All Summaries

All Summaries

 
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...

 
 
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...

 
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