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WORLD OF THREE ZEROS: THE NEW ECONOMICS OF ZERO POVERTY, ZERO UNEMPLOYMENT, AND ZERO NET CARBON EMISSIONS

Written by Yunus, Muhammad
A winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and bestselling author of Banker to the Poor offers his vision of an emerging new economic system that can save humankind and the planet Muhammad Yunus, who created microcredit, invented social business, and earned a Nobel Peace Prize for his work in alleviating poverty, is one of today's most trenchant social critics.
September 11, 2018 | Paperback | PublicAffairs |
$16.99
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ADAM SMITH: FATHER OF ECONOMICS

Written by Norman, Jesse
A dazzlingly original account of the life and thought of Adam Smith, the greatest economist of all time Adam Smith (1723-1790) is now widely regarded as the greatest economist of all time. But what he really thought, and the implications of his ideas, remain fiercely contested. Was he an eloquent advocate of capitalism and individual freedom? A prime mover of "market fundamentalism"?
September 11, 2018 | Hardcover | Basic Books |
$32.00
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LAB RATS: HOW SILICON VALLEY MADE WORK MISERABLE FOR THE REST OF US

Written by Lyons, Dan
Examines how the ideas of Silicon Valley and its "new oligarchs" have changed work culture, making employees subject to constant change, dehumanizing technologies, and even health risks, and discusses how to restore the social contract between employers and employees.
October 23, 2018 | Hardcover | Hachette Books |
$28.00
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INSIDE THE INVESTMENTS OF WARREN BUFFETT: TWENTY CASES

Written by Lu, Yefei
Since the 1950s, Warren Buffett and his partners have backed some of the twentieth century's most profitable, trendsetting companies. But how did they know they were making the right investments? What did Buffet and his partners look for in an up-and-coming company, and how can others replicate their approach?
November 27, 2018 | Paperback | Columbia University Press | 312 Pages |
$24.00
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GENERATION PRICED OUT: WHO GETS TO LIVE IN THE NEW URBAN AMERICA

Written by Shaw, Randy
Generation Priced Out is a call to action on one of the most talked-about issues of our time: how skyrocketing rents and home values are pricing the working and middle classes out of urban America. Randy Shaw tells the powerful stories of tenants, politicians, homeowner groups, developers, and activists in over a dozen cities impacted by the national housing crisis.
November 6, 2018 | Hardcover | University of California Press |
$29.95
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UBERLAND: HOW ALGORITHMS ARE REWRITING THE RULES OF WORK

Written by Rosenblat, Alex
Silicon Valley technology is transforming the way we work, and Uber is leading the charge. An American startup that promised to deliver entrepreneurship for the masses through its technology, Uber instead built a new template for employment using algorithms and Internet platforms.
October 23, 2018 | Hardcover | University of California Press |
$26.95
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DARK COMMERCE: HOW A NEW ILLICIT ECONOMY IS THREATENING OUR FUTURE

Written by Shelley, Louise I
A comprehensive look at the world of illicit trade.
November 13, 2018 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 376 Pages |
$29.95
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DO PURPOSE: WHY BRANDS WITH A PURPOSE DO BETTER AND MATTER MORE.

Written by Hieatt, David
This empowering handbook delivers authoritative advice on how to build a purpose-driven company, motivate employees, and connect with consumers. Written by entrepreneur and marketing expert David Hieatt, these pages offer an engaging combination of practical tips, rousing quotes from business leaders across industries, and illuminating anecdotes.
September 4, 2018 | Paperback | Chronicle Books |
$16.95
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HOW TO BE GREAT AT YOUR JOB: GET THINGS DONE. GET THE CREDIT. GET AHEAD.

Written by Kerr, Justin
"Being a good employee means meetings and emails and interpersonal interaction, but a new job doesn't come with a manual on how to do be a good manager. This appealing book will show you how to be the kind of employee that people respect and admire, who gets noticed for the right reasons, gets promoted, and still gets to hang out on the weekends"--
August 28, 2018 | Hardcover | Chronicle Books |
$14.95
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HBR'S 10 MUST READS 2019: THE DEFINITIVE MANAGEMENT IDEAS OF THE YEAR FROM HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW (WITH BONUS ARTICLE "NOW WHAT?" BY JOAN C. WI

Written by Iansiti, Marco
We've combed through the ideas, insights, and best practices from the past year of Harvard Business Review to help you get up to speed fast on the relevant ideas driving business today. Discover new ideas and sample the work from our vast cabinet of experts and their smart management thinking.
November 6, 2018 | Paperback | Harvard Business Review Press | 272 Pages |
$24.95

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