Business Biographies

Business Biographies

 
A Giant Cow-Tipping by Savages Weir Close, John Palgrave Macmillan , 2013 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

A Giant Cow-Tipping by Savages by John Weir Close is both a narrative that tells the history of the modern mergers & acquisitions (M&A) industry, as well as a biography of many of its most...

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The Caterpillar Way Bouchard, Craig T. | Koch, James V. McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. , 2014 Business Biographies

The Caterpillar Way by Craig T. Bouchard and James V. Koch provides a detailed example of how Caterpillar, Inc., or CAT, has continued to excel through economic downturns, uncertainty in the...

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The Practical Drucker Cohen, William A. AMACOM , 2014 Business Biographies, Leadership, Major Works

Peter Drucker is often considered to be the “father of modern management.” For decades, the great business thinker produced dozens of books, articles, and lectures providing groundbreaking insight on leadership and...

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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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Playing to Win Lafley, A G. | Martin, Roger L. Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2013 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

Strategy development might seem tedious and overly complex to some, or more like a mystery requiring a little dose of magic to others, but crafting a good strategy can actually be fairly simple and straightforward....

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SuperBusiness Doherty, Fraser Capstone Publishing, Ltd. , 2011 Business Biographies, Business Strategy, Customer Focus, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Marketing, Social Responsibility

Young entrepreneurs are often viewed as overnight sensations or flukes in the business world. In SuperBusiness, Fraser Doherty shows that youth does not always equate with inexperience. He recounts how...

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It’s All About Who You Hire, How They Lead, ... Mandel, Morton L. | Byrne, John A. Jossey-Bass , 2013 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

In It’s All About Who You Hire, How They Lead, …, self-made billionaire Morton Mandel relates his own personal experiences in order to demonstrate his philosophies about business, the social sector,...

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Zennovation Taki, Tomio | Taki, Adam John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2012 Business Biographies, Entrepreneurship

In Zennovation, Adam Taki chronicles the career trajectory of his father, Tomio Taki, the leader of a large Japanese conglomerate. An entrepreneur who skillfully leveraged his background and contacts,...

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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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The Steve Jobs Way: iLeadership for a New Generation Elliot, Jay | Simon, William L. Vanguard Press , 2011 Business Biographies, Leadership

In The Steve Jobs Way: iLeadership for a New Generation, former Apple Senior Vice President Jay Elliot and William Simon analyze the business practices of the man who once asked a potential hire, “Do...

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