Business Biographies

Business Biographies

 
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...

 
 
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 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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Google Speaks Lowe, Janet John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2009 Business Biographies

Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page have been called the “lords of all information,” the “Thomas Edisons of the Internet,” and the twin “Princes of High Technology” for creating what Time magazine in 2006 called...

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The Devil's Casino Ward, Vicky John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2010 Business Biographies, Economics & Finance

In The Devil’s Casino, Vicky Ward examines the leadership behind Lehman from its start as an independent firm in the mid 1990s to its fall in 2008. The Lehman Brothers was one of the most infamous and...

 
 
Too Big to Save? Pozen, Robert John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2010 Business Biographies, Economics & Finance

In 2008, the United States and the world plunged into a serious financial crisis. This major downturn resulted from the collapse of the U.S. housing market and excessive debt that made its way throughout the global...

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Inside the FDA Hawthorne, Fran John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2005 Business Biographies

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has significant reach in the American economy, ranging from medicines and medical devices to items on the grocery store shelves. Since its inception in 1906, the...

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Riding the Tiger Nelson, Priscilla | Cohen, Ed ASTD Press , 2010 Business Biographies, Economics & Finance

When the unthinkable and unimaginable occur, one must grab the tiger by the tail to prevent it from completely devouring everyone and everything in sight. A crisis can occur to anyone at anytime. Ultimately, the...

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The New Secrets of CEOs Tappin, Steve | Cave, Andrew Nicholas Brealey Publishing , 2010 Business Biographies, Entrepreneurship, Leadership

CEOs face a life that not many people have the opportunity to experience. Not only are they in a position to effect great change, but as leaders of companies, they also have an incredible amount of responsibility and...

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Toyota Under Fire Liker, Jeffrey K. | Ogden, Timothy N. McGraw-Hill Companies , 2011 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

In Toyota Under Fire, authors Jeffrey Liker and Timothy Ogden recount how Toyota Motor Corporation effectively dealt with serious allegations concerning the safety of its automobiles while struggling...

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