The author decides to compile shareholder meetings experiences from a slew of companies he is invested in. He describes his reactions and rates the companies based on his little adventure. I ended up with it seeing Warren’s name on it, which turned out to be just one of the meetings he attended.If you have never been to a shareholder meeting, you might want to read it just to get a feel of it.
Once a year, the managers of public companies have to fling open the doors and let the owners in — whether they want to or not. A Weekend with Warren Buffett and Other Shareholder Meeting Adventures is a humorous, informative business-related travelogue that looks at how companies in the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia treat their investors during the brief period when the welcome mat is out. It's an Average Joe Investor's search for shareholder democracy and an occasional free lunch. Companies featured include Berkshire Hathaway, Citigroup, Dow Jones, Dupont, eBay, Gannett, Google, Hawaiian Electric, Hershey, MGM Grand, Microsoft, Otter Tail, Playboy, Starbucks, Tootsie Roll, Wal-Mart and Walt Disney, among others.