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Morgan, James M.

Summary: How did Ford Motors use Lean Development to pull off one of the most impressive corporate turnarounds in history? Largely by avoiding the mistakes that so many companies make when in a death spiral. They looked beyond manufacturing efficiency to change the very fundamentals of how they developed vehicles. In Designing the Future, Lean product development expert James Morgan and world-renowned...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.5 MOR

Summary: Without adopting new technological developments, a company's profits will lag; with them, they can soar. This program uses two case studies-Ford and Australia Post-as they introduce very different types of technology in their respective organizations. Can these companies hope to maintain sales, market share, and profit if they are not in a position to exploit the latest technological advancements?

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Carlson, Curtis Ray.

Contents: The essence of innovation: how Frank hit a home run -- Innovate or die: the exponential economy -- Work on important customer and market needs: the RFID tag -- Creating customer value: your only job -- It's as simple as NABC: how Liz got her big job -- Watering holes for creating value: the day the BBC walked in -- More ideas for faster value creation: origins of Linux -- Your elevator pitch:...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Business 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.4063 CAR

Hargadon, Andrew.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard Business School Press 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.406 HAR

Summary: It took two years of negotiation for the BBC's Fiona Bruce to get some face time with Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates. In this rare interview, Bruce gains insights into both the man and the icon-genius, business magnate, philanthropist, and one of the wealthiest people on the planet. In addition, Bruce probes what may be the key question facing Microsoft in the post-Gates era: with its hands...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Home to thousands of IT-related companies, Silicon Valley generates approximately

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: With a softening economy reducing revenues and stiffening competition in the high-tech sector, a time comes when even the most successful business plans must be adjusted. This program filmed at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, brings together Carly Fiorina, chairman and CEO of Hewlett-Packard, and John Chambers, president and CEO of Cisco Systems, to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Collins, James C. (James Charles)

Summary: Enumerates the principles for building a truly great enterprise in unpredictable, tumultuous and fast-moving times.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 COL
1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.4 COL

Summary: This behind-the-scenes look at IT in action showcases three exciting e-commerce initiatives. By analyzing the growth, revenue, and future of MP3's Web site, visiting Ford's online "showroom," and showcasing the customer benefits of Coronet-Fashion at Work's online planning system, this program presents compelling case studies of the Internet's use to capture and exploit new markets.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Which part of a company has the most impact on product design? On employee training? On forming relationships with customers? This business case study addresses those questions by examining the needs, strategies, and goals of a major corporation's departments. Going behind the scenes at Holden, a thriving General Motors subsidiary, the program features interviews with managers and directors in...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Civil liberties advocates have warned against government surveillance for decades. Today, corporations use technology to monitor employees and customers. Is big business the new big brother? This program addresses the growing debate about our "surveillance society" and its erosion of privacy and anonymity-which could become casualties of the war for market supremacy as well as the war on...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: An industry once dominated by four giant companies-Sony BMG, Warner Music, Universal, and EMI-has undergone a radical transformation. This program examines the explosion of legal music downloading and viral marketing, which have enabled enterprising bands and singers to distribute their own work rather than signing with major labels. Focusing on the success of Nizlopi, Arctic Monkeys, Internet...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Seven years and

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: The Internet and low-cost digital production methods have given marketers powerful new tools. This program explores the results: a new wave of advertising that relies increasingly on consumer-generated content and rejects the ad forms of conventional television. Featuring interviews with Matt Creamer of Advertising Age, Joseph Jaffee of the marketing company Crayon, Kevin Roberts of Saatchi &...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Biotechnology and telecommunications define, in part, the cutting edge of research, as William Haseltine, founder and CEO of Human Genome Sciences, and David Huber, founder and CEO of Corvis Corporation, well know. In this program, business meets science as Drs. Haseltine and Huber stress the rewards of working at the forefront of technology. In addition, MBA students and faculty from Cornell...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: At Dell Computers, four hours is all it takes to build, test, and ship a custom PC. In this program, NewsHour correspondent Tom Bearden investigates Dell Computers' direct sales model and its impact on retailers and manufacturers. Visionary Michael Dell and top industry executives from Compaq, Gateway, and Circuit City stress the vital importance of improving supply chain management, providing...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Few online startups make it-and of those, even fewer make it big. But the odds don't scare the founders of Boso, an online marketplace for Oxford University students to buy and sell secondhand stuff. In this program, mentor John Boyle counsels Harjeet and Kulveer Taggar-cousins who have staked everything on success-to market aggressively to increase users in order to attract investment that...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: At the height of the dotcom mania, Silicon Alley ran with gold, the "new economy" ruled Wall Street, and business as usual was declared dead. A sequel to The Internet Money Machine, this cautionary program tracks the fortunes of TheGlobe.com and Pseudo.com after the bubble burst; bottom-feeder Overstock.com, which profited from the tech wreck; and DigitalCity.com, which sold out to AOL before...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Almost anything can be sold on eBay, from office supplies to office buildings. But that doesn't mean eBay success comes easily. This program follows three very different entrepreneurs as they struggle to make the massive Internet auction site work for them. From a living room crammed full of nostalgic nicknacks, Simon hopes to earn enough to pay his mortgage-if he can avoid getting kicked off...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Matt McNeil's online startup, Sign-Up.to, offers small and midsize businesses Web-based software to create, launch, and track permission-based e-mail and text message campaigns-and the results so far have been fabulous. But the 23-year-old entrepreneur and his hard-charging team must build on their initial success very, very quickly if they are to outpace their competition. This program tracks...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: In part one of this program, filmed prior to the foundering of the Internet economy, NewsHour correspondent Paul Solman examines the methodology of Amazon.com's founder Jeffrey Bezos and Drugstore.com's CEO Peter Neupert, who faced stiffening retail and online competition by innovatively adapting their business plans. In part two, correspondent Margaret Warner analyzes the meteoric rise of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Just as in the bricks-and-mortar world, a marketing plan is a must in cyberspace. In this program, leaders in the field of online marketing cut through the confusion to lay out the principles of driving traffic, branding, and targeting on the Internet. Executives from companies including 24/7 Media, Renegade Marketing Group, Beyond Interactive, and Media Metrix offer keen insights into a wide...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: This program, filmed at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, links two innovators who really know e-commerce: Amazon.com's Jeff Bezos, standard-bearer for all companies operating solely online, and David Dyer, president and CEO of Lands' End, who expanded his brand into cyberspace as well as into the clothing department of Sears to make his business a leader in the apparel...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Meet Kyle MacDonald, an unemployed young Canadian with a crazy-wonderful dream: to trade his way up from one red paperclip to a house in just one year using only his blog as his bartering tool. This program-an intriguing example of online entrepreneurship, a case study of an ingenious marketing stunt, and a testament to the transformative power of doing well by doing good-sums up a genuinely...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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