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Jack Covert Selects - Taken For a Ride

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 3, 2000, at 3:51 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Taken For a Ride: How Daimler-Benz Drove off with Chrysler by Bill Vlasic, Bradley A. Stertz, William Morrow & Company, 372 pages, $26. 00, Hardcover, July 2000, ISBN 0688173055 One of the fun things about reading business bios are when you have authors who know the inside people and tell inside stories.

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Jack Covert Selects - The Value Effect

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 2, 2000, at 4:12 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

The Value Effect: A Murder Mystery about the Compulsive Pursuit of 'The Next Big Thing' by John Guaspari, Berrett-Koehler, May 2000, 177 pages, $22. 00, Hardcover, ISBN 9781576750926 A mystery novel/business book? It actually works and works nicely.

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Jack Covert Selects - How to Become a Rainmaker

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 2, 2000, at 3:43 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

How to Become a Rainmaker by Jeffrey J. Fox, Hyperion, 169 pages, $16. 95, Hardcover, July 2000 ISBN 9780786865956 I really appreciate a book with lessons one can apply quickly and easily-such as this one.

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Jack Covert Selects - The Real Work of Leaders

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 1, 2000, at 4:04 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

The Real Work of Leaders: A Report from the Front Lines of Management by Donald L. Laurie, Perseus Books Group, May 2000, 203 pages, $26. 00, Hardcover, ISBN 0738202495 Does the book world need another book about leadership?