Discover BGI Authors
Complementary to institutions that have resident faculty, BGI attracts expertise, teachers, and mentors from a host of other institutions, businesses, and entities. A combination of academics, practitioners, and entrepreneurs, BGI faculty write, speak, and are listened to in the public and private sectors. The following are a sample of the books currently authored or co-authored by members of the BGI Faculty Academy. Shop and enjoy.
A sampling of BGI Authors:
Making Sustainability Stick: The Blueprint for Successful Implementation
by Kevin Wilhelm
This book provides the blueprint for implementation, breaking down barriers, and the steps required to integrate sustainability successfully into any business. It is laid out in easily digestible chapters, with action steps backed up from interviews with sustainability thought leaders, case studies, and the real life experience of the author, as well as over 40 interviews with CSR and Sustainability Directors at various companies on how to “get things done” based on their successes and temporary setbacks. It provides the step-by-step roadmap for implementing sustainability successfully and focuses on “how” companies can realize the benefits of sustainability by engaging the head, heart, and hands of their employees.
Getting to Scale: Growing Your Business Without Selling Out
by Jill Bamburg
Renowned academic and businesswoman Jill Bamburg shows how mission-driven entrepreneurs can preserve the values of their company while maintaining their growth and competitiveness in the marketplace. Through lessons and stories readers learn how to build growth businesses that can be successful and economically significant in the competitive marketplace. They will learn how their businesses can be strong global competitors without becoming bad local citizens.
Intrapreneuring in Action: A Handbook for Business Innovation
by Gifford Pinchot III
Based on the authors’ experience helping companies launch over 400 new products and businesses, Intrapreneuring in Practice gives managers at all levels examples and instructions on how to identify people within their organizations who behave like entrepreneurs. It also explains how to avoid classic mistakes while creating a climate that encourages intrapreneurship and directs intrapreneurial energy toward company goals.