Business Biographies

Business Biographies

 
The Big Switch Carr, Nicholas W.W. Norton & Company , 2008 Business Biographies, Technology

In The Big Switch, Nicholas Carr draws a parallel between the development of electricity as a utility at the turn of the 20th century and the development of the Internet at the turn of the 21st century...

 
 
What You Aren’t Seeing Sweeney, Patrick McGraw-Hill Education , 2015 Business Biographies, Leadership

In What You Aren’t Seeing, Patrick Sweeney shares the story of Herb Greenberg, founder of the global management consulting firm Caliper. Despite losing his sight at the age of 10, Greenberg never lost...

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First, Fast, Fearless Hiner, Brian “Iron Ed" McGraw-Hill Education , 2016 Business Biographies, Leadership, Management

The war on terror, prominent during the events surrounding 9/11, revealed stories of heroism by the military-- especially the Navy SEALs, who are known for being mentally and physically tough. In...

 
 
Peers Inc. Chase, Robin PublicAffairs , 2015 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

In Peers Inc, Robin Chase shares her experience building Zipcar, a popular car-sharing company, and explains the importance of connecting with others and sharing assets. The...

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The Intel Trinity Malone, Michael S. HarperCollins Publishers , 2014 Business Biographies, Technology

In The Intel Trinity, Michael S. Malone tells the story of the three men who built Intel Corporation into the most innovative company the world has ever seen. He explains how Robert Noyce, Gordon Moore...

 
 
Spam Nation Krebs, Brian Sourcebooks, Inc. , 2014 Business Biographies

Spam Nation by Brian Krebs offers a glimpse into the world of spam and the insidiousness it brings. More than just an annoyance, spam is responsible for privacy breaches, computer viruses, and even...

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Design to Grow Butler, David | Tischler, Linda Simon & Schuster, Inc. , 2015 Business Biographies

In today’s economic climate, companies that wish to not only survive but thrive must demonstrate both scale (the ability to expand) and agility (the ability to develop new products and features and try new business...

 
 
Money and Power Cohan, William D. Random House, Inc. , 2015 Business Biographies

Money and Power chronicles the story of Goldman, Sachs & Co. from its humble beginnings in 1869 to its eventual position as an international investment banking tour de force. The book details the...

 
 
Leading Apple with Steve Jobs Elliot, Jay John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2012 Business Biographies, Leadership

Jay Elliot, a former senior vice president at Apple, worked hand in hand with Steve Jobs for many years. This close working relationship provided him with many insights into the genius that Jobs brought to the...

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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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