Business & Economics - Development

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Left Behind: Latin America and the Fa...

Sebastian Edwards

The political and economic history of Latin America has been marked by great hopes and even greater disappointments. Despite abundant resources—and a history of productivity and wealth—in recent decades the region has fall...

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Published: Nov 2012

Managing Startups: Best Blog Posts

Thomas Eisenmann

If you want salient advice about your startup, you’ve hit the jackpot with this book. Harvard Business School Professor Tom Eisenmann annually compiles the best posts from many blogs on technology startup management, primar...

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Published: May 2013

Peer to Peer: The Commons Manifesto

Michel Bauwens

Not since Marx identified the manufacturing plants of Manchester as the blueprint for the new capitalist society has there been a more profound transformation of the fundamentals of our social life. As capitalism faces a series of str...

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Published: Mar 2019

The Myths of Innovation

Scott Berkun

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Published: Aug 2010

NAFTA at 20: The North American Free ...

Michael J. Boskin

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was bold and controversial from the start. When first conceived, it was far from obvious that it would be possible given the circumstances of the times. Drawing from a December 2013 Hoov...

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Published: Oct 2014

Building Equitable Cities: How to Dri...

Janis Bowdler

How can cities promote economic mobility, advance equity, and drive growth? Through an analysis of best practices, proven policies, and case study examples, you will get practical insights into how your community can expand opportunit...

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Published: Jan 2018

How the Poor Can Save Capitalism: Reb...

John Hope Bryant

John Hope Bryant, successful self-made businessman and founder of the nonprofit Operation HOPE, says business and political leaders are ignoring the one force that could truly re-energize the stalled American economy: the poor. If we ...

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Published: Oct 2015

Reflections of a Serial Entrepreneur:...

Stoddard Bud Stoddard

Reflections of a Serial Entrepreneur includes hundreds of questions and pointers that will be invaluable to any aspiring entrepreneur. Filled with practical, useful, and accurate ideas on every aspect of a newborn company, this is a ...

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Published: Jan 2010

Business Plan: QuickStart Guide - The...

Clydebank Business

Writing a Business Plan, Made SimpleSo you have an idea for a start-up, an idea potentially worth millions, if not billions! Maybe it's for a software program, a multi-platform app, or perhaps a new niche retail store. This idea could...

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Published: Apr 2016

LLC: QuickStart Guide - The Simplifie...

Clydebank Business

LLCs Explained In Depth In An Easy To Understand Format So You Can Get Started On Your Business Today! **Limited Liability Companies Broken Down So Simply, You'll Know All The Benefits of This Business Entity And Answer All Your Quest...

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Published: Aug 2015

Design to Grow: How Coca-Cola Learned...

David Butler

Expert advice from Coca-Cola's Vice President of Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Learn how the world's largest beverage brand uses design to grow its business by combining the advantages of a large-scale company with the agility of a...

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Published: Feb 2016

The Rideshare Guide: Everything You N...

Harry Campbell

An industry leader's guide to making Lyft and Uber work for you. In less than five years, ridesharing has grown from nonexistence into a billion dollar industry. Uber now has two million drivers in the United States, Lyft has seven hu...

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Published: Apr 2018

Turning the Flywheel: A Monograph to ...

Jim Collins

A companion guidebook to the number-one bestselling Good to Great, focused on implementation of the flywheel concept, one of Jim Collins' most memorable ideas that has been used across industries and the social sectors, and with start...

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Published: Feb 2019

7 Secrets of Persuasion: Leading-Edge...

James Crimmins

7 Secrets of Persuasion is the first book to take the latest scientific insights about the mind and apply them to the art of persuasion. It directly translates the revolution in neuroscience that has occurred over the last 40 years in...

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Published: Sep 2016

Environmental Politics: A Very Short ...

Andrew Dobson

Environmental politics has many faces and operates at multiple scales: it preoccupies individuals as well as governments, drives local agreements as well as international treaties, results in minor business changes as well as wholesal...

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Published: Mar 2016

The Non-Obvious Guide to Magical Meet...

Ferguson Douglas

An unusual and irreverent guide to transforming your meetings from time-sucking interruptions to productive moments of collaboration – whether your team is together or virtual. What if meetings could be the high point of collab...

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Published: Oct 2020

Thriving Beyond Sustainability: Pathw...

Andres R. Edwards

Every fifteen seconds on our Earth, a child dies from waterborne disease. Three times an hour, another species becomes extinct. Each day we consume eighty-five million barrels of oil and pump twenty-three million tons of carbon dioxid...

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Published: May 2010

The Chemistry of Leadership: A Self-D...

Paul E. Fein

Are you a G-O-A-L driven leader with purpose? G - Genuine recognition provider O - Open communication connector A - Authentic relationship builder L - Leader presence enhancer Are you a leader personally focused on the following? - or...

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Published: Jul 2018

Age of Discovery: Navigating the Risk...

Ian Goldin

Age of Discovery looks at the world on the brink of a new Renaissance and asks the question, how do we avoid chaos and disruption, and share more widely the benefits of progress?Now is humanity's best moment. And our most fragile. Glo...

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Published: Dec 2017

Development: A Very Short Introductio...

Ian Goldin

What do we mean by development? How can citizens, governments, and the international community foster development? The process by which nations escape poverty and achieve economic and social progress has been the subject of extensive ...

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Published: May 2018

Don't Sleep On Planes

Zachary Hall

WHY ZONE OUT when you can make a meaningful connection? Zach will show you how to build your own powerful network, based on the idea that helping others leads to greater success for all. By sharing fun stories — and many of his key ...

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Published: Jul 2017

Hope for Economic Hopelessness: Your ...

Brig Hart

There comes a time in human history when we must find solutions to survive ourselves. That time is now. The world needs a solution that can provide economic hope and stability with enough scale to have a meaningful and lasting impac...

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Published: Jun 2012

The Ecology of Commerce: A Declaratio...

Paul Hawken

The world has changed in the seventeen years since the controversial initial publication of Paul Hawken's Ecology of Commerce, a stirring treatise about the perceived antagonism between ecology and business. Yet Hawken's impassioned ...

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Published: Nov 2010

Reinventing Capitalism: How we broke ...

Freeman Jon

Our financial systems are broken - not fit for purpose.  The evolution of capitalism has stalled and no longer meets our human needs or the conditions that we face.  When we examine how our relationship with money has evolved, we c...

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Published: Oct 2015

Love Where You Live: Creating Emotion...

Peter Kageyama

Following the widespread success of For the Love of Cities, this book builds upon the central premise that love of place matters, with more examples from all over the world and practical steps that community leaders, both official and...

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Published: Jan 2015

Getting Better: Why Global Developmen...

Charles Kenny

As the income gap between developed and developing nations grows, so grows the cacophony of voices claiming that the quest to find a simple recipe for economic growth has failed. Getting Better, in sharp contrast, reports the good new...

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Published: Dec 2012

Guerrilla Creativity: Make Your Messa...

Jay Conrad Levinson

With more than four thousand marketing messages assailing consumers daily, creating an original, appealing, and memorable message is more important than ever. Marketer extraordinaire Jay Conrad Levinson shows readers how to craft just...

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Published: Oct 2001

The Great Culture [Dis]Connect: Build...

Mary Marshall

The Great Culture [Dis]Connect is a tool for entrepreneurs, executives, managers, and anyone concerned with the work environment and company culture they are a part of. Filled with both positive and negative examples of company cultur...

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Published: Nov 2018

Growing a Business: Strategies for Le...

Rupert Merson

Growth is a clear goal for ambitious entrepreneurs and leaders. It's often a short hand for business - and wider economic - success. But it's not without its pitfalls and challenges, and planning for, and managing, a growing business ...

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Published: Mar 2016

Local Is Our Future: Steps to an Econ...

Helena Norberg-Hodge

From a renowned pioneer of the anti-globalization movement, a primer on working towards a localized worldFrom disappearing livelihoods to financial instability, from climate chaos to an epidemic of depression, we face crises on a numb...

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Published: Jun 2019
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