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William L. Simon

Full Name: William L. Simon
Number of Works: 38
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ISBN: 0442023464, 9780442023461
Keywords: compani, leading, numbers
Pages: 288
Published: 1996

Beyond the Numbers How Leading Companies Measure and Drive Success William L. Simon "This book stands at the intersection of management and money, the place where modern business fundamentals and current financial principles come together. Business managers have traditionally used accounting-based financials that looked backward, at the wake—showing where the organization had been; today, they are learning to use financials that look forward toward the horizon." —from the Preface Businesses can’t afford to have a financial system which only measures its past. In order
ISBN: 0471787841, 9780471787846
Keywords: history, business, second, greatest, steve, jobs, icon
Pages: 368
Published: 2005
  • Rating: 80%

iCon takes a look at the most astounding figure in a business era noted for its mavericks, oddballs, and iconoclasts. Drawing on a wide range of sources, Jeffrey Young and William Simon provide new perspectives on the legendary creation of Apple, detail Jobs’s meteoric rise, and the devastating plunge that left him not only out of Apple, but out of the computer-making business entirely. This unflinching and completely unauthorized portrait reveals both sides of Jobs’s role in the remarkable rise of the Pixar animation studio, also re-creates the acrimony between Jobs and DisneyR
ISBN: 0316037702, 9780316037709
Keywords: wanted, hacker, world, adventures, wires, ghost
Pages: 384
Published: 2011
  • Rating: 80%

If they were a hall of fame or shame for computer hackers, a Kevin Mitnick plaque would be mounted the near the entrance. While other nerds were fumbling with password possibilities, this adept break-artist was penetrating the digital secrets of Sun Microsystems, Digital Equipment Corporation, Nokia, Motorola, Pacific Bell, and other mammoth enterprises. His Ghost in the Wires memoir paints an action portrait of a plucky loner motivated by a passion for trickery, not material game. (P.S. Mitnick's capers have already been the subject of two books and a movie. This first-person account is the m
ISBN: 1455807974, 9781455807970
Keywords: new, generation, ileadership, way, jobs, steve
Pages: Unknown
Published: 2011
  • Rating: 80%

From product development meetings to design labs, through executive boardroom showdowns to the world outside of Silicon Valley, this is the REAL Steve Jobs: the true story of the ‘Boy Genius’ who transformed technology and our world -- the way we work, play and communicate. Told from the perspective of a person who has known Jobs for over 30 years, and full of exclusive interviews with many of the key figures in Apple Computer’s history, friends and foes of Jobs’ alike -- this book unfolds not only the Steve Jobs you won’t see on stage but also reveals and dee
ISBN: 1571744592, 9781571744593
Keywords: medium, nbc, remarkable, psychics, dubois, real, extraordinary, experiments, truth, allison
Pages: 149
Published: 2005
  • Rating: 60%

Every Monday night millions of Americans tune into Medium, NBC’s new hit drama featuring Allison DuBois, an ordinary woman who helps police solve baffling crimes through her ability to communicate with the dead. What most don’t know is that this fictional character is based on a true-life medium named Allison DuBois, who is a consultant to the show. For the past four years, DuBois has been the subject of rigorous scientific experiments conducted at the University of Arizona by Harvard-trained psychologist Gary Schwartz. The Truth about Medium chronicles many of those experiments and reveal
ISBN: 0762104635, 9780762104635
Keywords: songbook, christmas, merry
Pages: 256
Published: 2003
  • Rating: 80%