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Loblaws Super Market Coloring Contest: Win 10 Big Prizes in this store! Plus Grand National Prize $5,000.00 Savings Bond or a 4-Year College Scholarship! Just Color the Pictures in This Book to Win!

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Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: Milart Associates: 1954

Seller ID: 2262500

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine. 1954 Stapled Binding. 32 pp. Food advertisements in coloring book format. Loblaws Super Market Coloring Contest: Win 10 Big Prizes in this store! Plus Grand National Prize $5,000.00 Savings Bond or a 4-Year College Scholarship! Just Color the Pictures in This Book to Win! View more info

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Andrew Carnegie: The Man and His Work

By: Alderson, Bernard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1902

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2164109

Condition: Very Good


1909 reprint. Boards soiled, ink school library information on front endpaper - no other marks. 1902 Hard Cover. viii, 231 pp. 8vo. Includes fold-out view of Homestead, Duquesne, and Edgar Thompson Steel Works in Pennsylvania. A biography of the prominent 19th century businessman who made his fortune in steel. View more info

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Readings in International Business: A Decision Approach

By: Aliber, Robert Z.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MIT Press: 1993

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2271550

ISBN: 0262510669

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. Ink mark on front endpaper. 1993 Trade Paperback. This collection of readings provides a solid grounding in the major practical business decisions that students and managers face in a global setting. The organization of the reader emphasizes general patterns of trade and investment flows, while examining in depth - the reasons for the internationalization of firms and the international dimension of various functional areas, including finance, accounting, marketing, and production.In six sections the readings take up changes in international ownership patterns, corporate strategy,... View more info

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Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box

By: Arbinger Institute

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers: 2015

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2292285

ISBN: 1576759776

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition. An exceptional copy. 2015 Trade Paperback. Through a story everyone can relate to about a man facing challenges on the job and in his family, the authors expose the fascinating ways that we can blind ourselves to our true motivations and unwittingly sabotage the effectiveness of our own efforts to achieve success and increase happiness. View more info

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The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom

By: Benkler, Yochai

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Yale: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2280082

ISBN: 0300110561

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2006 Hard Cover. With the radical changes in information production that the Internet has introduced, we stand at an important moment of transition, says Yochai Benkler in this thought-provoking book. The phenomenon he describes as social production is reshaping markets, while at the same time offering new opportunities to enhance individual freedom, cultural diversity, political discourse, and justice. But these results are by no means inevitable: a systematic campaign to protect the entrenched industrial information economy of the last century threatens th... View more info

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Gung Ho! Turn On the People in Any Organization

By: Blanchard, Ken; Bowles, Sheldon

Price: $7.00

Publisher: William Morrow: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2299293

ISBN: 068815428X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faint edge wear. 1997 Hard Cover. Ken Blanchard and Sheldon Bowles, co-authors of the New York Times business bestseller Raving Fans, are back with Gung Ho! Here is an invaluable management tool that outlines foolproof ways to increase productivity by fostering excellent morale in the workplace. It is a must-read for everyone who wants to stay on top in today's ultra-competitive business world. View more info

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The Washington Embrace of Business (Benjamin F. Fairless Memorial Lectures)

By: Blough, Roger M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Carnegie-Mellon University / Columbia University Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2275901

ISBN: 0915604035

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed, signed, and dated by author on front endpaper ('To Julian Street, With warm regards, Roger Blough, 12/23/75'). This would be Julian Street, Jr., as his father passed away in 1947. This volume was acquired along with a collection of other books from Street's personal library. Jacket toned. 1975 Hard Cover. 161, [3] pp. 8vo. An analysis of government regulation of businesses by the former Chairman of U.S. Steel, assessing specific historical examples and advocating for shared responsibility between corporations and government in guiding regulation. View more info

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We Can All Do Better

By: Bradley, Bill

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Vanguard Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2288335

ISBN: 1593157290

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author on bookplate pasted to half-title page without inscription. Top corners of jacket bumped. 2012 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 191 pp. The eighteen-year New Jersey Senator, financial and investment adviser, Olympic and NBA athlete, national radio host, and bestselling author has lived in the United States as both political insider and outsider, national sports celebrity and behind-the-scenes confidante, leader and teammate. His varied experiences help to inform his unique and much-sought-after point of view on Washington and the c... View more info

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Cargill: Going Global

By: Broehl, Wayne G. Jr.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Dartmouth Publications: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273369

ISBN: 0874518547

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Newspaper articles laid in. 1998 Hard Cover. This second volume of the biography of America's largest privately held company picks up where Wayne Broehl's highly acclaimed Cargill: Trading the World's Grain left off. The year is 1960; Cargill has evolved from a pioneering grain trading firm to a giant whose enterprises include milling, seed production, livestock feeds, insurance, specialty steel products, metals trading, and even the construction of its own Mississippi River barges. At this crucial point in the company's life, the first non-family CEO is tapped for the company's... View more info

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Buffettology: The Previously Unexplained Techniques That Have Made Warren Buffett the World's Most Famous Investor

By: Buffett, Mary; Clark, David

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Rawson Associates: 1997

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2275946

ISBN: 0684837137

Condition: Near Fine


Fifth printing. Jacket spine head and spine base very lightly bumped. Remainder mark. 1997 Hard Cover. 320 pp. An inside look into the Business Perspective Investing technique of billionaire investor Warren Buffett and how his methods differ from prevailing Wall Street wisdom includes a never-before published list of fifty companies in which Buffett himself has invested. View more info

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Shadows' Revolution: Cracking the Content and Breaking the Molds

By: Carvalho, Orestes

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Booksurge: 2009

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2275186

ISBN: 1439238677

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED and inscribed by author. An exceptional copy. 2009 Trade Paperback. This is a thought provoking book. It will make you rethink the way you communicate with your customers and friends, the way you define your competition, the way you research and create your products and services, the way you sell and distribute them. It will help you understand the new generations, born and raised in the digital world. It will help you understand what has happened with the music industry and what is about to happen with all other media and communication industries. Many people talk about superficial wav... View more info

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Memoirs of a Yankee Trader

By: Chase, Allen; Bishop, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Marina Publishing: 1986

Seller ID: 2289121

ISBN: 093373400X

Condition: Very Good


Jacket spine lightly toned, jacket edges rubbed. 1986 Hard Cover. xv, 242 pp. The Encyclopedia Britannica ascribes the following traits to the prototype Yankee trader: Self-reliant, thrifty, inventive, and enterprising. A future Britannica might well add: As exemplified by a modern venture capitalist in the person of Allen Chase. This is the saga of an independent man whose exploits at the highest levels of international finance are daily affecting out lives, and whose plans for revolutionizing energy and transportation on a global basis, many revealed for the first time in these pages, could ... View more info

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Class and Community: The Industrial Revolution in Lynn (Harvard Studies in Urban History)

By: Dawley, Alan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harvard: 1980

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2208291

Condition: Very Good


4th printing. Wrappers very lightly rubbed, minor surface tear to rear wrapper. 1980 Trade Paperback. viii, 301 pp. The author brilliantly examines the structure and culture of Lynn shoemakers, their relations with the owners, changes in their work situation due to the displacement of craft skills by factory machines, local and vocational distribution of property and income, social and geographical mobility, and the interactions among the workers, the industry and the town... Diligent research, unearthing of new information, sophisticated conceptualization, imaginative thinking, and compassion... View more info

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My Years with Xerox: The Billions Nobody Wanted

By: Dessauer, John H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2293694

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink name and date on front endpaper, jacket edges rubbed. 1971 Hard Cover. xv, [7], 239, [3] pp. 8vo. The fabulous success story of Xerox might never have happened if John H. Dessauer had not prevailed upon his associates to share his faith in an obscure, unperfected process called electrophotography. At the heart of the Xerox story is the intelligence and faith of Joseph Wilson, president of the parent Haloid Corporation, who refused to give up on electrophotography through 16 years of scientific and engineering failures and the repeated prophecies of market analysts that the p... View more info

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The Effective Executive

By: Drucker, Peter F.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1967

Seller ID: 2269474

Condition: Good


No jacket, ink underlining and marginalia throughout. 1967 Hard Cover. viii, 178 pp. The measure of the executive, Peter F. Drucker reminds us, is the ability to get the right things done. This usually involves doing what other people have overlooked as well as avoiding what is unproductive. Intelligence, imagination, and knowledge may all be wasted in an executive job without the acquired habits of mind that mold them into results. Ranging widely through the annals of business and government, Peter F. Drucker demonstrates the distinctive skill of the executive and offers fresh insights into o... View more info

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Master Plan for the Town of Webster, New York, July 1968

By: EBS Management Consultants Incorporated

Price: $20.00

Publisher: EBS Management Consultants Incorporated: 1968

Seller ID: 2052612

Condition: Good


Deaccessioned by The Milne Library at SUNY Geneseo, usual marks. Last gathering and back cover loosening from spiral but included. 1968 Spiral-Bound Softcover. [xviii], [1]-3; 1-1 - A-78 pp. Plastic spiral-bound softcover. A master plan for the town of Webster, New York (a suburb east of Rochester, NY), providing: a survey and analysis of physical, economic, and social data; graphic presentations (including numerous maps and charts); and a description of costs, priorities, and methods of financing and implementing the plan. Many details provide interesting perspective (e.g., the table showing ... View more info

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From Soviet to Putin and Back: The Dominance of Energy in Today's Russia

By: Economides, Michael J.; D'Aleo, Donna Marie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: ET Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2093235

ISBN: 0615194141

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed without inscription by Economides on front endpaper. Jacket edges rubbed. 2008 Hard Cover. x, 444 pp. 8vo. Under Vladimir Putin, Russia has taken a giant step backwards into its Soviet past, and nowhere is this more evident than in the realm of energy politics. Modern Russian politics and energy sources first oil and then both oil and gas have been inextricably connected in a way unmatched by any other major power in the history of the world. This time, however, the state is bare, without the fig leaf of legitimacy that its communist ideology once offered. One reason for ... View more info

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Joe Wilson and the Creation of Xerox

By: Ellis, Charles D.; Mulcahy, Anne; Podolny, Joel

Price: $8.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202240

ISBN: 0471998354

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2006 Hard Cover. xvii, 396 pp. Charley Ellis has written a magnificent portrait, capturing the indomitable spirit of Joe Wilson and his instinctive understanding of the need for and commercial usefulness of a transforming imaging technology. Joe Wilson and his extraordinary team, which I had the good fortune to first meet in 1960, epitomized the wonderful observation of George Bernard Shaw who said, 'Some look at things that are, and ask why? I dream of things that never were and ask why not?' Xerox and xerography are not only a part of our vocabulary, but part of our everyday l... View more info

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Executing for Results (Lessons Learned)

By: Fifty Lessons

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Harvard Business School Press: 2008

Seller ID: 2295737

ISBN: 1422126412

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2008 Mass Market Paperback. Wondering how the most accomplished leaders from around the globe have tackled their toughest challenges? Now you can find out--with Lessons Learned. Concise and engaging, each volume in this new series offers twelve to fourteen insightful essays by top leaders in business, the public sector, and academia on the most pressing issues they've faced. View more info

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Freedom Manifesto: Why Free Markets are Moral and Big Government Isn't

By: Forbes, Steve; Ames, Elizabeth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Crown Business: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2294355

ISBN: 030795157X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by Steve Forbes with inscription, Isaac--Good luck! Minor sticker adhesive on jacket spine. 2012 Hard Cover. viii, 292 pp. Americans today are at a turning point. Are we a country founded on the values of freedom and limited government, as envisioned by the founding fathers in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution? Or do we want to become a European-style socialist democracy? What best serves the public good—freedom or Big Government? In Freedom Manifesto, Forbes and Ames offer a new twist on this historic debate. Today’s bloated and bureaucratic govern... View more info

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Macroeconomics: Theories and Policies (Eighth Edition)

By: Froyen, Richard T.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pearson / Prentice Hall: 2005

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 2296452

ISBN: 0131435825

Condition: Very Good


Eighth edition. No jacket. Light sticker adhesive on rear board, ink stamps on page ridges and on front free endpaper. 2005 Large Hardcover. xx, 508 pp. This book takes a historical look at Macroeconomic Theory by tracing its evolution through time. View more info

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The Philosophy of Henry George

By: Geiger, George R.; Dewey, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The MacMillan Company: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283769

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, ink note and surface tear on front paste-down endpaper, ink stamp on rear free endpaper. 1933 Hard Cover. xix, 581 pp. Henry George (September 2, 1839 – October 29, 1897) was an American political economist and journalist. His writing was immensely popular in the 19th century, and sparked several reform movements of the Progressive Era. His writings also inspired the economic philosophy known as Georgism, based on the belief that people should own the value they produce themselves, but that the economic value derived from land (including natural resources) should be... View more info

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Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises

By: Geithner, Timothy F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Crown Publishers: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201387

ISBN: 0804138591

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Ink name and date on front endpaper. 2014 Hard Cover. 580 pp. 8vo. Stress Test is the story of Tim Geithner’s education in financial crises. As president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and then as President Barack Obama’s secretary of the Treasury, Timothy F. Geithner helped the United States navigate the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, from boom to bust to rescue to recovery. In a candid, riveting, and historically illuminating memoir, he takes readers behind the scenes of the crisis, explaining the hard choices and politically unpalatable dec... View more info

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Dow 36,000: The New Strategy for Profiting from the Coming Rise in the Stock Market

By: Glassman, James K.; Hassett, Kevin A.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Three Rivers Press: 2000

Seller ID: 2268734

ISBN: 0609806998

Condition: Very Good


Clipping tapped to front wrapper verso, ink notes on last page and rear wrapper recto. 2000 Trade Paperback. xviii, 294 pp. Dow 36,000: The New Strategy for Profiting From the Coming Rise in the Stock Market is a 1999 book by syndicated columnist, James K. Glassman and American Enterprise Institute scholar and former Federal Reserve economist, Kevin A. Hassett.[1][2] in which they argued that stocks in 1999 were significantly undervalued and concluded that there would be a fourfold market increase with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) rising to 36,000 by 2002 or 2004.[3][4] The Dow was ... View more info

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What Got You Here Won't Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful

By: Goldsmith, Marshall; Reiter, Mark

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hachette Books: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2295014

ISBN: 1401301304

Condition: Near Fine


Front jacket flap creased. 2007 Hard Cover. xii, 236 pp. America’s most sought-after executive coach shows how to climb the last few rungs of the ladder. The corporate world is filled with executives, men and women who have worked hard for years to reach the upper levels of management. They’re intelligent, skilled, and even charismatic. But only a handful of them will ever reach the pinnacle -- and as executive coach Marshall Goldsmith shows in this book, subtle nuances make all the difference. These are small transactional flaws performed by one person against another (as simple as not sa... View more info

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Built Not Born: A Self-Made Billionaire's No-Nonsense Guide for Entrepreneurs (Paychex Employee Edition)

By: Golisano, Tom; Wicks, Mike

Price: $10.00

Publisher: HarperCollins Leadership: 2019

Seller ID: 2302519

ISBN: 1404112375

Condition: Fine


Paychex employee edition, with presentation bookplate. A fine copy. 2019 Trade Paperback. xxv, 185 pp. Tom Golisano understands the fears, risks, and challenges small-business owners face every day—he’s lived it. He has launched and grown his own highly successful businesses and mentored dozens of entrepreneurs, helping them build their own successful companies. Built, Not Born shows readers: How going against the grain can be a great strategy for finding business opportunities and why it pays to question conventional wisdom. Why the pregnant pause can be an effective weapon in negotiation... View more info

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The National Arithmetic on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Methods Together with the Cancelling System - Forming a Complete Mercantile Arithmetic

By: Greenleaf, Benjamin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Robert S. Davis & Co.: 1856

Seller ID: 2299770

Condition: Good


Minor loss to spine, light stain, pencil name on front paste-down endpaper, ink notes on front free endpaper. 1856 Hard Cover. 360 pp. The national arithmetic on the inductive system: Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Methods Together with the Cancelling System : Forming a Complete Mercantile Arithmetic. Published in 1856. View more info

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The Age of Turbulence: Adventures in a New World

By: Greenspan, Alan

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Penguin Press: 2008

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2281289

ISBN: 0143114166

Condition: Near Fine


First paperback printing. Small related article mounted on final page. 2008 Trade Paperback. 563, [1] pp. The Age of Turbulence is Alan Greenspan’s incomparable reckoning with the contemporary financial world, channeled through his own experiences working in the command room of the global economy longer and with greater effect than any other single living figure. Following the arc of his remarkable life’s journey through his more than eighteen-year tenure as chairman of the Federal Reserve Board to the present, in the second half of The Age of Turbulence Dr. Greenspan embarks on a magnific... View more info

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The Practice of Supply Chain Management: Where Theory and Application Converge (International Series in Operations Research & Management Science)

By: Harrison, Terry P.; Lee, Hau L.; Neale, John J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 2271334

ISBN: 1402074417

Condition: Very Good


Faintly rubbed. 2003 Hard Cover. The Practice of Supply Chain Management: Where Theory and Application Converge is a must-have volume for users of supply chain management methods, supply chain management researchers, and students in supply chain management. The objective of the book is to provide an overview of this important practice-research cycle, and it is organized into three sections: Core Concepts and Practices; Emerging Supply Chain Practices; and Supply Chain in Action. The focus of the book is on supply chain practice, but supply chain practice that has been heavily influenced by sup... View more info

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Natural Capitalism

By: Hawken, Paul

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Little, Brown: 1999

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2204802

ISBN: 0316353167

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Jacket lightly rubbed. 1999 Hard Cover. xix, [1], 396 pp. 8vo. Most businesses still operate according to a world view that hasn't changed since the start of the Industrial Revolution. Then, natural resources were abundant and labor was the limiting factor of production. But now, there's a surplus of people, while natural capital natural resources and the ecological systems that provide vital life-support services is scarce and relatively expensive. In this groundbreaking blueprint for a new economy, three leading business visionaries explain how the world is on the verge of a ne... View more info