"The science of pricing and revenue management is revolutionizing the way companies approach profitable growth. In this delightful book, Andy Boyd gives us a very unique and very personal perspective of this business phenomenon. It is a must read for those interested in the hands-on views of a true pioneer in an important discipline."
- Robert G. Cross, Chairman, Revenue Analytics and author of Revenue Management: Hard-Core Tactics for Market Domination"Dr. Boyd has intertwined the history of an industry with the history of the world. Using examples from Copernicus, Jesus Christ, and Lenin, he weaves anecdotes of the airline industry, technology, technology companies, and the history of pricing and revenue management together into an easy-to-read story and even provides some useful poker tips along the way. While the book is centered on the airline industry, examples and concepts make it applicable to every industry. As at home in the classroom as in the living room, this book is a must read for anyone who has ever thought about pricing." - Laura Preslan, Industry Solutions Director, Microsoft