Business Biographies

Business Biographies

 
For God, Country and Coca-Cola Pendergrast, Mark Charles Scribner's Sons , 1993 Business Biographies, Major Works, Marketing

This is a story behind the small family business that created and marketed an obscure patent medicine-turned-soft drink-turned-national icon. In this microcosmic tour of recent American history, Pendergrast reveals...

 
 
From Monopoly to Competition Smith, George David Cambridge University Press , 1989 Business Biographies, Technology

In 1886, Charles Martin Hall discovered an inexpensive way to smelt aluminum, and the patent he immediately applied for gave him a legal monopoly on his invention. In 1889, Alfred E. Hunt, a Pittsburgh entrepreneur and...

 
 
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...

 
 
Going for Broke Rothchild, John Simon & Schuster , 1991 Business Biographies, Leadership

The 1980s were full of outlandish wheeling and dealing, mystical accounting, and phenomenal financial calamities. Incomprehensible greed and stupidity ravaged the economy, and Going for Broke is a...

 
 
Google Speaks Lowe, Janet John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2009 Business Biographies

Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page have been called the “lords of all information,” the “Thomas Edisons of the Internet,” and the twin “Princes of High Technology” for creating what Time magazine in 2006 called...

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Heart & Soul Shook, Robert L. BenBella Books, Inc. , 2010 Business Biographies

Robert Shook’s Heart & Soul profiles five companies that share one thing in common: each has a heart and soul. He demonstrates how each corporation has achieved competitive success in its unique...

 
 
Henry J. Kaiser Heaner, Albert P. Peter Lang Publishing, Inc. , 1990 Business Biographies, Management

H.J. Kaiser was one of America’s great industrialists. He was one of the team of builders, called the Six Companies, who took on the challenge of building Boulder Dam. His other accomplishments included production of...

 
 
Hershey D'Antonio, Michael Simon & Schuster , 2006 Business Biographies, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Personal Growth

Not only does the name Hershey mean chocolate to America and the world, it also signifies an inspiring and uniquely successful experiment in humanistic capitalism—one that has produced a business empire devoted to a...

 
 
Hothouse Earth Gribbin, John Grove Weidenfeld , 1991 Business Biographies, Global Business, Social Responsibility

Hothouse Earth draws our attention to the disastrous effects of human activity on the environment. By examining global warming against the background of natural climatic processes, Gribbin provides a...

 
 
How I Did It McGinn, Daniel Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2014 Business Biographies, Leadership

Acquiring a business degree can be a very important part of preparing to take a seat at the CEO desk. Colleges and universities have developed comprehensive programs to prepare aspiring executives for the...

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