Business Biographies

Business Biographies

 
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,...

 
 
Science and Corporate Strategy Hounshell, David A. | Smith Jr., John Kenly Cambridge University Press , 1989 Business Biographies, Innovation

At the beginning of this century, Du Pont opened two very different research laboratories. The highly structured, applied research conducted at Du Pont's Eastern Laboratory paid handsome dividends, though the results...

 
 
Delivering Happiness Hsieh, Tony Business Plus , 2010 Business Biographies, Customer Focus

Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos and one of the most widely successful e-commerce vendors on the Internet, has quickly risen through the ranks of corporate America. He has established himself as one of the premier thought...

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Branding Iron Hughes, Charles | Jeanes, William Racom Books , 2007 Business Biographies, Customer Focus, Marketing

A review of the book "Branding Iron: Branding Lessons from the Meltdown of the US Auto Industry," by Charlie Hughes and William Jeanes, is presented.

 
 
The Writing on the Wall Hutton, Will Free Press , 2007 Business Biographies, Global Business

In The Writing on the Wall, Will Hutton traces the historic development of China’s economy from the Imperial Dynasties to the current “socialist market” economy. The question of whether China can...

 
 
The Making of Microsoft Ichbiah, Daniel | Knepper, Susan L. Prima Publishing , 1991 Business Biographies, Technology

An adaptation of the French Microsoft: Les Nouveaux Magicians (Microsoft: The New Magicians), this is the inside story of one of the most spectacular American companies of the microcomputer age. The Making of...

 
 
Steve Jobs Isaacson, Walter Simon & Schuster, Inc. , 2011 Business Biographies

When people think of Apple, they almost immediately think of Steve Jobs – the driving force behind products like the Mac, iPhone, iPod, and iPad. In the biography, Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson explores...

 
 
What Would Google Do? Jarvis, Jeff HarperCollins Publishers , 2009 Business Biographies

Google’s founders and executives understand how the introduction of Internet technology has changed the way business is conducted and how people interact with enterprises. This knowledge has made them successful and...

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Billy, Alfred, and General Motors Johnson, Lydia Brown AMACOM , 2006 Business Biographies, Entrepreneurship, Major Works

In the 1950s, GM was a juggernaut, dominating every market it entered and influencing American manufacturing, marketing, and even society like no other company, before nor since. Now, as the company approaches its...

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13 Bankers Johnson, Simon | Kwak, James Pantheon Books , 2010 Business Biographies, Economics & Finance

In March 2009, 13 executives of the most powerful financial institutions in America met with the president at the White House at the height of a profound financial crisis which threatened the very existence of the...

 
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