Putnam, Howard D., 1937- ;
United Air Lines, inc.--Management; Braniff Airways--Management;
Southwest Airlines Co.--Management; Airlines--United
States--Management; Chief executive officers--United States.
(Succession), Richard F. Vancil; foreword by
Alonzo L. McDonald (1987).
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(Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 318 p.). Executive
succession--United States; Directors of corporations--United
States; Industrial management--United States.
(Succession), Jeffrey Sonnenfeld (1988).
The Hero's Farewell: What Happens When CEOs Retire. (New
York, NY: Oxford University Press, 324 p.). Chief executive
officers--Retirement--United States; Executive
(Succession), Dennis C. Carey, Dayton Ogden;
with Judith A. Roland (2000).
CEO Succession: A Window on How Boards Can Get It Right When
Choosing a New Chief Executive. (New York, NY: Oxford
University Press, 205 p.). Executive succession--United States;
Directors of corporations--United States; Industrial
(Succession), Joseph L. Bower (2007).
The CEO Within: Why Inside Outsiders Are the Key to Succession
Planning. (Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press,
272 p.). Professor of Business Administration, Chair of the
Corporate Leader program at Harvard Business School. Executive
succession--United States; Directors of corporations--United
States; Industrial management--United States.
Inside-outsiders: leaders who
view role through lens of someone who just bought company,
unencumbered by cognitive, emotional baggage that comes from
long tenure in organization, distinguishing attributes; how to
recruit, nurture, promote this special type of leader.
(Sylvania), Don G. Mitchell (1970).
Top Man; Reflections of a Chief Executive. (New York,
NY: American Management Association, 192 p.). Industrial
(Tenneco) Dana G. Mead with Thomas C. Hayes
High Standards, Hard Choices: A CEO's Journey of Courage, Risk
and Change. (New York, NY: Wiley, 231 p.). Executives;
Chief executive officers; Leadership; Competition,
(Tires Plus Stores)
Tom Gegax (1999).
Winning in the Game of Life : Self Coaching Secrets for Success.
(New York, NY: Harmony Books. Self-Actualization, Success.
Co-founder of $160 million (1998) tire chain (150 stores in
(Toro), Ken Melrose; foreword by Stephen R.
Making the Grass Greener on Your Side: A CEO's Journey to
Leading by Serving. (San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler,
239 p.). CEO (Toro Company). Chief executive officers;
Leadership; Industrial management.
(UAL) Gerald Greenwald; with Charles
Lessons from the Heart of American Business: A Roadmap for
Managers in the 21st Century. (New York, NY: Warner
Books. Retired Chairman and CEO UAL Corporation.
(Virgin Atlantic), Richard Branson (1998).
Losing My Virginity: The Autobiography. (London, UK:
Virgin Pub., 488 p.). Founder, Virgin Atlantic Airways. Branson,
Richard; Virgin Group; Businesspeople--Great Britain--Biography;
Airlines; Music trade.
(Wendy's), Dave Thomas with Ron Beyma (1994).
Dave Says-- Well Done!: The Common Guy's Guide to Everyday
Success. (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Pub. House, 224
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(YPO), Pat McNees (2000).
YPO: The First Fifty Years. (Wilmington, OH: Orange
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Business not as Usual: How To Win Managing a Company through
Hard and Easy Times. (Cushing, ME: Stones Point Press,
238 p.). Former CEO (plastics materials business). Aaron, Hugh;
Industrial management--Case studies; Chief executive
officers--United States--Biography; Businesspeople--United
Jose Luis Alvarez, Silviya Svejenova (2005).
Sharing Executive Power: Roles and Relationships at the Top.
(New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 290 p.). Professor of
General Management (Instituto de Empresa Business School in
Madrid); Assistant Professor of Strategy (ESADE Business School
in Barcelona). Corporate governance; Chief executive officers;
Directors of corporations; Decision making; Leadership.
Leadership phenomenon of shared leadership; rules, politics and
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Adam Bryant (2011).
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Books, 272 p.). Deputy National Editor (New York Times).
Leadership; Executive ability; Management; Chief executive
officers. More than 70 CEOs tell how they do their jobs, most
important lessons they learned as they rose through ranks (Steve
Ballmer, Microsoft); Carol Bartz, Yahoo; Jeffrey Katzenberg,
DreamWorks; Alan Mulally, Ford); 5 essential personality traits,
qualities that CEOs value most, separate rising stars from
colleagues; art of leadership, how executives at top get most
out of others.
Chester Burger; foreword by John D. deButts
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Christopher Byron (2004).
Testosterone Inc : Tales of CEOs Gone Wild. (Hoboken,
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Jack, 1935- ; General Electric Company--Management; Chief
executive officers--United States--Case studies.
Ed. G. William Dauphinais and Colin Price
Straight from the CEO: The World's Top Business Leaders Reveal
Ideas That Every Manager Can Use. (New York, NY: Simon &
Schuster, 318 p.). Executives--United States; Chief executive
officers--United States; Industrial management--United States;
Corporations--United States; Success in business--United States.
G. William Dauphinais, Grady Means and Colin
Wisdom of the CEO: 29 Global Leaders Tackle Today's Most
Pressing Business Challenges. (New York, NY: Wiley.
Chief executive officers; Industrial management--Case studies.
Gordon Donaldson, Jay W. Lorsch (1983).
Decision Making at the Top: The Shaping of Strategic Direction.
(New York, NY: BasicBooks, 208 p.). : Decision-making;
Industrial management--United States.
David L. Dotlich and Peter C. Cairo (2003).
Why CEOs Fail: The 11 Behaviors That Can Derail Your Climb to
the Top-and How To Manage Them. (San Francisco, CA:
Jossey-Bass, 176 p.). Former Executive Vice President
(Honeywell, Groupe Bul); lPartner (CDR International).
Leadership; Chief executive officers; Executive ability;
Osborn Elliott (1959).
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Juan Antonio Fernandez, Laurie Underwood
China CEO: Voices of Experience from 20 International Business
Leaders. (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 250 p.). Professor of
Management (China Europe International Business School);
American Chamber of Commerce (Shanghai). Business enterprises,
Foreign--Government policy--China; Investments, Foreign--China;
China--Economic conditions--2000-; China--Commercial policy;
China--Foreign economic relations. Interviews with 20 top executives
of China operations, eight consultants based in China.
J. Benjamin Forbes and James E. Piercy (1991).
Corporate Mobility and Paths to the Top: Studies for Human
Resource and Management Development Specialists. (New
York, NY: Quorum Books, 208 p.). Chief executive
officers--United States; Executives--United States; Career
Leslie Gaines-Ross (2002).
CEO Capital: A Guide to Building CEO Reputation and Company
Success. (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 266 p.). Chief Knowledge
and Research Officer at Burson-Marsteller,. Chief executive
officers--Conduct of life; Corporate image; Executive ability.
Jeffrey E. Garten (2001).
The Mind of the CEO. (New York, NY: Basic Books, 309
p.). Dean, Yale School of Management. Executives; Leadership;
Gideon Haigh (2005).
Fat Cats: The Strange Cult of the CEO. (New York, NY:
Thunder’s Mouth Press, 154 p.). Chief executive officers.
Why we need him, why a man almost
always holds the position, what the CEO's actual duties are, why
he is paid so much more than the rest of the workforce.
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Today's Great Corporate Success Stories. (New York, NY:
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Leo Hindery (2005).
It Takes a CEO: Leading with Integrity. (New York, NY: Free
Press, 208p.). Managing Partner of InterMedia Partners
(private-equity firm), Former President and CEO of AT&T
Broadband, TCI, YES Network. Chief executive officers--United
States; Chief executive officers--United States--Professional
ethics; Corporations--Corrupt practices--United States; Social
responsibility of business--United States; Industrial
relations--United States. How CEOs should "rescue the U.S. economy and its middle class."
Daniel J. Kadlec (1999).
Masters of the Universe: Winning Strategies of America's
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HernaŽn Riquelme (2005).
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Japan. (Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 196
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Spain); Professor of Management (Universidad de Castilla-La
Mancha, Spain); Professor of Marketing (RMIT University,
Australia). Chief executive officers--Japan; Leadership--Japan;
Executive ability--Japan. Two leadership approaches: 1) the Proto-Image (PIF),
2) Profit-Arithmetic (PA) .
Kevin Kelly (2009).
Top Jobs: How They Are Different and What You Need to Succeed.
(Upper Saddle River, N.J: FT Press, 208 p.). CEO, Heidrick &
Struggles International, Inc. Chief executive officers; Career
development; Success in business; Leadership. How to grab reins,
deliver from day one; how to cope with brutally tough
stakeholders; how to continually improve at everything from
strategy to top-level team-building; how to keep personal life
from imploding while working 24/7; inside life of top-level
leader; what it takes to thrive at top; what to do in first 100
days; how to lead in global environment; how to preserve family
life when working, traveling nonstop; how to prepare for life
beyond corner office.
Ivor Kenny (2001).
Leaders: Conversations with Irish Chief Executives.
(Dublin, IR: Oak Tree Press, 367 p.). Chief executive
officers--Ireland--Case studies; Leadership--Ireland--Case
Rakesh Khurana (2002).
Searching for a Corporate Savior: The Irrational Quest for
Charismatic CEOs. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University
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(Harvard Business School). Executives--Recruiting; Chief
executive officers; Executive succession.
Lester Korn (1988).
The Success Profile: A Leading Headhunter Tells You How To Get
to the Top. (New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 287 p.).
Executive ability; Executives--Recruiting; Chief executive
officers--Recruiting; Success in business; Corporate culture.
Jeffrey A. Krames (2003).
What the Best CEOs Know: 7 Exceptional Leaders and Their Lessons
for Transforming Any Business. (New York, NY:
McGraw-Hill, 250 p.). Vice President and Publisher at
McGraw-Hill. Chief executive officers--United States--Case
studies; Leadership--United States--Case studies; Decision
making--United States--Case studies; Management--United
States--Case studies; Organizational change--United States--Case
studies; Success in business--United States--Case studies.
David L. Kurtz, Louis E. Boone, C. Patrick
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MI: Michigan State University Press,, 204 p.). Chief executive
Harry Levinson and Stuart Rosenthal (1984).
CEO: Corporate Leadership in Action. (New York, NY:
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J. Keith Louden (1977).
Managing at the Top: Roles and Responsibilities of the Chief
Executive. (New York, NY: Amacom, 159 p.). Executives.
Robert Mankoff (1987).
It's Lonely at the Top. (New York, NY: Topper Books, 128
p.). Business--Caricatures and cartoons; American wit and humor,
Thomas J. Neff and James M. Citrin (1999).
Lessons from the Top: In Search of America's Best Business
Leaders. (New York, NY: Doubleday. Collection of
interviews with America's top 50 executives: from Michael Eisner
(Disney) to Howard Schultz (Starbucks).
Thomas J. Neff and James M. Citrin; with Paul
B. Brown (2001).
Lessons from the Top: The 50 Most Successful Business Leaders in
America--and What You Can Learn from Them. (New York,
NY: Doubleday, 432 p.). Leadership; Executive ability; Success
in business; Management.
David Olive (2000).
No Guts, No Glory: How Canada's Greatest CEOs Built Their
Empires. (Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 326 p.).
Chief executive officers--Canada--Biography;
Corporations--Canada--History--20th century; Business
enterprises--Canada--History--20th century; Success in
Shrinivas Pandit (2005).
Exemplary CEOs: Insights on Organisational Transformation.
(New Delhi, IN: Tata McGraw-Hill Pub. Co., 468 p.). Chief
executive officers--India--Interviews; Executive ability--India;
Corporate culture--India. Interviews with seven chief executive officers about changing
corporate culture of their organizations.
Andrea Redmond, Patricia Crisafulli (2010 ).
Comebacks: Powerful Lessons from Leaders Who Endured Setbacks
and Recaptured Success on Their Terms. (San
Francisco, CA, Jossey-Bass, 256 p.). Executive Recruiter;
Journalist. Chief executive officers --Case studies; Leaders
--Case studies; Success in business --Case studies.
who endured setbacks, reassessed, moved ahead with new purpose;
how they drew upon resources to move on; lessons that helped
them redefine success.
Glenn Rifkin, Douglas Matthews (1999).
The CEO Chronicles: Lessons from the Top about Inspiration and
Leadership. (Los Angeles, CA: Knowledge Exchange, 297
p.). Chief executive officers--Interviews.
Robert Rosen, et al. (2000).
Global Literacies: Lessons on Business Leadership and National
Cultures: A Landmark Study of CEOs from 28 Countries.
(New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 409 p.). Chief executive
officers; Leadership; Management--Cross-cultural studies.
Robert L. Shook (1981).
The Chief Executive Officers: Men Who Run Big Business in
America. (New York, NY: Harper & Row, 239 p.).
Robert Slater (1999).
Jack Welch and the Ge Way: Management Insights and Leadership
Secrets of the Legendary CEO. (New York, NY:
McGraw-Hill, 328 p.). Jack Welch, General Electric Company,
Saving Big Blue: Leadership Lessons and Turnaround Tactics of
IBM's Lou Gerstner. (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. Louis V.
Gerstner, IBM, Computer Industry. In the early 1990s, IBM was in
a death spiral. Then along came Lou Gerstner. Robert Slater
shows how Gerstner reinvented IBM and put the company at the
forefront of the Internet phenomenon.
Signe M. Spencer, Tharuma Rajah, Gaurav Lahiri
Understanding the Indian CEO. (Thousand Oaks, CA:
Response Books, 260 p.). Senior Consultant, Haygroup. Chief
Executive Officers; Management--India. Key qualities, competencies for
making of successful CEO in Indian business environment.
The Indian CEO: A Portrait of Excellence. (Thousand
Oaks, CA: Response Books, 264 p.). Senior Consultant, Haygroup.
Chief executive officers--India; Leadership--India.
Key qualities in making
successful CEO in Indian business environment; key competencies
necessary for Indian business leaders to steer corporations in
rapidly changing business and social environments; most
effective behaviors vis-à-vis most common situations faced by
these leaders; behaviors, characteristics of Indian CEOs
vis-à-vis their global counterparts.
George A. Steiner (1983). The New CEO.
(New York, NY: Macmillan, 133 p.). Chief executive
Steve Tappin & Andrew Cave (2008)).
The Secrets of CEOs: 150 Global Chief Executives Lift the
Lid on Business, Life, and Leadership.
(Boston, MA: Nicholas Brealey Pub., 256 p.). Managing Partner in
the Global CEO & Board practice, Heidrick & Struggles;
Journalist. Chief executive officers; Executive ability;
Executives. Where today's top leaders have
come from, what motivates and drives them, best kind of
apprenticeship to become global leader; secrets of dealing
successfully with five facts of life critical to business
success in coming decade; how do chief executives really run
their businesses? how do they need to change to ensure companies
are successful, sustainable in 21st century? career success and
happy personal life?
Eve Tahmincioglu (2006).
From the Sandbox to the Corner Office: Lessons Learned on the
Journey to the Top. (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 225 p.).
Contributor to the New York Times "The Boss" Column.
Executives--Conduct of life; Executives--Psychology; Success in
business; Career development. Lessons that inspired, shaped
many top business executives.
Lois Wyse (1970).
Mrs. Success; A Report. (Cleveland, OH: Garret Press,
326 p.). Executives’ spouses. Interviews with wives of
Richard L. Zweigenhaft and G. William Domhoff
The New CEOs: Women, African American, Latino, and Asian
American Leaders of Fortune 500 Companies. (Lanham,
MD: Rowman & Littlefield 216 p.). Charles A. Dana Professor of
Psychology (Guilford College); Research Professor of Sociology
and Psychology (University of California, Santa Cruz). Chief
executive officers; Women chief executive officers; Minority
executives; Women executives. How new CEOs came to power,
whether they differ from white male Fortune 500 CEOs in
meaningful ways, whether companies that hired them vary from
other companies, lessons about power in America from CEOs' emergence.