This book details each step of her career, and the lessons she learned along the way.
Barra is most certainly a pioneer for women in business, but she′s also a living lesson as to how far the right outlook, skills, and drive can take you in your career. --Tommy Mottola, Call Number: CT275.C3 N37 2006 (Library West), ISBN: 1594201048.PenguinPress, 878p.$28.00, Majestically told and based on materials not available to any previous biographer, the definitive life of Andrew Carnegie-one of American business's most iconic and elusive titans-by the bestselling author of Chief: The Life of William Randolph Hearst.
The book also features previously untold stories about everything from the true origins of Microsoft to Allen's role in the dawn of private space travel (with SpaceShipOne) and in discoveries at the frontiers of brain science. While at the helm of this controversial institution, Wolfensohn motivated, schemed, charmed, and bullied all the constituencies at his command to broaden the distribution of the world's wealth. Following these personal commandments, he has turned bragging, self-inflation, and showing off into competitive advantages that have brought him national and international renown. Wall Street to Main Street: Charles Merrill and Middle-Class Investors focuses on the spectacularly successful career of financier Charles Merrill (1885-1956), the founder of Merrill Lynch & Co., the world's largest brokerage and investment firm. Later in 2008, he stood for Barack Obama. Besides being a business man, Cohen has also taught art at a private school. Presenting biographical essays divided chronologically into three sections, he first discusses Andrew Carnegie (U.S. Steel), George Eastman (Kodak), and Henry Ford (automobiles) and their contributions to the emergence of America as an economic force. Lawyer, judge, banker, classics professor, and councilman, Thomas Mellon greatly influenced the fortunes of his hometown, Pittsburgh, throughout the nineteenth century. These factions, which overlapped, finally reached a cease-fire in the creation of the Federal Reserve Act of 1913. Recommended for all business collections. Call Number: HD9697.A3 U588 2001 e-book (netLibrary & Books24x7) and Library West. Carnegie quickly figured out that something was amiss in American education and in the ways businesspeople related to each other. For entrepreneurs and managers alike, the wisdom found in these pages is invaluable if they want their businesses to gain steady growth and consistent success. They barred him from their premises, instituted new rules, and put his life in jeopardy. A landmark work from one of the preeminent historians of our time: the first published biography of Andrew W. Mellon, the American colossus who bestrode the worlds of industry, government, and philanthropy, leaving his transformative stamp on each. Call Number: HC102.5.G375 J46 2004 (Library West). It all begins with a classic crossroads moment. There he coauthored some of today’s most widely used and influential financial models.My Life as a Quant is Derman’s candid account of his search for answers as he undergoes his transformation from ambitious young scientist to managing director. Call Number: HF5548.325.C6C48 2016 (Library West, On Order). Copies in Seconds is a tale of corporate innovation and risk-taking at its very best. In 1988, Ben & Jerry's Homemade Ice Cream Parlor came into existence with Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, his old friend. With the New York Central, Vanderbilt established the nation’s first major integrated rail system, linking New York with Boston, Montreal, Chicago, and St. Louis. Cable Cowboy reveals the forces that propelled this pioneer to such great heights, and captures the immovable conviction and quicksilver mind that have defined John Malone throughout his career. . Over the next eight years, her case made it all the way to the Supreme Court, where she lost again. . An Eastern European Jewish immigrant who left the small provincial world he knew for a fresh start in America, Nathan arrived at Ellis Island speaking not a word of English, unable to read or write, and with twenty-five dollars hidden in his shoes. Just two generations later, it had built itself into the country's powerhouse center of trade and finance, rivaled only by London as financial capital of the world. In A Global Life, Wolfensohn tells his astonishing life story in his own words. --The New York Times "[A] powerful and insightful tale that makes the Internet era entertaining, and defines English as an endearing, generous and eccentric geek." After Steve Jobs was unceremoniously dismissed from Apple, he turned his attention to a little-known graphics art company that he owned called Pixar. Bolstered by a $30 million investment from Merrill Lynch, the company and the man have been sprinting ahead of the pack ever since. Forty years ago, Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky wrote a series of breathtakingly original studies undoing our assumptions about the decision-making process. Yet the charitable fund he created during World War I went out of existence in 1948 at his expressed wish. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results. American Dreamer documents how, unlike any other designer, Tommy was able to tap into music, its subculture, and its influence on society, which propelled his fashion to be mainstream and global." Despite facing gender discrimination and the burdens of work and family, these women entrepreneurs understood the value of a good idea, were willing to take a risk, and believed in the possibility of the American dream of success. People in business are constantly besieged by supposedly revolutionary ideas. Commentaries by Warren Bennis, John Child, Angela Dumas, Tokihiko Enomoto, Henry Mintzberg, Nitin Nohria, and Sir Peter Parker are featured. Call Number: HD31 .H446 2000 (Library West), ISBN: 0789451603.DorlingKindersley, 112p.$12.95, Call Number: HV6692.M33 A78 2009 (Library West), ISBN: 9781591842873.Portfolio, 310p.$25.95. Call Number: HD38.25.U6 M34 2005 (Library West), ISBN: 1591393450.HarvardBusinessSchoolPress, 444p.$35.00. An anarchist tried to assassinate Frick. Call Number: HG4928.5 .P38 2009 (Library West), In a fast-moving narrative, Wall Street Journal reporter Patterson explores the coterie of mathematicians behind the Wall Street crash of 2008. The first recounts the history and the enormous growth of Dell Computer. It is a tale of global reach--from Houston to Washington, from Bombay to London, from Munich to Sao Paolo--laying out the unbelievable scenes that twisted together to create this shocking true story. Bruck, a staff writer at The New Yorker and author of Master of the Game, chronicles this singular tale of success, along with that of the MCA itself and its enigmatic founder, Jules Stein, a medical student whose tenacity turned a 1920s booking agency for bands into an industry force. Essays explore their experiences, and the factors and forces influencing their professional and personal development. The story's stars are "an unusual breed of investors" called quants, who "used brain-twisting math and super-powered computers to pluck billions in fleeting dollars out of the market." He reveals the secrets, the techniques, the causes and consequences of his glamorous, crucial, yet little understood profession... A fascinating inside account of the men, the events and the ideas that have been at the center of America's history in the Twentieth Century, Call Number: HD9217.U52 B575 2012 (Library West), ISBN: 9780385527057.Doubleday, 251 p. $25.95. A newsbreaking study,Private Empireis a defining portrait of ExxonMobil and the place of Big Oil in American politics and foreign policy. Since then, year after year he has been ahead of the curve with his elegant and stylish looks. "– Barbara Tuchman, A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | V | W. It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. Call Number: HG1552.W37 F47 2010 (Library West), ISBN: 9781594202469.PenguinPress,576p.$35.00.