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An informatively illustrated guide to business principles by a professor, entrepreneur, consultant, executive, and Harvard Business School graduate.
Success in business—and in business school—calls for a broad knowledge base and the ability to turn it into action. This accessible book provides a thorough grounding in the principles most essential to the study and practice of business, from corporate organization to maintaining customer satisfaction. Lessons include:
• key elements of organizational philosophy, structure, culture, and behavior
• ways to grow a business in new and existing markets
• why fast-growing companies may be chronically short on cash
• how to manage and interpret data when weighing a decision
• how to run a meeting most effectively
• how social and environmental responsibility can be good for business
101 Things I Learned® in Business School will appeal to students seeking traction in a demanding curriculum, to self-made entrepreneurs looking to improve their business practices, and to seasoned professionals seeking a refresher on core principles.
About the Author
Michael W. Preis has been a management consultant, business owner, executive, and clinical professor of business administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from The Ohio State University, an MBA from Harvard Business School, and a Ph.D. in marketing from George Washington University.
Matthew Frederick is a bestselling author, instructor of design and writing, and the creator of the 101 Things I Learned® series. He lives in New York's Hudson Valley.