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Summary of Zero to One: by Peter Thiel | Includes Analysis

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Zero to One by Peter Thiel - A 20-minute Instaread Summary

PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary of the book and NOT the original book. 

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Summary of The Rise and Fall of American Growth: by Robert J. Gordon | Summary & Analysis

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The Rise and Fall of American Growth by Robert J. Gordon | Summary & Analysis

 

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The Rise and Fall of American Growth is an analysis of American growth from 1870 to the present. It focuses especially...


The Pursuit of Development

Summary of The Innovator's Dilemma: by Clayton M. Christensen | Summary & Analysis

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The Innovator’s Dilemma by Clayton M. Christensen | Summary & Analysis

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The Innovator’s Dilemma contemplates the difficulties of maintaining a firm’s position when faced with innovative technologies....


Summary of The Phoenix Project: by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, and George Spafford | Includes Analysis

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Summary of The Phoenix Project by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, and George Spafford | Includes Analysis

 

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The Phoenix Project is a business allegory about how a fictional company becomes profitable...


Bet On Me

by Annette Verschuren

In Bet On Me, entrepreneur Annette Verschuren lays out her surprising and inspiring philosophy for what it takes to lead and succeed in today’s economy: tenacity, the willingness to embrace risk and an unwavering...


Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Digital Transformation Playbook: Rethink Your Business for the Digital Age

by David L. Rogers

The fast-moving digital environment has been disorienting for traditional businesses, and many may not even realize their strategies are outdated. If managed correctly, lagging businesses can transition by harnessing...


The Expanding Brazilian Film, Television and Digital Industry: Cinema, televisão e mídia digital no Brasil: uma indústria em expansão.

by Steve Solot

This new bilingual book is an updated, indispensable guide to current opportunities for partnership and investment in the dynamic Brazilian Audiovisual Industry.  Despite the challenging economic climate,...


The Carbon Farming Solution: A Global Toolkit of Perennial Crops and Regenerative Agriculture Practices for Climate Change Mitigation and Food Securit

by Eric Toensmeier & Hans Herren

With carbon farming, agriculture ceases to be part of the climate problem and becomes a critical part of the solution

Agriculture is rightly blamed as a major culprit of our climate crisis. But in this groundbreaking...


Whither China?

Change for the Audacious: a doer's guide: Large Systems Change for flourishing futures

by Steve John Waddell

We must and can do much better at addressing issues such as climate change, food security, health, education, environmental degradation, peace-building, water, equity, corruption, and wealth creation.  This...


Confronting Drought in Africa's Drylands: Opportunities for Enhancing Resilience

by Raffaello Cervigni & Michael Morris

Drylands are at the core of Africa's development challenge. Drylands make up about 43 percent of the region's land surface, account for about 75 percent of the area used for agriculture, and are home to about...


Cement, Earthworms, and Cheese Factories: Religion and Community Development in Rural Ecuador

by Jill DeTemple

Cement, Earthworms, and Cheese Factories examines the ways in which religion and community development are closely intertwined in a rural part of contemporary Latin America. Using historical, documentary, and...


From Aid to Trade: How Aid Organizations, Businesses, and Governments Can Work Together: Lessons Learned from Haiti

by Daniel Jean-Louis & Jacqueline Klamer

Why do poor countries remain poor? Why, after receiving billions of dollars, do poor countries remain poor? Why are failing foreign aid models utilized over and over again? After the devastating 2010 Haiti earthquake,...


International Operations Management: Lessons in Global Business

by Alberto F. De Toni

International Operations Management: Lessons in Global Business uses a fascinating selection of case studies researched during the 'International Operations Management Project', sponsored by the European Commission,...


Success Tips From My Lessons In Business Leadership & Golf

by Vera Gilford

One out of three businesses fail in the first year. Fifty percent fail in the first three years. Maximize your chances for business success with these tips to drive profits up. Learn to identify and strategically...


Managing Value in Organisations: New Learning, Management, and Business Models

by Donal Carroll

The song of organisational change goes: 'Ready or not, here I come. You can't hide...' But is change collapsonomics - everything - or have some things not changed? Managing Value in Organisations argues that...


Urban Recycling Cooperatives: Building resilient communities

by Jutta Gutberlet

Solid waste is a major urban challenge worldwide and decisions over which technologies or methods to apply can have beneficial or detrimental long-term consequences. Inappropriate management of solid waste can...


Exploring Civic Innovation for Social and Economic Transformation

by Kees Biekart, Wendy Harcourt & Peter Knorringa

This edited collection examines the globally rising phenomenon of civic innovation. Combining nuanced theory with rich empirical examples, this book defines the dynamic and complex process of civic innovation...