons Inc., it has ranked among the top 100 business books sold on Amazon.com. Active in refining and chemicals, process equipment and technologies, fibers and polymers, commodity and financial trading, and forest and consumer products, Koch Industries is based in Wichita, KS.