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Business analysis / Cox, Ali.
Business analysis for dummies
Business analysts
Business planning
Organizational effectiveness
Strategic planning

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Buy this, not that : how to spend your way to wealth and freedom / Dogen, Sam.
"Sam Dogen's Financial Samurai blog has helped over 70 million people achieve financial freedom. Now, he shares his no-nonsense playbook to build wealth and retire early through smarter spending. When it comes to our money, many of us believe that to acquire more we have to spend less. But the truth is that a mindset of skimping and frugality can lead you to miss opportunities for income growth and kill your dreams of early retirement. To live our best life today-while planning for an even better tomorrow-we need to make smarter, not fewer, spending decisions. In Buy This, Not That, Dogen shares his brass-tacks strategies for building wealth, no matter how much money you have in the bank. With hard numbers and his signature straight talk, Dogen reveals the spending dos and donts for the biggest, and the smallest, purchases of your life. In topics ranging from career, to education, to family and parenting, to lifestyle and real-estate-Dogen shows how to calculate your optimal calorie-per-dollar budget. You don't need to be a millionaire or a genius to achieve financial freedom. It's about making the most of your money, now, and forever-and it's never too late to get started"--Provided by publisher.

Dead man's switch : a crypto mystery / Cotten, Gerry.
"Set against the backdrop of the tumultuous and sometimes nefarious world of cryptocurrency, Dead Man's Switch is a feature length documentary, a cautionary tale, about the short life and mysterious death of QuadrigaCX CEO, Gerald Cotten"--from www.imdb.com.

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Edible economics : a hungry economist explains the world / Chang, Ha-Joon
Bestselling author and economist Ha-Joon Chang makes challenging economic ideas delicious by plating them alongside stories about food from around the world, using the diverse histories behind familiar food items to explore economic theory. For Chang, chocolate is a lifelong addiction, but more exciting are the insights it offers into postindustrial knowledge economies; and while okra makes Southern gumbo heart-meltingly smooth, it also speaks of capitalism's entangled relationship with freedom.

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Enterprise strategy for blockchain : lessons in disruption from fintech, supply chains, and consumer industries / Sarathy, Ravi.
"An exploration of the disruptive potential of blockchain and a guide for how enterprise firms can leverage this new technology for success"--Provided by publisher.

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Firstborn : the life of Luis Fred Kennedy / Kennedy, Fred W.
Firstborn celebrates the legacy of Luis Fred Kennedy, his family and business.

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Homecoming : the path to prosperity in a post-global world / Foroohar, Rana
"A sweeping case that a new age of local economic growth will reunite place and prosperity, putting to an end to the last half century of globalization-by one of the preeminent economic journalists writing today. At the dawn of the twenty-first century, Thomas L. Friedman declared globalization the new economic order in The World Is Flat. But the reign of globalization as we've known it-driven by the United States, China, and big multinational companies-is over, argues Financial Times columnist and CNN analyst Rana Foroohar, and the rise of local, regional, and home-grown business is now at hand. It's time to admit that old-fashioned globalization has failed, says Foroohar. From the bare supermarket shelves to the shortage of PPE supplies and ventilators, the pandemic brought the fragility of global trade and supply chains into stark relief. It's evident that a neoliberal philosophy prioritizing efficiency over resilience and profits over local prosperity has produced massive inequality, perilous economic insecurity, and distrust in the institutions of today. But the pendulum of history is swinging back, powered by place-based economics and a wave of technological innovations-from decentralized manufacturing and digital currencies to the internet of things and blockchain-making it possible to keep operations, investment, and wealth closer to home. Through extensive reporting, Foroohar paints a vivid portrait of how place-based economics is taking hold in virtually every sector from coast to coast. She tours the "vertical farms" upending Big Agriculture, meets the entrepreneurs bringing the textile industry back to the Carolinas, visits the small- and medium-sized businesses making use of 3D printing to revolutionize everything from manufacturing to housing, introduces us to the businesspeople and policymakers fighting corporate monopolies and big state power, and shows us why the global economy need not be a winner-take-all game. We can still make things at home-creating a more stable, sustainable, and self-sufficient economy in the process. In Homecoming, Foroohar explores the possibilities of this new era, and how it can usher in a more equitable and prosperous future for all Americans"--Provided by publisher.

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Inclusive marketing : why representation matters to your customers and your brand / Daykin, Jerry.
The job of marketing is to understand, respond to and connect with consumers. Perhaps more so than any other sector it's essential that it fully embraces the diversity and nuances of society. Inclusive Marketing provides a practical blueprint to embedding true representation across the entire marketing process, from initial insights and briefs to the production process and channels used to launch campaigns. Doing so will not only help drive wider inclusion and positively challenge stereotypes in society but also create competitive advantage and connect you with new customers.

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Investment banking : valuation, LBOs, M&A, and IPOs / Pearl, Joshua
"Given the increasing globalization of the financial world, this book is designed to be sufficiently universal for use outside of North America. Our work on cross-border transactions in markets such as Asia, Europe, Latin America, India, and the Middle East has revealed a tremendous appetite for skilled resources throughout the globe. Therefore, this book fulfills an important need as a valuable training material and reliable handbook for finance professionals in these markets. This book also provides essential tools for professionals at corporations, including members of business development, M&A, finance, and treasury departments. These specialists are responsible for corporate finance, valuation, and transaction-related deliverables on a daily basis. They also work with investment bankers on various M&A transactions (including leveraged buyouts (LBOs) and related financings), as well as IPOs, restructurings, and other capital markets transactions. Similarly, this book is intended to provide greater context for the legions of attorneys, consultants, and accountants focused on M&A, corporate finance, and other transaction advisory services."--Provided by publisher.

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It's OK to be angry about capitalism / Sanders, Bernard
It's okay to be angry about capitalism
A progressive takedown of the uber-capitalist status quo that has enriched millionaires and billionaires at the expense of the working class, and a blueprint for what transformational change would actually look like. It's OK to be angry about capitalism. Reflecting on our turbulent times, Senator Bernie Sanders takes on the billionaire class and speaks blunt truths about our country's failure to address the destructive nature of a system that is fueled by uncontrolled greed and rigidly committed to prioritizing corporate profits over the needs of ordinary Americans. Sanders argues that unfettered capitalism is to blame for an unprecedented level of income and wealth inequality, is undermining our democracy, and is destroying our planet. How can we accept an economic order that allows three billionaires to control more wealth than the bottom half of our society? How can we accept a political system that allows the super rich to buy elections and politicians? How can we accept an energy system that rewards the fossil fuel corporations causing the climate crisis? Sanders believes that, in the face of these overwhelming challenges, the American people must ask tough questions about the systems that have failed us and demand fundamental economic and political change. This is where the path forward begins. It's OK to Be Angry About Capitalism presents a vision that extends beyond the promises of past campaigns to reveal what would be possible if the political revolution took place, if we would finally recognize that economic rights are human rights, and if we would work to create a society that provides a decent standard of living for all. This isn't some utopian fantasy; this is democracy as we should know it.

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Jump : my secret journey from the streets to the boardroom / Lacy, Laila.
African American businesspeople -- Biography.
Businesspeople -- United States -- Biography
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African American executives -- Biography.
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Like, comment, subscribe : inside YouTube's chaotic rise to world domination / Bergen, Mark.
"The definitive, deeply reported account of YouTube, the company that upended media, culture, industry, and democracy-by a leading tech journalist. Across the world, people watch over a billion hours of video on YouTube every day. The sheer amount of video produced there is beyond comprehension. Every minute, over five hundred hours of footage are uploaded to the site, the equivalent of eighty-two years of video added a day. That anyone can easily access any minute of this footage-and the trillion minutes more already on YouTube-is a technical feat unmatched in the history of computing. Everyone knows YouTube. And yet virtually no one knows how it works. Like, Comment, Subscribe is the first book to explain exactly how YouTube's technology and business evolved, how it works, and how it helped Google grow to unimaginable power, a narrative told through the people who created YouTube and the Google engineers and chiefs who took it over. It's the story of an industry run amok, and of how corporate greed resulted in the unraveling of truth, the spread of violence, and the corruption of the internet, all for the sake of profit. Mark Bergen, the top Google reporter at Bloomberg Businessweek, might know Google better than any other reporter in Silicon Valley, having broken numerous stories about YouTube's and Google's business and scandals. His deep access within the companies makes Like, Comment, Subscribe a thrilling, character-driven story of technological and business ingenuity and the hubris that undermined it"--Provided by publisher.

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Manage projects successfully : how to make things happen on time and on budget. / Bloomsbury (Firm)
Juggling all the tasks and resources you need to make a project run smoothly can seem like an onerous task - from engaging with stakeholders and scoping out the full specification of the project, through to keeping a rein on costs and sticking to schedules. Manage Projects Successfully offers calm and practical advice to help you with setting priorities, communicating with others, monitoring progress and dealing with unexpected events. Practical, easy to read and jargon-free, the book contains a quiz to assess strengths and weaknesses, step-by-step guidance and action points, top tips to bear in mind for the future, common mistakes and advice on how to avoid them, and summaries of key points.

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Megathreats : ten dangerous trends that imperil our future, and how to survive them / Roubini, Nouriel
Mega threats
Renowned economist Nouriel Roubini was nicknamed "Dr. Doom," until his prediction of the 2008 housing crisis and Great Recession came true--when it was too late. Now he is back with a much scarier prediction, one that we ignore at our peril. There are no fewer than ten overlapping, interconnected threats that are so serious, he calls them Megathreats. From the worst debt crisis the world has ever seen, to governments pumping out too much money, to borders that are blocked to workers and to many shipments of goods, to the rise of a new superpower competition between China and the U.S., to climate change that strikes directly at our most populated cities, we are facing not one, not two, but ten causes of disaster. There is a slight chance we can avoid them, if we come to our senses--but we must act now.

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Microprediction : building an open AI network / Cotton, Peter.
"The artificial intelligence revolution is leaving behind small businesses and organizations who cannot afford to hire in-house teams of data scientists to build bespoke models. This book explores the nature of repeated quantitative tasks driving business optimization, from the perspective of economics, statistics, decision making under uncertainty, and privacy preserving computation"--Provided by publisher.

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No bootstraps when you're barefoot : my rise from a Jamaican plantation shack to the boardrooms of Bay Street / Hall, Wes.
Wes Hall's inspiring story of overcoming poverty and abuse in his childhood, to become one of Canada's most successful business leaders.

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Project management : a risk management approach / Klastorin, T.
"As the number, size, and complexity of projects continue to increase, there is a huge demand for effective project managers. Project Management: A Risk Management Approach prepares students to successfully navigate the many challenges , factors, and situations project managers face. Authors Ted Klastorin and Gary Mitchell emphasize the importance of mitigating risk at every stage, helping students understand how they can avoid common pitfalls that lead to project failure or incurred costs. Short cases, real-world examples, solved problems, and practice problems bring PM concepts and methodologies to life. Key Features: Chapter on decentralized projects explores the unique challenges that arise when various stakeholders pursue their independent goals Supplement on Agile Project Management provides an in-depth exploration of the advantages and disadvantages of agile PM Microsoft Project activities give students hands-on practice opportunities Correlation guide to the PMP Exam illustrates how the text helps readers prepare for their PMP Exam"--Provided by publisher.

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Proof of stake : the making of Ethereum, and the philosophy of blockchains / Buterin, Vitalik.
After Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin dropped out of college and launched Bitcoin Magazine, he wrote the Ethereum white paper, which proposed an open source system that would take what Bitcoin did for money and do it for everything else: contracts, social networks, and sharing economies. Now, less than a decade later, his idea is valued at about half a trillion dollars, and it is the foundation for the weird new world of NFT artworks, virtual real estate, and decentralized autonomous organizations. Understanding and engaging with Buterin's ideas will be of growing importance as the consequences of his invention continue to unfold and inspire debate worldwide. These writings, collected from his essays before and during the rise of Ethereum, reveal Buterin to be a vivid and imaginative writer, and this edition includes context from media studies scholar Nathan Schneider. While many around him were focused on seeing the value of their tokens rise, Buterin was working through the problems and possibilities of crafting an Internet-native world.

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