Business Biographies

Business Biographies

 
Working Together Lewis, James P. Beard Books , 2002 Business Biographies, Global Business

The tremendous engineering achievement of the Boeing 777, as well as its commercial success, was proof to Alan Mulally (executive vice president of The Boeing Company and president and CEO of Boeing Commercial...

 
 
Survival Is Not Enough Godin, Seth The Free Press , 2002 Business Biographies

Every generation has experienced some fundamental changes in the way businesses organize in order to get their work done and remain competitive. However, in today’s wired world, the pace of change is so frenetic and so...

 
 
The Most Effective Organization In the U.S. Watson, Robert A. | Brown, Ben Crown Publishing , 2001 Business Biographies, Leadership

The Salvation Army boasts 9,500 centers of operation, a workforce of 2 million (1.7 million of whom are volunteers), $2 billion in annual revenues, and 32 million clients served throughout the U.S. Indeed, The Army is...

 
 
The Hard Road to the Softer Side Martinez, Arthur C. | Madigan, Charles Times Books , 2001 Business Biographies, Leadership, Management

When Arthur C. Martinez was asked to take control of Sears in 1992, he found a company in disarray, despite its illustrious history and venerable name. Sales were down, morale was low, operating costs were exorbitant,...

 
 
The Nokia Revolution Steinbock, Dan Amacom , 2001 Business Biographies

The Nokia Corporation, located in Finland, is the world’s leading vendor of mobile equipment and a pioneer of the mobile Internet. Between the end of 1998 and the spring of 2000, Nokia’s market capitalization increased...

 
 
Digital Rush Aspatore, Jonathan R. | Abell, Alicia AMACOM , 2000 Business Biographies, Technology

As a commercial entity, the Internet has emerged in record-setting time and created record-setting wealth. And, though entrepreneurs, who can keep pushing the boundaries of the Net, stand to reap unprecedented rewards...

 
 
Capitalize On Merger Chaos Grubb, Thomas M. | Lamb, Robert B. The Free Press , 2000 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

Because there can only be one market leader at any one point in time, the vast majority of companies exist as part of a pack of also-rans. However, today’s record-breaking numbers of mergers and acquisitions, and the...

 
 
Global Literacies Rosen, Robert | Digh, Patricia | Singer, Marshall | Phillips, Carl Simon & Schuster , 2000 Business Biographies, Global Business, Leadership, Social Responsibility

Because international exposure and experience are more vital to business success than ever, globally literate leaders, who can effectively work across the many cultural barriers that threaten to divide the world, are...

 
 
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...

 
 
NUTS! Freiberg, Kevin | Freiberg, Jackie Bard Books , 1996 Business Biographies

Twenty-five years ago, Southwest reinvented air travel with its low fares and irreverent style. Today, the company keeps air fares at rock-bottom levels by keeping costs low, satisfies customers by getting them and...

 
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