Peter-Adrian Cohen

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Peter-Adrian Cohen (also known as Peter Cohen) is an American writer. He grew up in Zürich, Switzerland, and lives in Boston.

Career[edit]

While studying at Harvard Business School Cohen wrote the 1973 best-seller, The Gospel According to the Harvard Business School. It is a "sophisticated" and "negative" look at the Business School.[1][2]

He is the author of To Pay the Price, a play about Yonatan Netanyahu,[3][4] and " Verstehn Sie Mich, Herr Goldfarb" (Do You Understand Me, Herr Goldfarb?", a play.[5]

Plays[edit]

  • To Pay the Price
  • "Why Worry
  • The Court Jew
  • A Ship to Zion
  • Verstehn Sie mich, Herr Goldfarb? – Do You Understand Me, Mr. Goldfarb?
  • Im Namen Gottes (In the Name of God), scenic reading, about 9/11. First given in Zürich, Sept. 10, 2011 and then Sept. 11 in Bonn (Germany) and Cambridge (MA).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Managers, not MBAs: a hard look at the soft practice of managing and management development, Henry Mintzberg, Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2004, p. 72.
  2. ^ Values in teaching and professional ethics, y Carlton T. Mitchell, Mercer University Press, 1989, pp. 101-103
  3. ^ Play tells story of Israeli soldier, Berkshire Eagle, Aug. 29, 2006
  4. ^ Under pressure, New Rep cancels play, Boston Globe, May 9, 2007
  5. ^ In Berlin, stories of the shtetl; Giving voice to a culture of unique appeal, Yiddish theater thrives, thanks partly to a Protestant minister. Los Angeles Times, Julia M. Klein, Oct 10, 2004