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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...


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.


Power Failure: The Inside Story of The Collapse of Enron

by Mimi Swartz & Sherron Watkins

“They’re still trying to hide the weenie,” thought Sherron Watkins as she read a newspaper clipping about Enron two weeks before Christmas, 2001. . . It quoted [CFO] Jeff McMahon addressing the company’s...


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...


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....


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...


The House That Bogle Built: How John Bogle and Vanguard Reinvention the Mutual Fund Industry

by Lewis Braham

"One of the best financial books of 2011."

National Post

John Bogle’s journey from financial-industry pioneer to one of its toughest critics

Arguably the greatest shareholder advocate in the history of Wall Steet,...


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...


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...


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...


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

by Jeffrey Rothfeder

Since its birth as a motorcycle company in 1949, Honda has steadily grown into one of the world’s largest automakers and engine manufacturers, as well as one of the most beloved, most profitable, and most...


Statistical Power Analysis

by Kevin Murphy & Brett Myors

Noted for its accessible approach, this bestseller applies power analysis to both null hypothesis and minimum-effect testing using the same basic model. Through the use of a few relatively simple procedures...


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...


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...


Toyota Under Fire: Lessons for Turning Crisis into Opportunity

by Jeffrey Liker & Timothy N. Ogden

The definitive inside account of Toyota's greatest crisis-and lessons you can apply to your own company

"Those who write off Toyota in the current climate of second guessing and speculation are making a profound...


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 of Woolco thread, festive Christmas decorations, a goldfish or parakeet, or a blue bottle...


House of Plenty: The Rise, Fall, and Revival of Luby's Cafeterias

by Carol Dawson & Carol Johnston

Scarred by the deaths of his mother and sisters and the failure of his father's business, a young man dreamed of making enough money to retire early and retreat into the secure world that his childhood tragedies...