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The Greatest Show on Earth: A Brief History of the Canton Fair by Peter D. Fenton
Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history
The "Greatest Show on Earth" is a brief three part history of the China Import & Export Fair (the Canton Fair) and the 'barometer of the Chinese economy.' China’s oldest fair, known as the Canton Fair, once the sole avenue to foreign trade with China is a microcosm for China’s economy.
Power Stars to Light the Business Flame by Di Angelo Publications
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,780. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Motivational
Power Stars to Light the Business Flame fulfills the need for a comprehensive resource that opens up the mind and heart, pinpoints what it takes to make it and offers wisdom that is abstracted from the readers' cultural upbringings.
The FUTURE of OIL (A straight story of Canadian Oil Sands) by Sanjay Patel by CreatiVentures Publishing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,420. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » International business, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history
The FUTURE of OIL an insider s view of a crucial energy debate that will be with us for some time to come. Unless we are able to increase the global oil supply, we face a bleak future of depleting reserves and high energy prices. Since conventional oil reserves are dwindling, we have no alternative but to increasingly rely on unconventional oil...
A View from Beneath the Dancing Elephant: Rediscovering IBM's Corporate Constitution by Peter E. Greulich
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,610. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
If Lou Gerstner’s Who Says Elephants Can’t Dance? is the yang, this book is the yin—that quintessential opposing and balancing force. It is an IBM employee-owner’s perspective; it captures the views of those that will determine IBM’s 21st Century permanence. Its premise? IBM must rediscover its Corporate Constitution—its basic beliefs of Respect, Service and Excellence.
Innovation Breakdown: How the FDA and Wall Street Cripple Medical Advances by Joseph V. Gulfo
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,090. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business
Winner of Maverick of The Year Award, and featured by WSJ, Fortune and Bloomberg TV for his courageous battle to defeat unlawful actions by the FDA, this biotech entrepreneur gives a first-hand riveting account of an against-all odds unbelievable fight that demonstrates what it takes to advance breakthrough products that truly benefit patients. He concludes with a fix for a terribly broken system.
Chrysler's Mightiest V-8 by Anthony Young
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,720. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history
The definitive history of the great Chrysler hemi-head V-8 and the cars it powered from the 1950s through the 1970s. Illustrated with many rare photos. Anthony Young is also the author of the best-selling Mighty Mopars.
The Maker's Mark Story: From Dream to Major Brand in Two Generations by Joel Whitaker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A long-time businessman and business journalist, Joel Whitaker has created a memorable tale of an American family entrepreneurship at its best that flows along at a good clip and with elegant simplicity, with plenty of delightful drolleries along the way. Readers will discover the secret behind Maker's Mark's success and what they will see if they visit the distillery.
Beyond Numbers : The History of Eckler Ltd. by Bruce McDougall
Price: Free! Words: 22,980. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history
The History of Eckler Ltd. - A graduate in commerce and finance from the University of Toronto, Sam Eckler grew up in Toronto, in the working-class Parkdale neighbourhood. His father ran a grocery store. Before university, Sam attended Ryerson Public School and Parkdale Collegiate. As an undergraduate, he paid particular attention to one of his professors, a political economist named Harold Innes.
A is for Apple and Steve Jobs as Avatar by Osho Rose
You set the price! Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Essay » Business, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history
First in a series of "Osho's Alphabet," this is an homage to Steve Jobs, founder of Apple, Inc., who exemplified Osho's teaching about not post-poning life. "A is for Apple and Steve Jobs as Avatar" is a reflection upon the mysterious last words of Jobs, a man who could have been a guru in corporate camouflage, for certainly he expressed the inner freedom of avatar consciousness in business.
McDonald's 1996 by Thomas Read
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history
The world famous American original! The history of McDonald's from the first burger flip inception to its disastrous roll out of the Arch Deluxe. A truly American success story.
Бизнес-стратегия от начала до богатства by Vladislav Kraszewski
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 33,580. Language: Russian. Published: January 21, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history
his book is made up of elected teachings of famous entrepreneurs, business experts and the world's spiritual leaders. It presents a brief global aggregate business idea and allows you to work out your own relationship with entrepreneurship and wealth. This book can be useful for novice businessmen starting up their businesses, it can also help successful businessmen to better understand themselves
Forever Foreign by David Wagner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,810. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history
This book explores my three year odyssey working in Tokyo for a Japanese company in the 1980's. All names have been changed, but the story is 100% true. It was created to convey what life was like for me inside a Japanese company. Originally completed in 1990, I set this book aside until 2012. Twenty years later, much has changed...but much remains the same as Japan's future remains unclear.
Computing: A Business History by Lars Nielsen
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 34,500. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by New Street Communications, LLC/Dark Hall Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Hardware
"Lars Nielsen insightfully and engagingly shows why we've got an unlikely partnership (the American military-industrial complex teamed with a generation of pot-smoking hippie whiz-kids) to thank for today's digital economy. This is one of the best books I've read all year." - James Amato, President and CEO, Tekserve, Inc.