Daron Acemoglu, James Robinson - Business & Economics - 2012 - 544 pages
The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty Daron Acemoglu, James Robinson
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ARE r-ruora DIFFERENCES in living standards around the world. Even the ...
Siimon Reynolds - Business & Economics - 2011 - 256 pages
Praise for Why People Fail "This is a book on success disguised as a book on failure. A little like real life. Straightforward, clear, and actionable." —Seth Godin, author, Poke the Box "Why People Fail is a wonderful gem of a book.
Charles Arthur - Business & Economics - 2012 - 272 pages
Digital Wars tells you what to expect from the internet in the next five years, which company will ultimately be in the driving seat, and what the implications will be for us all.
Guy Deutscher - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2010 - 320 pages
But now, acclaimed linguist Guy Deutscher has dared to reopen the issue. Can culture influence language--and vice versa? Can different languages lead their speakers to different thoughts?
Anne Carson - Literary Criticism - 2009 - 160 pages
This book's juxtaposition of the two poets illuminates their differences--Simonides' fundamental faith in the power of the word, Celan's ultimate despair--as well as their similarities; it provides fertile ground for the virtuosic interplay ...
Richard G. Griskey - Technology & Engineering - 2005 - 464 pages
Chapters in this comprehensive volume include: Transport Processes and Coefficients Frictional Flow in Conduits Free and Forced Convective Heat Transfer Heat Exchangers Mass Transfer; Molecular Diffusion Equilibrium Staged Operations ...
Robert D. Kaplan - Political Science - 2012 - 448 pages
In this provocative, startling book, Robert D. Kaplan, the bestselling author of Monsoon and Balkan Ghosts, offers a revelatory new prism through which to view global upheavals and to understand what lies ahead for continents and countries ...
Laszlo Bock - Business & Economics - 2015 - 416 pages
This insight is the heart of WORK RULES!, a compelling and surprisingly playful manifesto that offers lessons including: Take away managers' power over employees Learn from your best employees-and your worst Hire only people who are smarter ...
Kim Barnas - Medical - 2014 - 216 pages
Such heroics often result in temporary workarounds and quick fixes that leave not only patients and quality care at risk, but also increase costs. This is the story of an organization breaking that habit.
Victor Cha - History - 2012 - 560 pages
In The Impossible State, seasoned international-policy expert and lauded scholar Victor Cha pulls back the curtain, providing the best look yet at North Korea's history, the rise of the Kim family dynasty, and the obsessive personality cult ...
Eric Conrad, Seth Misenar, Joshua Feldman - Computers - 2010 - 640 pages
The exam is designed to ensure that someone who is handling computer security in a company has a standardized body of knowledge. The book is composed of 10 domains of the Common Body of Knowledge. In each section, it defines each domain.
Alan S. Blinder - Business & Economics - 2013 - 528 pages
Named one of the Ten Best Books of 2013 by Michiko Kakutani and the New York Times Book Review “Blinder is a master storyteller . . . one of the best books yet about the financial crisis.” —The Wall Street Journal Alan S. ...
Geoff Colvin - Business & Economics - 2008 - 240 pages
Geoff Colvin offered new evidence that top performers in any field--from Tiger Woods and Winston Churchill to Warren Buffett and Jack Welch--are not determined by their inborn talents.
Emmett Dulaney - Computers - 2014 - 576 pages
Boot up with the basics — find out how to successfully install, troubleshoot, and configure Linux distros Keep it secure — get a high-level view of how to use security to keep your overall framework protected Get connected — discover ...
Richard Daft - Business & Economics - 2014 - 528 pages
Packed with memorable examples and unique insights into actual leadership decisions, this full-color text includes crisp, clear visuals to reinforce the book’s engaging presentation.