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Poverty As My Teacher: Learning to Create Sustainable Family Communities

by Robert E Miller, Daniel Raphael & Michael Hamers

Poverty As My Teacher describes the birth of the initiative: Leading the Way Out of Global Poverty® with Sustainable Family Communities® which are designed with the economic and social/cultural factors necessary...


The reform of the Mexican electricity sector

by Enrique Ochoa Reza & Pedro Joaquín Coldwell

The electricity sector is one of the most important industries in the country. Based on that, and due to advances in this area around the world it was necessary to enact an energy reform initiative to establish...


Young Generation Awakening

Scaling Lean: Mastering the Key Metrics for Startup Growth

by Ash Maurya

Is your “big idea” worth pursuing? What if you could test your business model earlier in the process—before you’ve expended valuable time and resources?

 

You’ve talked to customers. You’ve identified...


Work Like Nature: Sustainability lessons from ecosystems for your job or business

by Lea Elliott

Do you want to take action at work that will benefit you, your job and your community as much as it helps the environment? Lea Elliott’s Work Like Nature presents lessons from nature to help you make sense...


Routledge Handbook of Environmental Anthropology

by Helen Kopnina & Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet

Environmental Anthropology studies historic and present human-environment interactions. This volume illustrates the ways in which today's environmental anthropologists are constructing new paradigms for understanding...


Waste Matters: Urban margins in contemporary literature

by Sarah K. Harrison

How do those pushed to the margins survive in contemporary cities? What role do they play in today's increasingly complex urban ecosystems? Faced with stark disparities in human and environmental wellbeing,...


Financial Development, Economic Crises and Emerging Market Economies

by Faruk Ülgen

Recurrent crises in emerging markets and in advanced economies in the last decades cast doubt about the ability of financial liberalization to meet the aims of sustainable economic growth and development. The...


Curating the Future: Museums, Communities and Climate Change

by Jennifer Newell, Libby Robin & Kirsten Wehner

Curating the Future: Museums, Communities and Climate Change explores the way museums tackle the broad global issue of climate change. It explores the power of real objects and collections to stir hearts and...


Primary Commodities and Economic Development

by Stephan Pfaffenzeller

Our post-industrialised global economy has achieved spectacular success and pushed back poverty to an extent previously thought impossible. This success is ultimately based on the continued supply of both renewable...


Democratization and Memories of Violence: Ethnic minority rights movements in Mexico, Turkey, and El Salvador

by Mneesha Gellman

Ethnic minority communities make claims for cultural rights from states in different ways depending on how governments include them in policies and practices of accommodation or assimilation. However, institutional...


Unfolding Cluster Evolution

by Fiorenza Belussi & Jose Luis Hervás-Oliver

Various theories have been put forward as to why business and industry develops in clusters and despite good work being carried out on path dependence and dynamics, this is still very much an emerging topic...


God-Conscious Organization and the Islamic Social Economy

by Masudul Alam Choudhury

Can there be God-conscious organizational behaviour in the real world of today's capitalist corporations and the alternatives? In this overview of God-consciousness as a moral-awareness model of preference formation,...


The Road Leading to the Market

by Weiying Zhang

Since the reform and opening up period, the world has witnessed a transformation within China. This transformation has led millions out of poverty within China and has in recent years seen China as an important...


Beyond the Name: Preserving Love, Legacy and Leadership in Your Family Business

by Brent Patmos & Stacy Ennis

Only 3 percent of family companies last into the fourth generation.    Will yours?

Your family company is more than a building.  It’s made up of people you love, legacy you cherish, and leadership you...


Making Politics Work for Development: Harnessing Transparency and Citizen Engagement

by World Bank

Too often, even reform leaders in countries fail to adopt and implement policies that they know are necessary for sustained economic development. They are encumbered by adverse political incentives, running...


Summary of Good to Great: by Jim Collins | Includes Analysis

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Good to Great by Jim Collins | Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review

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What does it take to make something—an activity, a work of art, a company—great? What are the factors that distinguish the merely...


Summary of Good Profit: by Charles G. Koch | Includes Analysis

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Good Profit by Charles G. Koch | Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review

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Good Profit: How Creating Value for Others Built One of the World’s Most Successful Companies is a nonfiction book that outlines...