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MANAGEMENT: Executives

"Profitability is the Key to Value. If You've Got it, Flaunt It. If You Don't Have It, Get It (business strategy). If You Can't Get It, Get Out (capital strategy)."

--- Bill Fruhan, Professor of Finance, Harvard Business School, author of: Financial Strategy: Studies in the Creation, Transfer, and Destruction of Shareholder Value.

(Fast Company), William C. Taylor, Polly LaBarre (2006). Mavericks at Work: Why the Most Original Minds in Business Win. (New York, NY: Morrow, 316 p.). Cofounder and Founding Editor of Fast Company; member of the original team of Fast Company magazine. Executives --United States --Case studies; Leadership --United States --Case studies; Competition --United States --Case studies; Success in business --United States --Case studies. Stand for something truly original to stand out from crowd; how make strategy, how unleash new ideas, how connect with customers, how best people achieve great results.

(GE), Rosanne Badowski with Roger Gittines; foreword by Jack Welch (2003). Managing Up: How To Forge an Effective Relationship with Those Above You. (New York, NY: Currency, 215 p.). Executive Assistant to Jack Welch for 10 Years. Welch, Jack, 1935- ; Managing your boss; Interpersonal relations; Career development. 

Sexton Adams and Don Fyffe (1969). The Corporate Promotables. (Houston, TX: Gulf Pub. Co., 213 p.). Executives; Promotions.

Richard F. America and Bernard E. Anderson (1978). Moving Ahead: Black Managers in American Business. (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 208 p.). African American executives.

--- (1996). Soul in Management: How African-American Managers Thrive in the Competitive Corporate Environment. (Seacaucus, NJ: Carol Pub. Group, 236 p.). African American executives.

Jay Anthony (1971). Corporation Man; Who He Is, What He Does, Why His Ancient Tribal Impulses Dominate the Life of the Modern Corporation. (New York, NY: Random House, 304 p.). Industrial sociology; Management; Executives.

James A. Autry (1994). Life and Work: A Manager's Search for Meaning. (New York, NY: Morrow, 303 p.). Management--Philosophy; Management--Poetry; Management--Anecdotes. 

Chester I. Barnard (1938). The Functions of the Executive. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 334 p.). Executives; Cooperation; Industry; Industrial organization; Social groups.

Amanda Bennett (1990). The Death of the Organization Man. (New York, NY: Morrow, 270 p.). Middle managers--United States; Organizational behavior--United States.  

Nathan Bennett and Stephen A. Miles (2006). Riding Shotgun: The Role of the COO. (Stanford, CA: Stanford Business Books, 320 p.). Senior Associate Dean, Professor of Management, College of Management (Georgia Institute of Technology); Partner (Heidrick & Struggles). Chief operating officers; Executive ability; Leadership; Management. Responsible for  delivery of results day-to-day, quarter-to-quarter basis; execution of strategies developed by top management team. 

Stanley Bing (1992). Crazy Bosses: Spotting Them, Serving Them, Surviving Them. (New York, NY: Morrow, 271 p.). Managing your boss; Executives--Psychology.

--- (2008). Executricks: Or How to Retire While You're Still Working. (New York, NY: Collins, 208 p.). Executive ability; Executives--Psychology. Retiring on the job - how to retire, still get paid, enjoy benefits of full-time member of corporate team; power players who have made their jobs into waking festival of indolence and fun, vast range of executricks.

Srully Blotnick (1984). The Corporate Steeplechase: Predictable Crises in a Business Career. (New York, NY: Facts on File, 283 p.). Executives--Psychology; Businesspeople--Psychology; Success in business.

--- (1987). Ambitious Men: Their Drives, Dreams, and Delusions. (New York, NY: Viking, 338 p.). Executives--United States--Psychology; Businesspeople--United States--Psychology; Success in business; Ambition.

ed. Elkan Blout (1996). The Power of Boldness: Ten Master Builders of American Industry Tell Their Success Stories. (Washington, DVC: Joseph Henry Press, 214 p.). Businesspeople--United States--Biography; Industrialists--United States--Biography; Inventors--United States--Biography; Entrepreneurship--United states--Case studies; Family-owned business enterprises--United States--Case studies; Industries--United States--History.

Lin Bothwell (1983). The Art of Leadership: Skill-Building Techniques that Produce Results. (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 255 p.). Executive ability; Leadership.

Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman (1999). First, Break All the Rules: What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently. (New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 271 p.). Executive ability; Management; Executives -- Attitudes; Employees -- Attitudes; Employer attitude surveys; Employee attitude surveys. 

Chester Burger (1966). Executives Under Fire; Personal Case Histories from the Executive Jungle. (New York, NY: Macmillan, 224 p.). Executives.

Charles W. Cheape (1995). Strictly Business: Walter Carpenter at Du Pont and General Motors. (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 309 p.). Carpenter, Walter Samuel, 1888-1976; E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company--History; General Motors Corporation--History; Executives--United States--Biography; Chemical industry--United States--Management--History; Automobile industry and trade--United States--Management--History.

James M. Citrin and Richard A. Smith (2003). The Five Patterns of Extraordinary Careers: The Guide for Achieving Success and Satisfaction. (New York, NY: Crown, 273 p.). Executive Search Consultants (Spencer Stuart). Career development; Executive ability; Leadership; Success in business. 

Harlan Cleveland (1972). The Future Executive; A Guide for Tomorrow’s Managers. (New York, NY: Harper & Row, 144 p.). Government executives; Executive ability.

Price M. Cobbs and Judith L. Turnock (2003). Cracking the Corporate Code: The Revealing Success Stories of 32 African-American Executives. (New York, NY: American Management Association, 287 p.). African American executives -- Interviews; African American executives -- Case studies; Success in business -- United States. 

Jay A. Conger, Rabindra N. Kanungo. (1998). Charismatic Leadership in Organizations. (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 288 p.). Executive ability; Leadership; Organizational effectiveness.

Jay A. Conger, Beth Benjamin (1999). Building Leaders: How Successful Companies Develop the Next Generation. (San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 278 p.). Leadership--Study and teaching; Executives--Training of.

Jay A. Conger (2008). The Necessary Art of Persuasion. (Boston, MA: Harvard Business Press, 64 p.). Henry Kravis Research Professor of Leadership Studies (Claremont McKenna College). Persuasion (Psychology) in organizations; Communication in management. Getting work done through others; rocess of learning from colleagues, employees, negotiating shared solutions to solving problems, achieving goals; four essential components of persuasion, how to master them.

Cary L. Cooper, with Judi Marshall ... [et al.] (1979). The Executive Gypsy: The Quality of Managerial Life. (London, UK: Macmillan, 201 p.). Executives.

Melvin Thomas Copeland (1951). The Executive at Work. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 278 p.). Management; Corporations.

Charles J. Cox and Cary L. Cooper (1988). High Flyers: An Anatomy of Managerial Success. (New York, NY: Basil Blackwell, 186 p.). Success in business.

Wilbur F. Crafts (2005). Successful Men of To-Day, and What They Say of Success. (Whitefish, MT: Kessinger Publishing, 263 p. [orig. pub. 1883]). Success in business.

Eds. Paul Craig and Adam Tomkins (2006). The Executive and Public Law: Power and Accountability in Comparative Perspective. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 350 p.). Professor of English Law (St. John's College, Oxford); John Millar Professor of Public Law (University of Glasgow). Executive power. Nature of executive power in number of different legal systems.

Clark Davis (2000). Company men: White-Collar Life and Corporate Cultures in Los Angeles, 1892-1941. (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 298 p.). Associate Professor of History (California State University at Fullerton). Executives--California--Los Angeles--History; White collar workers--California--Los Angeles--History; Corporate culture--California--Los Angeles--History. "Company man" as pivotal actor in  saga of modern American history.

Rick Delbridge, Lynda Gratton, and Gerry Johnson (2006). The Exceptional Manager: Making the Difference. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 264 p.). Professor of Organizational Analysis (Cardiff Business School); Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior (London Business School); Professor of Strategic Management (University of Strathclyde Graduate School of Business). Management by exception; Strategic planning; Executive ability; Industrial management. Beyond  prescriptive policies, shift from "low road" of cost to "high road" of innovation and value.

George de Mare, with Joanne Summerfield (1976). Corporate Lives: A Journey into the Corporate World. (New York, NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 202 p.). Executives--United States--Biography; Corporations--United States.

Floyd Dickens, Jr., Jacqueline B. Dickens (1991). The Black Manager: Making It in the Corporate World. (New York, NY: American Management Association, 446 p.). Afro-American executives; Career development--United States.

Peter F. Drucker (2002). The Effective Executive Revised (New York, NY: HarperBusiness, 192 p.). Executives--United States; Decision making.

--- (1996). The Executive in Action: Managing for Results, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the Effective Executive. (New York, NY: HarperBusiness, 724 p.). Industrial management; Small business--Management; Executive ability; Creative ability in business. Contents: Managing for results -- Innovation and entrepreneurship -- The effective executive.

William Duggan (2007). Strategic Intuition: The Creative Spark in Human Achievement. (New York, NY: Columbia Business School Pub., 192 p.). Associate Professor of Management (Columbia Business School). Creative ability in business; Intuition; Decision making; Creative thinking. Strategic intuition -  idea for action, strategy; clear thought, slow process, works in new situations; strategic analysis (study situation), strategic intuition (creative idea for what to do), strategic planning (work out details of how to do it).

Paul Evans & Fernando Bartolomé (1981). Must Success Cost So Much? Avoiding the Human Toll of Corporate Life. (New York, NY: Basic Books, 250 p.). Executives.

Julie M. Fenster (2000). In the Words of Great Business Leaders. (New York, NY: Wiley, 392 p.). Business--Quotations, maxims, etc.; Leadership--Quotations, maxims, etc.; Executives--Quotations. Accumulated experience of nineteen business legends.

John P. Fernandez (1987). Survival in the Corporate Fishbowl: Making It into Upper and Middle Management. (Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 314 p.). Industrial sociology--United States; Discrimination in employment--United States; Executives--United States; Office politics--United States; Quality of work life--United States.

Sydney Finkelstein (2003). Why Smart Executives Fail and What You Can Learn from Their Mistakes. (New York, NY: Portfolio, 319 p.). Professor of Management (Dartmouth). Executive ability; Business failures; Executives--Psychology; Failure (Psychology); Success in business. 

Thomas Friedman (1986). Up the Ladder: Coping with the Corporate Climb. (New York, NY: Warner Books, 203 p.). Executives--United States--Case studies; Success in business--United States--Case studies.

Crawford H. Greenewalt (1959). The Uncommon Man; The Individual in the Organization. (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 142 p.). Executives; Businesspeople--United States.

Jack L. Groppel with Bob Andelman (2000). The Corporate Athlete: How to Achieve Maximal Performance in Business and Life. (New York, NY: Wiley, 293 p.). Success in business--Health aspects; Executives--Health and hygiene; Businesspersons--Health and hygiene; Performance--Health aspects; Physical fitness; Nutrition; Job stress; Job stress; Performance--Health aspects; Executives--Health and hygiene; Success in business--Health aspects; Business people--Health and hygiene.

Edward J. Hegarty (1976). How To Succeed in Company Politics. (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 239 p. [2nd ed.]). Executives; Industrial sociology.

Robert Heller (1985). The Supermanagers: Managing for Success, the Movers and the Doers, the Reasons Why. (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 400 p.). Management; Industrial management.

--- (1989). The Decision Makers: The Men and the Million-Dollar Moves Behind Today's Great Corporate Success Stories. (New York, NY: Dutton, 385 p.). Businessmen--Biography; Decision making; Industrial management.

John Hillkirk and Gary Jacobson (1990). Grit, Guts, and Genius: True Tales of Megasuccess: Who Made Them Happen and How They Did It. (Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 283 p.). Success in business--United States.

Leo Hindery; with Leslie Cauley (2003). The Biggest Game of All: The Inside Strategies, Tactics, and Temperaments That Make Great Dealmakers Great. (New York,. NY: Free Press,     p.). Negotiation in business; Executives--United States; Consolidation and merger of corporations--United States.

Jon R. Katzenbach and the RCL Team, Frederick Beckett ... [et al.] (1995). Real Change Leaders: How You Can Create Growth and High Performance at Your Company. (New York, NY: Times Business, 357 p.). Executive ability; Leadership; Middle managers; Management.

Abraham K. Korman, with Rhoda W. Korman (1980). Career Success, Personal Failure. (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 145 p.). Executives--Psychology; Alienation (Social psychology); Success in business.

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.

Robert B. Kory (1976). The Transcendental Meditation Program for Business People. (New York, NY: AMACOM, 91 p.). Transcendental Meditation; Executive ability.

John P. Kotter (1982). The General Managers. (New York, NY: Free Press, 221 p.). Executives--United States--Case studies; Executive ability--Case studies.

--- (1985). Power and Influence. (New York, NY: Free Press, 218 p.). Executive ability; Managing your boss; Leadership.

Pamela W. Laird (2005). Pull: Networking and Success Since Benjamin Franklin. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 464 p.). Associate Professor of History (University of Colorado, Denver). Business networks--United States--History; Success in business--United States--History; Businesspeople--United States--History; Social networks--United States--History; Social capital (Sociology)--United States. Access to circles that control, distribute opportunity and information.

Paul Leinberger, Bruce Tucker (1991). The New Individualists: The Generation after The Organization Man. (New York, NY: HarperCollins, 454 p.). Whyte, William. Organization man; Individualism--United States; Baby boom generation--United States; Organizational behavior--United States; Social ethics; United States--Social conditions--1945-.

Arthur M. Louis (1981). The Tycoons. (New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 318 p.). Executives--United States--Biography.

Louis B. Lundborg (1981). The Art of Being an Executive. (New York, NY: Free Press, 270 p.). Executive ability.

Michael Maccoby (1976). The Gamesman: The New Corporate Leaders. (New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 285 p.). Executives--United States; Executives--United States--Interviews; Leadership.

Judi Marshall and Cary L. Cooper (1979). Executives Under Pressure: A Psychological Study. (London, UK: Macmillan, 150 p.). Job stress; Executives.

Anthony J. Mayo, Nitin Nohria, Laura G. Singleton (2006). Paths to Power: How Insiders and Outsiders Shaped American Business Leadership. (Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 292 p.). Director of the Harvard Business School Leadership Initiative Program; Richard P. Chapman Professor of Business Administration (Harvard Business School); Doctoral Student, Carroll Graduate School of Management (Boston College). Executives--United States--History; Leadership--United States--History; Success in business--United States--History. How small group of "insiders" possesses advantages that facilitate smooth journey to top while larger group of "outsiders" faces disadvantages that make their path to leadership positions more difficult.

Morgan W. McCall, Jr., Michael M. Lombardo, Ann M. Morrison (1988). The Lessons of Experience: How Successful Executives Develop on the Job. (Lexington, MA: Kexington Books, 210 p.). Executive ability; Executives; Experiential learning.

Morgan W. McCall, Jr. (1998). High Flyers: Developing the Next Generation of Leaders. (Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 254 p.). Executives--Training of; Executive ability.

Morgan W. McCall, Jr., George P. Hollenbeck (2002). Developing Global Executives: The Lessons of International Experience. (Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 259 p.). Executives--Training of; Executive ability; Globalization; Industrial management.

eds. Caroline McGregor and Warren G. Bennis (1967). The Professional Manager. (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 202 p.). Industrial management.

G. J. Meyer (1995). Executive Blues: Down and Out in Corporate America. (New York, NY: Franklin Square Press, 245 p.). Former Vice President at McDonnell Douglas. Meyer, G. J., 1940- ; Executives--Dismissal of--United States--Case studies; Job security--United States--Case studies; Middle-aged persons--Employment--United States--Case studies; Corporate culture--United States--Case studies. 

Michael Meyer (1989). The Alexander Complex: The Dreams That Drive the Great Businessmen. (New York, NY: Times Books, 258 p.). Businessmen -- United States -- Biography; Executives -- United States -- Biography.

Ed Michaels, Helen Handfield-Jones, Beth Axelrod (2001). The War for Talent. (Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 200 p.). Executive ability; Leadership; Employee motivation; Employee retention; Personnel management.

D. Quinn Mills (1985). The New Competitors: A Report on American Managers from D. Quinn Mills of the Harvard Business School. (New York, NY: Wiley, 391 p.). Executives--United States; Industrial management--United States.

Hidemasa Morikawa (2001). A History of Top Management in Japan: Managerial Enterprises and Family Enterprises. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 226 p.). Industrial management--Japan--History; Executives--Japan--History; Family-owned business enterprises--Japan--History.

Calvin Morrill (1995). The Executive Way: Conflict Management in Corporations. (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 328 p.). Conflict management; Conflict management--Case studies; Executives.

Mabel Newcomer (1955). The Big Business Executive; The Factors That Made Him, 1900-1950. (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 164 p.). Executives--United States.

Patricia O'Toole (1984). Corporate Messiah: The Hiring and Firing of Million-Dollar Managers. (New York, NY: Morrow, 308 p.). Executives--United States.

Vance Packard (1962). The Pyramid Climbers. (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 339 p.). Executives -- United States; Big business -- United States.

Patricia Pitcher (1997). The Drama of Leadership: Artists, Craftsmen, and Technocrats and the Struggle that Shapes Organizations and Societies. (New York, NY: Wiley, 268 p.). Leadership.

Jerry Porras, Stewart Emery, Mark Thompson (2006). Success Built To Last: Creating a Life That Matters. (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Wharton School Pub., 278 p.). Lane Professor of Organizational Behavior and Change, Emeritus (Stanford Business School); One of fathers of Human Potential Movement (first CEO of est); Former Executive Producer of Success in business; Successful people. Interviews with 300 successful people ("builders") to uncover secrets of their winning life journeys; three essential elements: 1) meaning ("What you do must matter deeply to you"); 2) "highly developed sense of accountability, audacity, passion and responsible optimism"; 3) "find effective ways to take action."

Susan Quandt (9/1/2006). Sudden Impact on the Job: Top Business Leaders Reveal the Secrets to Fast Success. (San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 176 p.). Managing Partner of the ROI Partnership. Executives; Chief executive officers; Success in business. Factors that contribute to success, best practices for starting off on right foot.

Umesh Ramakrishnan (2008). There's No Elevator to the Top: A Leading Headhunter Shares the Advancement Strategies of the World's Most Successful Executives. (New York, NY: Portfolio, 256 p.). Vice Chairman of CTPartners. Executive ability; Leadership; Executives; Career development; Success in business. Qualities that distinguish those who are likely to make it from those who aren’t.

Srikumar S. Rao (2006). Are You Ready To Succeed?: Unconventional Strategies for Achieving Personal Mastery in Business and Life. (New York, NY: Hyperion, 255 p.). Adjunct Professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business. Success --Psychological aspects; Success in business --Psychological aspects; Self-actualization (Psychology). Readings, exercises, lessons drawn from  spiritual, commercial situations to reconstruct, improve professional world.

John Rau (1997). Secrets from the Search Firm Files: What It Really Takes To Get Ahead in Corporate Jungle. (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 163 p.). Executives--United States; Chief executive officers--United States; Industrial management--United States; Corporations--United States.

Gordon Reiss (2000). Confessions of a Corporate Centurion: Tales of International Adventures. (Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 212 p.). Former Senior Executive of Ford Motor Company, International Paper Company, Cinema International Corporation,. International business; senior executives; management -- international. 

--- (2001). From Communism to Capitalism: A Tale of Three Cities. (Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 312 p.). Former Senior Executive of Ford Motor Company, International Paper Company, Cinema International Corporation. Reiss, Gordon; International business.

Jean R. Renshaw (1999). Kimono in the Boardroom: The Invisible Evolution of Japanese Women Managers. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 291 p.). Women executives--Japan; Businesswomen--Japan; Women--Japan--Social conditions.

Quentin Reynolds and Wilfrid S. Rowe (1957). Operation Success: 21 Patterns of Success from the Lives of American Business Leaders. (New York, NY: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 237 p.). Businessmen--United States; Success.

Jeffrey Robinson (1985). The Risk Takers: Portraits of Money, Ego & Power. (Boston, MA: Allen & Unwin, 293 p.). Businessmen--Great Britain--Biography.

Michael Roper (1994). Masculinity and the British Organization Man Since 1945. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 259 p.). Executives--Great Britain; Women executives--Great Britain; Sex discrimination in employment--Great Britain; Sex role in the work environment--Great Britain; Masculinity. 

David Rothkopf (2008). Superclass: The Global Power Elite and the World They Are Making. (New York, NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 400 p.). President and chief executive of Garten Rothkopf; visiting scholar at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; teacher of international affairs (Columbia University’s Graduate School of International and Public Affairs). Elite (Social sciences); Power (Social sciences). Connections, trends between global communities of powerful business leaders (6,000 on  planet of 6 billion) at helm of every major enterprise on planet, control its greatest wealth; how their ambitions shape lives: run governments, largest corporations, powerhouses of international finance, media, world religions, world’s most dangerous criminal and terrorist organizations.

Roy Rowan (1986). The Intuitive Manager. (Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 188 p.). Executives; Executive ability; Intuition.

Robert Scase & Robert Goffe (1993). Reluctant Managers: Their Work and Lifestyles. (New York, NY: Routledge, 216 p.). Executives--Great Britain--Interviews; Executives--Great Britain--Attitudes.

Marjabelle Young Stewart and Marian Faux (1996). Executive Etiquette in the New Workplace. (New York, NY: St. Martin’s Griffin, 232 p.). Etiquette Experts. Business etiquette; Executives. Guidelines for handling increasingly complex relationships of office life with confidence, grace, style.

Paul Sullivan (2010). Clutch: Why Some People Excel Under Pressure and Others Don’t. (New York, NY: Portfolio, 256 p.). Wealth Matters columnist (The New York Times). Self-confidence; Stress (Psychology); Success. Learned skill: art of operating in high-stress situations as if they were everyday conditions; anyone can develop it; shared traits that define clutch performers (focus, discipline, adaptability, ability to be fully in present, driven--not thwarted--by fear and desire); strategies to apply.

William C. Taylor and Polly G. LaBarre (2006). Mavericks at Work: Beyond Business as Usual, a Whole New Way To Lead, Compete, and Succeed. (New York, NY: HarperCollins, 336 p.). Co-Founder, FastCompany magazine; Editor, FastCompany. Executives--United States--Case studies; Leadership--United States--Case studies; Competition--United States--Case studies; Success in business--United States--Case studies. Differentiation - imagination and passion at work.

Robert Townsend (1970). nosim/ Up the Organization (How to Stop the Corporation from Stifling People and Strangling Profits). (New York, NY: Knopf, 202 p.). Management.

--- (1984). Further Up the Organization/How Groups of People Working Together for a Common Purpose Ought to Conduct Themselves for Fun and Profit. (New York, NY: Knopf, 254 p.). Management; Organization.

Rodd Wagner and James K. Harter (2006). 12: The Elements of Great Managing. (New York, NY: Gallup Press, 237 p.). Harter - Chief Scientist for Gallup's International management Prectice. Executive ability; Management. Creating, sustaining employee engagement - turn around failing call center, save struggling hotel, improve patient care in a hospital, maintain production through power outages, successfully face other challenges.

John Wareham (1991). The Anatomy of a Great Executive. (New York, NY: HarperCollins, 261 p.). Executive ability; Executives--Psychology; Executives--Selection and appointment.

W. Lloyd Warner and James C. Abegglen (1955). Big Business Leaders in America. (New York, HY: Harper, 243 p.). Executives--United States; Success.

Eds. W. Lloyd Warner [and] Norman H. Martin (1959). Industrial Man; Businessmen and Business Organizations. (New York, NY: Harper, 580 p.). Industrial management; Executives. 

Barbara White, Charles Cox, and Cary Cooper (1992). Women's Career Development: A Study of High Flyers. (Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publishers, 252 p.). Women executives--Great Britain; Businesswomen--Great Britain; Women--Employment--Great Britain.

Wiliam H. Whyte (1956). The Organization Man. (New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 429 p.). Individuality, Loyalty. Classic book on American work culture at mid-century.

Stephanie Winston (2004). Organized for Success: Top Executives and CEOs Reveal the Organizing Principles that Helped Them Reach the Top. (New York, NY: Crown Business, 244 p.). Executives--Time management. 

Daniel A. Wren and Ronald G. Greenwood (1998). Management Innovators: The People and Ideas that Have Shaped Modern Business. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 254 p.). Businesspeople--United States--Biography; Executives--United States--Biography; Industrial management--United States--History.




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