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Burlingham, Bo.

Summary: Most books about successful businesses focus on public companies, where the definition for success is steady growth in revenue and profits. Yet there are many excellent, privately held companies marching to the beat of a different drum; they have stricken revenue and profit growth from the top of their mission statements. Instead, they define themselves by their passion for their products and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.409 BUR

Lutz, Robert A. (Bob Lutz)

Summary: Provides Chrysler's Senior Manager Bob Lutz's philosophy behind his "seven laws" of business, explaining how that can be applied to making changes, transforming an operation, and creating a successful company.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658 Lutz

McDonald, John.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MIT Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SLOAN, ALFRED McDonald

Gerstner, Louis V.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 004.068 GER

Shlaes, Amity.

Summary: It's difficult today to imagine how America survived the Great Depression--only through the stories of the common people who struggled during that era can we really understand it. These people are at the heart of this reinterpretation of one of the most crucial events of the twentieth century. Author Shlaes presents the neglected and moving stories of individual Americans, and shows how through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9 SHL

Summary: It all began on a fateful weekend in September of 2008 when the American economy was on the verge of melting down. Then-Secretary of the Treasury Henry Paulson, his former protege John Thain, and Ken Lewis, one of the most powerful bankers in the country, secretly cut a deal to merge Bank of America and Merrill Lynch. This episode of Frontline draws on high-profile interviews with key players...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Contents: Taxonomy / Bart W. O'Gara -- Distribution: past and present / Bart W. O'Gara and Robert G. Dundas -- Elk and Indians: then again / Richard E. McCabe -- Physical and physiological adaptations / Robert J. Hudson and Jerry C. Haigh with contributions by Anthony Bubenik -- Nutrition and food / John G. Cook -- Diseases and parasites / E. Tom Thorne ... [et al.] -- Adaptive behavioral strategies /...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Institution Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 599.6542 TOW

Broughton, Chad.

Summary: "In 2002, the town of Galesburg, a slowly declining Rustbelt city of 34,000 in western Illinois, learned that it would soon lose its largest factory, a Maytag refrigerator plant that had anchored Galesburg's social and economic life for half a century. Workers at the plant earned $15.14 an hour, had good insurance, and were assured a solid retirement. In 2004, the plant was relocated to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.9 BRO

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Burrough, Bryan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1990

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.836 BUR

Kruse, Kevin Michael

Summary: "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 idea of 'Christian America' is an invention--and a relatively recent one at that. As Kruse argues, the belief that America is fundamentally and formally a Christian nation originated in the 1930s when businessmen enlisted religious...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group 2015

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Dickinson, Joan D.

Summary: Presents a biography of the math whiz kid who grew up to co-found Microsoft, the world's leading computer software firm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 1997

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB GATES DIC

Goodwin, Doris Kearns

Summary: "In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration into the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership. Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does adversity affect the growth of leadership? Does the man make the times or do the times make the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.09 GOO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.09 GOO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.09 GOO

Summary: Documentary feature examining why over 3000 independent record stores have closed across the U.S. in the past decade.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Brendan Toller 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC I

Weiss, Alan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AMACOM 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658 WEI

Sanders, Bernard.

Summary: Presents the Vermont Senator's speech from December 10, 2010, in which he spoke for eight and a half hours to call to action the middle class in an effort to save themselves by becoming informed, organized, and prepared to take on the special interests in Washington.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.5 Sanders 2011

Krames, Jeffrey A.

Contents: The exceptional seven and the traits that defined them -- Place the customer at the epicenter of the business model : Michael Dell and the art of the customer -- Create an authentic learning organization : how Jack Welch converts learning into results -- Focus on solutions : Lou Gerstner on creating a customer-obsessed IBM -- Prepare the organization for drastic change : Andy Grove on strategic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 KRA

Clark, Teri B.

Summary: This revised book covers property/tenant selection, advertising, credit verification, deposits, rent, late notices, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Publishing Group, Inc. 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333 CLA

Summary: Social climber Alice tries to push her clodhopper family to the background and assumes airs to win the love of an amiable, wealthy young man.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Home Entertainment 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE ALI

Summary: "Frontline investigates the causes of the worst economic crisis in 70 years and how the government responded. [The film] chronicles the inside stories of the Bear Stearns deal, the Lehman Brothers' collapse, the propping up of insurance giant AIG and the $700 billion bailout. The film examines what Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke didn't see, couldn't...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Educational Foundation 2009

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV INS

Portman, Janet

Summary: Whether you're ready for a new entrepreneurial opportunity or considering renting out a home instead of selling, you'll need to learn the basics of being a landlord. Let First-Time Landlord show you how to start your landlording business and maintain it in your spare time. Get the concise information you need to start making money with a single-family home, written for property owners with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 346.04 POR

Taylor, Nikki Marie

Summary: The story of Margaret Garner—the runaway slave who, when confronted with capture, slit the throat of her toddler daughter rather than have her face a life in slavery—has inspired Toni Morrison’s Beloved, a film based on the novel starring Oprah Winfrey, and an opera. Garner’s story has defied solid historical treatment and Nikki M. Taylor’s fierce, poetic history of Garner brilliantly captures...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ohio University Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.3 TAY

Summary: Presents the theory that the American dream, all but abandoned in the United States, has been adopted successfully in other countries, including Italy, France, Finland, Slovenia, Germany, Portugal, Norway, Tunisia, and Iceland, looking at such areas as worker benefits, public expenditure for the common good, and state-funded higher education.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WHE

Sheinkin, Steve

Summary: Presents the story of Daniel Ellsberg and his decision to steal and publish secret documents about America's involvement in the Vietnam War.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 959.7 SHE