Articles by Jeffrey Krames
As former vice president and publisher of McGraw-Hill’s trade business books division, Jeffrey Krames has personally edited and published more than 300 business books, including many award-winning, best-selling titles on business luminaries that include Jack Welch, Michael Ovitz, Ross Perot, William Paley, Michael Dell, Bill Gates, Herb Kelleher and Lou Gerstner among others. Recently, Krames published seven of the top 35 best business books of the year as determined by Library Journal. In 2006, Krames become the editorial director of Portfolio/Penguin.
Krames has had his work published in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Financial Times, Chicago Tribune and the Los Angeles Times. He has been interviewed by national and international media such as the Fox News Channel, CNBC, MSNBC, CNN, A&E’s Biography, CSPAN, CNN Europe, CNBC Europe, the BBC, The New York Times, Newsweek, Time, Business Week, the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and Publishers Weekly.
Krames is also a best-selling author. His last book was Jack Welch and the 4E’s of Leadership, which was published in December 2004. His other titles include What The Best CEO’s Know, The Jack Welch Lexicon of Leadership and The Rumsfeld Way: The Leadership Wisdom of a Battle-Hardened Maverick. Inside Drucker’s Brain will be Krames’s first book in four years.
Before meeting Peter Drucker, I had always wondered how business management and the modern day corporation were born. Without prompting, Drucker launched into a discussion of just that shortly after my arrival that Monday morning, in December 2003. First a bit of background: The topics Peter Drucker chose to discuss with me during our day together gave me the impression that he viewed me as his...Full Article »
“A critical question for leaders is, “When do you stop pouring resources into things that have achieved their purpose?” The most dangerous traps for a leader are those near-successes where everybody says that if you just give it another big push it will go over the top.” –Peter Drucker Drucker lived what he taught. He once said that after he wrote a book, he never...Full Article »
If Peter Drucker—the inventor of management and the chronicler of great leaders—was still alive, he probably would not have been surprised by the outcome of the presidential election. I believe he would have known that the Barrack Obama leadership strategy was superior to John McCain's weeks before Election Day. Drucker was a shrewd observer of our presidents. He noted that ever...Full Article »Events of Interest
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