Business Biographies

Business Biographies

 
The McKinsey Edge Hattori, Shu McGraw-Hill Education , 2016 Business Biographies, Leadership

Formerly an engagement manager at McKinsey & Company, Shu Hattori studied the habits and performance of leaders he worked with while at the firm, seeking insight into what led to their...

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What You Aren’t Seeing Sweeney, Patrick McGraw-Hill Education , 2015 Business Biographies, Leadership

In What You Aren’t Seeing, Patrick Sweeney shares the story of Herb Greenberg, founder of the global management consulting firm Caliper. Despite losing his sight at the age of 10, Greenberg never lost...

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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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Spam Nation Krebs, Brian Sourcebooks, Inc. , 2014 Business Biographies

Spam Nation by Brian Krebs offers a glimpse into the world of spam and the insidiousness it brings. More than just an annoyance, spam is responsible for privacy breaches, computer viruses, and even...

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Leading Apple with Steve Jobs Elliot, Jay John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2012 Business Biographies, Leadership

Jay Elliot, a former senior vice president at Apple, worked hand in hand with Steve Jobs for many years. This close working relationship provided him with many insights into the genius that Jobs brought to the...

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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...

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Amway Forever Jones, Kathryn A. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2011 Business Biographies

Amway Forever by Kathryn A. Jones tells the history of one of the world’s most successful and controversial businesses. Jones describes Amway’s innovations and growth, expansion into countries...

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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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The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist Bader, Christine Bibliomotion , 2014 Business Biographies

The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist tells the story of Christine Bader’s love affair with oil giant BP and its corporate social responsibility efforts. BP later breaks her heart as she becomes...

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How I Did It McGinn, Daniel Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2014 Business Biographies, Leadership

Acquiring a business degree can be a very important part of preparing to take a seat at the CEO desk. Colleges and universities have developed comprehensive programs to prepare aspiring executives for the...

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