The Women of Berkshire Hathaway
IN THIS SUMMARY
The Women of Berkshire Hathaway by Karen Linder brings to life the stories of nine women who have risen to the top ranks of management within subsidiary companies of Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway company. The life stories of the women profiled are compelling and diverse, ranging from an immigrant with no formal education to Harvard Business School graduates. Author Karen Linder interviewed many of the women as they shared their experiences on what it takes to be a successful business manager. A few common themes emerge throughout the book, including putting a premium on customer service, stepping outside comfort zones to seize opportunity, and the importance of hiring and rewarding talented people.