All Summaries

All Summaries

 
Jack: Straight from the Gut Welch, Jack | Byrne, John A. Warner Books Inc , 2001 Leadership, Management

Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch leaves us with many lessons in management and leadership. From his humble beginnings as a competitive kid from...

 
 
How to Change The World Bornstein, David Oxford University Press , 2004 Entrepreneurship, Social Responsibility

This book documents the true and inspiring stories of the Ashoka fellows - bright, energetic, and creative individuals who are leaders in a growing citizen (non-profit)...

 
 
The World Is Flat Friedman, Thomas L. Farrar, Straus and Giroux , 2005 Global Business, Innovation, Major Works, Productivity

Although outsourcing is the current hot topic, Friedman reports that outsourcing is just one dimension of a much more fundamental phenomenon unfolding today – the flattening of the world. Massive technological...

 
 
A Whole New Mind Pink, Daniel Riverhead , 2005 Human Resources, Major Works, Personal Growth

In A Whole New Mind, Daniel Pink describes a new era already underway in the global economy - the Conceptual Age. Success in this new era calls for a set of skills and talents that have been largely...

 
 
Why Some Companies Emerge Stronger and Better from a Crisis Mitroff, Ian I. AMACOM , 2005 Business Strategy, Change Management, Leadership

Until very recently, companies thought of accidents as natural or normal. Natural disasters such as fires and floods have always existed and most companies know how to use risk management to protect themselves. But...

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Hiring the Best Knowledge Workers, Techies & Nerds Rothman, Johanna Dorset House Publishing , 2004 Business Strategy, Management

The foundation for a successful high technology organization is good technical people. Organizations should realize that it is essential to establish a good process for hiring key individuals....

 
 
The Five Temptations of a CEO Leoncioni, Patrick Jossey-Bass , 1998 Leadership, Management

Managing a company need not be complicated, and being a CEO should be conceptually simple. True, business leaders face difficult problems and challenges, but they eventually get the results they want...

 
 
The Value Factor Hurd, Mark | Nyberg, Lars Bloomberg Press , 2005 Business Strategy, Customer Focus, Relationships

Mark Hurd, HP’s recently named CEO and president, spent 25 years at NCR (the last two as chief executive and president), where he was instrumental in formulating and executing strategies to maximize operational...

 
 
Organizational Culture and Leadership Schein, Edgar H. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2004 Human Resources, Leadership, Major Works, Management

Culture is to a group what personality is to an individual. Edgar Schein, in this his third edition of the classic, Organizational Culture and Leadership, delves deeper into the origins and evolution...

 
 
Three Billion New Capitalists Rylatt, Alastair Basic Books , 2006 Economics & Finance, Global Business

The relative economic superiority and power of the United States is quickly slipping away. This is mainly brought about by the rise of new superpowers, particularly China and India, which are ushering a third wave of...

 
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