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The author provides an amazing array of ideas on “how to” create online lifestyle businesses by setting up and using the internet.
Whitney concentrates on the economic prospects for individuals states. Particularly disturbing are Whitney’s long term projections for California and Illinois.
An excellent-read both for academics seeking a practice-oriented perspective to technical analysis and for active investors seeking analytical tools.
Written in the parable style of such books as The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, the authors offer a story of the challenges and tribulations of the CEO role.
Larson’s book, The Devil in the White City, is a case study of a very large project in the early 1890s—the project was the conception and building of the 1893 World’s Fair; also known as the Columbian Exhibition.
The book is thorough, clearly written, and easily understood. It offers important lessons not only for economists, but especially for managers and for anyone who cares about the value of the decisions they make.
For students of business, the question revolves around who made the greatest contribution to the future of business and, by that, the greatest contribution to mankind, and to civilization’s progress.
The Book Corner offers reviews by Graziadio School faculty on a variety of books on business topics.
The New Age of Innovation: Driving Co-created Value Through Global Networks by C. K. Prahalad and M. S. Krishnan
The authors clearly identify the “what” and the “why” of the morphing of products and services and then provide direction for managers to understand actions necessary to remain competitive.