Business Biographies

Business Biographies

 
The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist Bader, Christine Bibliomotion , 2014 Business Biographies

The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist tells the story of Christine Bader’s love affair with oil giant BP and its corporate social responsibility efforts. BP later breaks her heart as she becomes...

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How I Did It McGinn, Daniel Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2014 Business Biographies, Leadership

Acquiring a business degree can be a very important part of preparing to take a seat at the CEO desk. Colleges and universities have developed comprehensive programs to prepare aspiring executives for the...

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What Happened to Goldman Sachs Mandis, Steven G. Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2013 Business Biographies, Major Works

In What Happened to Goldman Sachs, Steven G. Mandis uncovers the forces that led the firm to “drift” away from the very principles on which its reputation was built. He describes how Goldman became so...

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The Leader’s Code Campbell, Donovan The Random House Publishing Group , 2013 Business Biographies, Leadership

The United States is currently suffering from a leadership crisis, and institutions that represent this country have lost credibility in the minds of many people. While most books on leadership focus on improving the...

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Bernanke’s Test Van Overtveldt, Johan B2 Books , 2009 Business Biographies, Economics & Finance

In Bernanke’s Test, Johan Van Overtveldt tells the history of the Federal Reserve System (the Fed), including its mission, policies, chairmen, role changes due to legislation, and evolution through...

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Scars & Stripes McDaniel, Eugene American Defense Institute , 1975 Business Biographies, Leadership

Scars & Stripes is a narrative story about Eugene “Red” McDaniel’s struggle to reconcile six years of torture in a Vietnamese prison camp against his belief in his country and in God. Red recounts...

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Work Smarts Liu, Betty John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2014 Business Biographies, Personal Growth

If there is anyone who knows the secret ingredients to success, it is Betty Liu. As an award-winning financial journalist and Bloomberg Television anchor, she has had the opportunity to interview billionaires, CEOs,...

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Oracles Thompson, Donald N. Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2012 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

The “smartest guy in the room” is not more intelligent than the collective wisdom of a company’s entire workforce. However, most business organizations relinquish all decision-making responsibilities to one visionary...

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A Giant Cow-Tipping by Savages Weir Close, John Palgrave Macmillan , 2013 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

A Giant Cow-Tipping by Savages by John Weir Close is both a narrative that tells the history of the modern mergers & acquisitions (M&A) industry, as well as a biography of many of its most...

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The Caterpillar Way Bouchard, Craig T. | Koch, James V. McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. , 2014 Business Biographies

The Caterpillar Way by Craig T. Bouchard and James V. Koch provides a detailed example of how Caterpillar, Inc., or CAT, has continued to excel through economic downturns, uncertainty in the...

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