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Out of the Rubble... Revolution! (An Allegory of Monumental Disproportions)
Price: Free! Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
This little parabolic adventure (with graphics) is about leadership and the dangers of monument making – where process, bigness, status quo and control become more important than the mission. The world today is replete with examples, a sampling suggested in this book’s "Postlude." Discover where you and your institution(s) fit - a "survival guide" for institutional, mission-oriented leaders.
Price: Free! Words: 26,710. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Wildcat is a book that has been banned by the United Auto Workers International Union: General Motors and the United Auto Workers lock horns in this tale of a go-for-broke wildcat strike. Wildcat is set in Vietnam-era, 1970 Ohio at a General Motors stamping plant--lots of laughs and labor history, and a not-nostalgic look at what Vietnam cost us all.
Look Up, Detroit! A Walking Tour of Campus Martius Park
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Detroit's Campus Martius Park area is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Broken Solidarity—Secrets of a UAW President
Price: Free! Words: 31,240. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Labor rights
Prepare to see the UAW, the world’s most powerful union, as never before—from a position of leadership. One of the youngest presidents ever elected in the UAW is taking you behind the scenes. Imagine the perspective of an outsider promoted from the working class. Every chapter will be a key that unlocks an inner door of one of the most controversial organizations of our day.
Chevrolet Corvair Design And Engineering Flawed From Its Inception
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime
Ralph Nader was a critic of the Chevrolet Corvair. A book he wrote cited the rear-engine car's tendency to roll over, even at slow speeds. Nader was vocal at Senate hearings regarding Corvair's most egregious flaw. This was a seepage of carbon dioxide into the car's passenger compartment. My ebook looks at GM's consistent denials of any problems despite numerous deaths among Corvair owners.