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A Quiet Country Town: A Celebration of 100 Years of Westland at Yeovil

by David Gibbings

Aircraft have been designed, manufactured and tested at Yeovil since 1915. Many famous aircraft have been built by Westland, including the Lysander, used to transport British agents to Europe during World War...


The Great Beanie Baby Bubble: Mass Delusion and the Dark Side of Cute

by Zac Bissonnette

In the annals of consumer crazes, nothing compares to Beanie Babies. With no advertising or big-box distribution, creator Ty Warner - an eccentric college dropout - become a billionaire in just three years....


Henri Fayol, the Manager

by Jean-Louis Peaucelle & Cameron Guthrie

Henri Fayol is one of the most important management theorists of the twentieth century. Guthrie and Peaucelle present a study of Fayol's management, comparing the theories set out in his book with his hands-on...


Feeding Wild Birds in America

by Paul J. Baicich, Margaret A. Barker & Carrol L. Henderson

Today, according to the US Fish and Wildlife Service, more than fifty million Americans feed birds around their homes, and over the last sixty years, billions of pounds of birdseed have filled millions of feeders...


We Have Never Been Neoliberal: A Manifesto for a Doomed Youth

by Kean Birch

How to understand the crisis and stop the top 1% all at the same time.


Rebuilding Empires

by Thomas Lee

Rebuilding Empires examines, through retail giants Best Buy and Target, how big box chains are constructing a new future by utilizing mobile devices, social media, and the Internet, the same technologies that...


Citizen Coke: The Making of Coca-Cola Capitalism

by Bartow J. Elmore

An absorbing history of how Coke’s insatiable thirst for natural resources shaped the company and reshaped the globe. How did Coca-Cola build a global empire by selling a low-price concoction of mostly sugar,...


From Farmer to World Leader - Delfingen

by Claudine Le Tourneur d'Ison

The story of Delfingen is not only the story of Bernard Streit who remarkably developed the company but it also closely relates to the astonishing path of the Streit family, men and women of sturdy character,...


Hijacking the Runway: How Celebrities Are Stealing the Spotlight from Fashion Designers

by Teri Agins

A fascinating chronicle of how celebrity has inundated the world of fashion, realigning the forces that drive both the styles we covet and the bottom lines of the biggest names in luxury apparel.

 

From Coco...


Open Secret: The Global Banking Conspiracy That Swindled Investors Out of Billions

by Erin Arvedlund

“Gaming the LIBOR—that is, fixing the price of money—had become just that: a game. Playing it was the price of admission to a club of men who socialized together, skied in Europe courtesy of brokers and...


Money Pits: British Mining Companies in the Californian and Australian Gold Rushes of the 1850s

by John Woodland

Between 1849 and 1853, shares in nearly 120 public companies to exploit the booming goldfields of California and Australia were offered to the British public. The companies were collectively capitalised at over...


Wall Street Under Oath: The Story of Our Modern Money Changers

by Ferdinand Pecora

Ferdinand Pecora investigated with ruthlessly abandon the nation's most influential bankers and stockbrokers to determine what caused the Wall Street Crash of 1929, which in turn led to the Great Depression....


The Change Makers

by Maury Klein

From one of America's foremost business historians, a penetrating and engaging look at the qualities that create great entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs, even more than inventors, are essential to American business....


Giovanni Pintori. The Stark Tension between Flair and Discretion.

by Massimiliano Musina

Giovanni Pintori (Tresnuraghes 1912–Milan 1999) was one of the best-known, widely admired and respected Italian designers worldwide. The winner of sought-after international awards, he designed impressive...


Driving Honda: Inside the World's Most Innovative Car Company

by Jeffrey Rothfeder

For decades there have been two iconic Japanese auto companies. One has been endlessly studied and written about. The other has been generally underappreciated and misunderstood. Until now.

Since its birth as...


Tin and Global Capitalism, 1850-2000: A History of "the Devil's Metal"

by Mats Ingulstad, Andrew Perchard & Espen Storli

For most of the twentieth century tin was fundamental for both warfare and welfare. The importance of tin is most powerfully represented by the tin can - an invention which created a revolution in food preservation...


The Power of Corporate Networks: A Comparative and Historical Perspective

by Thomas David & Gerarda Westerhuis

Corporate networks, the links between companies and their leaders, reflect a country's economic organization and its corporate governance system. Most research on corporate networks focuses on individual countries...


Innovation Breakdown

by Joseph V. Gulfo

Winner of Maverick of The Year Award and Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist, and featured by WSJ, Fortune and Bloomberg TV for his battle to defeat unlawful actions by the FDA, Dr. Gulfo provides...


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...


The Economics of Quality, Grades and Brands (Routledge Revivals)

by Peter Bowbrick

Virtually every decision to produce, buy or sell is influenced by quality, yet until this book was first published in 1992, there had been very little attempt to produce a comprehensive and practical theory...