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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

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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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

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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