28 Business Thinkers Who Changed the World: The Management Gurus and Mavericks Who Changed the Way We Think about Business

28 Business Thinkers Who Changed the World: The Management Gurus and Mavericks Who Changed the Way We Think about Business

by Rhymer Rigby
     
 

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28 Business Thinkers Who Changed the World is a guide to the people who have shaped the way we do business today.  With energy and wit, Rhymer Rigby takes readers through the top business brains of our time to show the human behind the headlines, and the oversized impact of their businesses on the world today.  From Oprah to

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28 Business Thinkers Who Changed the World is a guide to the people who have shaped the way we do business today.  With energy and wit, Rhymer Rigby takes readers through the top business brains of our time to show the human behind the headlines, and the oversized impact of their businesses on the world today.  From Oprah to Mark Zuckerberg, he describes how they made it, what their legacy is, and in some cases how they lost it all.

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“Rhymer Rigby provides a delightful antidote to the empty hyperbole already filling the airwaves. Overall…28 Business Thinkers Who Changed the World is a well executed introduction to the men and women who have left an indelible mark on society of late.” —Joseph Thompson, ForeWord Book Reviews 

"...provides compelling reading on the key world players who fostered business innovations. A very likely writing style lends to biographies and business insights that even non-business readers will appreciate...Business and general collections will find this a top pick!" —Midwest Book Review 

"From the entrepreneurship of cosmetic giant Mary Kay Ash to the phenomenal success of Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Rigby offers an insightful, balanced account of the impact that these leaders have had on today's global businesses. The author's excellent writing style is enhanced with a touch of humor and a genuine sensitivity to the legacy of his subjects… Summing Up: Recommended. All levels of undergraduate students, practitioners, general readers." —CHOICE

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780749462390
Publisher:
Kogan Page, Ltd.
Publication date:
06/15/2011
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

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From the Publisher

“Rhymer Rigby provides a delightful antidote to the empty hyperbole already filling the airwaves. Overall…28 Business Thinkers Who Changed the World is a well executed introduction to the men and women who have left an indelible mark on society of late.” – Joseph Thompson, ForeWord Book Reviews 

"...provides compelling reading on the key world players who fostered business innovations. A very likely writing style lends to biographies and business insights that even non-business readers will appreciate...Business and general collections will find this a top pick!" - Midwest Book Review 

"From the entrepreneurship of cosmetic giant Mary Kay Ash to the phenomenal success of Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Rigby offers an insightful, balanced account of the impact that these leaders have had on today's global businesses. The author's excellent writing style is enhanced with a touch of humor and a genuine sensitivity to the legacy of his subjects… Summing Up: Recommended. All levels of undergraduate students, practitioners, general readers." - CHOICE Magazine

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"… a page-turner. Rhymer Rigby did a great job writing about the most innovative, influential and game-changing individuals who affected how we do things…you don't have to be a business mind to enjoy this reading." -Krzysztof Cyganik

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