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Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty - Page 428

Daron Acemoglu, James Robinson - Business & Economics - 2012 - 544 pages
The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty Daron Acemoglu, James Robinson
ARE r-ruora DIFFERENCES in living standards around the world. Even the ...
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Why People Fail: The 16 Obstacles to Success and How You Can Overcome Them

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.
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Digital Wars: Apple, Google, Microsoft and the Battle for the Internet

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.
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Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages

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?
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Economy of the Unlost: (Reading Simonides of Keos with Paul Celan): (Reading ...

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 ...
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Transport Phenomena and Unit Operations: A Combined Approach

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 ...
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The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and ...

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 ...
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Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live ...

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 ...
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Beyond Heroes: A Lean Management System for Healthcare

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.
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The Impossible State: North Korea, Past and Future

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 ...
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CISSP Study Guide

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.
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After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead

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. ...
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Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from ...

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.
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Understanding Management

Richard Daft, Dorothy Marcic - Business & Economics - 2014 - 752 pages
This edition helps readers establish and build on practical skills with engaging examples and numerous skill-building and application exercises in every chapter.
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Linux All-in-One For Dummies

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 ...
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The Leadership Experience

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.
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As Simple as It Seems

Sarah Weeks - Juvenile Fiction - 2010 - 192 pages
Verbena Colter knows she's bad news.
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American Painting of the Nineteenth Century : Realism, Idealism, and the ...

Barbara Novak Altschul Professor of Art History Barnard College and Columbia University (Emerita) - History - 2006 - 352 pages
In this distinguished work, which Hilton Kramer in The New York Times Book Review called "surely the best book ever written on the subject," Barbara Novak illuminates what is essentially American about American art.
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