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Jim's Book: The Surprising Story of Jim Penman - Australia's Backyard Millionaire

Jim's Book: The Surprising Story of Jim Penman - Australia's Backyard Millionaire

This is the authorised biography of Jim Penman, the founder of Jim's Mowing, now the Jim's Group. The Jim's brand is known by most Australians, yet the founder is hardly known. In 1982 Jim Penman turned a one-man mowing business into an empire of 3786 franchisees across 50 divisi... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780730368151
Barcode 9780730368151
Published 5 February 2019 by John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Moolenschot, Catherine
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ISBN-13 9780730368151
ISBN-10 0730368157
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Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
Imprint John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd
Publication Date 5 February 2019
International Publication Date 15 April 2019
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Moolenschot, Catherine
Category Biography & Autobiography: General
Business & Management
Australian
Number of Pages 304
Dimensions Width: 150mm
Height: 250mm
Spine: 15mm
Weight 666g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Businessmen - Biography - Australia, Lawn care industry
NBS Text Biography: Business
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 338.47635964092
Catalogue Code 964397

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This is the authorised biography of Jim Penman, the founder of Jim's Mowing, now the Jim's Group. The Jim's brand is known by most Australians, yet the founder is hardly known. In 1982 Jim Penman turned a one-man mowing business into an empire of 3786 franchisees across 50 divisions from antennas to window tinting. It includes interviews with 40 people close to Jim and outlines the story behind the creation of one of Australia's most famous brands and business models and the man who created it all.

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Author's Bio

Catherine Moolenschot is a novelist, biographer and public speaker. Learn more at catherinemoolenschot.com.au

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