Nightly Business Report Presents Lasting Leadership

Author(s): Mukul Pandya


Paths to greatness: Actionable lessons from today s most remarkable business leaders Incisive profiles from Knowledge@Wharton and Nightly Business ReportAndy Grove, Mary Kay Ash, Lou Gerstner, Richard Branson, Herb Kelleher, Charles Schwab...and 19 moreIn this book, two of the world s most respected sources of business insight come together to select and profile the 25 most influential businesspeople of the past quarter century. These incisive profiles teach specific lessons you can use to discover, refine, and nurture your own leadership style...achieve breakthrough results...and accelerate your career progress.The team: Nightly Business Report, the United States #1 daily TV business news program, and Knowledge@Wharton, The Wharton School s online journal of research and business analysis. Together, they offer powerful new insights into familiar faces--and reveal the passion and brilliance that allowed less-well-known leaders to achieve the extraordinary. From corporate culture to brand management, risk-taking to pricing, this book s insights won t just help you: they ll inspire you. What outstanding leaders do, and how they do itActionable insights for achieving your own form of greatnessBuilding corporate culture that can withstand anythingWhat you can learn from Southwest s Herb Kelleher and J J s James BurkeKey attributes of lasting leadershipGiving voice to customers, giving voice to truthGetting smarter, fasterCase studies in building organizations that learn--and actReinventing your business: when it s time, how to do itLessons from the master: Steve JobsDiscovering underserved markets--and serving them profitablyMohammed Yunus: Profiting from entrepreneurship in the world s poorest communities The greatest business leaders of our generationHow they achieved the impossibleWhat you can learn from themHow to use those lessons to supercharge your career25 compelling profiles from two of the world s leading sources of business insight:Nightly Business Report and The Wharton School s Knowledge@Wharton25 extraordinary leaders, 25 incisive profiles:Andy Grove, IntelBill Gates, MicrosoftJohn Bogle, The Vanguard GroupSteve Jobs, Apple & PixarWarren Buffett, Berkshire HathawayHerb Kelleher, Southwest AirlinesSam Walton, Wal-MartJack Welch, GEJeff Bezos, AmazonMary DruckerAlan GreenspanOprah Winfrey, Harpo, Inc.George Soros, Soros Fund ManagementJames Burke, Johnson & JohnsonLee Iacocca, ChryslerPeter Lynch, Fidelity InvestmentsFrederick Smith, FedExMohammed Yunus, Grameen BankTed Turner, Turner BroadcastingLou Gerstner, IBM & RJR NabiscoCharles Schwab, Charles SchwabRichard Branson, VirginWilliam George, Medtronic(c) Copyright Pearson Education. All rights reserved.


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