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The Company We Keep
Reinventing Small Business for People, Community, and Place
by John Abrams
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Socially responsible investments have grown exceptionally in the same year that "moral values" determined a presidential election. So why has business been so slow to catch on? In The Company We Keep, small business owner and entrepreneur John Abrams makes  [ more ]

  
Parecon - Life After Capitalism
by Michael Albert
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"What do you want?" is a constant query put to economic and globalization activists decrying current poverty, alienation and degradation. In this highly praised new work, destined to attract worldwide attention and support, Michael Albert provides an answer: Participatory Economics,  [ more ]

  
Realizing Hope - Life Beyond Capitalism
by Michael Albert
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"What is the alternative to capitalist globalization?" is a question challenging activists around the world. Michael Albert has wrestled with this question for many years, and his answer has captured the imagination of many. Participatory Economics--"Parecon" for short--is Alberts  [ more ]

  
The Corporation
The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power
by Joel Bakan
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Over the last 150 years the corporation has risen from relative obscurity to become the world's dominant economic institution. Eminent Canadian law professor and legal theorist Joel Bakan contends that today's corporation is a pathological institution, a dangerous possessor of  [ more ]

  
Black Enterprise Guide to Starting Your Own Business
by Wendy Beech
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BLACK ENTERPRISE magazine is the premier business news source for African Americans. With thirty years of experience, Black Enterprise continues to chronicle the achievements of African American professionals while providing monthly reports on entrepreneurship, investing, personal finance, business news and  [ more ]

  
The Little Money Book
by David Boyle
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The question of money puzzles almost everyone. What IS money? Is it really worth what we're told? Who decides? The Little Money Book is a provocative view of the way money works and has answers to questions no one is  [ more ]

  
The Cigarette Century
The Rise, Fall, and Deadly Persistance of the Product That Defined America
by Allan M. Brandt
Hardcover
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The invention of mass marketing led to cigarettes being emblazoned in advertising and film, deeply tied to modern notions of glamour and sex appeal. It is hard to find a photo of Humphrey Bogart or Lauren Bacall without a cigarette.  [ more ]

  
Alternatives to Economic Globalization
A Better World Is Possible
by John Cavanagh, Editor
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The culmination of a five-year project by the International Forum on Globalization (IFG), this book presents an inspiring plan for moving toward more sustainable, humanistic models of economic prosperity with an emphasis on citizen democracies, local self-sufficiency, and ecological health.  [ more ]

  
Built to Last
Successful Habits of Visionary Companies
by James C. Collins
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Drawing upon a six-year research project at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, James C. Collins and Jerry I. Porras took eighteen truly exceptional and long-lasting companies and studied each in direct comparison to one of its top competitors.  [ more ]

  
Good to Great
Why Some Companies Make the Leap...and Others Don't
by Jim Collins
Hardcover
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The Challenge
"Built to Last," the defining management study of the nineties, showed how great companies triumph over time and how long-term sustained performance can be engineered into the DNA of an enterprise from the verybeginning.  [ more ]


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