Business Biographies

Business Biographies

 
13 Bankers Johnson, Simon | Kwak, James Pantheon Books , 2010 Business Biographies, Economics & Finance

In March 2009, 13 executives of the most powerful financial institutions in America met with the president at the White House at the height of a profound financial crisis which threatened the very existence of the...

 
 
A Better Idea Petersen, Donald E. | Hillkirk, John Houghton Mifflin Company , 1992 Business Biographies, Human Resources, Management

Many American companies are in trouble because they have traditionally used top-down management that leaves little room for the average individual to be creative. As a result, corporate leadership cannot take advantage...

 
 
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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All In Breedlove, Stephanie Greenleaf Book Group Press , 2017 Business Biographies

Care.com HomePay CEO Stephanie Breedlove cofounded and built a successful business by fully committing to her goals. In All In, she shares the insights that she has gained on her 20-year journey of...

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American Turnaround Whitacre, Ed | Cauley, Leslie Business Plus , 2013 Business Biographies, Major Works

The government bailout of General Motors (GM) was pivotal in stopping the bleeding from the 2008 financial crisis that caused the collapse of big banks and hurt corporate America and the people who worked for those...

 
 
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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And Then the Roof Caved In Faber, David John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2009 Business Biographies, Economics & Finance

Speculation and investigations into what really caused one of the greatest economic collapses in history will continue for the foreseeable future and, in the process, blame will most likely be placed at a number of...

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aol.com Swisher, Kara Times Business , 1998 Business Biographies, Technology

During the last decade of the 20th century, an entirely new medium - online communications via the personal computer - was born, and the preeminent brand of this emerging new medium has turned out to be America Online...

 
 
Apple Carlton, Jim Times Business , 1998 Business Biographies

Almost every personal computer worldwide now has the distinctive look of Apple’s legendary Mac, which was the first to bring easy-to-use graphical icons and pull-down menus to the masses. Unfortunately, the company...

 
 
Barons of the Sky Biddle, Wayne Simon & Schuster, Inc. , 1991 Business Biographies, Innovation

In Barons of the Sky, Biddle describes the birth and evolution of an important American industry-the Aerospace Industry. Biddle addresses the questions of how and why a liberal democracy has allowed...

 
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