28 business thinkers who changed the world [electronic resource] : the management gurus and mavericks who changed the way we think about business / Rhymer Rigby.

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Published: London : Kogan Page, 2011.
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Format: Electronic eBook
Summary:28 Business Thinkers Who Changed the World is a guide to the people who have shaped the way we do business today. Some are great intellectuals while others are "gut instinct" types. Some want to change the world while others want money and power.With energy and wit, Rhymer Rigby takes readers through the top business brains of our time to show the human behind the headlines, highlighting world industry leaders such as Steve Jobs, Warren Buffet, Sam Walton, Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates. With discussions on the influential people behind successful companies such as McDonalds, Sony, Southwest Airlines and Starbucks, he describes the oversized impact of their businesses on the world today. This book offers profiles on the great minds of the modern capitalist world. From Oprah to Mark Zuckerberg, Rhymer Rigby describes how they made it, the risks they took and the legacy they leave behind.
Physical Description:1 online resource (232 p.)
Other format:Print version: 28 Business Thinkers Who Changed the World : The Management Gurus and Mavericks Who Changed the Way We Think about Business 9780749462390
Notes:Title from e-book t.p. screen (viewed Aug. 10, 2011).
Bib#: 1656168
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780749462406 (electronic bk.)
074946240X (electronic bk.)