Organizational Behavior Assignment: The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

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Organisational Behaviour Assignment

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Gourish Singla
MSEP14IBWM55

Introduction
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., recognized as one of the premier investment banks in the world is an American multinational investment banking firm that engages in global investment banking, securities, investment management, and other financial services primarily with institutional clients. It was founded in 1869 and is headquartered at 200 West Street in the Lower Manhattan area of New York City, with additional offices in international financial centres. The firm provides mergers and acquisitions advice, underwriting services, asset management, and prime brokerage to its clients, which include corporations, governments and individuals. The firm also engages in market making and private equity deals, and is a primary dealer in the United States Treasury security market. It has recently come under the scanner due to its alleged role during the years of the crisis.
Some former Goldman executives with exemplary careers have been Robert Rubin and Henry Paulson who served as United States Secretary of the Treasury. Mario Draghi, the President of the European Central Bank has been an alumnus along with Mark Carney, former governor of the Bank of Canada (2008–13) and presently serving as the Governor of the Bank of England from July 2013. (Goldman Sachs)
History
Family business
Goldman Sachs was founded in New York in 1869 by Marcus Goldman. In 1882, he was joined by his son-in-law

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