Business Biographies

Business Biographies

 
The Art of Being Unreasonable Broad, Eli John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2012 Business Biographies, Leadership

Eli Broad’s most cherished possession, a paperweight from his wife Edythe, is inscribed with these words from George Bernard Shaw: “The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable one persists in...

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Cargill Broehl Jr., Wayne G. University Press of New England , 1992 Business Biographies, Management

After the Civil War hosts of both agricultural and business opportunities for exploiting the land surfaced. Conover, Iowa, had not existed prior to 1864, but by 1865 it was a bustling town focused on business. Twenty-...

 
 
Design to Grow Butler, David | Tischler, Linda Simon & Schuster, Inc. , 2015 Business Biographies

In today’s economic climate, companies that wish to not only survive but thrive must demonstrate both scale (the ability to expand) and agility (the ability to develop new products and features and try new business...

 
 
The Leader’s Code Campbell, Donovan The Random House Publishing Group , 2013 Business Biographies, Leadership

The United States is currently suffering from a leadership crisis, and institutions that represent this country have lost credibility in the minds of many people. While most books on leadership focus on improving the...

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Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo! Carlson, Nicholas Hachette Book Group , 2015 Business Biographies

In Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo!, Nicholas Carlson dissects two decades of Yahoo’s history and recounts the triumphs and ultimate failures of the leaders who tried to save the Internet...

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Apple Carlton, Jim Times Business , 1998 Business Biographies

Almost every personal computer worldwide now has the distinctive look of Apple’s legendary Mac, which was the first to bring easy-to-use graphical icons and pull-down menus to the masses. Unfortunately, the company...

 
 
Moments of Truth Carlzon, Jan Ballinger Publishing Company , 1989 Business Biographies

Moments of Truth tells the story of the fantastic turnaround of Scandinavian Airlines under the leadership of CEO Jan Carlzon. Carlzon took the helm of SAS following a two-year period during which the...

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The Big Switch Carr, Nicholas W.W. Norton & Company , 2008 Business Biographies, Technology

In The Big Switch, Nicholas Carr draws a parallel between the development of electricity as a utility at the turn of the 20th century and the development of the Internet at the turn of the 21st century...

 
 
Big Blues Carroll, Paul Crown Publishing , 1993 Business Biographies, Major Works, Management

The unmaking of IBM has probably hurt more people than the unmaking of any other company in history. The toll begins with 140,000 jobs lost over the past seven years (when spouses and children are included, the lost...

 
 
Bricks Matter Cecere, Lora M. | Chase, Charles W., Jr. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2013 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

In Bricks Matter, Lora Cecere and Charles Chase, Jr., reveal the insights of 75 supply chain pioneers. They chart the evolution from inwardly focused, supply- oriented supply chain management toward...

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