Business Biographies

Business Biographies

 
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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In Sam We Trust Ortega, Bob Times Business , 1998 Business Biographies

When Sam Walton died in 1992, he had amassed what was then the greatest fortune in American history. Wal-Mart, the company he founded, had grown from one tiny variety store on the main square of a small Arkansas town...

 
 
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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Inside Apple Lashinsky, Adam Grand Central Publishing , 2012 Business Biographies, Innovation

Inside Apple by Adam Lashinsky explores the inner workings of Apple and how its founder, the late Steve Jobs, returned from exile to transform a floundering computer company into an unrivaled producer...

 
 
Inside the FDA Hawthorne, Fran John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2005 Business Biographies

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has significant reach in the American economy, ranging from medicines and medical devices to items on the grocery store shelves. Since its inception in 1906, the...

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Inside the Harvard Business School Ewing, David W. Random House , 1991 Business Biographies

Inside the Harvard Business School is a unique profile of the institution and its methods. In this book, professors discuss what and how they teach, and graduates detail what they learned and how it...

 
 
Investing From the Heart Brill, Jack A. | Reder, Alan Crown Publishing , 1992 Business Biographies, Economics & Finance, Social Responsibility

Brill and Reder offer a logical, user-friendly guide that does an excellent job of educating the novice investor in a language anyone can understand. They pack an incredible amount of information into one volume (...

 
 
It Ain't as Easy as It Looks Bibb, Porter Crown Publishing , 1993 Business Biographies, Innovation

An unauthorized, but informed biography of Ted Turner -billionaire, womanizer, sports impresario, and communications visionary. This unvarnished, definitive portrait analyzes the man, his empire, and his impact on mass...

 
 
It’s All About Who You Hire, How They Lead, ... Mandel, Morton L. | Byrne, John A. Jossey-Bass , 2013 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

In It’s All About Who You Hire, How They Lead, …, self-made billionaire Morton Mandel relates his own personal experiences in order to demonstrate his philosophies about business, the social sector,...

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Leaders as Teachers Betof, Edward ASTD Press , 2009 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

In 2000, Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) was competing in a medical technology market that was much different than the one it had grown up in. The current market was fully globalized, and regulations were changing...

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