Business Biographies

Business Biographies

 
Going for Broke Rothchild, John Simon & Schuster , 1991 Business Biographies, Leadership

The 1980s were full of outlandish wheeling and dealing, mystical accounting, and phenomenal financial calamities. Incomprehensible greed and stupidity ravaged the economy, and Going for Broke is a...

 
 
Investing From the Heart Brill, Jack A. | Reder, Alan Crown Publishing , 1992 Business Biographies, Economics & Finance, Social Responsibility

Brill and Reder offer a logical, user-friendly guide that does an excellent job of educating the novice investor in a language anyone can understand. They pack an incredible amount of information into one volume (...

 
 
The Making of Microsoft Ichbiah, Daniel | Knepper, Susan L. Prima Publishing , 1991 Business Biographies, Technology

An adaptation of the French Microsoft: Les Nouveaux Magicians (Microsoft: The New Magicians), this is the inside story of one of the most spectacular American companies of the microcomputer age. The Making of...

 
 
The Disney Touch Grover, Ron Business One/Irwin , 1991 Business Biographies, Leadership

The behind-the-scenes account of how Disney went from a stagnant company, rooted in the past and ripe for takeover, to one of the most admired and successful corporations in America. Grover conducted extensive...

 
 
Dave's Way Thomas, R. David G.P. Putnam's Sons , 1991 Business Biographies, Leadership, Management

In approximately 30 years, the fast-food business has grown from nothing to an almost $70 billion industry, giving Thomas the biggest single stake in one of the country’s largest restaurant chains, and making him a...

 
 
CEO Kurtzig, Sandra L. | Parker, Tom W. W. Norton & Company , 1994 Business Biographies, Diversity

Although CEO is a true story, it reads like a novel. Kurtzig and Parker bring her character to life. Kurtzig’s life is full of suspense and that suspense is conveyed throughout. Each chapter title attracts attention-...

 
 
The Big Six Stevens, Mark Simon & Schuster , 1991 Business Biographies, Economics & Finance, Leadership

An exposé of the behind-the-scenes machinations, scandals, and power plays of The Big Six accounting firms. The subversion of their professionalism as they rose to prominence and success is the...

 
 
The Man Who Discovered Quality Gabor, Andrea Times Books , 1990 Business Biographies, Major Works, Management

The Man Who Discovered Quality is an in depth introduction to W. Edwards Deming, his work, the various applications, the problems and opportunities, and his philosophy of variation. The author explains...

 
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