Business Biographies

Business Biographies

 
Digital Wars, Second Edition Arthur, Charles Kogan Page Limited , 2014 Business Biographies, Technology

In 1998, the digital space came to be shared by three distinct companies: Apple, Google, and Microsoft. In Digital Wars, technology and science journalist Charles Arthur explores the progression that...

Audio summary available
 
 
Discovering the Soul of Service Berry, Leonard L. The Free Press , 1999 Business Biographies, Customer Focus

Although creating a successful service operation is truly difficult, sustaining its success is even more so. Services are performances, and the challenge of sustaining a high level of performance on a continuous basis...

 
 
Driving Change Wind, Jerry Yoram | Main, Jeremy The Free Press , 1997 Business Biographies

Obviously, today’s companies cannot afford to do business as they did at the beginning of the 1980s. They can no longer be goal directed, price focused, product driven, efficiently stable, hierarchical, machine based,...

 
 
Elon Musk Vance, Ashlee HarperCollins , 2015 Business Biographies

Thanks to pioneering firms like SpaceX and Tesla Motors, Elon Musk has become one of America's leading businessmen. He is often compared to Steve Jobs in terms of his vision and drive. Many are...

 
 
Everything I Know About Business I Learned at McDonald's Facella, Paul McGraw-Hill , 2009 Business Biographies, Leadership

Paul Facella’s Everything I Know About Business I Learned at McDonald’s is an overview of his 34-year career with the fast food giant. In it he provides advice and guidance for achieving success and...

Audio summary available
 
 
Exceeding Customer Expectations Kazanjian, Kirk Doubleday , 2007 Business Biographies, Customer Focus

From an initial investment of $100,000 and just seven cars, Enterprise Rent-A-Car has slowly, quietly grown into the largest and most successful car rental company in America. It took fifty years, some thoughtful...

Audio summary available
 
 
Extreme Toyota Osono, Emi | Shimizu, Norihiko | Takeuchi, Hirotaka | Dorton, John Kyle John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2008 Business Biographies, Business Strategy, Management, Productivity

Toyota is defined by contradictions. The auto company has a famously efficient production system, but appears to have heavy layers of management and a surplus of administrative employees. It has a stable history...

Audio summary available
 
 
Father, Son & Co. Watson Jr., Thomas J. | Petre, Peter Bantam Books , 1991 Business Biographies, Innovation, Management

Father, Son & Co avoids the pitfalls of which many chronologies fall prey: excessive use of disruptive flashbacks and flash-forwards, an overabundance of characters who add nothing but unnecessary...

 
 
Fidelity's World Henriques, Diana B. Charles Scribner's Sons , 1995 Business Biographies, Leadership

This unauthorized account of Fidelity’s world represents a monumental feat of investigative reporting. Henriques deftly probed more than 60 years of documentary records (SEC documents, sworn depositions, personal and...

 
 
First, Fast, Fearless Hiner, Brian “Iron Ed" McGraw-Hill Education , 2016 Business Biographies, Leadership, Management

The war on terror, prominent during the events surrounding 9/11, revealed stories of heroism by the military-- especially the Navy SEALs, who are known for being mentally and physically tough. In...

 
Syndicate content