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Author Williams, Kim.
Title Rules of Engagement : FOXTEL, football, News and wine: The secrets of a business builder and cultural maestro.
Imprint Carlton : Melbourne University Press, 2014.

Author Williams, Kim.
Subject Williams, Kim.
Executives -- Conduct of life.
Executives -- Attitudes.
Executives -- Australia.
Description 1 online resource (436 pages)
Note Print version record.
Contents Rules of Engagement; CONTENTS; A 'LIFESCAPE'; 1 MOTHER; Five things my mother taught me; 2 AN EDUCATION; 3 MUSIC LESSONS; My music mantra; An afterword on some of the music that matters to me; 4 PERFORMING IN THE ARTS; 5 EPISODES FROM TELEVISION; My 'great dozens' TV shows and creators; 6 SPORTING YARDS; 7 CINEMA CUTS; Silent cinema; English language; Non-English language; Australian films; Afterword; 8 LEADING AND MANAGING; Five favourite and pertinent aphorisms; 9 FRIENDSHIP; 10 POLITICAL ENCOUNTERS; Six favourite political quotes from three favourite writers; 11 LISTENING INTENTLY.
Good listening12 THE MEDIA OF NEWS; My favourite publication; My favourite journalist; Some 'interesting' quotes on newspapers; 13 READING AND RENEWAL; 14 SERENDIPITY; 15 A TASTE OF WINE; A list of sorts-wines I have enjoyed over the years; ONWARD-SOME FINAL OBSERVATIONS.
Summary From FOXTEL to News Corp, film to football, opera to business, Kim Williams is a builder of Australian institutions. He has worked with some of the very best in their fields - Rupert Murdoch, Kerry Packer, Kevin Sheedy, Gail Kelly and Don Burrows to name just a few. Rules of Engagement is a candid, up close and very personal account of the exercise of power in the nation's leading boardrooms, political parties and media organisations. Told with a deft touch and an energetic, at times mischievous spirit, Rules of Engagement shows how much one person can achieve if they have insatiable cu.
ISBN 0522866964
9780522866964 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 958508436
Additional Format Print version: Williams, Kim. Rules of Engagement : FOXTEL, football, News and wine: The secrets of a business builder and cultural maestro. Carlton : Melbourne University Press, 2014

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