Business Biographies

Business Biographies

 
Branding Iron Hughes, Charles | Jeanes, William Racom Books , 2007 Business Biographies, Customer Focus, Marketing

A review of the book "Branding Iron: Branding Lessons from the Meltdown of the US Auto Industry," by Charlie Hughes and William Jeanes, is presented.

 
 
Breaking the Bank Hector, Gary Little, Brown and Company , 1989 Business Biographies

Amadeo Peter Giannini (A.P.) was born in to Italian immi-grants living in San Jose, California. At age 15, A. P. began working for his stepfather, Luigi Scatena, a produce commission merchant. The volatile produce...

 
 
Bricks Matter Cecere, Lora M. | Chase, Charles W., Jr. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2013 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

In Bricks Matter, Lora Cecere and Charles Chase, Jr., reveal the insights of 75 supply chain pioneers. They chart the evolution from inwardly focused, supply- oriented supply chain management toward...

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Buffett Lowenstein, Roger Random House , 1995 Business Biographies

Carl Sandburg’s Pulitzer Prize winning multivolume biography of Abraham Lincoln won acclaim for its colorful depiction of American history and the common man and was once required reading in high schools and...

 
 
Built from Scratch Marcus, Bernie | Blank, Arthur | Andelman, Bob Times Business , 1999 Business Biographies

The Home Depot (THD) lost $1 million in its first year of operation in Atlanta. Today, Home Depot is the colossus of the home-improvement industry, a darling of Wall Street, and one of America’s greatest...

 
 
Built to Serve Sanders, Dan J. McGraw-Hill , 2008 Business Biographies, Business Strategy, Human Resources

Because today's prevailing global business culeadershiplture is broken, a radical transformation is needed that will reshape our present understanding of the true purpose of work. It begins, says Dan Sanders, CEO of...

 
 
Capitalize On Merger Chaos Grubb, Thomas M. | Lamb, Robert B. The Free Press , 2000 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

Because there can only be one market leader at any one point in time, the vast majority of companies exist as part of a pack of also-rans. However, today’s record-breaking numbers of mergers and acquisitions, and the...

 
 
Cargill Broehl Jr., Wayne G. University Press of New England , 1992 Business Biographies, Management

After the Civil War hosts of both agricultural and business opportunities for exploiting the land surfaced. Conover, Iowa, had not existed prior to 1864, but by 1865 it was a bustling town focused on business. Twenty-...

 
 
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-...

 
 
Chocolate Fortunes Allen, Lawrence L. AMACOM , 2010 Business Biographies, Global Business

Until about 25 years ago, almost no one in China had ever eaten a piece of chocolate. For the world's leading chocolate makers, this was both a great challenge and a great opportunity. In Chocolate Fortunes, Lawrence L...

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