Business Biographies

Business Biographies

 
Chocolate Fortunes Allen, Lawrence L. AMACOM , 2010 Business Biographies, Global Business

Until about 25 years ago, almost no one in China had ever eaten a piece of chocolate. For the world's leading chocolate makers, this was both a great challenge and a great opportunity. In Chocolate Fortunes, Lawrence L...

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Digital Wars, Second Edition Arthur, Charles Kogan Page Limited , 2014 Business Biographies, Technology

In 1998, the digital space came to be shared by three distinct companies: Apple, Google, and Microsoft. In Digital Wars, technology and science journalist Charles Arthur explores the progression that...

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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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Leaders as Teachers Betof, Edward ASTD Press , 2009 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

In 2000, Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) was competing in a medical technology market that was much different than the one it had grown up in. The current market was fully globalized, and regulations were changing...

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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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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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All In Breedlove, Stephanie Greenleaf Book Group Press , 2017 Business Biographies

Care.com HomePay CEO Stephanie Breedlove cofounded and built a successful business by fully committing to her goals. In All In, she shares the insights that she has gained on her 20-year journey of...

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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 Leader’s Code Campbell, Donovan The Random House Publishing Group , 2013 Business Biographies, Leadership

The United States is currently suffering from a leadership crisis, and institutions that represent this country have lost credibility in the minds of many people. While most books on leadership focus on improving the...

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