All Summaries

All Summaries

 
Reducing Employee Theft Snyder, Neil H.1,2 | Broome Jr., O. Whitfield3 | Kehoe, William J.4,5 | McIntyre Jr., James T.6 | Blair, Karen E.7 Quorum Books , 1991 Economics & Finance, Human Resources

Theft combines a well-documented report of several serious studies and a review of the professional literature. Its simple direct language and natural conversational style make if accessible to the widest audience....

 
 
The Second Coming of the Woolly Mammoth Frost, Ted S.1 Ten Speed Press , 1991 Personal Growth

Offering the fully revised and updated original ideas of his first book, Where Have All the Woolly Mammoths Gone (1976), Frost recognizes the improved environment for small business and shares the entrepreneurial...

 
 
Sense and Nonsense in Corporate Finance Lowenstein, Louis1,2 Addison-Wesley , 1991 Economics & Finance

Beginning with a set of 12 financial rules that reflects the harsh lessons of the 1980s, Lowenstein brings purpose and good sense to corporate finance. The book follows two fictional business executives (a CEO and a...

 
 
Bionomics Rothschild, Michael Henry Holt and Company , 1990 Economics & Finance, Management

The bionomic perspective is indeed a fresh way of observing the facts of society and the economy. In Bionomics, Rothschild not only offers a new paradigm but a new paradigm of a whole new world. The author assimilates...

 
 
The Change Riders Kissler, Gary D. Addison-Wesley , 1991 Change Management, Leadership

A useful blend of theory, practice, and common sense that provides innovative solutions for "riding" change. Kissler presents a "blueprint," showing the major variables that need to be considered, as well as a "roadmap...

 
 
The Disney Touch Grover, Ron Business One/Irwin , 1991 Business Biographies, Leadership

The behind-the-scenes account of how Disney went from a stagnant company, rooted in the past and ripe for takeover, to one of the most admired and successful corporations in America. Grover conducted extensive...

 
 
Tomorrow's Competition Hanan, Mack Amacom , 1991 Customer Focus, Innovation

A thought-provoking vision of tomorrow’s competitive environment that calls for the abandonment of yesterday’s conventional wisdom. Hanan contends that in order to compete in this new environment, enterprises must...

 
 
Agents of Influence Choate, Pat Touchstone , 1990 Leadership

Politics is now an economic strategy along with price, quality, innovation, marketing, and service. Few American companies give attention to this sixth dimension of competition-fewer than 30 percent of the 150 largest...

 
 
CEO Kurtzig, Sandra L. | Parker, Tom W. W. Norton & Company , 1994 Business Biographies, Diversity

Although CEO is a true story, it reads like a novel. Kurtzig and Parker bring her character to life. Kurtzig’s life is full of suspense and that suspense is conveyed throughout. Each chapter title attracts attention-...

 
 
Dave's Way Thomas, R. David G.P. Putnam's Sons , 1991 Business Biographies, Leadership, Management

In approximately 30 years, the fast-food business has grown from nothing to an almost $70 billion industry, giving Thomas the biggest single stake in one of the country’s largest restaurant chains, and making him a...

 
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