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A Whole New Mind Pink, Daniel Riverhead , 2005 Human Resources, Major Works, Personal Growth

In A Whole New Mind, Daniel Pink describes a new era already underway in the global economy - the Conceptual Age. Success in this new era calls for a set of skills and talents that have been largely...

 
 
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...

 
 
Big Blues Carroll, Paul Crown Publishing , 1993 Business Biographies, Major Works, Management

The unmaking of IBM has probably hurt more people than the unmaking of any other company in history. The toll begins with 140,000 jobs lost over the past seven years (when spouses and children are included, the lost...

 
 
Billy, Alfred, and General Motors Johnson, Lydia Brown AMACOM , 2006 Business Biographies, Entrepreneurship, Major Works

In the 1950s, GM was a juggernaut, dominating every market it entered and influencing American manufacturing, marketing, and even society like no other company, before nor since. Now, as the company approaches its...

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Blue Ocean Strategy Kim, W. Chan | Mauborgne, Renée Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2005 Business Strategy, Innovation, Major Works

In the continual quest for sustainable growth, companies have traditionally focused on the competition. They have fought over the same customers, tried to improve on the same benefits, and hoped to wring profits from a...

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Communicating for Managerial Effectiveness Clampitt, Phillip G. Sage Publications , 2001 Communication, Innovation, Major Works, Management, Personal Growth

It is Clampitt's premise that because communication is at the core of managerial effectiveness, managers must have a clear view of their abilities to communicate and the challenges involved in the process, however,...

 
 
Competition Demystified Greenwald, Bruce | Kahn, Judd Portfolio , 2005 Major Works, Marketing

According to Greenwald and Kahn, though most experienced businesspeople know that the two critical elements of business-competition and strategy-are associated, few understand their essential natures or the direct...

 
 
Conquering Complexity in Your Business George, Michael L. | Wilson, Steven A. McGraw-Hill , 2004 Major Works, Management, Productivity

According to George and Wilson, when companies rely solely on Lean and/or Six Sigma improvement initiatives, the amount of profit they are able to generate is severely limited. It is a ceiling on profit that comes from...

 
 
Corporations Are Not People Clements, Jeffrey D. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2012 Economics & Finance, Major Works

In Corporations Are Not People, Jeffrey Clements details the destructive and far-reaching effects of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision that ushered in the...

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Creative Capitalism Kinsley, Michael Simon & Schuster , 2008 Business Strategy, Major Works, Social Responsibility

Creative Capitalism focuses on the possibility of expanding capitalism into new areas and using it to solve problems that were previously assigned to charity or to government. In January 2008, Bill Gates gave a speech...

 
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