All Summaries

All Summaries

 
From Executive to Entrepreneur Zoghlin, Gilbert G. AMACOM , 1991 Personal Growth

A self-help guide to the risks and rewards of entrepreneurship that are unique to the established corporate executive or manager. Using actual stories of numerous corporate professionals who have become business owners...

 
 
Principle-Centered Leadership Covey, Stephen R. The Free Press , 1992 Leadership, Management, Personal Growth

A compass to personal fulfillment and professional success through timeless ethical and managerial principles. Covey incorporates the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People and related principles and...

 
 
Quality or Else Dobyns, Lloyd | Crawford-Mason, Clare Houghton Mifflin Company , 1991 Management

An historical approach that explains the origins and progress of the U.S. quality movement. Dobyns and Crawford-Mason completely demystify the theories of America’s four main quality gurus: Deming, Crosby, Juran, and...

 
 
2020 Vision Davis, Stan | Davidson, Bill Simon & Schuster , 1991 Technology

Informationalization and turbocharging, as presented in 2020 Vision are enlightened competitive approaches which add considerable value to existing management strategies: The simple information form/...

 
 
The Breakthrough Illusion Florida, Richard | Kenney, Martin BasicBooks , 1990 Innovation, Technology

The authors document the emergence of America ’s high-tech innovation and development-the breakthrough economy-and explain how it has failed to effectively generate new products, wealth, and economic growth. Also,...

 
 
The Machine That Changed the World Womack, James P. | Jones, Daniel T. | Roos, Daniel Rawson Associates , 1990 Global Business, Productivity

The Machine That Changed the World is devoted to a careful explanation of the logic and techniques of lean production. By extracting the universal principles of lean production from their initial...

 
 
The Big Six Stevens, Mark Simon & Schuster , 1991 Business Biographies, Economics & Finance, Leadership

An exposé of the behind-the-scenes machinations, scandals, and power plays of The Big Six accounting firms. The subversion of their professionalism as they rose to prominence and success is the...

 
 
The Work of Nations Reich, Robert B. Alfred A. Knopf , 1991 Global Business, Human Resources

In The Work of Nations, the concept of borderless nations draws a sharp distinction between societies and economies. Reich contends that corporations and investors are becoming disconnected from their...

 
 
Why This Horse Won't Drink Matejka, Ken AMACOM , 1990 Human Resources, Management, Productivity

In Why This Horse Won’t Drink, Matejka explicitly states that employee happiness is not the issue, that it is not the manager’s job to make it happen. Management’s function is to set performance at the...

 
 
Workforce America! Loden, Marilyn | Rosener, Judy B. Business One/Irwin , 1991 Diversity, Human Resources, Management, Social Responsibility

In Workforce America, the authors contend that-contrary to what some believe-managing diversity as an asset does not require expertise in cultural differences. The only prerequisite is a framework for analyzing the...

 
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