Business Biographies

Business Biographies

 
The GE Work-Out Ulrich, Dave | Kerr, Steve | Ashkenas, Ron McGraw-Hill , 2002 Business Biographies, Business Strategy, Management

Employees at GE have a deeply engrained and internalized process for addressing and solving the company’s problems quickly, simply, and with the involvement of people who will ultimately carry out the decision. The...

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The First Hundred Years Are the Toughest Hoge Sr., Cecil C. Ten Speed Press , 1989 Business Biographies

The mail order business resulted from improved mail service that served the needs of farm families living away from major cities. When Aaron Montgomery Ward settled in rapidly growing Chicago after the Civil War,...

 
 
The Facebook Effect Kirkpatrick, David Simon & Schuster Paperbacks , 2010 Business Biographies, Technology

In The Facebook Effect, David Kirkpatrick delves into the life of entrepreneur Mark Zuckerberg and explores how he created a company that has forever changed the way the world uses the Internet....

 
 
The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist Bader, Christine Bibliomotion , 2014 Business Biographies

The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist tells the story of Christine Bader’s love affair with oil giant BP and its corporate social responsibility efforts. BP later breaks her heart as she becomes...

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The Emperors of Chocolate Brenner, Joel Glenn Random House , 1999 Business Biographies

Forrest Mars, Sr., the Howard Hughes of the candy world, and Milton Hershey, built business empires out of chocolate. For 30 years, their products have accounted for eight of the ten top-selling candy bars in the...

 
 
The Domino Effect Vlcek Jr., Donald J. | Davidson, Jeffrey P. Business One/Irwin , 1992 Business Biographies, Human Resources, Leadership

The work holds a treasure trove of successful business practices, and always explains, in detail, how to adapt distribution innovations to other types of businesses. Vlcek suggests a seven-step process, known as the...

 
 
The Disney Touch Grover, Ron Business One/Irwin , 1991 Business Biographies, Leadership

The behind-the-scenes account of how Disney went from a stagnant company, rooted in the past and ripe for takeover, to one of the most admired and successful corporations in America. Grover conducted extensive...

 
 
The Devil's Casino Ward, Vicky John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2010 Business Biographies, Economics & Finance

In The Devil’s Casino, Vicky Ward examines the leadership behind Lehman from its start as an independent firm in the mid 1990s to its fall in 2008. The Lehman Brothers was one of the most infamous and...

 
 
The Definitive Drucker Edersheim, Elizabeth Hass McGraw-Hill , 2007 Business Biographies, Management

For more than seven decades, Peter Drucker’s advice, and observation of organizations, provided him with a unique perspective on business as an innovative agent of change. This perspective has resulted in practical and...

 
 
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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