Business Biographies

Business Biographies

 
The Art of Being Unreasonable Broad, Eli John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2012 Business Biographies, Leadership

Eli Broad’s most cherished possession, a paperweight from his wife Edythe, is inscribed with these words from George Bernard Shaw: “The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable one persists in...

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The Steve Jobs Way: iLeadership for a New Generation Elliot, Jay | Simon, William L. Vanguard Press , 2011 Business Biographies, Leadership

In The Steve Jobs Way: iLeadership for a New Generation, former Apple Senior Vice President Jay Elliot and William Simon analyze the business practices of the man who once asked a potential hire, “Do...

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Blowout in the Gulf Freudenburg, William | Gramling, Robert MIT Press , 2011 Business Biographies, Social Responsibility

When Deepwater Horizon, a massive oil-drilling rig leased by BP, exploded in April 2010, it killed 11 people and released more than 200 billion gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. The ecological disaster was...

 
 
The King of Madison Avenue Roman, Kenneth Palgrave Macmillan , 2009 Business Biographies, Marketing

David Ogilvy has been dubbed “the original mad man,” the “godfather” of the ad world, and “the pope of modern advertising.” In The King of Madison Avenue, Kenneth Roman, former chairman and CEO...

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The Big Lie Bianco, Anthony PublicAffairs , 2010 Business Biographies

In 2006, the story broke of a spying scandal at one of America’s oldest and most respected technology companies. In The Big Lie, Anthony Bianco provides a thoroughly documented account of the...

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Mother Teresa, CEO Bose, Ruma | Faust, Lou Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2011 Business Biographies, Leadership, Social Responsibility

Mother Teresa, CEO is not the typical business book. Authors Ruma Bose, a former volunteer with Missionaries of Charity, and her mentor, Lou Faust provide insight for business leaders from an atypical...

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Design like Apple Edson, John John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2012 Business Biographies, Marketing

In Design Like Apple, John Edson describes how companies can use design to gain a competitive advantage. Through an in-depth breakdown of Apple’s philosophies, practices, and inner workings, Edson...

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Moments of Truth Carlzon, Jan Ballinger Publishing Company , 1989 Business Biographies

Moments of Truth tells the story of the fantastic turnaround of Scandinavian Airlines under the leadership of CEO Jan Carlzon. Carlzon took the helm of SAS following a two-year period during which the...

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The Women of Berkshire Hathaway Linder, Karen John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2012 Business Biographies, Leadership

The Women of Berkshire Hathaway by Karen Linder brings to life the stories of nine women who have risen to the top ranks of management within subsidiary companies of Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway...

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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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