Business Biographies

Business Biographies

 
The Orange Code Kuhlmann, Arkadi | Philp, Bruce John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2009 Business Biographies

Written by Arkadi Kuhlmann, the founding CEO of ING Direct, and Bruce Philp, cofounder of GWP, ING Direct’s advertising agency, The Orange Code tells the history of ING Direct and their immensely...

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And Then the Roof Caved In Faber, David John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2009 Business Biographies, Economics & Finance

Speculation and investigations into what really caused one of the greatest economic collapses in history will continue for the foreseeable future and, in the process, blame will most likely be placed at a number of...

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The Lean Machine Oosterwal, Dantar P. AMACOM , 2010 Business Biographies

The Harley-Davidson Motor Company is heir to one of the most dramatic turnaround stories in business history. According to Dantar P. Oosterwal, the company’s evolution and continued success are owed in great measure to...

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The Risk Takers Martin, Renee | Martin, Don Perseus Books , 2010 Business Biographies, Entrepreneurship

Starting a business, keeping it going through the inevitable ups and downs of the business cycle, and making it wildly successful are all part of the American Dream. However, being a small business owner is also a...

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The Snowball Schroeder, Alice Bantam Books , 2008 Business Biographies

Most people equate the name Warren Buffett with canny investing, enormous amounts of money, and a generous, philanthropic spirit. In The Snowball, Alice Schroeder provides readers with a detailed and...

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Watch This, Listen Up, Click Here Verklin, David | Kanner, Bernice John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2007 Business Biographies, Customer Focus, Marketing, Technology

Almost two-thirds of Americans’ waking lives are engaged with media of some kind, according to David Verklin and Bernice Kanner, the authors of Watch This, Listen Up, Click Here, and where consumers...

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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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My Secret Life on the McJob Newman, Jerry McGraw-Hill , 2007 Business Biographies, Business Strategy, Management

In March 1998 Jerry Newman visited a fast food restaurant with his daughter for breakfast. In her breakfast sandwich was a finger from a plastic sanitary glove. That experience led Newman, a university business...

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Everything I Know About Business I Learned at McDonald's Facella, Paul McGraw-Hill , 2009 Business Biographies, Leadership

Paul Facella’s Everything I Know About Business I Learned at McDonald’s is an overview of his 34-year career with the fast food giant. In it he provides advice and guidance for achieving success and...

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Stirring It Up Hirshberg, Gary Hyperion Books , 2008 Business Biographies, Business Strategy, Social Responsibility

In Stirring It Up, Gary Hirshberg describes the mission behind Stonyfield Farm and catalogs the lessons he has learned while seeking profit via environmental sustainability over the past 25 years....

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