Business Biographies

Business Biographies

 
Leading the Starbucks Way Michelli, Joseph A. McGraw-Hill Education , 2014 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

The Starbucks brand is recognized and celebrated around the world. This special status and the sustainable profits at its core arise from a set of leadership principles that prioritize long-term emotional bonds and...

 
 
The Practical Drucker Cohen, William A. AMACOM , 2014 Business Biographies, Leadership, Major Works

Peter Drucker is often considered to be the “father of modern management.” For decades, the great business thinker produced dozens of books, articles, and lectures providing groundbreaking insight on leadership and...

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Bricks Matter Cecere, Lora M. | Chase, Charles W., Jr. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2013 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

In Bricks Matter, Lora Cecere and Charles Chase, Jr., reveal the insights of 75 supply chain pioneers. They chart the evolution from inwardly focused, supply- oriented supply chain management toward...

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American Turnaround Whitacre, Ed | Cauley, Leslie Business Plus , 2013 Business Biographies, Major Works

The government bailout of General Motors (GM) was pivotal in stopping the bleeding from the 2008 financial crisis that caused the collapse of big banks and hurt corporate America and the people who worked for those...

 
 
SuperBusiness Doherty, Fraser Capstone Publishing, Ltd. , 2011 Business Biographies, Business Strategy, Customer Focus, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Marketing, Social Responsibility

Young entrepreneurs are often viewed as overnight sensations or flukes in the business world. In SuperBusiness, Fraser Doherty shows that youth does not always equate with inexperience. He recounts how...

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It’s All About Who You Hire, How They Lead, ... Mandel, Morton L. | Byrne, John A. Jossey-Bass , 2013 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

In It’s All About Who You Hire, How They Lead, …, self-made billionaire Morton Mandel relates his own personal experiences in order to demonstrate his philosophies about business, the social sector,...

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Zennovation Taki, Tomio | Taki, Adam John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2012 Business Biographies, Entrepreneurship

In Zennovation, Adam Taki chronicles the career trajectory of his father, Tomio Taki, the leader of a large Japanese conglomerate. An entrepreneur who skillfully leveraged his background and contacts,...

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Inside Apple Lashinsky, Adam Grand Central Publishing , 2012 Business Biographies, Innovation

Inside Apple by Adam Lashinsky explores the inner workings of Apple and how its founder, the late Steve Jobs, returned from exile to transform a floundering computer company into an unrivaled producer...

 
 
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 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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