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How To Think Like an Economist: Great Economists Who Shaped the World and What They Can Teach Us

Mochrie shows how the study of economics developed from different traditions, including history, law, and engineering, all bringing a distinctive stamp to their respective theoretical approaches. A deeply researched, chronological, lively introduction to the history and theory of economics.

Women Money Power: The Rise and Fall of Economic Equality

This book excels at noting the ways societies undercut women. It’s a must-have that enhances gender studies, business, and sociology collections.

Slow Burn: The Hidden Costs of a Warming World

With gripping prose, this book encourages policymakers to consider the many hazards associated with the unavoidable increases in global temperature that the world faces. This is a call to arms addressing one of the most critical issues of contemporary times.
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Shock Values: Prices and Inflation in American Democracy

A solid history of American economic policies. Add to business and economics collections.

Common Sense Economics: What Everyone Should Know About Wealth and Prosperity

This reader-friendly work concisely explains vital economic principles. The section on personal finance should be required reading for everyone. The superb electronic supplemental material package can be used to structure any introduction to economics course, and this work nicely supplements the fifth edition of Thomas Sowell’s Basic Economics. Highly recommended for public libraries and all high school and university economics instructors.
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Barons: Money, Power, and the Corruption of America’s Food Industry

For readers with a serious interest in public policy and food production.

The Hammer: Power, Inequality, and the Struggle for the Soul of Labor

Well researched and reported, with a propulsive storytelling style. Nolan’s outstanding book will interest readers who follow news about equality efforts but might not be familiar with the complex world of labor organizing.
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Token Supremacy: The Art of Finance, the Finance of Art, and the Great Crypto Crash of 2022

A fascinating tale about NFTs, the art market, and investment for curious readers who have a solid understanding of how crypto and finance work.

Balance of Power: Central Banks and the Fate of Democracies

A meticulously sourced, complex academic work that’s essential for university libraries. It shows how central banks’ ill-defined balance of power with little oversight can threaten democracies. Give to readers familiar with Joseph Stiglitz’s Making Globalization Work, Morgan Ricks’s The Money Problem, or Lev Menand’s The Fed Unbound.

Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics 2023

The most authoritative and up-to-date source on United States labor market data available in print. A must-purchase.

Work, Retire, Repeat: The Uncertainty of Retirement in the New Economy

This highly recommended book focuses on middle- and lower-income people who do not have millions in their retirement accounts and who are particularly concerned about the retirement possibilities that their children and grandchildren will have. It nicely updates Dora L. Costa’s The Evolution of Retirement and will appeal to fans of Jessica Bruder’s Nomadland.
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Innovation for the Masses: How To Share the Benefits of the High-Tech Economy

Effectively shows the importance of innovation in modern economies while also making clear that innovation alone does not guarantee good outcomes. Will appeal to those studying or working in public policy or economics.
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The Stolen Wealth of Slavery: A Case for Reparations

Montero persuasively argues that profitable businesses owe reparations to people who continue to suffer from historic injustices.

Milton Friedman: The Last Conservative

One of the most brilliant biographies of Friedman to date. For both general readers and economics scholars.
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Visions of Inequality: From the French Revolution to the End of the Cold War

A technical book best suited for readers with strong economic backgrounds, but it may interest general readers as well.
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As Gods Among Men: A History of the Rich in the West

A terrific history about wealth and the Western world’s economic practices; a strong addition to economic and social sciences collections.

Business Statistics of the United States 2022: Patterns of Economic Change, 27th Ed

A necessary addition to all public and academic libraries’ reference collections.
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The Economic Government of the World: 1933–2023

This economic history will be appreciated by readers with a sophisticated background in the field.

Economics in America: An Immigrant Economist Explores the Land of Inequality

This brilliant economics study will likely engage general readers and hold their attention to the end. Purchase for behavioral and social sciences collections.
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Poverty, by America

Although the message may not be welcomed by all, this thought-provoking book delivers. Recommended for all audio collections.
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Blood Money: The Story of Life, Death, and Profit Inside America’s Blood Industry

Although the content is occasionally repetitive, the central message about an industry taking advantage of people living in or close to poverty bears repeating. Recommended for libraries where this message will resonate.
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We Need To Talk About Inflation: 14 Urgent Lessons from the Last 2,000 Years

Ideal for business and social and behavioral science collections.
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State Profiles 2022: The Population and Economy of Each U.S. State, Thirteenth Edition

A solid addition to any public or academic library reference collection.
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The Ends of Freedom: Reclaiming America’s Lost Promise of Economic Rights

This book will be of interest to scholars and general readers alike. It belongs in collections in the social and behavioral sciences.
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Welfare for Markets: A Global History of Basic Income

This eye-opening work should be considered as a first purchase for academic library collections.
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The Power of Hope: How the Science of Well-Being Can Save Us from Despair

This public policy book belongs in social behavioral science collections and will be of great interest to scholars and general readers alike.
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Limitless: The Federal Reserve Takes on a New Age of Crisis

This book will likely interest scholars. Recommended for collections in the social and behavioral sciences.
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Poverty, by America

This book will likely interest scholars. Add it to social and behavioral sciences collections.
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The Progress Illusion: Reclaiming Our Future from the Fairytale of Economics

This latest addition to critiques of mainstream economics will likely appeal to economists, ecologists, and public policy analysts.
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Surprised Again! The COVID Crisis and the New Market Bubble

A helpful and insightful analysis of current economics.
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The Retirement Challenge: What’s Wrong with America’s System and a Sensible Way To Fix It

A quick yet informative read for anyone wanting to better understand and prepare for retirement.

The Great Money Reset: Change Your Work, Change Your Wealth, Change Your Life

Since many public library readers are embarking on new life adventures in this COVID era, this title is recommended as a first purchase for all business collections. Academic library collections that support certified financial planner preparation can also benefit with this title.
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Unequal Cities: Overcoming Anti-Urban Bias To Reduce Inequality in the United States

The book covers perspectives already extensively discussed in urban literature.

Inside Out: The Equity Leader’s Guide to Undoing Institutional Racism

Containing important strategies for leaders who are making long-term efforts to dismantle their own institutional racism, this is highly recommended.
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Sold Out: How Broken Supply Chains, Surging Inflation, and Political Instability Will Sink the Global Economy

Contrarian investors will likely enjoy this title. Others may prefer a more accessible presentation.

Slouching Towards Utopia: An Economic History of the Twentieth Century

This volume, partly an economic history but mostly a thorough record of the global economy’s connection with politics, is destined to become a classic in its category. Social sciences and history collections would benefit the most from this book.
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The Worth of Water: Our Story of Chasing Solutions to the World’s Greatest Challenge

A sensitive call to action for a very worthy cause: working to get clean water and sanitation for the poorest populations on our planet.
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The Middle Out: The Rise of Progressive Economics and a Return to Shared Prosperity

A thoughtful reflection on rebalancing democracy with capitalism to bring about a more compassionate United States; deserving of wide readership.
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Adam Smith’s America: How a Scottish Philosopher Became an Icon of American Capitalism

This book should be part of library collections on economic and social thought. Liu’s recontextualization of Adam Smith will be of interest to scholars as well as general audiences.
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Capitalism: The Story Behind the Word

This work is something of an economics, history, and philosophy lecture all in one, reading more like an extended essay than a typical book. It is particularly recommended for libraries servicing economics, political science, and labor studies departments.
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Work Jerks: How To Cope with Difficult Bosses and Colleagues

A smart, concise guide to dealing with difficult coworkers that can be useful to managers and employees alike.
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Sell More with Science: The Mindsets, Traits, and Behaviors That Create Sales Success

A good book for those with a serious interest in the selling process.
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Binge Times: Inside Hollywood’s Furious Billion-Dollar Battle To Take Down Netflix

This will appeal to readers of business and media books as it reports on the difficult launches of several streaming services. Recommended.
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The Lords of Easy Money: How the Federal Reserve Broke the American Economy

Those seeking a better understanding of the Federal Reserve’s inner workings or insights about creating their own economic forecasts will want to read this book.
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The Founders: The Story of Paypal and the Entrepreneurs Who Shaped Silicon Valley

More than a history of PayPal. Soni’s book is a must-read for anyone who wants an insider’s perspective on the demands of tech startups or who wants to better understand how Silicon Valley’s culture became what it is today.
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The Israeli Economy: A Story of Success and Costs

Readers interested in Israel’s economy and economic growth more generally will find this book valuable. Zeira speaks with undoubted authority about the Israeli economy, based on two decades of research.
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Emotion by Design: Creative Leadership Lessons from a Lifetime at Nike

The creativity of Hoffman’s book is exceptional. For fans of Stephanie Mehta’s Fast Company Innovation by Design.
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See, Solve, Scale: How Anyone Can Turn an Unsolved Problem into a Breakthrough Success

Warshay’s book will appeal to its intended audience: those with a serious interest in entrepreneurship. It is not an easy read but, then again, entrepreneurship is not an easy subject.
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From Impressed to Obsessed: 12 Principles for Turning Customers and Employees into Lifelong Fans

Picoult’s book will appeal to managers who have high regard for customer experience and are willing to devote a lot of time and effort to improving it.

Flying Blind: The 737 Max Tragedy and the Fall of Boeing

Robison’s fast-paced account serves as an excellent case study of business mismanagement. It should be read by air travel consumers and professionals alike and will have broad appeal as a story about the rise and fall of a historic business.
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SuperSight: What Augmented Reality Means for Our Lives, Our Work, and the Way We Imagine the Future

This will appeal to entrepreneurs looking for ways to use technology to create innovative and practical business ventures.
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American Kleptocracy: How the U.S. Created the World’s Greatest Money Laundering Scheme in History

Recommended for general readers who want to understand how kleptocracy is rooted in American politics and policy-making.
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Cogs and Monsters: What Economics Is, and What It Should Be

Dense and thought-provoking, this will appeal to those in and around the study of economics, but also general readers looking for a deeper understanding of a discipline that affects daily life.
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The Voice Catchers: How Marketers Listen In To Exploit Your Feelings, Your Privacy, and Your Wallet

This may appeal to readers interested in the farther corners of the uses of biometrics by businesses and governments.
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Take Back Your Time: The Guilt-Free Guide to Life Balance

Readers will appreciate Wright’s clear and empowering path to finding and maintaining balance in a time-crunched culture.

How To Thrive in the Virtual Workplace: Simple and Effective Tips for Successful, Productive, and Empowered Remote Work

A timely, practical, and highly informative guide to effective techniques for remote work; of benefit to practitioners or students of business. Highly recommended.

Gentelligence: The Revolutionary Approach to Leading an Intergenerational Workforce

This book expands nicely on Jason Dorsey and Denise Villa’s Zconomy. The extensive citations, supplemental reading sources, and bibliography firmly establish the credibility of this solid, impressive work. Vital for any organization with multigenerational staffs, and for marketers, public relations professionals, HRD managers, or executives. Highly recommended for all university libraries supporting business and psychology curricula.

Decoding Greatness: How the Best in the World Reverse Engineer Success

A practical and sophisticated handbook, useful for readers who wish to learn from the successful experiences of others and effectively apply the lessons to their own work and careers.

The Profit Paradox: How Thriving Firms Threaten the Future of Work

An important study on why workers feel both more productive and less secure in their work and lives.
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Big Vape: The Incendiary Rise of Juul

Ducharme grabs readers’ attention early on. This is not a scientific book, but rather a social examination of the rise of the vaping industry. For fans of Sherri Mabry Gordon’s Smoking, Vaping, and Your Health.

The Sack of Detroit: General Motors, Its Enemies, and the End of American Enterprise

This important work offers not only lessons but also worthwhile insights about the necessity for business to continually adapt in order to survive. A must for public and academic collections.

Power Play: Tesla, Elon Musk, and the Bet of the Century

This book is a well-documented and comprehensive look at Tesla, Elon Musk, and the people involved with its creation and successes.

Fulfillment: Winning and Losing in One-Click America

Superb journalism makes this an uncomfortable but essential read for understanding Amazon and the United States today.

The Devil's Playbook: Big Tobacco, Juul, and the Addiction of a New Generation

A well-told business story showing the unsurprising result when noble motives collide with corporate reality and the specter of large amounts of money.

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What To Do with Your Money When Crisis Hits: A Survival Guide

No-nonsense advice for situations where the need is great. Will be welcomed by the financially stressed, as well as those looking to lessen the impact of future lean financial times.
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The Cult of We: WeWork, Adam Neumann, and the Great Startup Delusion

This juicy cautionary tale, which complements the 2021 documentary WeWork: Or the Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn, will appeal to fans of high drama in business and commerce.

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The Day the Markets Roared: How a 1982 Forecast Sparked a Global Bull Market

Readers interested in economics and finance will find this memoir of compelling interest, and it has the potential for a wide audience with the general public as well.
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Economics in One Virus: An Introduction to Economic Reasoning through COVID-19

Readers interested in acquiring a basic knowledge of economics, as well as more experienced students who wish to study the economics of the pandemic will find this book very valuable. It updates the insights of Henry Hazlitt’s Economics in One Lesson and and applies them to a specialized subject area.

Inside Money: Brown Brothers Harriman and the American Way of Power

A long overdue history offering a behind-the-scenes look at one of the world’s leading financial institutions. Recommended for public and academic library readers.
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Coming Back: How To Win the Job You Want When You’ve Lost the Job You Need

This book is a mixture of practical advice and motivation-speak (the latter often quite repetitive) and may appeal to older managers wanting to revitalize their careers
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Freedom from the Market: America’s Fight To Liberate Itself from the Grip of the Invisible Hand

Providing solid cases where government regulations helped to give Americans a better life, this will appeal to progressives looking for a history of their movement.
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Workforce Education: A New Roadmap

Bonvillian and Sarma make a clear and convincing case for the necessity and potential of this new path. Their work will appeal to a broad readership, particularly those interested in policy change for social good.
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Conflicted: How Productive Disagreements Lead to Better Outcomes

Recommend for anyone, as readers do not have to be in the field of conflict management to enjoy this book. For fans of Robert Hunt’s Mastering Confrontation: Become an Expert at Effective Communication. Master the Art of Dealing with Conflict.

Religion and the Rise of Capitalism

Friedman has made an important contribution to the literature on the intertwining of Western economic thought with religious beliefs. His detailed tracing of the philosophical and theological roots of free market economics is well researched, well written, and well worth reading.
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You’re On Mute: 101 Tips To Add Zip to your Zoom

This book will aid readers leading or participating in video calls. No technical knowledge required. For fans of Sam Beltenberg’s, Zoom: 2020 Beginner’s Guide.
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Sooner Safer Happier: Antipatterns and Patterns for Business Agility

This very detailed look at carefully crafted principles for organizations of any size to apply will appeal to fans of Susan David’s Emotional Agility.
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Entrepreneurs Who Changed History

This is essentially a reference book that provides brief, basic information on the accomplishments of select entrepreneurs. It will likely be a resource for people interested in business history rather than being read from cover to cover.
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The Hype Machine: How Social Media Disrupts Our Elections, Our Economy, and Our Health—and How We Must Adapt

Timely for readers interested in important issues, such as data ethics, privacy, platform policies and regulations, the role of social media tech giants in our lives, and how these tools impact consumers’ behaviors., CA

Unstoppable: Discover Your True Value, Define Your Genius Zone, and Drive Your Dream Career

For anyone looking to obtain lifelong tools rather than a step-by-step guide to success, this book is for you. Recommended for fans of Carey Davidson’s The Five Archetypes.
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Foretelling the End of Capitalism: Intellectual Misadventures Since Karl Marx

An insightful study of capitalism and the “harbingers of doom” that have been part of its history. Faculty researchers, and students of economics and philosophy should find this informative and timely. Highly recommended.

What’s Wrong with Economics? A Primer for the Perplexed

This is an excellent overview of the field and a good starting point for students of economics. Highly recommended reading.
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How To Lead: Wisdom from the World’s Greatest CEOs, Founders, and Game Changers

This is more successful as a set of biographical interviews or personality profiles than as a guide to effective leadership.
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Better, Not Perfect: A Realist’s Guide to Maximum Sustainable Goodness

This will appeal to those seeking practical suggestions for improving business and philanthropic behavior.
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Overcome AI: How To Build a Secure Financial Future in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

This book achieves what it sets out to do
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The Secret Life of Groceries: The Dark Miracle of the American Supermarket

Lorr succeeds in raising awareness of the people who make our food systems possible and the conditions in which they live and work. Yet the stories do not always effectively cohere to create a well-rounded narrative.

The New Chardonnay: The Unlikely Story of How Marijuana Went Mainstream

Cabot cuts through the hype and romance of the counterculture to identify the emergence of a burgeoning industry focused on housewives and seniors. Highly recommended.
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The Heart of a Leader: Fifty-Two Emotional Intelligence Insights To Advance Your Career

This informative, detailed guide to using emotional intelligence on the job is tailored to those in midcareer, seeking careers in business, or wishing to learn more about emotional intelligence. Business administration students could use this as supplemental reading for management courses.

Zconomy: How Gen Z Will Change the Future of Business—and What To Do About It

Vital for all businesses and organizations with any direct contact with Gen Z. Highly recommended for all university libraries supporting business and psychology curriculum.
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The Infinite Machine: How an Army of Crypto-hackers Is Building the Next Internet with Ethereum

This will appeal to people fascinated with the possibilities of cryptocurrency, as well as those interested in the personalities involved and the business history of the concept.
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Outsmarting AI: Power, Profit, and Leadership in the Age of Machines

Recommended for general readers curious about AI, and business owners interested in implementing AI to realize a ROI (return on investment). A great addition to collections in which Alex Castrounis’s AI for People and Business circulates well.
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The Innovation Delusion: How Our Obsession with the New Has Disrupted the Work That Matters Most

Vinsel and Russell’s observations make a compelling counterpoint to the innovation mania that has dominated this decade. Will appeal to innovation skeptics and fans of Daniel Kahneman’s Thinking Fast and Slow and Charles Duhigg’s The Power of Habit.
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Obsessed: Building a Brand People Love from Day One

At once imaginative and pragmatic, this will appeal to those who regard branding as a sometimes daunting task of creating and fostering emotional connections with customers.
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From Boots to Business: Transitioning from the Service to a Career in Business

Recommended for service veterans or those who belong to a military force and are interested in pursuing a career in business.
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The Buddha and the Badass: The Secret Spiritual Art of Succeeding at Work

A solid self-help choice for business managers who seek to live, sleep, and dream their jobs.
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Slowdown: The End of the Great Acceleration—and Why It’s Good for the Planet, the Economy, and Our Lives

Dorling’s thought-provoking findings, fears, and hopes for the future are an excellent introduction for both students and a wider audience interested in the consequences of shifting demographics.
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How To Listen and How To Be Heard: Inclusive Conversations at Work

Many practical and actionable suggestions throughout the book make it a valuable read for anyone interested in working on their communication practices. Recommended for expanding business and self-help collections in the area of work-related communication.
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Intentional Integrity: How Smart Companies Can Lead an Ethical Revolution

Sound advice for the corporate world on creating and maintaining a culture of trust and integrity. Will appeal to aspiring corporate leaders and readers interested in a glimpse of the inner workings of successful start-ups.

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Entrepreneurial Leadership: The Art of Launching New Ventures, Inspiring Others, and Running Stuff

Recommended for anyone interested in developing entrepreneurial or leadership skills.
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