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Unto This Last, and Other Essays on Political Economy

A collection of political and economical essays by John Ruskin. This ebook edition contains Ruskin's famous essay 'Unto This Last' - which includes four articles; The Roots of Honour; The Veins of Wealth; Qui Judicatis Terram; and, Ad Valorem. Also included are the following essays; 'Maintenance of Life: Wealth, Money and Riches'; 'Nature of Wealth, Variations of Value, The National Store, Nature of Labour, Value and Price, The Curre...

Action Against Small Arms: A Resource and Training Handbook
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Action Against Small Arms: A Resource and Training Handbook

Free people need arms. Without effective small arms to defend against criminals and bad government actors, regular people are left only to be victims. The 20th Century was one of population disarmament leading to oppression, victimization, and genocide. The only effective way to combat the progress of criminals on an individual or mass scale is with the most effective easy-to-use tools: Firearms. Of course, political extremists on th...

How to Sell Yourself: Using Leadership, Likability, and Luck to Succeed
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How to Sell Yourself: Using Leadership, Likability, and Luck to Succeed

In How to Sell Yourself: Using Leadership, Likability, and Luck to Succeed, the author, Arch Lustberg explains the importance of selling ourselves every time we communicate with others. He points out that in order to get our message across we must convince our audience that we are competent and likable. Throughout the book Lustberg demonstrates, in word and picture, how the readers can use both substance and style to communicate that...

The New Boardroom Leaders: How Today's Corporate Boards Are Taking Charge
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The New Boardroom Leaders: How Today's Corporate Boards Are Taking Charge

Ward's book is certainly timely. It is also fairly comprehensive, without getting bogged down in unreadable details. Although he acknowledges an independent chair may be the dominant model many years down the road, Ward also addresses what many shareowner activists view as interim models involving "lead" and "presiding" directors. He even has a chapter for combined CEO/Chairs on how to cope with the new realities. No matter where you...

Economics as Literature (Routledge Studies in the History of Economics, No 1)
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Economics as Literature (Routledge Studies in the History of Economics, No 1)

A rich vein of economics writings which runs through the nineteenth century and beyond is now largely ignored because its authors were women or because they favoured literary over scientific forms. Economics as Literature re-examines some of the most interesting texts from within this tradition. The works considered include: *stories (eg by Maria Edgeworth and Harriet Martineau) *dialogues (eg by Jane Marcet and Thomas de Quincey) *'...

The Organisation of Transactions: Studying Supply Networks Using Gaming Simulation
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The Organisation of Transactions (International Chains and Network)

The globalisation of supply chains and networks causes traders from all over the world to make transactions with each other. Many transactions are made in world markets where the price is the way in which supply and demand are brought together. Other transactions, however, are made between people who know each other and have business relationships, using the so-called network mode of organisation. These traders may be loyal to one an...

Earn What You're Worth: A Widely Sophisticated Approach to Investing In Your Career-and Yourself
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Earn What You're Worth

With her breezy, girlfriend-next-door tone, Nicole Williams, author of "Wildly Sophisticated," takes readers on a journey of financial self exploration. With anecdotes from female entrepreneurs like herself, she encourages women to both explore and challenge their preconceived about success and money - particularly those which come from childhood. Williams also discusses our various "money relationships," from bankers and accountants...

Dr. Gyl's Guide to a Successful Hearing Care Practice
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Dr. Gyl's Guide to a Successful Hearing Care Practice

Dr. Gyl's Guide to a Successful Hearing Care Practice is a must-have resource for private practice owners in hearing healthcare. Author Gyl Kasewurm, AuD, known in the audiology field as "Dr. Gyl", has owned and operated a practice for thirty-five years, generating ten times the annual revenue of a typical practice, despite being in a town of only 12,000 people. Readers will benefit from her unique expertise and insight whether they ...

Poverty in Plenty: A human development report for the UK
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Poverty in Plenty: A human development report for the UK

'Poverty in Plenty breaks new ground in two ways. It is the first national Human Development Report to focus on an industrialised country and it is the first to be produced by a non-governmental organisation� While problems of poverty and deprivation are less extreme in countries such as the UK than in some other parts of the world, the human development message is still highly relevant. There are many people who suffer through inade...