Business Biographies

Business Biographies

 
The King of Madison Avenue Roman, Kenneth Palgrave Macmillan , 2009 Business Biographies, Marketing

David Ogilvy has been dubbed “the original mad man,” the “godfather” of the ad world, and “the pope of modern advertising.” In The King of Madison Avenue, Kenneth Roman, former chairman and CEO...

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The Big Lie Bianco, Anthony PublicAffairs , 2010 Business Biographies

In 2006, the story broke of a spying scandal at one of America’s oldest and most respected technology companies. In The Big Lie, Anthony Bianco provides a thoroughly documented account of the...

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Mother Teresa, CEO Bose, Ruma | Faust, Lou Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2011 Business Biographies, Leadership, Social Responsibility

Mother Teresa, CEO is not the typical business book. Authors Ruma Bose, a former volunteer with Missionaries of Charity, and her mentor, Lou Faust provide insight for business leaders from an atypical...

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Design like Apple Edson, John John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2012 Business Biographies, Marketing

In Design Like Apple, John Edson describes how companies can use design to gain a competitive advantage. Through an in-depth breakdown of Apple’s philosophies, practices, and inner workings, Edson...

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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 Women of Berkshire Hathaway Linder, Karen John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2012 Business Biographies, Leadership

The Women of Berkshire Hathaway by Karen Linder brings to life the stories of nine women who have risen to the top ranks of management within subsidiary companies of Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway...

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Deliver! Champy, Jim FT Press , 2012 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

In Deliver!, management adviser Jim Champy takes a close look at five very different case studies of enterprises that have found ways to cut costs, improve efficiencies, or integrate new, sometimes...

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In Too Deep Reed, Stanley | Fitzgerald, Alison John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2011 Business Biographies, Social Responsibility

On the night of April 20, 2010, BP’s Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU) the Deepwater Horizon exploded, killing 11 people and injuring dozens more. For the next 87 days, millions of barrels of oil from the Macondo...

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The IKEA Edge Dahlvig, Andrews The McGraw-Hill Companies , 2012 Business Biographies

After serving as the CEO for ten years, Anders Dahlvig retired from Ikea in 2009. He began his career there in 1983 when the company was undergoing significant global expansion. In his book The IKEA Edge...

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Thinking Forward Griffith, John R. | White, Kenneth R. | Cahill, Patricia Health Administration Press , 2003 Business Biographies, Business Strategy, Health Care

“Thinking forward” is the phrase used by Patricia Cahill, president and CEO of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), to describe the process that put CHI on the road to its current success. Thinking forward is the way CHI...

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