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Atkinson, Robert

Summary: In public discourse in the United States, small businesses are lauded as drivers of the economy and keys to economic growth, while "big business" is often vilified. Even in the face of evidence that larger firms are proven to be more likely to stimulate economic growth, American public policy favors small businesses through measures such as lowering taxes or regulatory requirements for firms...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MIT Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.6 ATK

Fisher, Roger

Summary: "Since it was first published in 1981 Getting to Yes has become a central book in the Business Canon: the key text on the psychology of negotiation. Its message of "principled negotiations"--finding acceptable compromise by determining which needs are fixed and which are flexible for negotiating parties--has influenced generations of businesspeople, lawyers, educators and anyone who has sought...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158.5 FIS

Rothkopf, David J. (David Jochanan)

Summary: Traces the rise of private power while explaining that thousands of companies have greater power than all but a handful of states, predicting struggles between major capitalist interests that are introducing new visions about how the world should work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 322.3 ROT

Coll, Steve.

Summary: An investigation into the secretive corporation traces the period between the Exxon Valdez accident and the Deepwater Horizion spill to profile chief executives Lee Raymond and Rex Tillerson as well as the company's role in violent international incidents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.7622 COL

Teachout, Zephyr

Summary: "A passionate attack on the monopolies that are throttling American democracy. Every facet of American life is being overtaken by big platform monopolists like Facebook, Google, and Bayer (which has merged with the former agricultural giant Monsanto), resulting in a greater concentration of wealth and power than we've seen since the Gilded Age. They are evolving into political entities that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: All Points Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.8 TEA

Andersen, Kurt

Summary: "Americans have disabled the government's ability to solve even basic problems, making us vulnerable to the most dangerous demagogue ever to pretend to the White House. Kurt Andersen shows how the masterminds of the economic right rode an unprecedented wave of nostalgia by dressing up their harsh new rich-get-richer system in patriotic old-time drag, making it their mission to take over the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.973 AND

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 AND

Syman, Stefanie.

Summary: Stefanie Syman tells the surprising story of yoga in America--the story of this ancient spiritual discipline's transformation into a practice now synonymous with a healthy body.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 204.36 SYM

Hiltzik, Michael A.

Summary: "From Pulitzer Prize-winner Michael Hiltzik, the epic tale of the clash for supremacy between America's railroad titans"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 385.0973 HIL

Sandford, Blue

Summary: The main concern of young people is climate change and how to combat it. This is the only official handbook from Extinction Rebellion Youth and will help you to change your life and change the world for the better. Written by the coordinator of Extinction Rebellion Youth London, this is no greenwashing book - it's an important call to action. A manifesto for how young people can help to save...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pavilion Children's 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 363.7 SAN

Summary: Big Business : Two sets of twins who were separated at birth meet forty years later.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD BIG

Kallen, Stuart A.

Summary: Explores the history of American pop music and features the famous acts associated with each stage, including Scott Joplin, Hank Williams, the Carpenters, and Justin Bieber.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 781.640973 KAL

Summary: Established franchises provide millions of jobs throughout North America-but starting a new franchise can be particularly difficult. This program focuses on Dogs at Camp, a popular canine vacation destination in search of franchisees. Also profiled on the show is millionaire Dale Wishewan, cofounder of Booster Juice. The guest experts in this episode of Fortune Hunters are Mac Voisin, cofounder...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Hantula, Richard.

Summary: Delves into the science behind cell phones and the reasons for their popularity, from their portability to unique features, with full-color photographs and illustrations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Clubhouse 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 621.38456 HAN

Imhoof, Markus

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: “If 70 percent of all cattle or 30 percent of all chickens were to die annually, states of emergency would be declared everywhere. The death of bees is at least that dramatic and with even more far-reaching consequences.” More Than Honey, the book based on the award-winning documentary of the same name, takes us on a global tour of the world of bees, introducing us along the way to “killer...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greystone Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 638.1 IMH

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