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Christensen, Clayton M.

Summary: "The bestselling classic on disruptive innovation by renowned author Clayton M. Christensen. His work is cited by the world's best-known thought leaders, from Steve Jobs to Malcolm Gladwell. In this classic bestseller-now updated with a fresh new package-innovation expert Clayton Christensen shows how even the most outstanding companies can do everything right-yet still lose market leadership....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard Business Review Press 2013

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Levitt, Steven D.

Summary: The author offers his view of how the economy really works, examining issues from cheating and crime to sports and child-rearing, offering a very different view on what drives the economy.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperAudio 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 330 LEV

Roubini, Nouriel

Summary: "Renowned economist Nouriel Roubini was nicknamed "Dr. Doom," until his prediction of the 2008 housing crisis and Great Recession came true--when it was too late. Now he is back with a much scarier prediction, one that we ignore at our peril. There are no fewer than ten overlapping, interconnected threats that are so serious, he calls them Megathreats. From the worst debt crisis the world has...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2022

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Bernanke, Ben.

Summary: In 2012, Ben Bernanke, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, gave a series of lectures about the Federal Reserve and the 2008 financial crisis, as part of a course at George Washington University on the role of the Federal Reserve in the economy. He revealed important background and insights into the central bank's crucial actions during the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.973 BER

Eggers, William D.

Summary: "Welcome to the "Solution Economy" We're at a critical juncture in our global economy, with the siloed ways of the past (public vs. private) quickly fading. Instead, we are witnessing a step change in how society deals with its own problems-in which government acts as just one player among many, and entrepreneurship and innovation range freely across all sectors. Deloitte's William Eggers and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 361 EGG

Eichengreen, Barry J.

Summary: "There have been two global financial crises in the past century: the Great Depression of the 1930s and the Great Recession that began in 2008. Both featured loose credit, precarious real estate and stock market bubbles, suspicious banking practices, an inflexible monetary system, and global imbalances; both had devastating economic consequences. In both cases, people in the prosperous decade...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2015

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

Maxwell, John C.

Summary: "#1 New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell responds to the most popular questions he's received to help readers achieve greater success. John Maxwell, America's #1 leadership authority, has mastered the art of asking questions, using them to learn and grow, connect with people, challenge himself, improve his team, and develop better ideas. In this compact derivative of Good Leaders...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.5 MAX

Roth, Alvin E.

Summary: "A Nobel laureate reveals the often surprising rules that govern a vast array of activities -- both mundane and life-changing -- in which money may play little or no role. If you've ever sought a job or hired someone, applied to college or guided your child into a good kindergarten, asked someone out on a date or been asked out, you've participated in a kind of market. Most of the study of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330 ROT

Donnelly, Rebecca

Summary: "Big Money aims to explain economic principles to middle-grade readers in a way that combines the weird and the meaningful, like Planet Money for kids. The book will be organized in seven chapters, each posing a general question and answering it through real-world examples to help readers explore the consequences of their everyday economic choices by connecting the dots between themselves and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 330 DON

Ferrazzi, Keith

Summary: How are leaders reshaping their organizations for a post-Covid world? Keith Ferrazzi offers a vision for what the organization of the future looks like and the best leadership practices that will redefine success.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 658.41 FER

Wolf, Martin

Summary: "From the chief economic commentator for the Financial Times, a brilliant tour d'horizon of the new global economy and its trajectory There have been many books that have sought to explain the causes and courses of the financial and economic crisis which began in 2007-8. The Shifts and the Shocks is not another detailed history of the crisis, but the most persuasive and complete account yet...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 339 WOL

James, Geoffrey

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650.1 JAM

Levitt, Steven D.

Summary: This full-color illustrated and expanded edition of the "New York Times" bestseller adds a visual, superfreaky dimension to the already provocative thinking that made "Freakonomics" and "SuperFreakonomics" part of the national zeitgeist.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330 LEV

Leonard, Christopher

Summary: An investigative journalist takes you inside the corporate meat industry with a shocking, in-depth report every American should hear. Important, timely, and explosive, an unvarnished portrait of the food industry that now dominates America's heartland.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 338.7 LEO

Magee, Mike

Summary: The Fascinating, infuriating story of how we built the world's most expensive, least equitable, health care system -- and what we can do to fix it. -- cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 368.38 MAG

Sylvester, Kevin

Summary: "Our cellphones, our clothes, our food: All are everyday things we consider essential, but we seldom think of what and who is involved in making them and getting them into our hands. In Follow Your Stuff, award-winning children's author Kevin Sylvester and business professor Michael Hlinka team up again, this time to tackle the complex dynamics of the global economy, examining the often complex...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.3 SYL

Hoffman, Reid.

Summary: "Introducing the new, realistic loyalty pact between employer and employee The employer-employee relationship is broken, and managers face a seemingly impossible dilemma: the old model of guaranteed long-term employment no longer works in a business environment defined by continuous change, but neither does a system in which every employee acts like a free agent. The solution? Stop thinking...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Distribution Services 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.3 HOF

Payne, Charles

Summary: "Everyone deserves Unstoppable Prosperity! This book is for everyone - including those not actively investing in the stock market, those in the market desiring better returns, and those with large under-performing portfolios looking to take greater control of their destiny. Everyone deserves Unstoppable Prosperity."--Text from website

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Publisher / Publication Date: Unstoppable Prosperity 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.642 PAY

Summary: A compilation of essays on claiming control of your life, whether it's reducing clutter in your home or learning to say "no" without guilt. The authors share the fulfillment that comes from focusing on what matters most in your life-- your family, your friends, and even your self.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, LLC 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.7 CHI

Carosso, Juan

Summary: "Your playbook for learning if a career as an HVAC/R or refrigeration technician is right for you, progressing from pre-apprentice to journeyman to master technician, and launching your own small business. Learn: What does a career as an HVAC/R tech look like? Why should you consider becoming an HVAC/R tech? How do you become a successful craftsman as an HVAC/R tech? How much can you make as an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 697.0023 CAR

Piketty, Thomas

Summary: As a correspondent for the French newspaper Le Monde, world-renowned economist Thomas Piketty has documented the rise and fall of Trump, the drama of Brexit, Emmanuel Macron's ascendance to the French presidency, the unfolding of a global pandemic, and much else besides, always from the perspective of his fight for a more equitable world. This collection brings together those articles and is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330 PIK

Weeks, Marcus

Summary: An engaging introduction to economics from world markets to personal finance.

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Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 330 WEE

Scott, Kevin

Summary: The continued development of AI has the potential to create abundance and opportunity for everyone and help solve some of our most vexing problems. But how do we work to ensure that the continued development of AI allows us to keep the American Dream alive? Kevin Scott offers a clear roadmap to find the answer.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 338 SCO

Mason, Paul

Summary: "Over the past two centuries or so, capitalism has undergone profound changes--economic cycles that veer from boom to bust--from which it has always emerged transformed and strengthened. Surveying this turbulent history, Paul Mason's Postcapitalism argues that we are on the brink of a change so big and so profound that this time capitalism itself, the immensely complex system within which...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Social Cult Mason

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