All Summaries

All Summaries

 
Only the Paranoid Survive Grove, Andrew S. Currency Doubleday , 1996 Global Business, Major Works

Intel is the world’s largest chipmaker, the fifth most admired company in the United States and the seventh most profitable company among the Fortune 500. Andrew Grove attributes this success to having a healthy...

 
 
The Second Curve Morrison, Ian Ballantine Books , 1996 Global Business, Innovation

A company has done everything right - searched for and found excellence, focused on what works, reengineered business processes, and developed the discipline of a market leader. But even with all that, if the...

 
 
Business Maharajas Piramal, Gita Viking Penguin India , 1996 Global Business, Management

Ambani, Bajaj, Birla, Goenka, Khaitan, the Shahs, and Tata, eight of India’s most powerful men, are a study in contrasts. Their businesses are distinct and varied. Some are highly educated, others are barely educated...

 
 
Drucker on Asia Drucker, Peter F. | Nakauchi, Isao Butterworth-Heinemann , 1997 Economics & Finance, Global Business

The growth economies of the world in the past ten years have been the countries of mainland Asia, as well as some countries of Latin America. Moreover, there are no longer any superpowers. Information is beginning to...

 
 
Managers as Facilitators Weaver, Richard G. | Farrell, John D. Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 1997 Human Resources, Management, Productivity

The workplace is changing to such an extent that the amount of work demanded is more than individuals working alone can produce. The need for people to work together has lead to the creation of a great number of groups...

 
 
The New Organizational Wealth Sveiby, Karl Erick Berrett-Kohler , 1997 Human Resources, Management

The difference between the market value of a publicly held company and its official net value is the value of its intangible assets. In most companies, the value of these assets exceeds the value of tangible holdings....

 
 
The Service Profit Chain Heskett, James L. | Sasser Jr., W. Earl | Schlesinger, Leonard A. The Free Press , 1997 Customer Focus, Productivity

The Service Profit Chain demonstrates that leading companies maintain their leadership position by managing The Service Profit Chain - a quantifiable set of relationships that directly...

 
 
The Witch Doctors Micklethwait, John | Wooldridge, Adrian Times Books , 1997 Management

According to the case against it, management theory has four obvious faults: (1) It is incapable of self-criticism; (2) Its terminology (jargon) acts to confuse rather than clarify; (3) It is rarely more than just...

 
 
Selling the Invisible Beckwith, Harry Warner Books , 1997 Entrepreneurship, Marketing

A classic book on marketing services, with hundreds of quick, practical, easy-to-read sections; perfect for picking up anytime throughout your day. Beckwith tells you in simple and plain language why focus groups don't...

 
 
Swoosh Strasser, J. B. | Becklund, Laurie Harcourt Brace Jovanovich , 1991 Business Biographies

Even as a young man, Philip Hampson Knight was never easy to know, but those who made the effort found him to be neither a leader nor a follower-he just was. He attended Oregon University and joined the track team...

 
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