Corporate America

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The world of CEOs and boards has become an entitled insiders' club-virtually free of accountability-and the abject failure of our corporate leaders to police themselves is costing Americans trillions and seriously undermining the strength of our economy

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We're often told that the United States is, was, and always has been a Christian nation. But in One Nation Under God, historian Kevin M. Kruse reveals that the belief that America is fundamentally and formally Christian originated in the 1930s.To fight the “slavery” of FDR's New Deal, businessmen enlisted religious activists in a campaign for “freedom under God” that culminated in the election of their ally Dwight Eisenhower in 1952.

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A no nonsense discussion on the challenges of navigating through corporate challenges when you are on the outside looking in and wondering how you should deal with politics, toxic individuals and workplace challenges. This is the mentor that you always wa

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PCS to Corporate America: From Military Tactics to Corporate Interviewing Strategy is both a workbook and a reference book for any junior military officer who is considering a permanent change of station (PCS) to the business world. Written by Roger Cameron, a leading authority on preparing JMOs for a successful transition to corporate America and the cofounder of the recruiting firm Cameron-Brooks Inc.

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Renowned business journalist and CNN anchor Dobbs takes aim at the executives and politicians who profit by exporting U.S. jobs overseas and shows readers what they can do to save not only their own careers, but the American way of life.

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The real truth about succeeding in a corporate environment and how to thrive outside of the box. The author outlines the options to the average person in no nonsense language. It introduces the concepts of Independence from Corporate employment and the op

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On December 10, 2010, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont spoke for over eight hours on the floor of the Senate. As he spoke, and as the hours passed, millions began to watch the speech online; worldwide news coverage ensued. Worthwhile reading for any conc

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A streetwise MBA that offers you a degree in success Whether you're a novice or an experienced professional, "The Wall Street MBA" explains the underpinnings of financial valuation, financial analysis, and corporate accounting and describes how each drives corporate America and Wall Street. Peppered with true stories and amusing anecdotes, this concise, easy-to-read, interactive resource teaches MBA concepts by applying theory to real-life examples.

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Compact Disc, Brilliance Corporation, 2013, ISBN13 9781469298313, ISBN10 1469298317

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Charles Ferguson, who electrified the world with his Academy Award-winning documentary, Inside Job, now reveals how rogues with influence have taken over the country and are driving it to financial and social ruin. In "Predator Nation," Ferguson exposes the networks of academic, government, and congressional influence-in all recent administrations, including Obama's-that prepared the path to conquest.

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A story of the creation of America's deal culture and the battle for control of America's corporations, from the 1960s to today, is told through the intriguing, complex and often-flawed characters who created a new era and ushered in a world where literally no company was safe.

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The business marketing genius at the forefront of today's entertainment marketing revolution helps corporate America get hip to today's new consumer-the tan generation. When Fortune 500 companies need to reenergize or reinvent a lagging brand, they call Steve Stoute. In addition to marrying cultural icons with blue-chip marketers, Stoute has helped identify and activate a new generation of consumers.

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Profiling African Americans who have left corporate America and are making their dreams come true elsewhere, this book presents their experiences and reveals how to make the transition outside of the traditional corporate box. It helps readers learn how t

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This memoir, How Did YOU Get Here? focuses primarily on the professional life of William T. Parker as a Black man in the White American Corporate world. This book follows Mr. Parker's story, starting with background history of his parents' families and hi

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Ralph Nader, one of the most influential Americans of the 20th century, has fought for justice in America for over half a century. He strongly believes that-contrary to conventional political wisdom regarding extreme partisanship-significant change can be accomplished by focusing on issues that most Americans, regardless of political labels, agree are important and need to be addressed.

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Looks at the idea of America as a formally Christian nation, arguing that this view of the country largely started as an initiative by conservative religious leaders and businesses reacting against the New Deal, which became entangled with politics in the 1950s under Eisenhower.

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Who filled the trough? Who set the table at the banquet of greed? How has it been possible for corporate pigs to gorge themselves on grossly inflated pay packages and heaping helpings of stock options while the average American struggles to make do with their leftovers? Provocative political commentator Arianna Huffington yanks back the curtain on the unholy alliance of CEOs, politicians, lobbyists, and Wall Street bankers who have shown a brutal disregard for those in the office cubicles and on the factory floors.

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With humble beginnings in a small, low-income home in Pittsburgh to over 40 years of business experience including serving as a Chairman, Vice-Chairman and member of several corporate boards of directors, being a corporate officer and running a $20 billion global operation for Johnson Controls, Inc., Automotive Operations, Worldwide, Rande Somma has seen some things in the context of leadership that deeply disturbed him.

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Dean Ottati works for a large corporation and seeks real meaning in his life, beyond the hardball negotiations that make up his long workday. He feels that capitalism has made us all poorer-slaves of the clock, pursuing the illusory. To find real substance, he runs-on trails and roads and beaches, alone or with friends, constantly challenging himself physically and intellectually.

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If America were a corporation, how would an independent analyst judge its ability to compete against other corporate giants? According to the author, that hypothetical analyst would label America a corporate dinosaur and recommend that the nation either change or face extinction. This book focuses on how to improve America by first comparing its performance with thirteen competitive industrial nations, then identifying the best practices found throughout the world that can be adopted here in the United States.

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Circle of Greed" is the epic story of the rise and fall of Bill Lerach, once the leading class action lawyer in America and now a convicted felon. For more than two decades, Lerach threatened, shook down and sued top Fortune 500 companies, including Disney, Apple, Time Warner, and-most famously-Enron. Now, the man who brought corporate moguls to their knees has fallen prey to the same corrupt impulses of his enemies, and is paying the price by serving time in federal prison.

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Ready, Set, Deal depicts how small companies owned by minorities and women can take advantage of the supplier diversity movement and sell themselves to Corporate America. Many small and medium sized MWBEs start with jumping on the tradeshows and networkin

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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 bet on the housing market crash and win. In the race to maximize profits, corporations can behave in ways that are morally outrageous but technically legal. In Capital Offenses, Samuel Buell draws on the unique pairing of his expertise as a Duke University law professor and his personal experience leading the investigation into Enron the biggest white-collar crime case in U.

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This devastating critique by the authors of "The Deindustrialization of America" documents how the economic policies of the Reagan era have damaged the American standard of living and suggests how this trend may be reversed.

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This is the eBook version of the printed book. If the print book includes a CD-ROM, this content is not included within the eBook version. Large, mature companies always become trapped at some point in the declining stages of what has become known as the corporate life cycle. Historically this barrier to continued growth has been, and is still, as unavoidable as death and taxes.

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Perhaps no other nation is or has ever been as religiously diverse as the United States. For elected officials, school principals, corporate leaders, and many others, this diversity poses unique challenges. Leaders bring their own faiths to public life, and they daily encounter followers of similar and different faiths. Good leadership must draw together people from varied backgrounds in order to achieve something in common.

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The Audacity of Greed: Free Markets, Corporate Thieves, and the Looting of America

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In the 1990s, before the bubble of the "miracle economy" burst, corporate America grew fat on the miseries of the American worker. Media attention has focused on dot-com disasters, massive layoffs, and explosions of corporate violence. But for those millions of Americans who have neither been laid off nor "gone postal," life at the office has become a nightmare: seven-day-a-week workloads; reduced salaries, pensions, and benefits; virtual enslavement to technology; and a pervasive fear about job security.

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Critical, independent voices are seldom found within the citadels of international finance. That's what makes Nomi Prins unique. During fifteen years as an executive at skyscraping banks like Goldman Sachs, Bear Stearns, and Lehman Brothers, Prins neve

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A critical figure in America's Cold War intelligence operations, Peter Earnest knows human nature and how to set priorities to stay true to a mission. With this book, Earnest and bestselling author Maryann Karinch demonstrate how core principles of intelligence apply directly to business strategy. Trust-building, loyalty, innovative thinking, using intelligence to support tough decision-making, getting the most from human resources-all are linchpins of critical business strategy, indispensable to: - Vetting, hiring, and training the ideal team - Establishing connections with the right people - Contingency planning - Operating in both friendly and hostile territory - Cutting losses at the right time-while increasing the overall win ratio - and much more With instructive examples from CIA operations and the business world, "Business Confidential" vividly illustrates the value of the intelligence mindset in today's unpredictable business landscape.

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The gold standard of its genre, according to Warren Buffett, the fourth edition of The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America marked this volume's 20th anniversary. As the book Buffett autographs most, its popularity and longevity attest to the widespread appetite for this unique compilation of Buffett's thoughts that is at once comprehensive, non-repetitive, and digestible.

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The Age Of Inequality: Corporate America's War On Working People

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Lies! : lies corporate america wants you to believe

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Dante's Cubicle: Paving the Road from Hell in Corporate America

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Replete with intrigue, Inflection Point is the true story of the author and her legal team at Pfizer who found themselves at the epicenter of the decade long, world-wide, multi-billion battle for control over the world's most prescribed pharmaceutical pro

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Based on interviews with female managers, and featuring helpful charts and lists, this intelligent blueprint for managerial achievement presents new techniques for success in corporate America that rely on traditional "feminine" strengths-nurturing, caring, motivating and other characteristics that empower managers and help employees thrive.

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In this groundbreaking study, Oliver Zunz examines how the growth of corporations changed

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Author William Napier takes us for a wild ride through the ranks of corporate America's executive management teams in Drowning in Bad Management Napier, a thirty-year corporate finance executive with experience primarily in the mortgage-banking industry, considers the mostly ineffective types of managers who are frequently encountered in corporations and the almost unbelievable myriad of blunders perpetrated by these alleged executives at many companies.

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Things are looking up for Hillary Montgomery. After three months of unemployment, she's landed a position with a top IT consulting firm, thanks to the secret maneuvering of her best friend, Lucia Hernandez. Hillary is confident that she has the qualificat

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In the space of about thirty years from 1964 to 1994 American corporations abandoned racially exclusionary employment policies and embraced some form of affirmative action to diversify their workforces. It was an extraordinary transformation, which most historians attribute to civil rights activists, federal legislation, and labor unions. This is the first book to examine the role of corporations in that transformation.

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Beyond the Soul: From the Streets of Alexandria to the Halls of Corporate America

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Hardcover, Xlibris Corp, 2014, ISBN13 9781499015416, ISBN10 1499015410

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This first-ever survey of spiritual beliefs and practices among managers and executives finds that, while most people have strong spiritual beliefs, few feel that they can act on those beliefs at work. And yet, overall company performance is actually high

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Very Good 0380976277 Ships quickly. SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS and both inscribed with thanks to "Leon". Stated First Edition with full number line. Mild shelf/reading wear. Orphans Treasure Box sells books to raise money for orphans and vulnerable kids.

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Essays of warren buffett

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A behind-the-scenes look at today's kingmakers: institutional investors. Out of the public eye, a small group of professionals-investment experts who handle other people's monies-are exerting ever-greater control over corporate managers, firing CEOs and

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Looks at the idea of America as a formally Christian nation, arguing that this view of the country largely started as an initiative by conservative religious leaders and businesses reacting against the New Deal, which became entangled with politics in the 1950s under Eisenhower.

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It is commonly accepted that America saw the rise of liberalism in the wake of the New Deal, especially during the three decades after World War II. Based on new archival research, G. William Domhoff reveals this period instead as one of increasing corporate dominance in government affairs, affecting the fate of American workers up to the present day.

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In popular imagination, environmentalism is often linked to Rachel Carson's Silent Spring and the political activism of the 1960s and '70s that moved increasing numbers of Americans to insist on a better quality of life-open spaces, clean air and water, beautification campaigns. But these interpretations have obscured the significant origins of environmentalism as a moral and intellectual broadside against the growing power of corporate capitalism, both domestically and in the postwar liberal international order the United States was enacting abroad.

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Where exactly did high-stakes testing come from anyway? Neither parents, teachers, administrators, nor school boards demanded it, and now many communities feel powerless to reverse its appalling effect on our schools. Hot on the heels of the testing masterminds and peeling back layer upon layer of documentation, Kathy Emery and Susan Ohanian found a familiar scent at the end of the paper trail.

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American society today is shaped not nearly as much by vast open spaces as it is by vast, bureaucratic organizations. Over half the working population toils away at enterprises with 500 or more employees-up from zero percent in 1800. Is this institutional immensity the logical outcome of technological forces in an all-efficient market, as some have argued? In this book, the first organizational history of nineteenth-century America, Yale sociologist Charles Perrow says no.

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In The Struggle for America's Promise, Claire Goldstene seeks to untangle one of the enduring ideals n history, that of economic opportunity. She explores the varied discourses about its meaning during the upheavals and corporate consolidations of the Gilded Age. Some proponents of equal opportunity seek to promote upward financial mobility by permitting more people to participate in the economic sphere thereby rewarding merit over inherited wealth.

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Corporate America is a hilarious political Satire negotiation Game! Players take on the role of corporations striving to make as much money as possible. Start snarky businesses, bribe other players, hijack the Presidency... Whatever it Takes to make more money! Corporate America will get your friends debating and laughing in no time!

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At the beginning of the twenty-first century, the structure of corporate ownership is undergoing major change. The Rise of Fiduciary Capitalism chronicles the rise of fiduciary institutions-primarily public and private pension funds-which now own almost 50 percent of the equity of American corporations. In turn, approximately 50 percent of Americans either own stock individually or, more typically, have an ownership or retirement interest in these fiduciary institutions.

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Blending together class, organizational, and institutional perspectives, along with a wide range of unique new empirical information the author has assembled, "Who Rules America?" is an invaluable tool for teaching students about how power operates in U.S. society. This classic text has been completely updated to capture the full sweep of the dramatic changes that occurred in the United States during the first twelve years of the twenty-first century.

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There is abundant proof that women in senior positions can make boardrooms "smarter" and companies more successful. And with a mastery of transformational and transactional roles, women possess a far larger behavioral repertoire to deal with stress than men-an advantage in any crisis situation. Even so, the glass ceiling still exists. "Developing Women Leaders in Corporate America: Balancing Competing Demands, Transcending Traditional BoundarieS" focuses on the research-based Competing Values Framework (CVF), an organizing schema that enables leaders to assess empirically personal strengths and weaknesses, and analyze and manage organizational situations.

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Hardcover, Univ of Minnesota Pr, 2004, ISBN13 9780816639984, ISBN10 0816639981

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Corporations are often so focused on making short-term profits for their stockholders that they behave in ways that adversely affect their employees, the environment, consumers, American politics, and even the long-term well-being of the corporation, says Lawrence Mitchell in this provocative book. This is a significant issue not only in the United States but also in the world, for many countries are beginning to emulate the American model of corporate governance.

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Ensuring America's Health explains why the US health care system offers world-class medical services to some patients but is also exceedingly costly with fragmented care, poor distribution, and increasingly bureaucratized processes. Based on exhaustive historical research, this work traces how public and private power merged to favor a distinctive economic model that places insurance companies at the center of the system, where they both finance and oversee medical care.

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This symposium series book describes women in mid- to upper- level positions within the chemical industry who have been deemed successful, but are relatively unknown on a national level. Success comes in many forms, and it also comes in many positions. Th

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In the early twentieth century, many Americans were troubled by the way agriculture was becoming increasingly industrial and corporate. Mainline Protestant churches and cooperative organizations began to come together to promote agrarianism: the belief that the health of the nation depended on small rural communities and family farms. In Baptized with the Soil Kevin M.

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Paperback, West Group, 2015, ISBN13 9780314293671, ISBN10 0314293671

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Boggs explores the evolution of concentrated corporate and military power through American history andits impact on our democracy."

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In the space of about thirty years from 1964 to 1994 American corporations abandoned racially exclusionary employment policies and embraced some form of affirmative action to diversify their workforces. It was an extraordinary transformation, which most historians attribute to civil rights activists, federal legislation, and labor unions. This is the first book to examine the role of corporations in that transformation.

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The Lost Leaders presents the personal stories of women who achieved success in corporate leadership, but have chosen to abandon their careers, providing a fascinating glimpse of the culture that exists in the contemporary corporation.

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America's Corporate Art: The Studio Authorship of Hollywood Motion Pictures (1929â 2001) (Post*45)

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U.S. trade policy significantly affects both domestic and world economic conditions, though a gap exists between large political issues of trade policy and day-to-day corporate business decisions in America. This collection provides a bridge between U.S. trade policies (actual and expected) and the financial, marketing, operations, organizational, and strategic aspects of corporate business policy, presenting analysis of trade policy and its volatility, and exploring its effects on the functional activities of corporations.

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Hardcover, Marquis Whos Who, 2011, ISBN13 9780837935751, ISBN10 083793575X

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