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Based on a study of forty-three of America's best-run companies from a diverse array of business sectors, In Search of Excellence describes eight basic principles of management -- action-stimulating, people-oriented, profit-maximizing practices -- that made these organizations successful.
Thomas L. Friedman demystifies the "flattened" world, explaining how new technologies, political paradigm shifts and, more importantly, innovative individuals at the helms of start-ups have levelled the playing field in the global economy and how governments and societies can, and must, adapt.
Through forceful storytelling and sharp insight, this book reminds us all that the essence of economics is the study of incentives-how people get what they want or need, especially when other people want or need the same thing. A highly engaging look at things that make you go “hmmm?”.
Smith fervently extolls the simple yet enlightened notion that individuals are fully capable of setting and regulating prices for their own goods and services. He argues passionately in favour of free trade, yet stands up for the little guy. The Wealth of Nations provided the first--and still the most eloquent--integrated description of the workings of a market economy.
A doctor and his patient show us how to turn back our biological clocks. They explain Harry's seven rules and how and why they work. Chris who is living poof of their effectiveness provides the motivation. Both men and women can become functionally younger every year for the next five to ten years, then continue to live with newfound vitality and pleasure deep into our 80s and beyond.
Using the same inspired structure of alternating voices, Chris and Harry rework their bestselling Younger Next Year (which targeted men) to address health and ageing concerns for women. Former attorney Crowley's chatty voice alternates with internist-gerontologist Lodge's straightforward medical perspective.