Burger King: Jim Mclamore and the Building of an Empire

Burger King: Jim Mclamore and the Building of an Empire

by Jim McLamore

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780070452558
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 09/01/1997
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.32(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.17(d)

Table of Contents

Into the "Soup".
Starting Out.
More "Soup".
The Desperate Search for Capital.
The Break We Were Looking for: The Whopper is Born.
Early Franchising.
We're on the Air.
The Race Begins.
Putting Franchising in Gear.
Sniffing Around?: The Booz Allen Visit.
Removing Obstacles.
Scrambling to Stay in the Lead.
The Decision to Join Pillsbury.
Pillsbury--Coming Aboard.
Fitting into the Corporate Mold.
Stepping Down.
Getting Adjusted to "Retirement".
Burger King Grows--1972 to 1988.
Hostilities from London.
Stumbling Blocks for Grand Met.
Getting Involved Again.
Looking Back.
What's Next?.

What People are Saying About This

Dave Thomas

Jim McLamore was a man of great integrity. He cared deeply about people and was a great motivator. He also believed it's critical to give back to your community. To me, that makes him a true leader and a great American. -- Founder and Senior Chairman, Wendy's International

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Burger King 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
If you ever wanted to know how companies go from small to large, this book is a good read. Even though the author James McLemore often repeats the same facts from one paragraph to the next there is a lot of insight in the struggles that Burger King had before they were bought by Pillsbury in 1967 and even after the sale when McLemore stayed to help run the company that he got started. McLemore's committment to education through Burger King Foundation will tell you that this man was a true visionary. It is an interesting autobiography.