Books tagged: business history

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Morris & Dickson Co. Since 1841: The Story of an Enduring Family Business
Price: $16.95 USD. Words: 157,140. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Distribution
Once a main-street shopfront dispensing tonics, Morris & Dickson Co. of Shreveport now competes with the major players in pharmaceutical distribution. Since 1841 presents an in-depth case study of a family business that has weathered wars, fires, recessions, and the sudden death of four chief executives. How did it survive? By grit, gumption, and the loyalty of its extended business family.
Jim Collins' Good to Great Why Some Companies Make the Leap … And Others Don’t Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Strategic planning, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
What is required to create something that is— art works, activity of sorts, a business—great? In Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don’t, Jim Collins offers an understanding into what forms a truly great business. This summary is aimed for those who want to capture the gist of the book but don't have the current time to devour all 300 pages.
Xerox Years of Growth & Innovation
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / computer industry, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history
Xerox was incorporated as M.H. Kuhn in 1906 and was changed to Haloid, the name of the street in Rochester where the business was located. My e-book identifies key steps that led to success for Haloid Company, Haloid-Xerox and then Xerox, after 1961.A key merger in 1935 gave Haloid access to a copier that could make copies in daylight. The book is a fine reference for students of business history.
American Banking Through Crises and Consolidation: How Four Banks Bought 50% of America's Biggest Business
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,160. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014 by SDP Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Mergers & acquisitions
Six weeks in the autumn of 2008 dramatically changed the direction and structure of American banking by taking size and consolidation to a new level that few fully yet understand. Like in all financial crises an inevitable result is the big banks get bigger and the number of banks fewer.
Anatomy of a Ponzi: Scams Past and Present
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 62,980. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / investing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / retirement planning
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Bernard Madoff, Tom Petters and others amassed fortunes in massive Ponzi schemes, ruining unsuspecting investors, unaware their investments were connected to these criminals. The biggest Ponzi scheme of all time is about to collapse. Find out exactly where and when, and how to escape the carnage.
1872 Chicago Firefighter Directory
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » History » North America
I am publishing an 1872 Directory of Fireman for the City of Chicago. It includes railroads and Chicago businesses. I researched the book from the U.S. Business Directory of 1872, among other references. 1872 was the year after the great conflagration, i.e the Great Chicago Fire of October 8-10, 1871. In this era firefighting was handled by steam engines. They were often pulled by teams of horses.
New York City Circus And Amusement Park Directory, 1930
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks
My eBook is a useful directory of companies in the Circus and Amusement Park industry of Metropolitan New York City in 1930. The text can be used for ancestry research of deeds, defunct firms, family trees, maps, and urban studies. 1930 was the first full year of the Great Depression in the United States. Circus and Amusement Parks firms vied for what little most families spent on entertainment.
Bonanno Family Members In New York In 1920
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Family history
My eBook profiles more than 100 Bonanno family members who lived in all boroughs of New York City in 1920. For each head of household, I have listed street address information as well as work industries. Related family members are described. Immigration and Naturalization dates are given, as is literacy data. Entries were researched from the 1920 U.S. Census and New York City Business Directory.
America 2.0 Inc. - Take Stock In America!
Price: Free! Words: 50,760. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development
This book is the Blue Print for The Incorporation of the United States of America. As a non-profit organization, our public servants have the mission of losing as much of your money and mine in the shortest period of time. As a For-Profit Corporation our public servants would be forced to make a profit and distribute same to the shareholders, The People.
They Cooked the Books
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,120. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
A fascinating historical tour of some of today’s most familiar financial expressions. For instance, “Cooking the books” originated in England when the Earl of Strafford said: “The proof was once clear; however, they have cooked it ever since.” - the Earl was referring to altering ingredients in a recipe - not the “creative accounting” all too common in today’s business world.