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Offit, Paul A.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Four months into the coronavirus pandemic, as the death count surged, the FDA made a risky decision: it approved an anti-malarial drug as a treatment for coronavirus, despite limited data on its efficacy or side effects. A month later, the FDA withdrew its recommendation, but by then, the damage had been done. The drug was ineffective and sometimes even lethal. The mistake was hardly a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2021

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Kanter, Rosabeth Moss

Summary: "To address the big social and environmental issues of our day--from poverty, to race and gender disparities, to climate change--we need a different kind of leadership. Good leadership can help solve problems and guide an organization to success. Over a decade ago, Kanter cofounded and has since directed Harvard's breakthrough Advanced Leadership Initiative. In this book, she combines...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2020

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

Govindarajan, Vijay.

Summary: A business parable follows the efforts of a group of animals who endeavor to save their troubled farm through teamwork and innovation, in a work that offers eight strategies for directing innovation initiatives to success.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2013

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

Ridley, Matt

Summary: Building on his national bestseller The Rational Optimist, Innovation is the main event of the modern age, the reason we experience both dramatic improvements in our living standards and unsettling changes in our society. Forget short-term symptoms like Donald Trump and Brexit, it is innovation that will shape the twenty-first century. Yet innovation remains a mysterious process, poorly...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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Hoque, Faisal.

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Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2014

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

Nour, David

Summary: The best-selling author of Relationship Economics discusses how leading companies are collaborating with their customers at every stage of new product and service development to create value and shows how to effectively execute this co-creation to ensure that your next offering is exactly what your customers were waiting for.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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

Friedman, Thomas L.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audio Renaissance 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 303.4833 Fried

Brabandere, Luc de.

Summary: Outlines a new model of practical creativity that challenges business professionals to evaluate customers, goals, and companies in engaging alternative ways, explaining how to develop strategies for effective and adaptive business environments.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2013

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

Friedman, Thomas L.

Summary: In The world is flat, award-winning journalist Thomas Friedman explained how the "flattening" of the world happened at the dawn of the 21st century, what it means to countries, companies, communities, and individuals, and how governments and societies can, and must, adapt. For this updated and expanded edition, Friedman has provided more than three hours of new reporting and commentary.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.4833 FRI

Ridley, Matt

Summary: "The New York Times bestselling author of The Rational Optimist and Genome returns with a fascinating, brilliant argument for evolution that definitively dispels a dangerous, widespread myth: that we can command and control our world.The Evolution of Everything is about bottom-up order and its enemy, the top-down twitch--the endless fascination human beings have for design rather than...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 RID

Thiel, Peter A.

Summary: "EVERY MOMENT IN BUSINESS HAPPENS ONLY ONCE. The next Bill Gates will not build an operating system. The next Larry Page or Sergey Brin won't make a search engine. And the next Mark Zuckerberg won't create a social network. If you are copying these guys, you aren't learning from them. It's easier to copy a model than to make something new: doing what we already know how to do takes the world...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Business 2014

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Summary: An epic detective story that offers a gripping expose on why the world is so unequal. Professor Jared Diamond traveled the globe for over 30 years trying to answer this question. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book. Why did Eurasians conquer, displace, or decimate Native Americans, Australians, and Africans, instead of the reverse? Diamond dismantles racially based theories of human...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 303.4 DVD Guns 2005

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GUN

Ford, Martin (Martin R.)

Summary: Examines the effects of accelerating technology on the economic system.

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331 FOR

Summary: Set in a blighted Nevada outpost in 2007, a telepathic father and daughter lead a group of media outlaws in resistance against a corporate/governmental "New Electronic Order" that threatens to use the earth's magnetosphere to "bulk erase" the brains of every human on the planet. The only way to save humanity is to uncover a secret lodged in an old episode of the 1950s series Science in Action....

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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1 available in Avant-Garde DVDs, Call number: DVD AVANT-GARDE SPE

Diamond, Jared M.

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Summary: Why did Eurasians conquer, displace, or decimate Native Americans, Australians, and Africans, instead of the reverse? In this groundbreaking book, evolutionary biologist Jared Diamond stunningly dismantles racially based theories of human history by revealing the environmental factors actually responsible for history's broadest patterns. Here, at last, is a world history that really is a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 1999

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Diamond, Jared M.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge Co. 2001

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 303.4 DIA

Kolb, Liz

Summary: Learning with technology doesn't happen because a specific tool "revolutionizes" education. It happens when proven teaching strategies intersect with technology tools, and yet it's not uncommon for teachers to use a tool because it's "fun" or because the developer promises it will help students learn. Learning First, Technology Second offers teachers the professional learning they need to move...

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Publisher / Publication Date: International Society for Technology in Education 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 371.33 KOL

Diamond, Jared M.

Summary: Jared Diamond, Professor of Physiology at the UCLA School of Medicine, goes beyond weapons, war tactics, and politics to show how biological and environmental factors changed and shaped thousands of years of history.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 1999

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 303.4 DIA

Russell, Edmund

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cambridge University Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 577.27 RUS

Palfrey, John G. (John Gorham)

Summary: "Libraries today are more important than ever. More than just book repositories, libraries can become bulwarks against some of the most crucial challenges of our age: unequal access to education, jobs, and information. In BiblioTech, educator and technology expert John Palfrey argues that anyone seeking to participate in the 21st century needs to understand how to find and use the vast stores...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 020 PAL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 020.285 Palfrey 2015

Nargi, Lela

Summary: Karl is an Abyssinian ground hornbill with a special challenge. His lower bill had broken off and made eating difficult. Karl did a great job of adapting and finding new ways to eat, but he wasn't getting all the food he needed. His zookeepers at the National Zoo and friends at the Smithsonian Institute wanted to help. Could an old bird skeleton and a 3-D printer give Karl a new beak? Karl's...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG NAR

Johnson, Jeff

Summary: "Born in Missouri more than a century ago and raised in a Pentecostal orphanage, the creature now calling himself Gelson Verber has changed his name countless times. He's part-werewolf, and makes his living hunting certain kinds of bad men-criminals, rapists, thugs-in an often grotesque parody of the natural order. Verber is clearly suffering from the kinds of things a werewolf would be...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Soft Skull Press, an imprint of Counterpoint Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOH

Summary: This documentary chronicles the transformation of The New York Times newsroom and the inner workings of the Media Desk, as the Internet redefines the media industry by surpassing print as the main source of news. At the heart of the film is the burning question on the minds of everyone who cares about a rigorous American press, Times lover or not: what will happen if the fast-moving future of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Pictures 2011

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

Vinsel, Lee

Summary: "or forty years, innovation has been the hottest buzzword in business. But what if the benefits of innovation have been exaggerated, and our obsession with the new has distracted us from the work that matters most? It's hard to avoid innovation these days. Nearly every product gets marketed as being disruptive, whether it's a new technology or a new toothbrush. But in this manifesto on the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Currency 2020

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

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