Winner Take All
A groundbreaking work that identifies the real culprit behind one of the great economic crimes of our time-- the growing inequality of incomes between the vast majority of Americans and the richest of the rich. We all know that the very rich have gotten a lot richer these past few decades while most Americans haven't. In fact, the exorbitantly paid have continued to thrive during the current economic crisis, even as the rest of Americans have continued to fall behind.
Why does the top one per cent of the population capture such a disproportionate amount of the wealth? Why do top athletes win dozens of sponsorship deals, yet competitors who finish just moments behind struggle to attract a single deal? This title shows how in business, as in sport, thousands are competing for only a handful of top prizes.
Paperback. Pub Date :2013-02-07 Pages: 272 Language: English Publisher: Penguin PressClassics Our planets resources are running out. The media bombards us with constant warnings of impending shortages of fossil fuels. minerals. arable land. and water and the political Armageddon that will result as insatiable global demand far outstrips supply. But how true is this pictureIn Winner Take All.