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Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune
Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune
by Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell Jr.
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Janet Maslin, The New York Times • St. Louis Post-Dispatch Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. When Pulitzer... (read more)

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Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.
Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.
by Ron Chernow
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The landmark biography of a true American original-and the first written since the opening of Rockefeller's papers -- masterfully rendered by the National Book Award -- winning author of The House of Morgan. William James said of John D. Rockefeller that... (read more)

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The Red Leather Diary: Reclaiming a Life Through the Pages of a Lost Journal (P.S.)
The Red Leather Diary: Reclaiming a Life Through the Pages of a Lost Journal (P.S.)
by Lily Koppel
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For more than half a century, the red leather diary languished inside a steamer trunk. Rescued from a Dumpster on Manhattan's Upper West Side, it found its way to Lily Koppel, a young writer, who opened its tarnished brass lock and journeyed into an... (read more)

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Resource Management #48: Supply Chain Optimization Through Segmentation and Analytics. Gerhard J. Plenert
Resource Management #48: Supply Chain Optimization Through Segmentation and Analytics. Gerhard J. Plenert
by Gerhard J. Plenert.
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We live in a world where we try to solve similar problems in structurally the same way. But they simply are not optimally solved all the same. Supply Chain Optimization through Segmentation and Analytics addresses the issue of optimizing the planning... (read more)

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Using Microsoft Project 2010 (11 Edition)
Using Microsoft Project 2010 (11 Edition)
by Sonia Atchison
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More than just a book!                                       ... (read more)

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American Economy a Historical Encyclopedia 2 Volumes
American Economy a Historical Encyclopedia 2 Volumes
by Cynthia Cl Northrup
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Debates over the role the government should play in our economy go back to the nation's founding. The American Economy: A Historical Encyclopedia provides detailed information on the people, events, and government actions that have shaped our economy... (read more)

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Being a Rockefeller, Becoming Myself: A Memoir
Being a Rockefeller, Becoming Myself: A Memoir
by Eileen Rockefeller
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A pioneering philanthropist and daughter of American royalty reveals what it was like to grow up in one of the worlds most famous families.   The great-granddaughter of John D. Rockefeller, Eileen Rockefeller learned in childhood that while wealth... (read more)

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The Phantom of Fifth Avenue: The Mysterious Life and Scandalous Death of Heiress Huguette Clark
The Phantom of Fifth Avenue: The Mysterious Life and Scandalous Death of Heiress Huguette Clark
by Meryl Gordon
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Born in 1906, Huguette Clark grew up in her family's 121-room Beaux Arts mansion in New York and was one of the leading celebrities of her day. Her father William Andrews Clark, was a copper magnate, the second richest man in American, and not above... (read more)

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Power Through Partnership: How Women Lead Better Together
Power Through Partnership: How Women Lead Better Together
by Betsy Polk and Maggie Chotas
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Betsy Polk and Maggie Chotas have learned something powerful: when women work together they discover a level of support, flexibility, confidence, accountability, and freedom to be themselves that they rarely find in other work relationships. Drawing on... (read more)

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Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune
Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune
by Bill Dedman
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From day one at Doctors Hospital, Huguette had private nurses twenty-four hours a day. The nurse on the day shift, assigned randomly to Huguette in the spring of 1991, was Hadassah Peri. She would work for her “Madame” for twenty years... (read more)

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Lead with Purpose: Giving Your Organization a Reason to Believe in Itself
Lead with Purpose: Giving Your Organization a Reason to Believe in Itself
by John BALDONI
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What would you give to have an entire company full of committed employees willing to go the extra mile, working together as a unified force to fulfill a shared sense of mission? Filled with practical tips and featuring illuminating stories, interviews... (read more)

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Advancing Research Methodology in the African Context: Techniques, Methods, and Designs.
Advancing Research Methodology in the African Context: Techniques, Methods, and Designs.
by Edited By David B. Zoogah.
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The mission of Research Methodology in Strategy and Management is “to provide a forum for critique, commentary, and discussion about key methodology issues in the strategic management field” because “strategic management relies on an array of... (read more)

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Orbit-Shifting Innovation: The Dynamics of Ideas That Create History
Orbit-Shifting Innovation: The Dynamics of Ideas That Create History
by Devika Devaiah And Rajiv Narang.
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Orbit-shifting innovation happens when an area that needs transformation meets an innovator with the will and the desire to create, and not follow, history.  At the heart of every orbit-shifting innovation is the breakthrough that achieves a... (read more)

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Advancing Collaborative Knowledge Environments: New Trends in E-Collaboration
Advancing Collaborative Knowledge Environments: New Trends in E-Collaboration
by Ned Kock.
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International contributors in information systems, management studies, computer science, and software engineering present frameworks for e-collaboration. The book begins with a preface on the importance of audio communication in distance collaborative... (read more)

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Tribal Land Alienation and Political Movements: Socio-Economic Patterns from South India
Tribal Land Alienation and Political Movements: Socio-Economic Patterns from South India
by Ramdas. Rupavath
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In this study, Rupavath (political science, U. of Hyderabad, India) concludes that unless the tribal lands and economies in India's under-developed areas are protected and a mode of development more suitable to its residents' way of life is... (read more)

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Handbook of Research on Information Management and the Global Landscape (Handbook of Research On...)
Handbook of Research on Information Management and the Global Landscape (Handbook of Research On...)
by M. Gordon Hunter And Felix B. Tan.
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Online collaboration is increasingly improving partnerships for organizations across the globe, strengthening existing relationships and creating new alliances that would previously have been inconceivable. Through these new global networks come... (read more)

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Advances in Business and Management Forecasting #8: Advances in Business and Management Forecasting
Advances in Business and Management Forecasting #8: Advances in Business and Management Forecasting
by Kenneth D. Lawrence And Ronald K. Klimberg.
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US business scholars review the current state of demand forecasting, financial forecasting, health care forecasting, and selected topics in forecasting. Among their topics are removing systematic bias from demand forecasts, a regression analysis to... (read more)

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The Paradox of Catching Up: Rethinking of State-Led Economic Development
The Paradox of Catching Up: Rethinking of State-Led Economic Development
by Li. Tan
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The phenomenon of state-led development has been persistent throughout modern history and remains significant today. Latecomers in the world's development, from Russia in the 19th century to contemporary China, persistently resorted to the state as a... (read more)

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Mrs. Astor Regrets: The Hidden Betrayals of a Family Beyond Reproach
Mrs. Astor Regrets: The Hidden Betrayals of a Family Beyond Reproach
by Meryl Gordon
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The fate of Brooke Astor, the endearing philanthropist with the storied name, has generated worldwide headlines since her grandson Philip sued his father, Anthony Marshall, in 2006, alleging mistreatment of Brooke. Shortly after her death in 2007... (read more)

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Leadership Assessment for Talent Development
Leadership Assessment for Talent Development
by Tony Wall And John Knights.
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For professionals in the business of talent development, assessing competence and capability is crucial, especially in relation to recruiting the right leaders.  Talent professionals can now use leadership assessments as a positive and powerful... (read more)

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