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Contractors in the Government Workplace: Managing the Blended Workforce

by Glenn J. Voelz Government Institutes (April 16, 2010)

This handbook introduces the fundamentals of managing government-contractor relations in a blended workforce. It explains in a straightforward way all aspects of government contracting that acquisition personnel...


Governing to Win: Enhancing National Competitiveness Through New Policy and Operating Approaches

by Charles Prow Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 12, 2012)

Charles Prow has brought together an impressive lineup of businessmen and women, reporters, and experts to show how the United States can be more competitive in the global economy. This book shows not only what...


Procurement of Goods, Works and Services in Development Projects

by Joseph Martial Ribiero Presses Internationales Polytechnique (March 30, 2011)

The author's practical experience in capacitybuilding in the areas of project management and procurement throughout the African continent has led him to take a simple and direct approach in preparing this book....


Competition, Choice, and Incentives in Government Programs

by John M. Kamensky & Albert Morales Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 29, 2006)

Since the 1980s, the language used around market-based government has muddied its meaning and polarized its proponents and critics, making the topic politicized and controversial. Competition, Choice, and Incentives...


Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America

by Glenn Hubbard & Tim Kane Simon & Schuster (May 21, 2013)

In this groundbreaking book, two economists explain why economic imbalances cause civil collapse--and why America could be next.

From the Ming Dynasty to Ottoman Turkey to Imperial Spain, the Great Powers of...


Paths to Making a Difference: Leading In Government

by Mark A. Abramson & Paul R. Lawrence Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 21, 2012)

To understand the challenges of political leadership and how top executives succeed in accomplishing an administration's objectives, business in government experts Paul R. Lawrence and Mark A. Abramson present...


Bad History, Worse Policy: How a False Narrative About the Financial Crisis Led to the Dodd-Frank Act

by Peter J. Wallison AEI Press (January 25, 2013)

This timely study focuses on how the government-constructed narratives surrounding the collapse of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the 2008 financial crisis shaped the policymaking that led to the Dodd-Frank...


Engineering the Financial Crisis: Systemic Risk and the Failure of Regulation

by Jeffrey Friedman & Wladimir Kraus University of Pennsylvania Press (September 01, 2011)

This study examines the role of the Basel Accords—a set of international standards regulating bank capital—in the global financial crisis. It argues that because the accords were so widely adopted, they...


Timelines into the Future: Strategic Visioning Methods for Government, Business, and Other Organizations

by Sheila R. Ronis Hamilton Books (May 15, 2007)

Timelines into the Future: Strategic Visioning Methods for Government, Business and Other Organizations argues that foresight is an important aspect of winning in the 21st Century. That includes countries, companies,...


Blood and Oil

by Bradley Hope & Justin Scheck Hachette Books (September 01, 2020)

From award-winning Wall Street Journal reporters Justin Scheck and Bradley Hope (coauthor of Billion Dollar Whale), a revelatory look at the inner workings of the world's most powerful ruling family, the royal...


Blood and Oil

by Bradley Hope & Justin Scheck Hachette Books (August 31, 2020)

**Longlisted for the Financial Times & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award**

From award-winning Wall Street Journal reporters Justin Scheck and Bradley Hope (coauthor of Billion Dollar Whale), this revelatory...


A Capitalist's Lament

by Leland Faust Skyhorse (October 11, 2016)

Leland Faust unmasks Wall Street's unsavory tactics in powerful detail by giving readers a high-level view of how the financial services industry misleads them, overcharges them, and exposes them to needless...


Opportunism

by Shraga F. Biran Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 17, 2011)

In this bold and forward-looking book, an Israeli civic leader shows how reorienting our society to make the most of "opportunity" could restore the global economy to health--and give added value to the contributions...


Political Risk

by Condoleezza Rice, Amy Zegart & Grace Angela Henry Hachette Book Group (May 01, 2018)

From New York Times bestselling author and former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Stanford University Professor Amy Zegart comes an examination of the rapidly evolving state of political risk and...


Dealing with China

by Henry M. Paulson & Kevin Stillwell Hachette Book Group (April 14, 2015)

Hank Paulson, the former United States treasury secretary and CEO of Goldman Sachs, takes the reader behind closed doors to witness the creation and evolution of China's state-controlled capitalism.

When Hu Jintao,...


Keeping At It

by Paul Volcker & Christine Harper PublicAffairs (October 29, 2018)

The extraordinary life story of the former chairman of the Federal Reserve, whose absolute integrity provides the inspiration we need as our constitutional system and political tradition are being tested to...


Civil War Barons

by Jeffry D. Wert Da Capo Press (November 05, 2018)

Before the robber barons there were Civil War barons--a remarkable yet largely unknown group of men whose contributions won the war and shaped America's future.

The Civil War woke a sleeping giant in America,...


Political Risk

by Condoleezza Rice & Amy B. Zegart Twelve (April 30, 2018)

From New York Times bestselling author and former U.S. secretary of state Condoleezza Rice and Stanford University professor Amy B. Zegart comes an examination of the rapidly evolving state of political risk,...


The Capitalist Comeback

by Andrew Puzder Center Street (April 23, 2018)

Andy Puzder, the former CEO of Carl's Jr. and Hardee's, says that "capitalism" is not a dirty word, and thankfully President Trump understands this; his pro-business policies will bring back economic growth...


Advice and Dissent

by Alan S. Blinder Basic Books (March 26, 2018)

A bestselling economist tells us what both politicians and economists must learn to fix America's failing economic policies

American economic policy ranks as something between bad and disgraceful. As leading...


In Defense of Troublemakers

by Charlan Jeanne Nemeth Basic Books (March 19, 2018)

An eminent psychologist explains why dissent should be cherished, not feared

We've decided by consensus that consensus is good. In In Defense of Troublemakers, psychologist Charlan Nemeth argues that this principle...


Our Damaged Democracy

by Joseph A. Califano Atria Books (February 13, 2018)

“A Washington insider draws on decades of experience to deliver a blistering critique of the state of American government” (Kirkus Reviews) in an authoritative scrutiny of the forces that run our society...


Goliath

by Matt Stoller Simon & Schuster (October 15, 2019)

A startling look at how concentrated financial power and consumerism transformed American politics, resulting in the emergence of populism and authoritarianism, the fall of the Democratic Party--while also providing...


Superpower Showdown

by Bob Davis, Lingling Wei & Rick Adamson HarperAudio (June 09, 2020)

This is the inside story of the US-China trade war, how relations between these superpowers  unraveled, darkening prospects for global peace and prosperity, as told by two Wall Street Journal reporters, one...


Public Capitalism: The Political Authority of Corporate Executives

by Christopher McMahon University of Pennsylvania Press (September 05, 2012)

Political philosopher Christopher McMahon argues that the social authority of corporate executives is best understood as a form of political authority. Public Capitalism explores the implications of that claim...


Our Damaged Democracy

by Joseph A. Califano & Arthur Morey Simon & Schuster Audio (February 13, 2018)

“A Washington insider draws on decades of experience to deliver a blistering critique of the state of American government” (Kirkus Reviews) in an authoritative scrutiny of the forces that run our society...


Goliath

by Matt Stoller & Jonathan Davis Simon & Schuster Audio (October 15, 2019)

A startling look at how concentrated financial power and consumerism transformed American politics, resulting in the emergence of populism and authoritarianism, the fall of the Democratic Party--while also providing...


Beyond the Crash

by Gordon Brown Simon & Schuster Audio (December 07, 2010)

The international financial crisis that has held our global economy in its grip for too long still seems to be in full stride. Former British Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown believes...


The Consequential Frontier

by Peter Ward & Gary Galone Blackstone Publishing (February 11, 2020)

This in-depth work of reportage dares to ask what's at stake in privatizing outer space.

Earth is in trouble--so dramatically that we're now scrambling to explore space for valuable resources and a home for permanent...


The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

by John Perkins & Tom Taylorson Blackstone Publishing (February 09, 2016)

Shocking bestseller: the original version of this astonishing tell-all book spent seventy-three weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, has sold more than 1.25 million copies, and has been translated into...


The Teapot Dome Scandal

by Laton Mccartney & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (February 05, 2008)

The Teapot Dome scandal of the early 1920s was all about oil—hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of petroleum. When the scandal finally broke, the consequences were tremendous. President Harding’s legacy...


Money Well Spent?

by Michael Grabell & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (January 31, 2012)

The 2012 presidential campaign will, above all else, be a referendum on the Obama administration’s handling of the financial crisis, recalling the period when Obama’s “audacity of hope” met the austerity...


Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

by John Perkins & Brian Emerson Blackstone Publishing (June 27, 2005)

This phenomenal New York Times bestseller is an exposé of international corruption and an inspired plan to turn the tide for future generations.

John Perkins was an economic hit man. His job was to convince...


Too Big to Fail

by Andrew Ross Sorkin & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (October 20, 2009)

Too Big to Fail is a brilliantly reported true-life thriller that goes behind the scenes of the financial crisis on Wall Street and in Washington.

In one of the most gripping financial narratives in decades,...


Free Market Revolution

by Yaron Brook, Don Watkins & Tom Weiner Blackstone Publishing (September 18, 2012)

Here is a look at how our current economic crises are caused by toomuch government--and how Ayn Rand's bold defense of free markets can help us changecourse.The rise of the Tea Party and the 2010 election results...


The China Fantasy

by James Mann & Jeff Riggenbach Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

Does America’s policy toward China make sense? In this in-depth look at China’s political evolution and its future, Mann explores two scenarios popular among our policy elite. The soothing scenario foresees...


Keeping At It

by Paul Volcker, Christine Harper & John Bedford Lloyd PublicAffairs (October 30, 2018)

The extraordinary life story of the former chairman of the Federal Reserve, whose absolute integrity provides the inspiration we need as our constitutional system and political tradition are being tested to...


Beat the Cuts: How to Improve Public Services and Easily Cut Costs

by Rob Worth Ecademy Press (September 22, 2011)

How to improve public services and easily cut costs. While the public sector is faced with axing services to save billions and deliver 25% - 40% budget cuts, there are organisations that are not only saving...


Bull by the Horns: Fighting to Save Main Street from Wall Street and Wall Street from Itself

by Sheila Bair Free Press (September 25, 2012)

NEW YORK TIMES and WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER

The former FDIC chairwoman, and one of the first people to acknowledge the full risk of subprime loans, offers a unique perspective on the financial crisis.

Appointed...


Big Business

by Tyler Cowen St. Martin's Press (April 08, 2019)

An against-the-grain polemic on American capitalism from New York Times bestselling author Tyler Cowen.

We love to hate the 800-pound gorilla. Walmart and Amazon destroy communities and small businesses. Facebook...


How You Got Screwed

by Allen Marshall Skyhorse (May 01, 2018)

If you’re like most people, you want nothing more than a fair shot in life: a chance to seek out opportunities, work hard, and make your own way in this world. But as author Allen Marshall explains in How...


Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: The Complete Bill

by Patricia Cohen & Michael Cohn Skyhorse (January 30, 2018)

At the end of 2017, Congress passed the biggest tax plan since 1986. Whether you were for or against the sweeping overhaul, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will begin to affect individuals and businesses as early...


A Basic Guide to Exporting

by Jason Katzman Skyhorse (March 09, 2011)

Here is practical advice for anyone who wants to build their business by selling overseas. The International Trade Administration covers key topics such as marketing, legal issues, customs, and more. With real-life...


Goliath

by Matt Stoller Simon & Schuster (October 15, 2019)

A startling look at how concentrated financial power and consumerism transformed American politics, resulting in the emergence of populism and authoritarianism, the fall of the Democratic Party--while also providing...


Industrial Policy in the Middle East and North Africa

by Ahmed Galal The American University in Cairo Press (April 01, 2008)

Most governments in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region use trade policy to protect certain industries, provide tax incentives to promote a particular type of investment, and make subsidized credit...


Keeping At It

by Paul Volcker & Christine Harper PublicAffairs (November 27, 2018)

The extraordinary life story of the former chairman of the Federal Reserve, whose absolute integrity provides the inspiration we need as our constitutional system and political tradition are being tested to...


Politics under the Influence

by Anna L. Bailey Cornell University Press (September 15, 2018)

"You know just how serious a problem alcoholism has become for our country. Frankly speaking, it has taken on the proportions of a national disaster." So spoke Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in 2009 as the...


Global Corporate Governance

by Donald H. Chew & Stuart L. Gillan Columbia University Press (August 01, 2009)

Effective corporate governance, or the set of controls and incentives that drive top management, originates both outside and inside the firm and assures investors who hope to commit their capital. Essential...


Game changing innovation

by Yoav Nir Die Keure Publishing (January 17, 2018)

This book is the disquisition of what I know and truly believe makes products a success and how you can replicate it within your company.

What is this book about? Why should I read this book? Why did you write...


Economic Governance in the Age of Globalization

by William K. Tabb Columbia University Press (June 02, 2004)

Rapid growth, reduced poverty, and stable societies: the announced benefits of the world economy celebrated by neoliberal proponents of "the Washington consensus" have failed to materialize. What does this failure...