All Summaries

All Summaries

 
Amazing Things Will Happen Chapman, C. C. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2013 Personal Growth

Amazing Things Will Happen by C.C. Chapman is a guide to achieving happiness and success—two goals that cannot be reached without passion and belief in one’s convictions. While a lifetime of hard work...

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American Business: A Two-Minute Warning. Grayson Jr., C. Jackson | O'Dell, Carla The Free Press , 1990 Leadership, Management

From history we find that leadership and world dominance tend to cause complacency. Leaders overlook the relative growth rates of challengers, the changes are so gradual that leaders have difficulty sensing the crisis...

 
 
American Turnaround Whitacre, Ed | Cauley, Leslie Business Plus , 2013 Business Biographies, Major Works

The government bailout of General Motors (GM) was pivotal in stopping the bleeding from the 2008 financial crisis that caused the collapse of big banks and hurt corporate America and the people who worked for those...

 
 
American Wheels Chinese Roads Dunne, Michael J. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2011 Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship

Michael Dunne is an American businessman with over 20 years of experience working in China in the automotive industry, initially as an industry consultant and more recently as an investment advisor. In American...

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Amway Forever Jones, Kathryn A. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2011 Business Biographies

Amway Forever by Kathryn A. Jones tells the history of one of the world’s most successful and controversial businesses. Jones describes Amway’s innovations and growth, expansion into countries...

 
 
An Insider's Guide to Building a Successful Consulting Practice Katcher, Bruce K. | Snyder, Adam AMACOM , 2010 Business Strategy, Personal Growth

For people who long to be independent in their work and to make the most of their time, independent consulting may be the ideal. An Insider’s Guide to Building a Successful Consulting Practice by Bruce...

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And Then the Roof Caved In Faber, David John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2009 Business Biographies, Economics & Finance

Speculation and investigations into what really caused one of the greatest economic collapses in history will continue for the foreseeable future and, in the process, blame will most likely be placed at a number of...

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Angel Customers and Demon Customers Selden, Larry | Colvin, Geoffrey Portfolio , 2003 Customer Focus, Leadership, Management

In their research and experience, Selden and Colvin have consistently found that the bottom 20 percent of customers, by profitability, (those they call demons) often generate losses that are equal to more than 100...

 
 
Animal Spirits Akerlof, George A. | Shiller, Robert J. Princeton University Press , 2009 Economics & Finance

Animal Spirits dissects standard economic theories and demonstrates their failure to account for human emotion, even though emotions have a large impact on the economy. George A. Akerlof and Robert J....

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Answering the Ultimate Question Owen, Richard | Brooks, Laura Jossey-Bass , 2009 Business Strategy, Customer Focus, Management

Net Promoter - a multi-faceted program focused on increasing company growth through focused enhancement of customer loyalty - has been implemented in organizations worldwide. Many leading companies have demonstrated...

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