Featuring interviews with the founder, partners, executives, and frontline coworkers, E Pluribus Kinko’s describes how a democratic business structure helped Kinko’s grow and profit for thirty years, and how the loss of democracy contributed to the company’s decline and eventual disappearance.
“A spell-binding, must-read story that deftly illustrates the power of democracy to give any company a powerful competitive advantage - and a bit of magic.”
- Traci Fenton, WorldBlu, Inc.
by Paul Orfalea and Dean Zatkowsky
A collection of essays on ownership, judgment, and self-knowledge by Kinko’s founder Paul Orfalea.
As the economy recovers from the excesses of self-obsessed CEOs, here is a reminder that devoting oneself to the welfare of customers and coworkers can bring great financial and personal success.
“Paul and his team say in few words what legions of so-called Wall Street brainiacs have tried in endless volumes. Only these guys do it with flare and wit and real-life success”
-from the foreword by Neil Cavuto
“A wonderful, insightful collection of common sense and uncommon wisdom, written in a pleasantly entertaining fashion.”
-Vitaliy Katsenelson, CFA
Vice President and Portfolio Manager, Investment Management Associates, Inc.