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Create Your Own Employee Handbook

By: Guerin, Lisa and DelPo, Amy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Calif., Nolo: 2005

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 005632

ISBN: 141330186X

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated (more than 200 pp.), eight chapters, includes CD-Rom in rear pocket. No markings or creases. Very slightly thumbed. Easy to understand pointers on labor law and personnel practice, and how those principles should be translated into workplace rules for compilation into an employee handbooks. Covers such topics as benefits, pay, discrimination, harassment, complaint procedures, trade screts, intellectual property, computer use, privacy and safety. Publication announcement laid in. View more info

Summing Up, or a Walk Through a Century

By: Gurney, J. Thomas

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Thomson-Shore: 1991

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 002678

Condition: Good +


162 pp., with 10 pp. b&w photos. Dark blue-green cloth. Spine slant, some damp spotting on edges. Slight rubbing of corners, binding firm. Some crinkling of acetate on dust jacket, mostly on rear panel. Gift inscription and date on front endpaper. A longtime Florida lawyer recounts his life, starting with humble origins on a Mississippi farm to his entry into law in Florida. He practiced mainly in the Orlando area, watching the area's boom growth. Some chapters deal with the Orlando Utilities Commission. Minute Maid and Disney. His business memoir is interspersed with frequent critical comment... View more info

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A Life in Balance: Nourishing the Four Roots of True Happiness

By: Hall, Kathleen, Dr.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Saranac Lake, New York, Amacom Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005285

ISBN: 0814473342

Condition: Fine


262 pp., index. New, no markings, publication press release laid in. A blueprint for relieving stress by creating harmony between work and home. A blend of psychology and spirituality. View more info

Rivethead: Tales from the Assembly Line

By: Hamper, Ben

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Warner Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 003379

ISBN: 0446515019

Condition: Near Fine


234 pp. Nearly new, fresh, tight binding. Hamper describes his daily work routine and battles with tedium on a GM assembly line in Flint, Mich. Michael Moore praises the book as a "darkly humorous account of working class life in America." Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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H.I.M.M.: High Impact Middle Management

By: Haneberg, Lisa

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Avon, Mass., Adams Media: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004215

ISBN: 1593371586

Condition: Near Fine


240 pp., index, appendlix lisitng resources for middle managers. As new except for yellowing stain on top edge of textblock. No markings in text; firm, tighting binding. A readable, anecdotal guide to effective middle management, overcoming such obstacles as work overload, etc. Subtitle: Solutions for Today's Busy Managers. Haneberg is a corporate coach whose clients have included Intel, Beacon Hotel Corp. and Cruise West. Foreword by CEO of Johnsonville Sausage. This newly published compact volume is more practical and realistic than most other how-to books on this topic. View more info

Can You Trust Your Bank?

By: Heller, Robert and Willatt, Norris

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1978

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 002052

ISBN: 0684151766

Condition: Near Fine.


250 pp., index. Light chipping on dj, otherwise very clean, sturdy binding. Two British financial journalists examine U.S. and European banking failures in the 1970s. View more info

Can You Trust Your Bank? Sensational Bank Failures of the 1970s

By: Heller, Robert and Willatt, Norris

Price: $5.50

Publisher: NY, Charles Scibner's Sons: 1977

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 004154

Condition: Very Good +


250 pp., index. Crease on dj flap, slight chipping. Handsome dark green simulated leather cloth with silver lettering. Two Britons frankly survey the shenanigans of the megabanking industry during the 1970s. This book documents what went wrong at Beverly Hills National Bank, Bebe Rebozo's Florida banks, Union Bank of Switzerland, Israel-British Bank, Franklin National and others. The patterns were a precursor to the massive wave of collapses in the savings & loan industry in the late 1980s. View more info

The Organization Game

By: Hickman, Craig R.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice Hall: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000085

ISBN: 0130390666

Condition: Very Good +


354 pp., with diagrams, biblio. Subtitle: An Interactive Business Game Where You Make or Break the Company. Hickman presents a simulation exercise about a consumer electronics corporation to give the reader an experiment in decision-making. Hickman also has a companion title: The Productivity Game. View more info

The Productivity Game

By: Hickman, Craig R.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice Hall: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000547

ISBN: 0131584944

Condition: Fine


226 pp., bibliography. Subtitle: An Interactive Business Game Where You Make or Break the Company. This book leads the reader through exercises in executive decision-making to guide the business strategy of FaraCom, a hypothetical communications company. Companion to Hickman's The Organization Game. View more info

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Be My Guest

By: Hilton, Conrad

Price: $3.50

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1994

Seller ID: 005019

ISBN: 0671761749

Condition: Very Good


First Fireside edition, 18th printing. Very clean, no markings, very slight rubbing on spine but no creases. Conrad Hilton recounts his hotel career. View more info

I Can See You Naked: A Fearless Guide to Making Great Presentations

By: Hoff, Ron

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Kansas City, Mo., Andrews and McMeel: 1988

Edition: Revised Edition, 2nd Printing.

Seller ID: 003629

ISBN: 0836279441

Condition: Very Good


258 pp., illustrations, index. Light wear, lightly bowed, some soil to cloth strip. No markings. A corporate coach presents a practical, lighthearted instruction manual on delivering effective presentations and avoiding boredom. A typical chapter is titled "Podiums are poison, lecterns are lethal." Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Lessons in Leadership from Your Neighborhood

By: Holman, Bunny and Larry

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky, Lessons in Leadership Publications: 1998

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004095

ISBN: 0964882914

Condition: Near Fine


517 pp., nearly new, gilt letlers intact on maroon cloth. Initials on front endpaper, no other markings. A self-published book in a typewriter-type font. Numerous photos, charts, bullet boxes. In this leadership guide, the Holmans discuss their training company, Wyncom; their personal philosophy, and how their methods can be used to revitalize communities and organizations. A sort of stream-of-consciousness hodgepodge but provocative -- a variation on the "thinking outside the box" theme. As the dust jacket blurb puts it "It is not a business book in the conventional sense." Si... View more info

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The Right Way to Hire Financial Help

By: Jaffe, Charles A.

Price: $3.25

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press: 2001

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 000231

ISBN: 0262600439

Condition: Very Good +


333 pp. Close to new. Boston Globe mutual funds columnist provides a primer on selecting and hiring 7 types of advisers -- brokers, financial planners, insurance agents, lawyers, tax preparers, bankers, and real estate agents. Updated in 2nd edition with Internet information, including selection of an online broker. View more info

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Bag the Elephant! How to Win & Keep Big Customers

By: Kaplan, Steve

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Bard: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005515

ISBN: 1885167628

Condition: Very Good


207 pp. Slight edgewear on dj. Small dent in bottom front edge, corners lightly bumped. Otherwise, virtually new, text bright. Laid-in materials include a 35-pp. summary of the book, and an 11 pp. press release from Planned Television Arts offering media presentations by the author. Kaplan, founder of the Difference Maker sales consulting firm, presents in simple, conversational language his ideas for a start-up company to win big clients. Foreword by John E. Pepper, retired CEO of Procter Gamble, one of Kaplan's clients. View more info

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Love It, Don't Leave It: 26 Ways to Get What You Want at Work

By: Kaye, Beverly L.; Jordan-Evans, Sharon

Price: $6.00

Publisher: San Francisco., Berrett-Koehler Pub: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005295

ISBN: 157675250X

Condition: Fine


196 pp. As-new condition. Publication press release laid in. Two workplace consultants deliver a lively, readable exhortation to employees to try to improve their work situation before resorting to resigning. They say too many employees stew silently in frustration instead of trying to deal openly with their job obstacles. View more info

A Fortune at Your Feet

By: Kessler, A.D.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, California, Fortune House Publisher: 2000

Edition: Revised

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003997

ISBN: 0967457602

Condition: Good


306 pp. Spine uncreased, signed by author. First 100 pages contain light yellow highlighting on most pages. Kessler, founder of the "Creative Real Estate" approach to investment, gives an outline of his real estate investing principles. Various ideas on using other people's money for leveraged investments. Useful for mining opportunities in a market of rising prices and gauging risks in a falling market. View more info

A Fortune at Your Feet

By: Kessler, A.D.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., Fortune House Publishing: 2000

Edition: Millennium Edition, 4th Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005420

ISBN: 0967457602

Condition: Good +


306 pp., previous owner's name on front inside cover. LIght yellow highlighting in first 90 pp.; rest of text clean. Spine uncreased. Cover has fold-in flaps. An investor who started out developing condominiums outlines his highly leveraged approach to real estate. Written in a readable first-person style for the novice. View more info

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Can't Buy My Love: How Advertising Changes the Way We Think and Feel

By: Kilbourne, Jean

Price: $4.50

Publisher: NY, Touchstone (Simon & Schuster): 2000

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 009114

ISBN: 0684866005

Condition: Very Good


353 pp., about 30 pp. of notes and bibliography. Lightly read, slash mark on bottom edge. The average American is exposed to 3000 ads a day. Kilbourne paints a gripping portrait of how this barrage of advertising drastically affects young people, especially girls, by offering false promises of rebellion, connection and control. The Boston researcher also has studied alcohol and tobacco ads. 8vo -- 9.25 in Tall View more info

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Rich Dad's Guide to Investing: What the Rich Invest In, That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!

By: Kiyosaki, Robert T. And Lechter, Sharon L.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Warner Books: 2000

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 005900

ISBN: 0446677469

Condition: Good


406 pp. Nearly new, previous owner's name in ink on half-title page. Rubbing on spine corner. Underlining on about 20 pages, rest of text clean. Part 3 of the Rich Dad series about investment for beginners. View more info

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Rich Dad's Guide to Investing: What the Rich Invest In, That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!

By: Kiyosaki, Robert T. And Lechter, Sharon L.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Warner Books: 2000

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 0503003710

ISBN: 0446677469

Condition: Very Good


406 pp. Light wear, some edge and corner rubbing. No writing. Part 3 of the Rich Dad series about investment for beginners. View more info