Business

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ADAM SMITH: FATHER OF ECONOMICS

Written by Norman, Jesse
A dazzlingly original, "remarkable" account of the life and thought of legendary economist Adam Smith (Financial Times). 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?
September 11, 2018 | Hardcover | Basic Books | 432 Pages |
$32.00
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LAB RATS: HOW SILICON VALLEY MADE WORK MISERABLE FOR THE REST OF US

Written by Lyons, Dan
New York Times bestselling author Dan Lyons exposes how the "new oligarchs" of Silicon Valley have turned technology into a tool for oppressing workers in this "passionate" (Kirkus) and "darkly funny" (Publishers Weekly) examination of workplace culture. At a time of soaring corporate profits and plenty of HR lip service about "wellness," millions of workers-
October 23, 2018 | Hardcover | Hachette Books | 272 Pages |
$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 Business School Publishing | 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 | 304 Pages |
$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 | 296 Pages |
$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 | 160 Pages |
$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
From an author who climbed to the top of the corporate ladder before reaching age 40, this book takes the guesswork out of career success and breaks down what it takes to excel at your job. It covers the basics, like the universal requirements of every workplace--working with other people, making stellar presentations, communicating effectively over email.
August 28, 2018 | Hardcover | Chronicle Books | 104 Pages |
$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
A year's worth of management wisdom, all in one place.
November 6, 2018 | Paperback | Harvard Business Review Press | 272 Pages |
$24.95
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LIFE ADMIN: HOW I LEARNED TO DO LESS, DO BETTER, AND LIVE MORE

Written by Emens, Elizabeth F
Reading this book should be at the top of your To Do list. Life Admin will give you many hours of your life back. Every day an unseen form of labor creeps into our lives--stealing precious moments of free time, placing a strain on our schedules and our relationships, and earning neither appreciation nor compensation in return.
January 1, 2019 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 288 Pages |
$26.00

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