Business Biographies

Business Biographies

 
Deliver! Champy, Jim FT Press , 2012 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

In Deliver!, management adviser Jim Champy takes a close look at five very different case studies of enterprises that have found ways to cut costs, improve efficiencies, or integrate new, sometimes...

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Peers Inc. Chase, Robin PublicAffairs , 2015 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

In Peers Inc, Robin Chase shares her experience building Zipcar, a popular car-sharing company, and explains the importance of connecting with others and sharing assets. The...

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Money and Power Cohan, William D. Random House, Inc. , 2015 Business Biographies

Money and Power chronicles the story of Goldman, Sachs & Co. from its humble beginnings in 1869 to its eventual position as an international investment banking tour de force. The book details the...

 
 
The Practical Drucker Cohen, William A. AMACOM , 2014 Business Biographies, Leadership, Major Works

Peter Drucker is often considered to be the “father of modern management.” For decades, the great business thinker produced dozens of books, articles, and lectures providing groundbreaking insight on leadership and...

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Improvise Cook, Fred B2 Books , 2014 Business Biographies

In Improvise, Fred Cook shares some of his life experiences and the lessons he has learned along the way that helped him become CEO of GolinHarris, one of the world’s largest and most successful PR...

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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...

 
 
Hershey D'Antonio, Michael Simon & Schuster , 2006 Business Biographies, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Personal Growth

Not only does the name Hershey mean chocolate to America and the world, it also signifies an inspiring and uniquely successful experiment in humanistic capitalism—one that has produced a business empire devoted to a...

 
 
The IKEA Edge Dahlvig, Andrews The McGraw-Hill Companies , 2012 Business Biographies

After serving as the CEO for ten years, Anders Dahlvig retired from Ikea in 2009. He began his career there in 1983 when the company was undergoing significant global expansion. In his book The IKEA Edge...

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Delta Air lines Davis, Sidney F. Peachtree Publishers, Ltd. , 1989 Business Biographies, Leadership, Management

Delta Air Lines, which originated in Louisiana, has been based in Atlanta, Georgia for almost 50 of its 60 years. As the South has prospered, so has the company, gaining a reputation for hospitality and pride-the...

 
 
Obstacles Welcome de la Vega, Ralph Thomas Nelson , 2009 Business Biographies, Leadership, Major Works

In Obstacles Welcome, Ralph de la Vega describes in rich and fascinating biographical detail how adversity and obstacles present opportunities to enrich and transform our business and personal lives....

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