Major Works

Major Works

 
No End to War Laqueur, Walter The Continuum International Publishing Group Inc. , 2003 Major Works

In No End to War, Walter Laqueur deals with the new elements in contemporary terrorism, why terrorism came so suddenly, and why it is so often and so thoroughly misinterpreted. Terrorism has changed...

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Hot, Flat, and Crowded Friedman, Thomas L. Farrar, Straus and Giroux , 2008 Global Business, Major Works

Global warming, the rise of the middle class and rapid population growth are making the world hot, flat and crowded. In Hot, Flat, and Crowded, author Thomas Friedman explains that these challenges...

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Managing Mintzberg, Henry Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2009 Major Works, Management

Identifying what managers do is easy; making sense of the huge assortment of duties and requirements is the difficulty. According to management guru Henry Mintzberg, author of Managing, management must...

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Big Blues Carroll, Paul Crown Publishing , 1993 Business Biographies, Major Works, Management

The unmaking of IBM has probably hurt more people than the unmaking of any other company in history. The toll begins with 140,000 jobs lost over the past seven years (when spouses and children are included, the lost...

 
 
The Endangered American Dream Luttwak, Edward N. Simon & Schuster, Inc. , 1993 Economics & Finance, Major Works, Productivity

An in-depth analysis of the U.S. political and economic climate over the past two decades. Drawing from an array of studies, Luttwak reveals the root causes of America ’s declining standard of living, the decay of U.S...

 
 
The Prize Yergin, Daniel Simon & Schuster , 1991 Global Business, Major Works, Management

In The Prize, Yergin provides unprecedented insight into the history of the oil industry, and by extension, the dynamic and intricate history of the 20th century. In light of events in the Gulf,...

 
 
The World According to Peter Drucker Beatty, Jack The Free Press , 1998 Global Business, Leadership, Major Works, Management

Peter F. Drucker’s influence is global. His views on management, industrial organization, business strategy, leadership development, and employee motivation have instructed Fortune 500 corporations, nonprofit...

 
 
The End of the American Century Schlossszein, Steven Congdon & Weed , 1990 Major Works, Management

In order to lead in the 21st century, America must regain its competitive spirit by creating new strategic commercial, industrial, political, educational, and social policies--policies, which must constitute serious...

 
 
The Lore and Legends of Wall Street Sharp, Robert M. Dow Jones-Irwin , 1989 Business Biographies, Leadership, Major Works

When the colonists arrived, the currency in place was wampum (or wampumpeage, meaning "white string") manufactured by the Iroquois Indians. Since the colonists traded with the Indians, they also adopted this system....

 
 
The Renaissance of American Steel Ahlbrandt, Roger S. | Fruehan, Richard J. Oxford University Press , 1996 Business Biographies, Innovation, Major Works

Just a few years ago, the American steel industry was used as the archetypal example of failure in the face of foreign competition. In fact, the collapse of the industry was so dramatic that it was seen as symptomatic...

 
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