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The Feminine Mistake: Are We Giving Up Too Much?

By: Bennetts, Leslie

Price: $11.96

Publisher: New York, NY, Hyperion Books: 2007

Edition: First Trade Edition

Seller ID: 004169

The author puts to rest the common tale that if women don't "have to" work, it's best that they stay home. Women with kids and a challenging career enjoy a richly rewarding life as a result. When women gamble on dependency, most eventually end up on the wrong side of the odds - and miss out on intellectual, emotional, psychological, and even medical benefits of self-sufficiency. This is an eye-opening and persuasive argument for why women can - and should - embra... View more info

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Letterheads Gone Digital

By: Carter, David E. (edited by) ; Brown, Suzanna M. W.

Price: $10.12

Publisher: Dusseldorf, Germany, Nippan: 1998

Seller ID: 003999

Letterheads Gone Digital shows a variety of graphics made possible by the computer revolution in design, primarily business and corporate. The "new tools" include software that lets you break new ground with a look that still says "touched by human hands. " An interesting and useful reference, this book offers more than 170 letterheads and/or stationery packages with comments relating each to a specific aspect of computer design. The binding has very ligh... View more info

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Law Growth Nexus: the Rule of Law and Economic Development

By: Dam, Kenneth W.

Price: $32.20

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Brookings Institute Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002982

Much of what we call the developing world has stopped developing, while growth in other regions has slowed. As a result, billions of people remain trapped in poverty, despite decades of foreign aid and lending by multilateral institutions such as the World Bank. In the past, economists prescribed liberalization and privatization to governments seeking to improve their economic performance. But dissatisfaction with these remedies in many countries left policymakers search... View more info

House of Cards: Inside the Troubled Empire of American Express

By: Friedman, Jon; Meehan, John

Price: $10.12

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000424

A fascinating look at the inner workings of American Express. From it's pony-express beginnings, they grew into a powerful conglomerate with a global reach. The authors, financial journalists both, take the reader inside corporate boardrooms and tell, for the first time, of all the bungled deals, private fiascos and slashing executive egos in the far-flung realm of American Express. Things became truly nasty during the recession in the early '80's, when restaurants in Bo... View more info

The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership Tested by Time: Those Who Followed Them. and Those Who Didn't!

By: Garlow, James L. ; Maxwell, John C. (Foreword by)

Price: $18.40

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee, U. S. A., Thomas Nelson Publishers: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003188

Throughout history, men and women have had opportunities to influence others. Some have succeeded; others have floundered. What made the difference? Discover the answer - and learn how to be a history-shaping leader yourself - in this timely, well-researched book. Filled with stories of how people followed, or failed to follow, the 21 laws of leadership, this resource includes: General Robert E. Lee's use of The Law of Solid Ground; Joan of Arc's use of The Law of Buy-In... View more info

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Under the Influence: the Unauthorized Story of the Anheuser-Busch Dynasty

By: Hernon, Peter; Ganey, Terry

Price: $15.18

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003998

This book spins a startling and dramatic story of a corporate monarchy in pursuit of power and profits. It describes in detail events that have taken place in the private lives of the members of the Busch family, many of which have never been reported. The Bush's have always lived by their own rules. The family history if rife with brawls, lavish parties, marriage to relatives, and the extravagant displays of wealth. Based on interviews with hundreds of family friends an... View more info

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Manage Your Time

By: Hindle, Tim

Price: $5.52

Publisher: New York, DK Publishing, Inc.: 1998

Edition: Tenth Printing

Seller ID: 002244

NEW - This great little book gives you practical techniques to show you how to identify time-wasting traps, plan your time effectively, and find working patterns that suit you. Clear text and illustrations cover every aspect of time management. Simple checklists show you how to analyze and resolve time problems. Accessible charts and flow diagrams explore different options for action and provide useful examples. 71 pages including color photographs and diagrams throughou... View more info

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Gonzo Marketing: Winning through Worst Practices

By: Locke, Christopher

Price: $8.28

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Perseus Books Group: 2002

Edition: First Softcover Edition

Seller ID: 002237

NEW - Gonzo Marketing is a knuckle-whitening ride to the place where social criticism, biting satire, and serious commerce meet - and where the outdated ideals of mass marketing and broadcast media are being left in the dust. Invoking the spirit of gonzo journalism, Locke rails against business practices that treat customers like cattle, and urges marketers of all stripes to tap into Web-based communities, or "micromarkets" based on candor, trust, passion, and a ... View more info

E-Leadership: Guiding Your Business to Success in the New Economy

By: Mills, Daniel Quinn, Ph. D.

Price: $11.04

Publisher: Paramus, Nj, U. S. A., Prentice Hall Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002232

NEW - Our increasingly networked world is alive with opportunities that even today's market leaders are largely unable to exploit. Today's top firms may report record earnings, but their chief executives know that the full potential of the Internet still eludes them. That's about to change. As vast new markets open up all over the global economy, a select few companies, led by innovative executives dubbed e-Leaders by Harved Business School professor D. Quinn Mills - are... View more info

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The European Union after the Treaty of Amsterdam

By: Monar, Jorg; Wessels, Wolfgang (edited by)

Price: $27.60

Publisher: New York, Continuum Intl Pub Group: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002830

This book discusses the 10/02/97 Treaty of Amsterdam and the effect it has had on the European Union. The Foreword is written by Helmut Kohl. Part 1 involves The ICG 1996-1997 Negotiations and their Outcome; Part 2 discusses Constitutional and Institutional Reforms; Part 3 relates to The Reforms in Major Policy Areas, including EU employment and social policy after Amsterdam. Part 4 looks to the future in The Way Ahead. 18 individuals have contributed writings to this wo... View more info

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Business: the Ultimate Resource

By: Perseus Publishing; Goleman, Daniel

Price: $29.44

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Perseus Group: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004184

This is a must-have book, a go-to in business when you need to find something quickly. It includes original best-practice essays from over 150 thought-leaders, over 300 practical checklists, covering all areas of management and career development, a world business almanac covering over 150 countries, the 50 U. S. States, and 24 industries. Also includes a jargon-free dictionary of 6, 000 business terms and an extensive list of 3, 000 information sources covering 115 topi... View more info

Confucius in the Boardroom: Ancient Wisdom, Modern Lessons for Business

By: Rudnicki, Stefan (compiled and Adapted by)

Price: $16.56

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Dove Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003186

In this companion volume to his award-winning adaptation of The Art of War, Stefan Rudnicki turns once again to the ancient East with this brilliand and unique compilation, which includes over 25 sages and philosophers from Confucius to Lao Tzu to Chuang Tzu, spanning 21 centuries. This book presents the essentials of leadership, power, strategy, planning, negotiation, education, quality, and ethics through parable, poetry, meditations, and military strategy. These writi... View more info

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The Zero-Sum Society: Distribution and the Possibilities for Economic Change

By: Thurow, Lester C.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Basic Books: 2001

Edition: First Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 001714

Business Week said: "A ruthlessly honest, tough-minded book on what it will take to restore the U. S. Economy to health. " As relevant today as it was twenty years ago, The Zero-Sum Society shows us how to think about the best way to balance government stewardship of the economy with the free market aspirations of upwardly mobile Americans. Interpreting macroeconomics as a zero-sum game, Thurow proposes that the American economy will not solve its trenchant probl... View more info