Business Biographies

Business Biographies

 
Live Via Satellite Tedeschi, Anthony Michael Live Via Satellite , 1990 Business Biographies

COMSAT understood from the outset the necessity of approaching the project from a global point of view and opened a dialogue with all countries for the purpose of encouraging their participation. To that end, the...

 
 
Rupert Murdoch Tuccille, Jerome Donald/Fine , 1990 Business Biographies, Management

When his father died in 1952, Murdoch took over as publisher of the struggling Adelaide News and Sunday Mail. The Herald was extremely successful, but Murdoch's father owned little stock in that publication. It was the...

 
 
The Panasonic Way Yamashita, Toshihiko Kodansha International , 1989 Business Biographies

In January of 1977, Yamashita was asked to become the third president of Matshushita Electric. Toshihiko Yamashita himself felt that his lack of experience in running an international company was overwhelming, and he...

 
 
The Renaissance of American Steel Ahlbrandt, Roger S. | Fruehan, Richard J. Oxford University Press , 1996 Business Biographies, Innovation, Major Works

Just a few years ago, the American steel industry was used as the archetypal example of failure in the face of foreign competition. In fact, the collapse of the industry was so dramatic that it was seen as symptomatic...

 
 
The Nissan Report Barnett, Steve Doubleday/Currency , 1992 Business Biographies, Global Business, Social Responsibility

Drawing on the insights of biologists, anthropologists, philosophers, artists, and other nontraditional sources, the book addresses not only the question of how responsible products are made but also how products touch...

 
 
It Ain't as Easy as It Looks Bibb, Porter Crown Publishing , 1993 Business Biographies, Innovation

An unauthorized, but informed biography of Ted Turner -billionaire, womanizer, sports impresario, and communications visionary. This unvarnished, definitive portrait analyzes the man, his empire, and his impact on mass...

 
 
Microsoft Secrets Cusumano, Michael A. | Selby, Richard W. The Free Press , 1996 Business Biographies, Innovation, Management, Marketing

Drawing on almost two years of on-site observation, 40 in-depth interviews, and unprecedented access to confidential documents and project data, the authors focus specifically on Microsoft’s unique "synch-and-stabilize...

 
 
Fidelity's World Henriques, Diana B. Charles Scribner's Sons , 1995 Business Biographies, Leadership

This unauthorized account of Fidelity’s world represents a monumental feat of investigative reporting. Henriques deftly probed more than 60 years of documentary records (SEC documents, sworn depositions, personal and...

 
 
Ben & Jerry's Lager, Fred "Chico" Crown Publishing , 1994 Business Biographies, Social Responsibility

Ben, having inherited his love of ice cream from his father, was a fat child. Although extremely bright, he never really applied himself but was still smart enough to get by. Jerry was also overweight and smart. In...

 
 
Birds of Prey Lynn, Matthew Four Walls Eight Windows , 1997 Business Biographies, Global Business

Boeing has always been something of an exception in the aerospace industry- a company driven as much by the desire to make steady profits as to build and fly planes. That desire to bring commercial order to the wild...

 
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