Mob Rules: What the Mafia Can Teach the Legitimate Businessman

Author(s): Louis Ferrante


"It pours out spicy tales of Mob lore to make its management points, an approach most execs couldn't refuse." --"New York Post" Former mobster Louis Ferrante reveals the surprisingly effective management techniques of organized crime and explains how to apply them in any legitimate business. As an associate of the Gambino Family, he was part of some of the biggest heists in mob history. His talent for management led bosses like John Gotti to rely on him. Now he offers time-tested Mafia wisdom based on true stories, such as: - Three can keep a secret (if two are dead): Build trust with your colleagues. - You don't always need a gun to hit a target: Lead people without force. - It's never personal: When circumstances demand it, never hesitate to pull the trigger.


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"Ferrante shares cogent advice for employees, middle managers, and bosses. A colorful and surprisingly practical business primer." --"Publishers Weekly" "One of the wisest and wittiest collections of reflections on life and business ever penned by a wiseguy." --"Fort Worth Star-Telegram"

Louis Ferrante is a former Mafia associate and heist expert who served eight and a half years in prison after refusing to incriminate members of the Gambino family. He now lectures around the country to at-risk teens and other groups, and hosts a Discover Channel TV series called" Inside the Gangsters' Code."

General Fields

  • : 9781591847724
  • : Penguin Putnam Inc
  • : Portfolio
  • : April 2015
  • : United States
  • : April 2015
  • : books

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  • : Louis Ferrante
  • : Paperback / softback
  • : 1
  • : 658.4012
  • : 272