📒Let My People Go Surfing ✍ Yvon Chouinard

â™ Book Title : Let My People Go Surfing
✍Author : Yvon Chouinard
â™›Publisher : Penguin
♣Release Date : 2016-09-06
âśżPages : 272
â™ ISBN : 9781101992531
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťLet My People Go Surfing Book Synopsis : In this newly revised 10th anniversary edition, Yvon Chouinard--legendary climber, businessman, environmentalist, and founder of Patagonia, Inc.--shares the persistence and courage that have gone into being head of one of the most respected and environmentally responsible companies on earth. From his youth as the son of a French Canadian handyman to the thrilling, ambitious climbing expeditions that inspired his innovative designs for the sport's equipment, Let My People Go Surfing is the story of a man who brought doing good and having grand adventures into the heart of his business life-a book that will deeply affect entrepreneurs and outdoor enthusiasts alike. "This is the story of an attempt to do more than change a single corporation--it is an attempt to challenge the culture of consumption tat is at the hear of the global ecological crisis." --From the Foreword by Naomi Klein, bestselling author of This Changes Everything From the Trade Paperback edition.

📒Extreme Teams ✍ Robert Bruce Shaw

â™ Book Title : Extreme Teams
✍Author : Robert Bruce Shaw
â™›Publisher : AMACOM
♣Release Date : 2017-02-16
âśżPages : 256
â™ ISBN : 9780814437186
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Extreme Teams Book Synopsis : Managers want great teams, but most build them around decades-old ideas and practices made popular by companies that have lost their edge. Extreme Teams looks at the new generation of teams driving growth in today’s most innovative firms. They do this by doing things differently: hiring the right person instead of the best person; focusing on one priority while leaving room to explore new ideas; creating an environment where people are comfortable dealing with the uncomfortable; and maximizing profit by not making profit what matters most. The book takes you inside top companies and examines the teamwork experiments powering their results, including how: Pixar’s teams use constant feedback and debate to transform initially flawed films into billion-dollar hits A culture of radical “freedom and responsibility” helps Netflix execute on the next big thing Whole Food’s super-autonomous teams embrace hard metrics and friendly competition to drive performance Zappos fuels the weirdness and fun that sustains its success Times change, and so must teams. Designing and managing high-performance teams requires upgrading outdated beliefs and behaviors, and spurring a level of intensity and collaboration that lets them face down any challenge.

â™ Book Title : The Oxford Handbook of Environmental History
✍Author : Andrew C. Isenberg
â™›Publisher : Oxford University Press
♣Release Date : 2014-09-18
âśżPages : 640
â™ ISBN : 9780199394470
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťThe Oxford Handbook of Environmental History Book Synopsis : The field of environmental history emerged just decades ago but has established itself as one of the most innovative and important new approaches to history, one that bridges the human and natural world, the humanities and the sciences. With the current trend towards internationalizing history, environmental history is perhaps the quintessential approach to studying subjects outside the nation-state model, with pollution, global warming, and other issues affecting the earth not stopping at national borders. With 25 essays, this Handbook is global in scope and innovative in organization, looking at the field thematically through such categories as climate, disease, oceans, the body, energy, consumerism, and international relations.

â™ Book Title : Global Food Security and Supply
✍Author : Wayne Martindale
â™›Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
♣Release Date : 2014-12-19
âśżPages : 232
â™ ISBN : 9781118699294
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Global Food Security and Supply Book Synopsis : With the global population projected to reach 9 billion by the year 2050, the need for nations to secure food supplies for their populations has never been more pressing. Finding better supply chain solutions is an essential part of achieving a secure and sustainable diet for a rapidly increasing population. We are now in a position, through methods including life cycle assessment (LCA), carbon footprinting and other tools, to accurately measure and assess our use – or misuse – of natural resources, including food. The impact of new technologies and management systems can therefore improve efficiencies and find new ways to reduce waste. Global Food Security and Supply provides robust, succinct information for people who want to understand how the global food system works. The book demonstrates the specific tools available for understanding how food supply works, addresses the challenges facing a secure and safe global food supply, and helps readers to appreciate how these challenges might be overcome. This book is a concise and accessible text that focuses on recent data and findings from a range of international collaborations and studies. The author provides both a snapshot of global food supply and security today, and a projection of where these issues may lead us in the future. This book will therefore be of particular interest to food policy leaders, commercial managers in the food industry, and researchers and students seeking a better understanding of a rapidly evolving topic.

📒Getting To Plan B ✍ John Mullins

â™ Book Title : Getting to Plan B
✍Author : John Mullins
â™›Publisher : Harvard Business Press
♣Release Date : 2009-09-08
âśżPages : 224
â™ ISBN : 9781422152690
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťGetting to Plan B Book Synopsis : You have a new venture in mind. And you've crafted a business plan so detailed it's a work of art. Don't get too attached to it. As John Mullins and Randy Komisar explain in Getting to Plan B, new businesses are fraught with uncertainty. To succeed, you must change the plan in real time as the inevitable challenges arise. In fact, studies show that entrepreneurs who stick slavishly to their Plan A stand a greater chance of failing-and that many successful businesses barely resemble their founders' original idea. The authors provide a rigorous process for stress testing your Plan A and determining how to alter it so your business makes money, solves customers' needs, and endures. You'll discover strategies for: -Identifying the leap-of-faith assumptions hidden in your plan -Testing those assumptions and unearthing why the plan might not work -Reconfiguring the five components of your business model-revenue model, gross margin model, operating model, working capital model, and investment model-to create a sounder Plan B. Filled with success stories and cautionary tales, this book offers real cases illustrating the authors' unique process. Whether your idea is for a start-up or a new business unit within your organization, Getting to Plan B contains the road map you need to reach success.

📒Lifestyle Brands ✍ Stefania Saviolo

â™ Book Title : Lifestyle Brands
✍Author : Stefania Saviolo
â™›Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
♣Release Date : 2012-12-05
âśżPages : 141
â™ ISBN : 9781137285928
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťLifestyle Brands Book Synopsis : What do brands like Apple, Diesel, Abercrombie & Fitch, and Virgin have in common and what differentiates them from other brands? These brands are able to maintain a relationship with their clients that goes beyond brand loyalty. This gives a complete analysis of lifestyle brands that inspire, guide, and motivate beyond product benefits alone.

📒Simply Seven ✍ E. Schlie

â™ Book Title : Simply Seven
✍Author : E. Schlie
â™›Publisher : Springer
♣Release Date : 2011-10-12
âśżPages : 196
â™ ISBN : 9780230349674
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťSimply Seven Book Synopsis : Published as part of Palgrave Macmillan's IE Business Publishing Series, Simply Seven is a practical guide to Internet business for students, entrepreneurs and executives. The book presents a practical blueprint created to get entrepreneurs and executives started on finding the right Internet business model for their web site.

📒Learn Or Die ✍ Edward D. Hess

â™ Book Title : Learn or Die
✍Author : Edward D. Hess
â™›Publisher : Columbia University Press
♣Release Date : 2014-09-23
âśżPages : 288
â™ ISBN : 9780231538275
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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â™ Book Title : Pkg Ie for Busn 1e Plus Prep Cards
✍Author : Kelly
â™›Publisher : Ingram
♣Release Date : 2008-01-01
âśżPages :
â™ ISBN : 032456984X
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťPkg Ie for Busn 1e Plus Prep Cards Book Synopsis : "Student tested and faculty approved, BUSN breaks new ground in the Introduction to Business market, delivering a riveting design that captivates students and powerful resources that save instructors valuable time. Written by longtime Intro to Business instructors who know firsthand the needs of today's instructors and students, this unique first edition provides a more student-focused--less linear--learning model that truly engages students. Its traditional material is presented in a vibrant, very nontraditional format. More "casual magazine" than "formal textbook," this lively design will intrigue and inspire students by incorporating less dense textual material and a more visual presentation of key concepts. The graphics, page layout, and design speak specifically to today's students, enticing them to keep turning the pages. Streamlined and well balanced, the text covers all core Introduction to Business topics in a succinct 18 chapters--including a unique chapter on Business Communications. In addition, the text is unrivaled in its cohesive integration of text and supplements. Robust resources--including an extremely interactive website--help students learn to study, communicate verbally and in writing, and master chapter concepts. Helping you keep students motivated in the classroom--even if they're not business majors--BUSN provides the most efficient instructor tools available, including a syllabus builder and database of instructional material. With BUSN, your students will be prepared and engaged."--Publisher's website.

â™ Book Title : Triple Crown Leadership Building Excellent Ethical and Enduring Organizations
✍Author : Bob Vanourek
â™›Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
♣Release Date : 2012-07-10
âśżPages : 302
â™ ISBN : 9780071791502
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťTriple Crown Leadership Building Excellent Ethical and Enduring Organizations Book Synopsis : Presents leadership lessons from such companies as Google, eBay, and Xerox to offer tested advice on managing a company after a breakdown, maintaining high performance, building character in employees, and running an ethical business.