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King Library is a joint venture between San Jose Public Library and SJSU. All students with a California address can obtain a free SJPL card which will allow them to check out the following materials. Students may pick up books at King Library on campus or any of the SJPL branches.
Below is a sampling of the library's newest acquisitions related to Global Innovation and Leadership. Please contact the subject librarian if you have any questions or requests.
Whether titans of industry, influential business leaders, or creators of history's most recognizable brands, these entrepreneurs had the vision, innovation, and ruthless determination to make their marks on our society in indelible ways. Boldly illustrated and comprehensive in its scope and depth, Entrepreneurs Who Changed History profiles more than 90 industry leaders across the world and throughout the ages - from the enterprising bankers of the medieval world and the merchants of an empire to the titans of industry and the geniuses of Silicon Valley. Combining accessible text with specially-commissioned illustrated portraits in a range of bold artwork styles, photographs, and infographics, entries showcase each individual in a fresh, visual way.
This book focuses on the process of designing a new business, known as entrepreneurship. It gives emphasis to the deep relationship between entrepreneurship and organizational innovation. This book provides a wide range of information and knowledge, namely: on the different initiatives to be developed in order to promote an entrepreneurial culture; on the different types and levels of innovation and organizational change to be implemented by organizations; on the possible strategies to be developed with a view to fostering qualified entrepreneurship through a strong training component; on the involvement of the different agents of innovation to equip the promoting entrepreneurial projects teams with scientific and technical knowledge in the different areas of intervention, such as marketing, finance, human resources management, the protection of intellectual property, techniques to persuade investors, etc.
As society evolves in the direction of innovation, digital influence, and rapid information delivery, workplaces must follow suit in order to remain relevant and engaging to modern employees. Bill Fox, a thought leader and author with decades of experience in the business world, has interviewed 31 global business leaders about how they create workplaces that continue to adapt with the times, where each team thrives at each level. These lessons go beyond the limitations of “best practices” and “working smarter”, and instead focus on insights and strategies to bridge the gap between the Industrial Age and the new “Forward-Thinking Age”.
You Haven't Hit Your Peak Yet! by Harvey Mackay
Publication Date: 2020-01-29
Advice from one of America's most respected and well-connected business leadership gurus If you haven't reached your peak, you're not alone. But still, you're doing something right. Sound strange? Well, any businessperson worth their salt knows it takes determination to reach the finish line. The business world is constantly changing so it's essential to learn, adapt, and grow. In all-new pieces of wisdom, common sense, and advice, Harvey Mackay shares his decades of business leadership acumen to show you how to stay relevant, fluid, and on the path for success. Find out how adversity can be your best friend Use humility in your successes to make good business partners Stop riding a dead horse Discover how recognition does wonders Told with the sort of straight-shooting humor that only Harvey Mackay can deliver, You Haven't Hit Your Peak Yet is your personal road map for the route that can take you to the top.
Written by prominent thought leaders in the global fintech space, The AI Book aggregates diverse expertise into a single, informative volume and explains what artifical intelligence really means and how it can be used across financial services today. Key industry developments are explained in detail, and critical insights from cutting-edge practitioners offer first-hand information and lessons learned.
A few square miles of Northern California contain some of the world's largest companies whose products affect billions of people every single day. What made these giants of Silicon Valley as impactful as they are? What do their paths to success have in common? Turning Silicon into Gold is a sharp analysis of 25 case studies examining just that. Authors Griffin Kao, Jessica Hong, Michael Perusse, and Weizhen Sheng provide relevant commentary as they explore the stories behind companies such as Apple, Amazon, OpenTable, and many more. These organizations used unique problem-solving strategies to forever change the face of tech--whether it was Facebook's second mover advantage over MySpace or Nintendo's leap of faith in the 1980s to revitalize the video game industry.