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Author Gifford, Jonathan (Industrial sociologist), author.

Title 100 great business leaders / Jonathan Gifford
Published Singapore : Marshall Cavendish, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 276 pages)
Contents 33. Soichiro Honda: Honda -- 34. Tony Hsie: LinkExchange, Zappos -- 35. Lee Iacocca: Ford, Chrysler -- 36. Mohamed 'Mo' Ibrahim: MSI, Celtel -- 37. Steve Jobs: Apple -- 38. Herb Kelleher: Southwest Airlines -- 39. Vinod Khosla: Sun Microsystems -- 40. Gerard Kleisterlee: Philips -- 41. Phil Knight: Nike -- 42. Koo In-hwoi: LG Corporation -- 43. Koo Bon-Moo: LG Corporation -- 44. Ray Kroc: McDonald's -- 45. A.G. Lafley: Procter & Gamble -- 46. Estée Lauder: Estée Lauder -- 47. Lee Byung-chull: Samsung -- 48. Robin Li: Baidu -- 49. Li Ka-shing: Hutchison Whampoa -- 50. Liu Chuanzhi: Lenovo Group -- 51. Liu Yonghao: New Hope -- 52 Olivia Lum: Hyflux -- 53. Ma Huateng: Tencent -- 54. Jack Ma: Alibaba -- 55. John Mackey: Whole Foods Market -- 56. Anand Mahindra: Mahindra & Mahindra -- 57. Annie Turnbo Malone: Poro -- 58. Michael Marks: Marks & Spencer -- 59. Konosuke Matsushita: Panasonic -- 60. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw: Biocon -- 61. William McKnight: The 3M Company -- 62. George W. Merck: Merck & Co -- 63. Lakshmi Mittal: ArcelorMittal -- 64. Sunil Bharti Mittal: Bharti Airtel -- 65. Akio Morita: Sony -- 66. Alan Mulally: Ford Motor Company -- 67. Anne Mulcahy: Xerox -- 68. Rupert Murdoch: News Corporation -- 69. N.R. Narayana Murthy: Infosys
70. Ning Gaoning: COFCO -- 71. Indra Nooyi: PepsiCo -- 72. Archie Norman: Asda -- 73. Jorma Ollila: Nokia -- 74. Larry Page: Google -- 75. Azim Premji: Wipro -- 76. Gina Rinehart: Hancock Prospecting -- 77. John D. Rockefeller: Standard Oil -- 78. Anita Roddick: The Body Shop -- 79. Howard Schultz: Starbucks -- 80. Alfred P. Sloan: General Motors -- 81. Darwin Smith: Kimberley-Clark -- 82. Fred Smith: FedEx -- 83. Martin Sorrell: WPP Group -- 84. Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata: Tata Group -- 85. Ratan Tata: Tata Group -- 86. Kiichiro Toyoda: Toyota -- 87. Cornelius Vanderbilt: Steamships and Railways -- 88. Sam Walton: Wal-Mart -- 89. Cher Wang: HTC -- 90. Wang Shi: China Vanke -- 91. Perween Warsi: S & A Foods -- 92. Thomas J. Watson: IBM -- 93. Jack Welch: General Electric -- 94. Meg Whitman: eBay -- 95. Jerry Yang: Yahoo -- 96. Zhang Jindong: Suning Group -- 97. Zhang Ruimin: Haier -- 98. Zhang Yin: Nine Dragons Paper -- 99. Zong Qinghou: Wahaha -- 100. Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook
Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- 1. Dhirubhai Ambani: Reliance Industries -- 2. Bernard Arnault: LMVH -- 3. Mary Kay Ash: Mary Kay Cosmetics -- 4. Vinita Bali: Britannia Industries -- 5. Jeff Bezos: Amazon -- 6. Sara Blakely: Spanx -- 7. William Boeing: Boeing -- 8. Richard Branson: Virgin Group -- 9. Warren Buffett: Berkshire Hathaway -- 10. Andrew Carnegie: Carnegie Steel -- 11. Dhanin Chearavanont: Charoen Pokphand (CP) Group -- 12. Eva Chen: Trend Micro -- 13. Chung Ju-yung: Hyundai -- 14. Charles A. Coffin: General Electric Company -- 15. Terence Conran: Habitat -- 16. Michael Dell: Dell -- 17. Walt Disney: The Walt Disney Co. -- 18. Dong Mingzhu: Gree Electric Appliances -- 19. James Dyson: Dyson -- 20. Thomas Edison: Edison General Electric Company -- 21. Henry Ford: Ford Motor Company -- 22. Bill Gates: Microsoft -- 23. Louis Gerstner: IBM -- 24. Carlos Ghosn: Renault-Nissan -- 25. King C. Gillette: Gillette -- 26. Bill Gore: W.L. Gore & Associates -- 27. Katharine Graham: The Washington Post Group -- 28. Philip Green: Arcadia -- 29. Andrew Grove: Intel -- 30. Romi Haan: Haan Corporation -- 31. John Harvey-Jones: ICI -- 32. Bill Hewlett & David Packard: Hewlett-Packard
Summary The success of every great company or popular brand is often the vision of a great leader. Here in this book, we profile 100 Great Business Leaders, giving an account of their business career, demonstrating the innovations, opportunities and business principles that have been introduced in their companies. Also included is a practical section to demonstrate how a reader might apply these ideas in their own lives. The 100 chosen business leaders are from companies located all over the world and include a mixture of business founders (for example Henry Ford, Bill Gates, Kiichira Toyoda, Liu Chuanzhi of Lenova) and famous business executives (Jack Welch of GE, Lee Iacocca of Chrysler, Indra Nooyi of Pepsico, Chua Sock Koong of Singapore Telecommunications).--Publisher description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 260-275)
Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Industrial management.
Leadership -- Case studies.
Organizational behavior.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industrial Management.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Management Science.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Management.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Organizational Behavior.
Industrial management.
Leadership.
Organizational behavior.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789814408097
9789814484688
9814408093
9814484687
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Hundred great business leaders
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