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The Dassault Adventure: A First Century of Aviation
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ean: 9781419722813, isbn: 1419722816,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
Technical know-how, quality of flight, exceptional aerodynamics, luxury, and comfort: Dassault Aviation has created legendary aircraft—the Mystère, Mirage, Falcon, and Rafale—for 100 years. Here is the story of that company, founded during WWI by Marcel Bloch, later Marcel Dassault, when, at 22, he created a new wooden propeller. Today, Bloch’s company is an international success, a major player in both civil and military aeronautics. Here, 150 photographs—some of them previously

The Google Boys: Sergey Brin and Larry Page In Their Own Words
By Agate B2
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ean: 9781932841886, isbn: 1932841881,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
If you want to find something on the World Wide Web, you “Google” it. With its 1 million servers located around the world, the company handles over a billion search requests daily. But when the Internet first came online, people struggled to organize a seemingly infinite amount of information. Enter two computer science graduate students from Stanford, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, and the $229 billion behemoth we now know as Google was born.For the first time, the most thought-provoking,

The Meat Racket: The Secret Takeover of America's Food Business
By Simon & Schuster
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ean: 9781451645835, isbn: 145164583X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 111 reviews
An investigative journalist takes you inside the corporate meat industry—a shocking, in-depth report every American should read.How much do you know about the meat on your dinner plate? Journalist Christopher Leonard spent more than a decade covering the country’s biggest meat companies, including four years as the national agribusiness reporter for the Associated Press. Now he delivers the first comprehensive look inside the industrial meat system, exposing how a handful of companies

The Winchester: The Gun That Built an American Dynasty
By Yale University Press
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mpn: 9780300223385, ean: 9780300223385, isbn: 0300223382,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 91 reviews
A fascinating history of the family behind the popular firearm that changed America and the world Arguably the world’s most famous firearm, the Winchester Repeating Rifle was sought after by a cast of characters ranging from the settlers of the American West to the Ottoman Empire’s Army. Laura Trevelyan, a descendant of the Winchester family, offers an engrossing personal history of the colorful New England clan responsible for the creation and manufacture of the “Gun that Won the

Barrel-Aged Stout and Selling Out: Goose Island, Anheuser-Busch, and How Craft Beer Became Big Business
By Chicago Review Press
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ean: 9781613737217, isbn: 1613737211,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
Goose Island opened as a family-owned Chicago brewpub in the late 1980s, and it soon became one of the most inventive breweries in the world. In the golden age of light, bland and cheap beers, John Hall and his son Greg brought European flavors to America. With distribution in two dozen states, two brewpubs and status as one of the 20 biggest breweries in the United States, Goose Island became an American success story and was a champion of craft beer. Then, on March 28, 2011, the Halls sold

Philosophy and Practice of Organizational Learning, Performance, and Change
By Brand: Basic Books
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mpn: Illustrations, ean: 9780738204611, isbn: 0738204617,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 94 reviews
In this book, the authors integrate the three dominant approaches to organizational development-learning, performance, and change-to create a dynamic lens through which to analyze any HRD program or initiative.Used Book in Good Condition.

The Colorado Fuel and Iron Company (Images of America)
By Arcadia Publishing
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ean: 9781467127080, isbn: 1467127086,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
With roots dating to 1872, the Colorado Fuel and Iron (CF&I) Company at Pueblo served as the principal heavy industry leader in the Rocky Mountain region, producing steel rails, spikes, and track accessories for the burgeoning railroad industry. Over the next 121 years, the company grew to manufacture dozens of other products used in the agriculture, mining, commercial, and residential industries, driving Pueblo to become the ''Pittsburgh of the West.'' As the region's largest private employer,

Lock, Stock, and Boards: The Harris Pine Mills Story
By Review & Herald Publishing
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780828027229, isbn: 0828027226,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews

The Grid: The Fraying Wires Between Americans and Our Energy Future
By Bloomsbury USA
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ean: 9781632865687, isbn: 1632865688,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 146 reviews
A revelatory look at our national power grid--how it developed, its current flaws, and how it must be completely reimagined for our fast-approaching energy future.America's electrical grid, an engineering triumph of the twentieth century, is turning out to be a poor fit for the present. It's not just that the grid has grown old and is now in dire need of basic repair. Today, as we invest great hope in new energy sources--solar, wind, and other alternatives--the grid is what stands most firmly

Logistics Clusters: Delivering Value and Driving Growth (The MIT Press)
By The MIT Press
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mpn: 9780262526791, ean: 9780262526791, isbn: 0262526794,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 144 reviews
How logistics clusters can create jobs while providing companies with competitive advantage.Why is Memphis home to hundreds of motor carrier terminals and distribution centers? Why does the tiny island-nation of Singapore handle a fifth of the world's maritime containers and half the world's annual supply of crude oil? Which jobs can replace lost manufacturing jobs in advanced economies?Some of the answers to these questions are rooted in the phenomenon of logistics clusters―geographically

How Mitchell Energy & Development Corp. Got Its Start and How It Grew: An Oral History and Narrative Overview
By Universal Publishers
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ean: 9781581126631, isbn: 1581126638,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
The updated edition is the story of Mitchell and his company told in narrative form and in a series of interviews of the people who nurtured the company through the years. It is Horatio Alger, Texana, human conflict, tales of the oil patch, and a study of the shaky start of what is now one of the most innovative and successful new communities anywhere, all rolled into one. Its author is Joseph W. Kutchin, an experienced journalist who served many years as the corporation's vice president in

Rocket Fuel: The One Essential Combination That Will Get You More of What You Want from Your Business
By Benbella Books
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mpn: Charts, ean: 9781941631157, isbn: 1941631150,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
Discover the vital relationship that will take your company from ''What’s next?'' to ''We have liftoff!'' Visionaries have groundbreaking ideas. Integrators make those ideas a reality. This explosive combination is the key to getting everything you want out of your business. It worked for Disney. It worked for McDonald’s. It worked for Ford. It can work for you. From the author of the bestselling Traction, Rocket Fuel details the integral roles of the Visionary and Integrator and explains

The Knowledge for Sale: The Neoliberal Takeover of Higher Education (Infrastructures)
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mpn: 9780262036078, ean: 9780262036078, isbn: 026203607X,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 72 reviews
How free-market fundamentalists have shifted the focus of higher education to competition, metrics, consumer demand, and return on investment, and why we should change this.A new philosophy of higher education has taken hold in institutions around the world. Its supporters disavow the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake and argue that the only knowledge worth pursuing is that with more or less immediate market value. Every other kind of learning is downgraded, its budget cut. In Knowledge for

Planters Peanut(tm) Collectibles, Since 1961: A Handbook and Price Guide (Classicscript)
By Brand: Schiffer Pub Ltd
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ean: 9780887407932, isbn: 0887407935,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
In 1961, after 55 years of the family-style leadership of a private company, Planters Nut and Chocolate Company was acquired by Standard Brands, but continues to produce a great number of advertising premiums. These ''newer'' items of Planters memorabilia are presented here, including those surrounding its involvement in auto racing and golf tournaments and the promotional items surrounding Mr Peanut's 75th birthday in 1991. This is a companion volume to Planters Peanut Collectibles: 1906-1961.

Gym Biz: Starting and Running Your Own Gym for Profit
By Brand: Robert Kennedy
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ean: 9781552100196, isbn: 1552100197,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 131 reviews
Takes you through every aspect of starting and running a successful gym.Used Book in Good Condition.

Seasons of a Finger Lakes Winery
By Cornell University Press
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ean: 9780801448812, isbn: 0801448816,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
In 1998, Gary and Rosemary Barletta purchased seven acres of land on the eastern shore of Cayuga Lake. Descending to the west from the state route that runs along on the ridge overlooking the lake, the land was fertile, rich with shalestone and limestone bedrock, and exposed to moderating air currents from the lake. It was the perfect place to establish a vineyard, and the Barlettas immediately began to plant their vines and build the winery about which they had dreamed for years.The Barlettas'

Climbing the Ladder of Business Intelligence: Happy About Creating Excellence through Enabled Intuition
By Brand: Happy About
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ean: 9781600050435, isbn: 1600050433,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 61 reviews
The goal of Climbing the Ladder of Business Intelligence is to introduce an intelligence framework that builds a foundation for success. The Ladder is really a Ladder of Business Intelligence (LOBI) that aims to create intelligent organizations in which technology systems are designed to support success. Problems: Good decision making is rare in the business world In 2005, an estimated $150 billion was spent on IT systems that were either canceled or suffered cost overruns There is a great

Succession Planning That Works: The Critical Path of Leadership Development
By FriesenPress
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ean: 9781460284810, isbn: 146028481X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 120 reviews
Many attempts to establish a succession plan fail. Why? They run up against insurmountable implementation challenges, or weak executive commitment and follow-through. Succession Planning That Works: The Critical Path of Leadership Development is a step-by-step guide to help HR professionals and senior leaders develop a succession plan that delivers a measurable return on investment. Based on in-depth interviews with senior executives from nearly 50 organizations, Succession Planning That Works

The Road Taken: The History and Future of America's Infrastructure
By Bloomsbury USA
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ean: 9781632863621, isbn: 1632863626,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 67 reviews
A renowned historian and engineer explores the past, present, and future of America's crumbling infrastructure.Acclaimed engineer and historian Henry Petroski explores our core infrastructure from both historical and contemporary perspectives, explaining how essential their maintenance is to America's economic health. Petroski reveals the genesis of the many parts of America's highway system--our interstate numbering system, the centerline that divides roads, and such taken-for-granted objects

Innovating Out of Crisis: How Fujifilm Survived (and Thrived) As Its Core Business Was Vanishing
By Stone Bridge Press
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mpn: B&W photos, tables, ean: 9781611720235, isbn: 1611720230,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 69 reviews
In 2000, photographic film products made up 60% of Fujifilm’s sales and up to 70% of its profit. Within ten years, digital cameras had destroyed that business. In 2012, Kodak filed for bankruptcy. Yet Fujifilm has boasted record profits and continues strong. What happened? What did Fujifilm do? What do businesses today need from their leaders? What kinds of employees can help businesses thrive in the future? Here, the CEO who brought Fujifilm back from the brink explains how he engineered

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