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Raw Deal: How the
Raw Deal: How the "Uber Economy" and Runaway Capitalism Are Screwing American Workers

Steven Hill · Palgrave Macmillan Trade
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

"What's going to happen to my job?"That's what an increasing number of anxious Americans are asking themselves. The US workforce, which has been one of the most productive and wealthiest in the world, is undergoing an alarming transformation. Increasing numbers of workers find...
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Capital offenses : business crime and punishment in americas corporate age
Capital offenses : business crime and punishment in americas corporate age

Samuel Buell · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

From the lead prosecutor on the Enron investigation, an eye-opening examination of the explosion of American white-collar crime.If "corporations are people too," why isn't anyone in jail?A serious defect in a GM car causes accidents; Enron scams investors out of their money; banks...
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Stuffocation: Why We've Had Enough of Stuff and Need Experience More Than Ever
Stuffocation: Why We've Had Enough of Stuff and Need Experience More Than Ever

James Wallman · Spiegel & Grau
Format: Hardcover

Stuffocation is a movement manifesto for "experiential" living, a call to arms to stop accumulating stuff and start accumulating experiences, and a road map for a new way forward with the potential to transform our lives.Reject materialism. Embrace experientialism. Live more with...
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The Best Place to Work: The Art and Science of Creating an Extraordinary Workplace
The Best Place to Work: The Art and Science of Creating an Extraordinary Workplace

Ron Friedman PhD · Perigee Books
Format: Hardcover

For readers of Malcolm Gladwell, Daniel Pink, and Freakonomics, comes a captivating and surprising journey through the science of workplace excellence. Why do successful companies reward failure? What can casinos teach us about building a happy workplace? How do you design an office that...
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How to Start a Home-Based Landscaping Business
How to Start a Home-Based Landscaping Business

Owen E. Dell · Taylor Trade Publishing; Seventh Edition edition
Format: Print book

Landscaping continues to be an in-demand business field for motivated entrepreneurs. This seventh edition includes updated information on business plans, managing both employees and paperwork, taxes, and in-depth discussions on the role social media can play in your successful landscaping...
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The Road to Reinvention: How to Drive Disruption and Accelerate Transformation
The Road to Reinvention: How to Drive Disruption and Accelerate Transformation

Josh Linkner · Jossey-Bass; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Companies, communities, and individuals fall for many reasons, but one of the most common—and easily avoidable—is the failure to reinvent. When people and organizations rest on prior successes rather than driving purposeful transformation, they discover too late that they have lost...
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The Oyster War: The True Story of a Small Farm, Big Politics, and the Future of Wilderness in America
The Oyster War: The True Story of a Small Farm, Big Politics, and the Future of Wilderness in America

Summer Brennan · Counterpoint
Format: Print book

It all began simply enough. In 1976 the Point Reyes Wilderness Act granted the highest protection in America to more than 33,000 acres of California forest, grassland and shoreline - including Drakes Estero, an estuary of stunning beauty. Inside was a small, family-run oyster farm first...
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Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace
Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace

Nikil Saval · Doubleday
Format: Hardcover

You mean this place we go to five days a week has a history? Cubed reveals the unexplored yet surprising story of the places where most of the worlds work—our work—gets done. From Bartleby the Scrivener to The Office, from the steno pool to the open-plan cubicle farm, Cubed is a fascinating,...
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Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street's Great Foreclosure Fraud
Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street's Great Foreclosure Fraud

David Dayen · New Press
Pages: 385
Format: Print book

In the depths of the Great Recession, a cancer nurse, a car dealership worker, and an insurance fraud specialist helped uncover the largest consumer crime in American history - a scandal that implicated dozens of major executives on Wall Street. They called it foreclosure fraud: millions...
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Love Your Life, Not Theirs: 7 Money Habits for Living the Life You Want
Love Your Life, Not Theirs: 7 Money Habits for Living the Life You Want

Rachel Cruze · Ramsey Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

In Love Your Life, Not Theirs, Rachel Cruze shines a spotlight on the most damaging money habit we have: comparing ourselves to others. Then she unpacks seven essential money habits for living the life we really want - a life in line with our values, where we can afford the things we want...
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The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap

Matt Taibbi · Random House
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST, NPR, AND KIRKUS REVIEWSA scathing portrait of an urgent new American crisis Over the last two decades, America has been falling deeper and deeper into a statistical mystery: Poverty goes up. Crime...
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Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise
Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise

Anders Ericsson · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 307
Format: Print book

From the world's reigning expert on expertise comes a powerful new approach to mastering almost any skill. Have you ever wanted to learn a language or pick up an instrument, only to become too daunted by the task at hand? Expert performance guru Anders Ericsson has made a career studying...
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The Ruler's Guide: China's Greatest Emperor and His Timeless Secrets of Success
The Ruler's Guide: China's Greatest Emperor and His Timeless Secrets of Success

Chinghua Tang · Scribner
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

In the classic tradition of Sun Tzu's The Art of War, here for the first time in English is the timeless wisdom of China's greatest emperor Tang Taizong (598-649 AD) which will show anyone who leads or manages how to achieve unparalleled results and an enduring legacy.Tang Taizong...
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Driven to Distraction at Work: How to Focus and Be More Productive
Driven to Distraction at Work: How to Focus and Be More Productive

Ned Hallowell · Harvard Bus Review Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Are you driven to distraction at work?Bestselling author Edward M. Hallowell, MD, the world's leading expert on ADD and ADHD, has set his sights on a new goal: helping people feel more in control and productive at work.You know the feeling: you can't focus; you feel increasingly...
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Succession: Mastering the Make-or-Break Process of Leadership Transition
Succession: Mastering the Make-or-Break Process of Leadership Transition

Noel M. Tichy · Portfolio
Format: Hardcover

Noel Tichy has been the trusted adviser on management succession to companies including Royal Dutch Shell, Nokia, Intel, Ford, and Mercedes Benz. Succession distills his decades of experience and provides a practical framework for building effective transition pipelines - for multi-billion...
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