Business Biographies

Business Biographies

 
Work Smarts Liu, Betty John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2014 Business Biographies, Personal Growth

If there is anyone who knows the secret ingredients to success, it is Betty Liu. As an award-winning financial journalist and Bloomberg Television anchor, she has had the opportunity to interview billionaires, CEOs,...

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Oracles Thompson, Donald N. Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2012 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

The “smartest guy in the room” is not more intelligent than the collective wisdom of a company’s entire workforce. However, most business organizations relinquish all decision-making responsibilities to one visionary...

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A Giant Cow-Tipping by Savages Weir Close, John Palgrave Macmillan , 2013 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

A Giant Cow-Tipping by Savages by John Weir Close is both a narrative that tells the history of the modern mergers & acquisitions (M&A) industry, as well as a biography of many of its most...

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The Caterpillar Way Bouchard, Craig T. | Koch, James V. McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. , 2014 Business Biographies

The Caterpillar Way by Craig T. Bouchard and James V. Koch provides a detailed example of how Caterpillar, Inc., or CAT, has continued to excel through economic downturns, uncertainty in the...

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The Practical Drucker Cohen, William A. AMACOM , 2014 Business Biographies, Leadership, Major Works

Peter Drucker is often considered to be the “father of modern management.” For decades, the great business thinker produced dozens of books, articles, and lectures providing groundbreaking insight on leadership and...

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Bricks Matter Cecere, Lora M. | Chase, Charles W., Jr. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2013 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

In Bricks Matter, Lora Cecere and Charles Chase, Jr., reveal the insights of 75 supply chain pioneers. They chart the evolution from inwardly focused, supply- oriented supply chain management toward...

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SuperBusiness Doherty, Fraser Capstone Publishing, Ltd. , 2011 Business Biographies, Business Strategy, Customer Focus, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Marketing, Social Responsibility

Young entrepreneurs are often viewed as overnight sensations or flukes in the business world. In SuperBusiness, Fraser Doherty shows that youth does not always equate with inexperience. He recounts how...

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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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Zennovation Taki, Tomio | Taki, Adam John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2012 Business Biographies, Entrepreneurship

In Zennovation, Adam Taki chronicles the career trajectory of his father, Tomio Taki, the leader of a large Japanese conglomerate. An entrepreneur who skillfully leveraged his background and contacts,...

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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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