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Business Nightmares with Evan Davis

Episode 3: Disastrous Decisions

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Evan Davis uncovers the inside stories of mistakes that triggered some of the business world's most spectacular falls from grace. With top British business leaders including Sir Martin Sorrell, Sir Richard Branson and Sir Gerry Robinson, Evan analyses deals that spelled disaster and projects that backfired.

Executives reveal what it was like to be at the heart of corporate calamities including an audacious but ill-fated bid to take on the big airlines; the sportswear website that became the archetypal dotcom disaster; and a bank takeover blunder. From each extraordinary error, Evan distils a vital strategic lesson, offering his essential guide to what not to do in business. Show less

Contributors

Presenter:
Evan Davis
Presenter:
Evan Davis
Executive Producer:
Dominic Crossley-Holland
Executive Producer:
Dominic Crossley-Holland
Series Producer:
Ruth Shurman
Series Producer:
Ruth Shurman
Producer:
Richard Bee
Director:
Richard Bee

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