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Link Listing of Recently Read Books With Important Insights into the Social Condition

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001 Australia NSW North Sydney What Rich People Know & Desperately Want to Keep Secret How You Can Strike It Rich in Life and Business Brian Sher Presents the essence of wealth knowledge in this PRIMER for the self-directed, self-motivated, and self-employed
002 Canada ON Toronto Conflict Resolution Toolbox Models and Maps for Analyzing, Diagnosing, and Resolving Conflict Gary T. Furlong Shows how each of the eight different models can be applied successfully to assess and intervene in the same employment conflict.
003 Canada ON Toronto FUTURE: TENSE The Coming World Order The foundations of World War III are being laid today. Gwynne Dyer The Euro-Asian-Indo bloc took the US's rattle away. Will the countervailing informal alliance soothe a sulking superpower to rest?
004 Canada ON Toronto Ignorant Armies Sliding into War in Iraq Gwynne Dyer Dyer Predictions Proven Correct! 20/20 hindsight now validate Dr. Dyer's perspicacious premonitions on the middle east problem.
005 Canada ON Toronto The Collapse of Globalism And the Reinvention of the World John Ralston Saul Globalism, valueless and discredited, never could increase and spread wealth. The mechanism to transfer wealth uses Public Service
006 Canada ON Toronto No Logo Taking aim at the brand bullies Naomi Klein Branding, superbranding, brand bullies and the inevitable backlash are presented in this marvelous book
007 Canada ON Toronto Net Markets Driving Success in the B2B Networked Economy Tom Dagenais and David Gautschi All prosperous online sites have a defined, complex structure. Find out why your current not-for-profit site can never make a dime
008 England Essex Harlow The Rules of Work A definitive code for personal success Richard Templar Follow the 100 rules to get you off the floor and into the corner office. Begun in the 70's, the rules cover decades of work life.
009 US CA Brea Say It Like Obama The Power of Speaking With Purpose and Vision Dr. Shel Leanne
010 US CA Los Angeles Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me) Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson Provides real-life examples of the cognitive dissonance and self-justification concepts in action
011 US CA Los Angeles The New American Workplace
James O'Toole and Edward E. Lawler III The worker's 'I've Got Alternatives Torch' brightens their path ahead as the boss's 'I Have No Alternative Dim Bulb' flickers out.
012 US CA Marina del Rey Globalization and Its Discontents
Joseph E. Stiglitz The Nobel Prize winner and former World Bank Chief Economist shows how the washed up globalization actors may regain centre stage.
013 US CA Mill Valley Smart Mobs: The Next Social Revolution Transforming Cultures and Communities in the Age of Instant Access Howard Rheingold Mobile communication, pervasive computing, wireless networks, collective action.
014 US CA Santa Cruz Age of Propaganda The Everyday Use and Abuse of Persuasion Anthony Pratkanis and Elliot Aronson Persuasions two rules: mental shortcuts, cognitive dissonance, & persuasions 4 strategems: SELP (statis, ethos, logos and pathos).
015 US CO Denver The Man Who Never Died The Life, Times, and Legacy of Joe Hill, American Labor Icon William M. Adler The definitive bio of Joe Hill, legendary songwriter and American labor hero with explosive new evidence pointing to his innocence
016 US CT New Haven The Market System What It Is, How It Works, and What To Make of It Charles E. Lindblom The working class now have in their hands, if they know how to use it, the power of becoming masters of the situation.
017 US DC Washington A Whole New Mind Moving from the Information Age to the Conceptual Age Daniel H. Pink Once mastered, the 6 aptitudes of design, story, symphony, empathy, play, and meaning, will permit 21st century workers to prosper
018 US FL Vero Beach Start With NO The negotiating tools that the pros don't want you to know Jim Camp Why win-win is an ineffective, often disasterous strategy, and how you can beat it.
019 US IL Chicago After Capitalism
David Schweickart How the counterproject movement, which opposes the project of globalizing capital, gets to the After Capitalism world from here.
020 US MD Bethesda The Lexus and the Olive Tree UNDERSTANDING GLOBALIZATION Thomas L. Friedman Social-safety-netter and foreign affairs columnist for the New York Times explains globalization.
021 US MI Grand Rapids Autoworkers Under the Gun A Shop-floor view of the end of the American Dream. Gregg Shotwell A call to action for a new generation of workers coming of age in recession-wracked America
022 US MN St Paul Coal A Human History Barbara Freese Past, present and future look at the fossil fuel coal and its relevance to developing economies in Asia, Europe and North America
023 US NJ Princeton How To Hire And Develop Your Next Top Performer The Five Qualities that Make Salespeople Great Herbert M. Greenberg, Harold Weinstein, Patrick Sweeney Find out why organizers need more than empathy, ego-drive, service motivation, conscientiousness, and resiliency to help you grow.
024 US NY Chelsea The Culting of Brands When Customers Become True Believers Douglas Atkin Building on their intrinsic essences of community & meaning / belonging & belief, any trade union can now become a top cult brand.
025 US NY New York LIES: And the Lying Liars Who Tell Them A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right Al Franken A compendium of America's pompous blowhards and their vacuous puffery. Each Waste of Space profiled lacks an iota of veraciousness
026 US NY New York Mr.Galloway Goes To Washington The Brit Who Set Congress Straight About Iraq George Galloway You've seen him onstage. You've watched the videos. You've heard the audio-casts. You've read the news articles. Now get the book!
027 US NY New York George Soros on Globalization
George Soros The provocative analysis of globalization outlines a new agenda for the leading nations using Special Drawing Rights - SDR
028 US NY New York The Bubble of American Supremacy Correcting the Misuse of American Power George Soros Like arterial-plaque awash in statins, so goes the Bush-leadership-by-innuendo in Soros' Sophistry. America's heart can be mended!
029 US NY New York Jack Straight from the Gut Jack Welch The former General Electric CEO explains leadership and management from his perspective
030 US NY New York Confessions of a Street Addict
Jim Cramer About the former hedge fund manager's days and nights coining money on Wall Street using puts, calls, short and long stock trades.
031 US NY New York Instant Persuasion: How to Change Your Words to Change Your Life Simple rules to get what you want at home, at work, and in your social life Laurie Puhn By improving our skills to perceive, utilize, understand and manage emotional meanings, our communication blunders turn to wonders
032 US NY New York Lapham's Rules of Influence A Careerist's Guide to Success, Status, and Self-Congratulation Lewis Lapham Mr. Lapham breaks rank and reveals the unspoken secrets of getting ahead
033 US NY New York The Disposable American Layoffs and Their Consequences Louis Uchitelle Rest of the World - 1, USA - 0 There is no alternative for US youth but to accept their own inevitable life of poverty & despair.
034 US NY New York Bull! A History of the Boom, 1982-1999 What drove the Breakneck Market - and What Every Investor Needs to Know About Financial Cycles Maggie Mahar No investor should keep his or her money in the stock market without first reading this book.
035 US NY New York Soros The Life and Times of a Messianic Billionaire Michael T. Kaufman A dramatic story of the capitalistic genius who has become the leading philanthropist of our time.
036 US NY New York After Capitalism From Managerialism to Workplace Democracy Prof. Seymour Melman The renowned commentator on capitalism, militarism and labour explores the inevitability of workplace democracy.
037 US NY New York The Myth of Market Share Why Market Share Is the Fool's Gold of Business Richard Miniter Profit-Poacher's Primer? Perhaps
038 US OH Columbus Take It From Me Life's a Struggle But You Can Win Erin Brockovich-Ellis Advice on how to overcome lifes obstacles, and live the life you want, from one of todays most inspiring heroes
039 US PA Pittsburgh The Rise of the Creative Class How It's Transforming Work, Leisure, Community and Everyday Life Richard Florida Find out if your visionary leadership can permeate creative class consciousness to unify them as society's ultimate cohesive force
040 US TN Jackson Three Billion New Capitalists The Great Shift of Wealth and Power to the East Clyde V. Prestowitz A superb summary of what's in store this century and how it came to be. (Spends chapters 2-6 boasting about personal credentials)
041 US UT Provo Crucial Confrontations Tools for Resolving Broken Promises, Violated Expectations, and Bad Behavior Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny , Ron McMillan, Al Switzler If you can take your ball and go home, then these tools can get you concessions from your team. (Or they might just take the ball)

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