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Global Business

 
Endless Appetites Bjerga, Alan Bloomberg Press , 2011 Economics & Finance, Global Business

Since 2007 food prices have risen rapidly worldwide, creating hunger and unrest. In Endless Appetites, Alan Bjerga contends that deregulated commodities trading is the cause for the hunger and unrest....

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The Great Brain Race Wildavsky, Ben Princeton University Press , 2010 Global Business

International competition for the brightest minds has made higher education a global commodity. In The Great Brain Race, Ben Wildavsky makes the case that this latest educational globalization should...

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In the Shadow of the Dragon Nie, Winter | Dowell, William | Lu, Abraham AMACOM , 2012 Global Business

China is becoming an increasingly important player in the global business world. Its population offers a ready workforce, as well as an enormous number of consumers. For multinational companies, understanding how China...

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Red Capitalism Walter, Carl E. | Howie, Fraser J. T. John Wiley & Sons Singapore Pte. Ltd. , 2012 Economics & Finance, Global Business

The popular world view is that China is an unstoppable freight train of economic growth. However, in Red Capitalism, Carl E. Walter and Fraser J. T. Howie say that decades of development in China have...

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Winning with Transglobal Leadership Sharkey, Linda D. | Razi, Nazneen | Cooke, Robert A. | Barge, Peter The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. , 2012 Global Business, Human Resources

In the early days of overseas expansion, companies could afford to overlook poor leadership abroad. International competition was in its infancy, performance metrics were unsophisticated, and communication was...

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What the U.S. Can Learn from China Lee, Ann Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2012 Business Strategy, Global Business

In What the U.S. Can Learn from China, Ann Lee discusses ways in which the United States can improve its economy, governance, and confidence by looking to China. The U.S. economy is the worst since the...

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Earth Wars Hiscock, Geoff John Wiley & Sons Singapore Pte. Ltd. , 2012 Global Business, Social Responsibility

The world has only so much food, water, energy, and precious metals to meet the needs of its growing population. In Earth Wars, Geoff Hiscock outlines the struggle for resources as the world’s...

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Paper Promises Coggan, Philip Public Affairs Books , 2012 Economics & Finance, Global Business

Over the last forty years, governments and consumers around the world have accumulated massive amounts of debt. This development reveals how attitudes toward money have changed over time. In Paper Promises...

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China Versus the West Tselichtchev, Ivan John Wiley & Sons Singapore Pte. Ltd. , 2012 Economics & Finance, Global Business

In China Versus the West, Ivan Tselichtchev describes the Western economic crisis that occurred parallel to unyielding Chinese growth and how this created a global power shift. He explains the genesis...

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The Services Shift Kennedy, Robert E. | Sharma, Ajay FT Press , 2009 Business Strategy, Global Business, Productivity

While twenty-first century managers are well-versed in the phenomenon of globalized manufacturing (the physical production of goods outside of a company’s country of operation), the details and implications of a more...

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