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Room for Development

Housing Markets in Latin America and the Caribbean

Latin American and Caribbean countries are the most urban in the developing world and have very high home ownership rates. Many cities in the region also show...

Inter-American Development Bank

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Outsourcing and Management

Why the Market Benchmark Will Topple Old School Management Styles

Outsourcing and Management shows how the next generation of executives will employ outsourcing, systematic thinking, disciplined management, and effective use...

Thomas Nelson Tunstall

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The New Chinese Economy

Dynamic Transitions into the Future

A current look at the Chinese economy and its impact--each chapter is co-written by a Chinese scholar.

"...A current look at the Chinese economy and its impact--each chapter is co-written by a Chinese scholar.. The New Chinese Economy is a comprehensive look at Chinese economics and an increasingly globalized world. The topics addressed highlight the institutional and cultural forces that shape the dynamism of the Chinese economy today and that will continue to do so for the years to come. Grivoyannis covers topics including economic development, banking and finance, education reform, consumption pa..."

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Not Just China

The Rise of Recalls in the Age of Global Business

Product recalls spanning toys, children's products, food, pet food, and automobiles have increased dramatically in the recent past. Consequently, the safety of...

Hari Bapuji

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Globalizing Ideal Beauty

Women, Advertising, and the Power of Marketing

Globalizing Ideal Beauty is the forgotten history of a group of women copywriters whose successful ad campaigns went international in the 1920s and spread an...

Denise H. Sutton

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The Startup Game

Inside the Partnership between Venture Capitalists and Entrepreneurs

For more than 40 years, venture capitalist Bill Draper has worked with top entrepreneurs in fabled Silicon Valley, where today’s vision is made into tomorrow’s...

"...For more than 40 years, venture capitalist Bill Draper has worked with top entrepreneurs in fabled Silicon Valley, where today’s vision is made into tomorrow’s.... For more than 40 years, venture capitalist Bill Draper has worked with top entrepreneurs in fabled Silicon Valley, where today’s vision is made into tomorrow’s reality. From the VC who saw the value in Skype, Zappos, and many other companies, comes firsthand stories of success. In these pages Draper explores: how to evaluate innovati..."

By William H. Draper III and Eric Schmidt

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Transformative Entrepreneurs

How Walt Disney, Steve Jobs, Muhammad Yunus, and Other Innovators Succeeded

Entrepreneurs are the key to any successful new business. But having a good idea is not enough . . . too many good ideas fail at the execution level....

Jeffrey A. Harris

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Understanding the Crisis in Greece

From Boom to Bust

As the tensions in the Greek economy take center stage in the international headlines, this book examines the working of the Greek political system and the...

"...As the tensions in the Greek economy take center stage in the international headlines, this book examines the working of the Greek political system and the.... As the tensions in the Greek economy take center stage in the international headlines, this book examines the working of the Greek political system and the way it relates with the Greek society. It investigates how and why Greece is just the first, prototype country of the fall of the western debt party.. "A scathing account of Greece's..."

By Michael Mitsopoulos and Theodore Pelagidis

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The Decline and Fall of Europe

IS EUROPE DOOMED? What if it fell apart? What if the Eurozone crisis was just the beginning of what's in store for Europe? What if there were other destructive...

Francesco M. Bongiovanni

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Going South

Why Britain will have a Third World Economy by 2014

A provocative look at how and why Britain has fallen into decline from being a superpower in 1914 to being a third world economy in 2014 by two of Britain's...

"...A provocative look at how and why Britain has fallen into decline from being a superpower in 1914 to being a third world economy in 2014 by two of Britain's.... A provocative look at how and why Britain has fallen into decline from being a superpower in 1914 to being a third world economy in 2014 by two of Britain's leading Economists journalists  With a second recession looming, Britain is facing a moment of truth. Going South examines how the leader of the Industrial Revolution came to exhibi..."

By Larry Elliott and Dan Atkinson

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Applied International Trade

This thoroughly revised second edition of Applied International Trade presents the leading theoretical and applied methods used in the field of international...

By Harry P. Bowen, Abraham Hollander and Jean-Marie Viaene

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What Chinese Want

Culture, Communism and the Modern Chinese Consumer

Today, most Americans take for granted that China will be the next global superpower. But despite the nation's growing influence, the average Chinese person is...

Tom Doctoroff

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All Eyes East

Lessons from the Front Lines of Marketing to China's Youth

An insightful look at the world’s single largest consumer market—China’s nearly 500 million youth—and how they will change global marketing forever...

Mary Bergstrom Mary Bergstrom

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Scaling Your Social Venture

Becoming an Impact Entrepreneur

The field of social entrepreneurship continues to grow by leaps and bounds as innovative entrepreneurs find new ways to create a positive social impact on...

"...The field of social entrepreneurship continues to grow by leaps and bounds as innovative entrepreneurs find new ways to create a positive social impact on.... The field of social entrepreneurship continues to grow by leaps and bounds as innovative entrepreneurs find new ways to create a positive social impact on their community. More often than not these ventures find it difficult to expand their initial concepts into new environments. As funding for social programs on a government level tighte..."

Paul N. Bloom

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Global Strategic Management

This book is designed as a core textbook for those students studying courses on Global Strategy and Strategic Management. It offers an insight into the impact...

Philippe Lasserre

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Management Ethics

Placing Ethics at the Core of Good Management

The recent financial crisis has awakened a renewed sensibility to ethics in business and management, and an increasing interest in a better understanding of...

"...The recent financial crisis has awakened a renewed sensibility to ethics in business and management, and an increasing interest in a better understanding of.... The recent financial crisis has awakened a renewed sensibility to ethics in business and management, and an increasing interest in a better understanding of how ethics and economics are intertwined. Managers and executives must understand not just the moral value of ethical behavior, but also how this can strengthens and benefits the or..."

Domènec Melé

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Brand Media Strategy

Integrated Communications Planning in the Digital Era

From YouTube to Facebook to the iPhone, today’s media landscape offers more tools and platforms for the savvy marketer than ever before. And with this rapidly...

Antony Young Antony Young

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The Idea Writers

Copywriting in a New Media and Marketing Era

The Idea Writers guides both new and experienced copywriters through the process of creating compelling brand content and experiences that sell.

Teressa Iezzi

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Winning at Innovation

The A-to-F Model

Innovation is a priority for many organizations who want to grow and develop in the post-recession economies. Companies need a systematic framework so...

"...Innovation is a priority for many organizations who want to grow and develop in the post-recession economies. Companies need a systematic framework so.... Innovation is a priority for many organizations who want to grow and develop in the post-recession economies. Companies need a systematic framework so innovation can occur at different levels of the organization. Philip Kotler and Fernando Trías de Bes, two of the world's leading experts in marketing and innovation, together present a revolut..."

By Fernando Trías de Bes and Philip Kotler

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Improving Project Performance

Eight Habits of Successful Project Teams

The approach to project management is too often formulaic, describing what should be done and how to do it, but not adequately describing why those actions are...

Jerry L. Wellman

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Manias, Panics and Crashes

A History of Financial Crises, Sixth Edition

Manias, Panics and Crashes, Sixth Edition is a vivid and entertaining account of the way that mismanagement of money and credit has led to financial explosions...

By Charles P. Kindleberger, Robert Z. Aliber and Robert Solow

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Plundered Nations?

Successes and Failures in Natural Resource Extraction

The study of natural resource extraction in resource-rich countries often shows that plunder, rather than prosperity, has become the norm. Management of...

"...The study of natural resource extraction in resource-rich countries often shows that plunder, rather than prosperity, has become the norm. Management of.... The study of natural resource extraction in resource-rich countries often shows that plunder, rather than prosperity, has become the norm. Management of natural resources differs widely in every state; a close examination of the decision making chains in various states highlights the key principles that need to be followed to avoid distorti..."

By Paul Collier and Anthony J. J. Venables

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Military Economics

The Interaction of Power and Money

Military power needs to be financed and economic development is often shaped by military conflict, thus the interaction of the military and economics, power...

Ron Smith

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Debunking Economics - Revised and Expanded Edition

The Naked Emperor Dethroned?

Debunking Economics - Revised and Expanded Edition, now including a downloadable supplement for courses, exposes what many non-economists may have suspected...

"...Debunking Economics - Revised and Expanded Edition, now including a downloadable supplement for courses, exposes what many non-economists may have suspected.... Debunking Economics - Revised and Expanded Edition, now including a downloadable supplement for courses, exposes what many non-economists may have suspected and a minority of economists have long known: that economic theory is not only unpalatable, but also plain wrong. When the original Debunking Economics was published back in 2001, t..."

Steve Keen

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