All Summaries

All Summaries

 
Hershey D'Antonio, Michael Simon & Schuster , 2006 Business Biographies, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Personal Growth

Not only does the name Hershey mean chocolate to America and the world, it also signifies an inspiring and uniquely successful experiment in humanistic capitalism—one that has produced a business empire devoted to a...

 
 
The Art of the Start Kawasaki, Guy Portfolio , 2005 Entrepreneurship, Innovation

For entrepreneurs, or anyone inspired to start something -- be it a new business, new product, new service, or a new organizational division – it’s easy to get bogged down in theory and unnecessary details which hinder...

 
 
The 360-Degree Leader Maxwell, John C. Thomas Nelson , 2005 Leadership, Management, Personal Growth, Relationships

Leaders today face the challenge of influencing people from all sides of an organization. Yet, many managers with leadership responsibilities feel that because they are not the main leader, they cannot influence their...

 
 
Leading Leaders Salacuse, Jeswald W. AMACOM , 2006 Leadership, Management, Personal Growth

Leaders are in for a new set of challenges when they are called upon to manage people who are themselves leaders. This challenge is particularly prevalent in “high talent” organizations made up of people with high...

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Think and Grow Rich Hill, Napoleon High Roads Media , 2004 Economics & Finance

This book is a collection of principles for the attainment of wealth and financial independence. It was written by Napoleon Hill at the behest of...

 
 
100 Ways To Motivate Others Chandler, Steve | Richardson, Scott Steve Chandler and Scott Richardson, Career Press , 2006 Leadership, Management, Social Responsibility

Bestselling author Steve Chandler and lawyer Scott Richardson show readers how to get the best results from their people. They show how leaders must...

 
 
FutureThink Weiner, Edie | Brown, Arnold Pearson Education, Inc. , 2006 Change Management, Innovation, Management

The future is about change but, according to Weiner and Brown, the future can only be grasped when objective information about change is combined with clear views. Unfortunately, the prevalence of “knee-jerk clichés...

 
 
Bigger Isn't Always Better Tomasko, Robert M. AMACOM , 2005 Innovation, Productivity

A big business is a successful business, or so goes contemporary thinking. In Bigger Isn't Always Better, Robert M. Tomasko, discusses his belief that growth does not necessarily mean getting bigger. He believes that...

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How Great Leaders Get Great Results Baldoni, John McGraw-Hill , 2006 Leadership, Management, Personal Growth

In order to create a strong, results-driven organization with increased sales, improved customer service, quality, and productivity, great leaders must be attentive to seven specific management principles: vision,...

 
 
The Battle for the Soul of Capitalism Bogle, John C. Yale University Press , 2005 Economics & Finance, Leadership, Management, Social Responsibility

Corporate scandals, under-funded pensions, and the arrest of top executives are all a part of modern corporate culture. But, it has not always been this way, and it does not have to be this way today. In The...

 
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