All Summaries

All Summaries

 
Calm at Work Wilson, Paul Penguin Books , 1999 Personal Growth, Productivity

Work can often be one of the most stressful situations in our lives. We have to work with people that we don't necessarily have anything in common with and perform boring and repetitive tasks. In the United States and...

 
 
Lessons from the Top Neff, Thomas J. | Citrin, James M. Doubleday , 1999 Leadership, Management

Who are the best business leaders in America? What makes them great? And, what can be learned from them? Lessons from the Top answers these questions. Using a rigorous methodology, the authors identify...

 
 
If Life is a Game, These are the Rules Carter-Scott, Cherie Broadway Book , 1998 Personal Growth

This #1 New York Times bestseller offers some useful and understandable advice that can be applied to many situations. The idea of life as a series of lessons can help to put things into perspective and add to anyone's...

 
 
Co-opetition Brandenburger, Adam M. | Nalebuff, Barry J. Currency Doubleday , 1996 Business Strategy

Game theory is an effective means of bringing together competition and cooperation to reach a vision of Co-opetition more suited to the opportunities and realities of the times. It focuses directly on...

 
 
Swoosh Strasser, J. B. | Becklund, Laurie Harcourt Brace Jovanovich , 1991 Business Biographies

Even as a young man, Philip Hampson Knight was never easy to know, but those who made the effort found him to be neither a leader nor a follower-he just was. He attended Oregon University and joined the track team...

 
 
Selling the Invisible Beckwith, Harry Warner Books , 1997 Entrepreneurship, Marketing

A classic book on marketing services, with hundreds of quick, practical, easy-to-read sections; perfect for picking up anytime throughout your day. Beckwith tells you in simple and plain language why focus groups don't...

 
 
Business Maharajas Piramal, Gita Viking Penguin India , 1996 Global Business, Management

Ambani, Bajaj, Birla, Goenka, Khaitan, the Shahs, and Tata, eight of India’s most powerful men, are a study in contrasts. Their businesses are distinct and varied. Some are highly educated, others are barely educated...

 
 
Drucker on Asia Drucker, Peter F. | Nakauchi, Isao Butterworth-Heinemann , 1997 Economics & Finance, Global Business

The growth economies of the world in the past ten years have been the countries of mainland Asia, as well as some countries of Latin America. Moreover, there are no longer any superpowers. Information is beginning to...

 
 
Managers as Facilitators Weaver, Richard G. | Farrell, John D. Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 1997 Human Resources, Management, Productivity

The workplace is changing to such an extent that the amount of work demanded is more than individuals working alone can produce. The need for people to work together has lead to the creation of a great number of groups...

 
 
The New Organizational Wealth Sveiby, Karl Erick Berrett-Kohler , 1997 Human Resources, Management

The difference between the market value of a publicly held company and its official net value is the value of its intangible assets. In most companies, the value of these assets exceeds the value of tangible holdings....

 
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