|Plot Summary of From Communism to Capitalism - A Tale of Three Cities|
|"“From Communism to Capitalism” is not an economic or a political tome. Rather it is a very enjoyable and engrossing tale of an American “volunteer executive” who went to several former Communist countries to help entrepreneurs, corporations, charitable organizations, and government agencies make the difficult transition from their old centrally controlled systems to the competitive free market environment.
The author tells, in a humorous and self-effacing way, how he found unorthodox ways to increase sales and profits without spending money and without firing employees. A fun and enlightening read.
John Winthrop, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of From Communism to Capitalism - A Tale of Three Cities|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
If this is a culture clash:
- visiting a different culture
ethnic of society (outside)
- Eastern European
Period of greatest activity?
- Big city
Subject of Biography
- business executive
- American (!)
How sensitive is this person?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Smarter than most other people
- average physique
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 7 ()
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
Book makes you feel?
Is book humorous?
If humorous, kind of humor
Commentary on society?
Writer's slant towards subject:
- very favorable
Story of entire life, or part?
- story of set of events during life
How much dialogue in bio?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?
- 0-25% of book
How much is philosophy rather than life story?
- 0-25% of book
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