Business Biographies

Business Biographies

 
In Too Deep Reed, Stanley | Fitzgerald, Alison John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2011 Business Biographies, Social Responsibility

On the night of April 20, 2010, BP’s Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU) the Deepwater Horizon exploded, killing 11 people and injuring dozens more. For the next 87 days, millions of barrels of oil from the Macondo...

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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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Thinking Forward Griffith, John R. | White, Kenneth R. | Cahill, Patricia Health Administration Press , 2003 Business Biographies, Business Strategy, Health Care

“Thinking forward” is the phrase used by Patricia Cahill, president and CEO of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), to describe the process that put CHI on the road to its current success. Thinking forward is the way CHI...

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Steve Jobs Isaacson, Walter Simon & Schuster, Inc. , 2011 Business Biographies

When people think of Apple, they almost immediately think of Steve Jobs – the driving force behind products like the Mac, iPhone, iPod, and iPad. In the biography, Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson explores...

 
 
What Would Google Do? Jarvis, Jeff HarperCollins Publishers , 2009 Business Biographies

Google’s founders and executives understand how the introduction of Internet technology has changed the way business is conducted and how people interact with enterprises. This knowledge has made them successful and...

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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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Delivering Happiness Hsieh, Tony Business Plus , 2010 Business Biographies, Customer Focus

Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos and one of the most widely successful e-commerce vendors on the Internet, has quickly risen through the ranks of corporate America. He has established himself as one of the premier thought...

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Spark Koller, Frank PublicAffairs , 2010 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

In Spark, Frank Koller examines the employment policy of the 114-year-old Lincoln Electric Company, which has remained successful through two world wars, the Great Depression and other economic crises...

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Toyota Under Fire Liker, Jeffrey K. | Ogden, Timothy N. McGraw-Hill Companies , 2011 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

In Toyota Under Fire, authors Jeffrey Liker and Timothy Ogden recount how Toyota Motor Corporation effectively dealt with serious allegations concerning the safety of its automobiles while struggling...

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The New Secrets of CEOs Tappin, Steve | Cave, Andrew Nicholas Brealey Publishing , 2010 Business Biographies, Entrepreneurship, Leadership

CEOs face a life that not many people have the opportunity to experience. Not only are they in a position to effect great change, but as leaders of companies, they also have an incredible amount of responsibility and...

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