What CEOs Are Reading

September 2009
SGB;Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p60
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the books chief executive officers (CEOs) of the sporting goods industry are reading. John A. Hillerich IV, President & CEO of Hillerich & Bradsby Co., is reading "No Ordinary Time," by Doris Kearns Goodwin. Mitchell Modell, CEO of Modell's Sporting Goods, is reading "Outliers," by Malcom Gladwell.


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