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The Secret Club That Runs the World: Inside the Fraternity of Commodity Traders

by Kate Kelly

"Commodity players are a shrewd and indomitable lot. And the contracts they trade are still so loosely regulated that the correct combination of money and skill creates irresistible opportunity. That's why I'm...


Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America's Most Powerful and Private Dynasty

by Daniel Schulman

Like the Rockefellers and the Kennedys, the Kochs are one of the most influential dynasties of the modern age, but they have never been the subject of a major biography... until now.

Not long after the death...


Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State

by Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader has fought for over fifty years on behalf of American citizens against the reckless influence of corporations and their government patrons on our society. Now he ramps up the fight and makes a persuasive...


The Wawa Way: How a Funny Name and Six Core Values Revolutionized Convenience

by Howard Stoeckel & Bob Andelman

Grahame Wood opened the first Wawa Food Market in 1964 as an outlet for Wawa dairy products. Since then, the convenience store has grown into a well-known company that competes against the biggest industry players...


Remembering Woolworth's

by Karen Plunkett-Powell

Millions of Americans have fond memories of shopping at Woolworth's, wandering the aisles in search of a humble spool Woolco thread, festive Christmas decorations, a goldfish or parakeet, or a blue bottle of...


All the Presidents' Bankers: The Hidden Alliances that Drive American Power

by Nomi Prins

Prins shows how powerful Wall Street bankers partnered with presidents to became the unelected leaders of the 20th century.


Ice Cream Social: The Struggle for the Soul of Ben & Jerry's

by Brad Edmondson

This is the first book to tell the full inside story of the inspiring rise, tragic mistakes, devastating fall, determined recovery, and renewed social contribution and success of one of the most iconic mission-driven...


Lobbying America: The Politics of Business from Nixon to NAFTA

by Benjamin C. Waterhouse

Lobbying America tells the story of the political mobilization of American business in the 1970s and 1980s. Benjamin Waterhouse traces the rise and ultimate fragmentation of a broad-based effort to unify the...


The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters

by Gregory Zuckerman

Everyone knew it was crazy to try to extract oil and natural gas buried in shale rock deep below the ground. Everyone, that is, except a few reckless wildcatters - who risked their careers to prove the world...


Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal

by Nick Bilton

Ev told Jack he had to "chill out" with the deluge of media he was doing. "It's bad for the company," Ev said. "It's sending the wrong message." Biz sat between them, watching like a spectator at a tennis match....


The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon

by Brad Stone

The definitive story of Amazon.com, one of the most successful companies in the world, and of its driven, brilliant founder, Jeff Bezos.

Amazon.com started off delivering books through the mail. But its visionary...


Open: How Compaq Ended IBM's PC Domination and Helped Invent Modern Computing

by Rod Canion

The story of Compaq is well-known: Three ex-Texas Instruments managers founded Compaq with modest venture funding. Just four years later, Compaq was on the Fortune 500 list, and, two years after that, they had...


The Firm: The Story of McKinsey and Its Secret Influence on American Business

by Duff McDonald

It ranks among the unquestioned laws of American big business over the last half century: If you want to be taken seriously, you hire McKinsey & Company.

FOUNDED IN 1926, McKINSEY CAN LAY CLAIM to the following...


Organizing Global Technology Flows: Institutions, Actors, and Processes

by Pierre-Yves Donzé & Shigehiro Nishimura

Research on the international transfer of technology in economics and management literature has primarily focused on the role of countries and that of companies, in particular multinational enterprises (MNEs)....


Talent Wants to Be Free: Why We Should Learn to Love Leaks, Raids, and Free Riding

by Orly Lobel

This timely book challenges conventional business wisdom about competition, secrecy, motivation, and creativity. Orly Lobel, an internationally acclaimed expert in the law and economics of human capital, warns...


American Pragmatism and Organization: Issues and Controversies

by Mihaela Kelemen & Nick Rumens

Emerging during the late nineteenth century in the diverse scholarship of US commentators such as Charles Sanders Peirce, William James and John Dewey, American pragmatism shaped many intellectual currents within...


Public-Private Partnerships in the European Union

by Christopher Bovis

Public procurement in the European Union represents almost twelve per cent of the EU's GDP and is continuing to increase, having been identified as a key objective in the EU's aim to become the most competitive...


Brick by Brick: How LEGO Rewrote the Rules of Innovation and Conquered the Global Toy Industry

by David Robertson & Bill Breen

Brick by Brick takes you inside the LEGO you've never seen. By following the teams that are inventing some of the world's best-loved toys, it spotlights the company's disciplined approach to harnessing creativity...


The Associates: Four Capitalists Who Created California (Enterprise)

by Richard Rayner

"A first-rate look at the little-known story behind the creation of America's first continental railroad. ... Entertaining and well written."-Publishers WeeklyOne hundred forty years ago, four shopkeepers in...


Rockefeller Philanthropy and Modern Social Science

by David L Seim

Making use of untapped resources, Seim looks at the impact of the Rockefellers, viewed through the lens of their philanthropic support of social science from 1890-1940. Focusing specifically on the Rockefeller...