Company Portraits

How does a company come into being, how does it grow, how does it succeed or fail? Turn here for in-depth answers from insiders. Each company biography is a business world in microcosm; each one is an object lesson.


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Lessons Learned from the Bridge to the Corner Office

VADM Cutler Dawson USN (Ret) and Taylor Baldwin Kiland

Naval Institute, 2019

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How Ken Allen turned DHL from a failing company into a global success story

Ken Allen

Ebury Press, 2019

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Matt Day and Spencer Soper

Bloomberg, 2020

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How Companies Can Succeed in the Short Term While Investing for the Long Term

David Cote

HarperCollins Leadership, 2020

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The Inside Story of Instagram

Sarah Frier

Simon & Schuster, 2020

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Walter Isaacson

Simon & Schuster, 2011

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The Untapped Force That Can Be Your Most Powerful Advantage

Roger Dooley

McGraw-Hill, 2019

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A Memoir by the Creator of Nike

Phil Knight

Scribner, 2016

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A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose

Tony Hsieh

Business Plus, 2010

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