Disconnected: Deceit and Betrayal at WorldCom provides you with a front row seat to the WorldCom disaster. Journalist Lynne Jeter uses her. Summary. The first inside look into the fall of the telecom industry pioneer. Disconnected is the first book to tell the tale of the once powerful telecom pioneer . Get this from a library! Disconnected: deceit and betrayal at WorldCom. [Lynne W Jeter] — A journalist with two-decades of experience covering WorldCom.

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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Combining ground-floor understanding of a new technology with all-too-American brass and brashness, it grew from a tiny company in rural Mississippi into a million customer global telecom juggernaut.

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Author and award-winning journalist Lynn Jeter has been covering WorldCom since and provides a one-of-a-kind look into the inner workings of this global telecom wor,dcom.

From inside the book. Digging deep to uncover the mistakes, missteps, and outright unethical behavior that engulfed WorldCom, Disconnected also takes a closer look at former CEO Bernie Ebbers who was on the frontline during the years leading up to this corporate debacle. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es. Deceit and Betrayal at WorldCom.

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