Economics & Finance

Economics & Finance

 
Confronting Capitalism Kotler, Philip AMACOM , 2015 Economics & Finance

Philip Kotler, a classically trained economist and marketing expert, believes capitalism is the best economic system available to societies, but he thinks it could be better. In ...

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The Nature of Investing Collins, Katherine Bibliomotion, Inc. , 2014 Economics & Finance

In The Nature of Investing, Katherine Collins connects investment and natural processes. Her emphasis is on a more community-based strategy that stresses basic human...

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The Aspirational Investor Chhabra, Ashvin B. HarperCollins Publishers , 2015 Economics & Finance

Many people are intimidated and confused when it comes to investing. Some experts advocate indexing, while others promote active management. Yet, few discuss how investment strategies should...

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A Crowdfunder’s Strategy Guide Stegmaier, Jamey Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2015 Economics & Finance, Entrepreneurship

Online crowdfunding platforms have changed the way creative people can bring their dreams to life. Anybody who is passionate about an idea can initiate a crowdfunding project. On these platforms...

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Time-Driven Activity-Based Costing Kaplan, Robert S. | Anderson, Steven R. Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2007 Economics & Finance, Productivity

When activity-based costing (ABC) came on the scene decades ago, it looked very promising as a way to assess an organization's costs and profitability relative to resource capacity. However, ABC...

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A New Era in Banking Berges, Angel | Guillén, Mauro F. | Moreno, Juan Pedro | Ontiveros, Emilio Bibliomotion, Inc. , 2014 Economics & Finance

In A New Era in Banking, Angel Berges, Mauro F. Guillén, Juan Pedro Moreno, and Emilio Ontiveros explore the changing financial environment that continues to develop following the recession of 2008–...

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Executive Finance and Strategy Tiffin, Ralph Kogan Page Limited , 2014 Economics & Finance

In Executive Finance and Strategy, Ralph Tiffin argues that in order for executives to facilitate sustainable company growth, they must first achieve a strong understanding...

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Rise of the Robots Ford, Martin Basic Books , 2015 Economics & Finance, Technology

In Rise of the Robots, author Martin Ford taps into his years of experience in software development to discuss the dangerous impact robotics may soon have on the economy. According to Ford,...

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Inventory Strategy Frazelle, Edward H. McGraw-Hill Education , 2015 Business Strategy, Economics & Finance

Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, and other high-efficiency/low-cost operational strategies, with their relentless focus on keeping inventory at the lowest possible levels at all times, have been...

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The Ten Trillion Dollar Gamble Koesterich, Russ McGraw-Hill Education , 2011 Economics & Finance

The U.S. budget deficit represents a major risk to the health of the American economy. In fiscal year 2010, the deficit was around $1.3 trillion. Experts believe that by 2020 the national debt will more than double...

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