All Summaries

All Summaries

 
Capital and the Common Good Keohane, Georgia Levenson Columbia University Press , 2016 Economics & Finance

Financial innovations, such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and online banking, have disrupted the financial industry, brought greater convenience to customers, and opened new revenue streams for financial services...

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The People Equation Piscione, Deborah Perry | Crawley, David Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2017 Innovation

In The People Equation, Deborah Perry Piscione and David Crawley argue that you can generate the kind of innovation necessary to succeed in the modern business environment only with a people-centric...

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Ask More Sesno, Frank AMACOM , 2017 Communication

Questions are a key component of informed decision making, inspired creativity, and business success, but many people fail to understand the importance of questions and how to use them to achieve their goals. In...

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Business Model Generation Osterwalder, Alexander | Pigneur, Yves John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2010 Business Strategy

In Business Model Generation, Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur teamed up with 470 co-contributors from around the world to develop a handbook for leaders who want to improve their organizations’...

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HBR Emotional Intelligence Series: Dealing with Difficult People Business, Harvard Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2018 Relationships

HBR Emotional Intelligence Series: Dealing with Difficult People from Harvard Business Review Press provides techniques for using empathy and social skills to transform unpleasant or dysfunctional...

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Einstein’s Boss Hromas, Robert | Hromas, Christopher AMACOM , 2018 Management

Although he wasn’t a physicist or a mathematician himself, Abraham Flexner was responsible for some of the biggest scientific breakthroughs of the 20th century. As the director of the Institute for Advanced Studios (...

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The Activist Director Millstein, Ira M. Columbia University Press , 2017 Management

In The Activist Director, attorney Ira M. Millstein reveals the importance of board-centric oversight in corporate, not-for-profit, and government entities. He recounts his experiences with corporate...

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The Leadership Capital Index Ulrich, Dave Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2015 Leadership

When evaluating companies, investors know that the quality of their leadership is an important factor to consider. Financial metrics can predict about half of a company’s value on the market, while good leadership...

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High-Stakes Leadership Dierickx, PhD, Constance Bibliomotion, Inc., an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group , 2018 Leadership

Change and risk are inevitable in business today. Companies need leaders who can adapt to these threats with imagination, toughness, and solid direction. In High-Stakes Leadership, Constance Dierickx,...

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The New Global Road Map Ghemawat, Pankaj Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2018 Global Business

In The New Global Road Map, Pankaj Ghemawat provides a definitive guide to help organizations compete profitably in international markets, even as pressures against globalization are mounting. Leaders...

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