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Window to the World Communications, Inc

Overview
Works: 66 works in 100 publications in 1 language and 4,748 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Internet videos  Case studies  Educational films  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  Documentary films  Interviews  Tours 
Classifications: PN1997, 977.311
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Most widely held works by Window to the World Communications, Inc
Chicago : city of the century( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City of the century tells how in just 60 years Chicago grew from a remote, swampy frontier town into one of the most explosively alive cities in the world. "Chicago by 'L'" is part travelogue, part history, and part tour of Chicago's neighborhoods by 'L', Chicago's elevated train
10 buildings that changed America by Geoffrey Baer( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

10 Buildings That Changed America tells the stories of ten influential works of architecture, the people who imagined them, and the way these landmarks ushered in innovative cultural shifts throughout our society. These 10 Buildings represent architects who dared to strike out on their own and design radical new types of buildings that permanently altered our environmental and cultural landscape
10 that changed America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three programs that collectively present the milestones of American architecture and city planning. 10 homes that changed America takes the viewer to a 600-year-old Native American dwelling, Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, a Gothic castle in New York, Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater, and an early public housing project. 10 parks that changed America looks at public squares in Savannah, Georgia, a park-like cemetery near Boston, the San Antonio River Walk, a park built over a freeway in Seattle, a toxic waste site that was transformed into a park, and New York's Central Park and High Line. 10 towns that changed America examines a Spanish colonial town in Florida, William Penn's vision for Philadelphia, the Mormon plan for Salt Lake City, a failed company town near Chicago, urban renewal in Washington, D.C., and the latest ideas about city planning in Portland, Oregon
Customer-driven success( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the post-Enron and -WorldCom era, the spotlight of scrutiny is shining ever more sharply on corporations and their chief executives. In this program, Robert Nardelli, chairman, president, and CEO of The Home Depot, and Michael Eskew, chairman and CEO of United Parcel Service, discuss the white-hot issues of corporate governance and ethics as well as the special challenges they face as newcomers to the top job. What are they doing to expand their customer bases in the face of fierce competition? And how are they training the new leaders who will help them take their companies-tops in their respective industries-into the future?
Staying on top in turbulent times( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pharmaceuticals and banking are among the most profitable industries in the world. What are these companies doing to remain profitable during the post-9/11 economic downturn? In this program, Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of Bank One Corporation, and Raymond Gilmartin, chairman, president, and CEO of Merck and Company, talk about leadership during turbulent times; the outsider as insider, when a CEO is tasked with operating a business that was previously family-run; and what lies ahead for corporate America
Leadership in a fast-paced economy( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Both were founded in 1927. Both are still going strong. And both are counting on their abilities to implement new technologies and to react quickly to changing customer tastes to stay ahead of the competition. This program pairs up James Keyes, president and CEO of 7-Eleven, and Donald Carty, chairman, president, and CEO of AMR Corporation and American Airlines, to comment on the CEO as a catalyst for change and to share how they serve customers on the go and stay ahead of cost-cutting competitors."--FMG on Demand Web site
Dynamic leadership in turbulent times( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If terrorism and scandal have undermined the strength and credibility of American business, so too have they stimulated a new determination to improve the way business is done. In this program, two of the New York region's top executives-Charles Lee, chairman and co-CEO of Verizon Communications, and Arthur Ryan, chairman, CEO, and president of Prudential Financial-reflect on corporate America after September 11th, business ethics in a post-Enron world, and industry regulatory issues
Chicago by boat : the new river tour( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An architectural and historical tour of Chicago's riverfront
Chicago's western suburbs : from prairie soil to prairie style( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tour starts in Cicero, takes you west to Naperville, then makes a return trip from West Chicago and Wheaton to Oak Park
7 wonders of Chicago( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A video exploring the architectural wonders and hidden treasures of Chicago
Jack Welch : icon of leadership( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interview with the man widely recognized as the CEO of the Century: Jack Welch, former Chairman and CEO of General Electric Company. Mr. Welch shares his commonsense philosophy that transformed General Electric into the most admired company in the world and revolutionized the way business is transacted today
Chicago's North Shore : with Geoffrey Baer( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A video tour of the special points of interest of each North Shore community along with a detailed history
Winning the game : the rough-and-tumble business of sports( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This episode of CEO Exchange offers an insiders' glimpse into the high-stakes world of professional sports from two executives who know it best. David Stern, Commissioner of the National Basketball Association, has taken his sport to new heights while trying to keep viewers from heading for the exits. Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig has sought to level the field between big market and small market teams while playing defense about alleged steroid use by athletes. It's a world of big egos, and very big money. The basketball and baseball commissioners are both seeking that winning formula for continued success
Hidden Chicago( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the little-known history of some of Chicago's hidden treasures
Northwest of Chicago : from farm fields to boomtowns( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Begin a revealing journey through the rich and surprising history of the Northwest suburbs of Chicago
The Southwest Suburbs : birthplace of Chicago( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's a part of Chicago that's full of surprises. It's home to a 28-square-mile forest with a rock canyon. It's where one of the Blues Brothers did time (along with thousands of other real-life convicts). And it's the setting for Chicago's most famous ghost story. Geoffrey Baer travels by train, tugboat and 1958 Edsel through the Southwest suburbs of Chicago
The Fox River Valley and Chain O' Lakes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geoffrey Baer guides you on a tour through the Chain O' Lakes region and along the Fox River, exploring historic towns and small industrial cities along the way
Chicago's Loop : a new walking tour with Geoffrey Baer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geoffrey Baer, a docent for the Chicago Architecture Foundation, shows some of the city's most celebrated architecture
The foods of Chicago : a delicious history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores Chicago's culinary and food manufacturing history, including the area's many international influences and flavors and some of the local industries
Chicago's lakefront( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An architectural and historical tour of Chicago's lakefront
 
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