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Corporations in Crisis

By: Smith, Richard Austin

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday: 1969

Seller ID: 005655

Condition: Very Good


224 pp. Moderate rubbing on spine edges, lower corner creased, some thumbing. Text clean. A Fortune Magazine writer chronicles major challenges that occurred at Olin Mathieson, RKO, General Dynamics, General Electric, Ingalls, Boeing, and Grumman. He also draws from more than 50 other case studies. View more info

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The Millionaire Next Door

By: Stanley, Thomas J. And Danko, William D.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Atlanta, Longstreet: 1998

Edition: 27th Printing.

Seller ID: 000913

ISBN: 1563523302

Condition: Very Good


258 pp., several tables and appendices. Two researchers from the State University of New York find that most U.S. millionaires are self-employed people leading middle class lives and practicing thrift. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Master Selling, Maximize Success: Effective Strategies For Realizing Your Goals

By: Susac, Kristina

Price: $4.00

Publisher: San Francisco., Chronicle Books Llc: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004850

ISBN: 0811845435

Condition: Very Good


160 pp. in stiff wraps. Virtually new, slight bowing of text near fore edge, no spine creases or markings. Susac, a marketing coach, lays out "consultative partnership" as a strategy for boosting sales. She developed her holistic approach in work for Coca-Cola, Citigroup and others. View more info

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The ABC's Of Getting Out Of Debt: Turn Bad Debt Into Good Debt and Bad Credit Into Good Credit

By: Sutton, Garrett

Price: $6.50

Publisher: NY, Warner Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004901

ISBN: 0446694096

Condition: Near Fine


215 pp. Virtually new, no markings, spine uncreased. Marketing materials laid in. A guide to debt management and distinguishing between good and bad debt. Foreword by Robert Kiyosaki. Part of the Rich Dad's Advisors series. Size: 8vo - 9 In Tall View more info

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Financial Secrets for the Man of Means

By: Thomas, Scott

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Winter Park Florida, Legacy Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007008

ISBN: 1934449156

Condition: As New


175 pp. Half-inch tear on dj top edge. Else new. No markings. Titling gilt is bright. An Orlando financil consultant gives pointers to help owners of small businesses obtain tax breaks and economies of scale enjoyed by larger corporations. View more info

Winning Numbers: How to Use Business Facts and Figures to Make Your Point and Get Ahead

By: Thomsett, Michael C.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Amacom Books: 1990

Edition: 4th Printing.

Seller ID: 004919

ISBN: 0814459587

Condition: Very Good +


268 pp., glossary, index. Appendices dealing with financial statements and double-entry accounting. Firm, tight, close to new, no markings. An elementary introduction to business financial reporting, written for the middle manager who is stymied by accounting and math in general. Also has genereal pointers for making effective presentations. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in. Tall View more info

The Only Other Investment Guide You'll Ever Need

By: Tobias, Andrew

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1987

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 003515

ISBN: 0671641662

Condition: Very Good +


271 pp., with index. Nearly new, no markings, faint soiling of rear panel of dust jacket. The updated sequel to Tobias' highly readable earlier investment guide. This book takes into account the new investment vehicles, many of them with high risk, that blossomed during the flush days of Reaganomics and the high-tech bubble. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Sam Walton: The Inside Story of America's Richest Man

By: Trimble, Vance H.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: NY, Dutton (Penguin Books): 1990

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 001230

ISBN: 0525249222

Condition: Very Good


319 pp. with 16 pp b&w photos. Light scuff mark on upper right corner, remainder mark on bottom edge. No markings in text. A biography of Arkansas retailer Sam Walton who launched what became the world's largest retail operation. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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The Folio Phenomenon

By: Walden, Gene

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Chicago, Dearborn Trade Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003078

ISBN: 0793154103

Condition: Fine


208 pp. Nearly new, no markings, no creases. A primer on creating stock baskets. Subtitle: New Freedom to Customize Your Investments and Increase Your Wealth. Written by the operator of the allstarstocks web site View more info

The Chronicles of Doodah

By: Walker, George Lee

Price: $4.40

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1985

Seller ID: 001132

ISBN: 0395381746

Condition: Near Fine


246 pp. A novel about a corporate executive who has to undergo personality retraining. The author of this Kafka-esque work is an automotive industry exec who did speechwriting for Lee Iacocca. Clean, no markings. Dust jacket has one-inch tear on top edge. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Deming Management at Work

By: Walton, Mary

Price: $4.60

Publisher: NY, Perigree (Putnam): 1991

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 003450

Condition: Near Fine


249 pp. Nearly new, no markings. A profile of six companies and organizations that used Deming's management principles to some degree, seeking to raise the quality of their production and motivate their workers. The companies studied are Florida Power & Light, Hospital Corporation of America, the U.S. Navy, Bridgestone, a group of small businesses in Tennessee and Globe Metallurgical. View more info

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The Great Depression: America in the 1930s

By: Watkins, T.H.

Price: $2.50

Publisher: NY, Back Bay Books (Little Brown): 1995

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 007160

ISBN: 0316924547

Condition: Good


375 pp., with numerous b&w historical photographs, including many from the Farm Security Administration. Faint water marks on some pages, dampness stain on bottom edge. Spine uncreased. No markings. OK as reading copy. An overview of the Great Depression, how it developed, the Roosevelt administration blow-by-blow efforts in dealing with it. Written from a left-of-center viewpoint. Particularly timely as the U.S. muddles through the Great Recession with a tepid governmen... View more info

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Crash Profits

By: Weiss, Martin D.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J., Wiley: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: By Author

Seller ID: 006049

ISBN: 0471429988

Condition: Fine


359 pp., index. Nearly new, tight, apparently lightly read. A primer on how to deal with volatility in the market. Martin Weiss and his father have been tracking the market for decades, and doing ratings of insurance companies and banks. Signed and dated by author. View more info

Jack: Straight from the Gut

By: Welch, Jack (with Byrne, John A.)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Warner Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002185

Condition: Near Fine


479 pp., with 14 pp. b&w photos. Nearly new, no markings. Longtime GE CEO Jack Welch, noted for his flamboyant, motivational leadership style, issues his corporate memoir shortly after stepping into semi-retirement. Filled with anecdotal material on his tough decisions at GE and various challenges he faced. View more info

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Your Credit Score

By: Weston, Lis Pulliam

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Pearson (Prentice Hall): 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005286

ISBN: 0131486039

Condition: Very Good


171 pp., index. Close to new. Sight rubbing on corners. No markings. No spine creasing. Former LA Times reporter provides a practical, easy to understand guide to credit scores and their growing importance in family finance. Includes sections on how to improve credit scores after a financial crisis. View more info

Leadership Trapeze: Strategies for Leadership in Team-Based Organizations

By: Wilson, Jeanne, George, Jill and Wellins, Richard S., With Byham, William C.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Jossey-Bass, Publishers: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001091

Condition: As New


286 pp., bibliography, index. Consultants of Development Dimension International in Pittsburgh present their ideas for effective leadership in team-based organizations. View more info

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Rolling Stocks: Making Money on the Ups and Downs

By: Witt, Gregory

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Seattle, Washington, Lighthouse Publishing: 1999

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 005658

ISBN: 0910019630

Condition: Fine


219 pp., 3 indexes, 2 appendices. Numerous stock charts. Very clean text and cover, gilt titling bright. Slight edge crinkling of dj. Close to new, overall. Based on technical stock analysis, this guide instructs novice investors in the basics of finding stocks that have a "rolling rhythm." The dust jacket flap urges: "let the volatility of the market work for you." In essence, it shows how to establish the expected parameters of a stock's near-term price... View more info

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Maestro: Greenspan's Fed and the American Boom

By: Woodward, Bob

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005971

ISBN: 0743204123

Condition: Fine


270 pp., with 16 pp. glossy b&w photos. Nearly new. No markings, light creasing of dust jacket. A profile of Greenspan at the height of his celebrity, before the U.S. economy sank into a recession that many blame on a housing bubble engineered by the Federal Reserve. View more info

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Outlaw Machine: Harley Davidson and the Search for the American Soul

By: Yates, Brock

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1999

Edition: First Edition Stated.

Seller ID: 010311

ISBN: 0316967181

Condition: Good +


249 pp., 16 pp. glossy color and b&w photos. Library stampings, and first page excised. Text complete and clean. Binding sturdy. Mylar protector. Black slash mark on bottom and top edges. Car & Driver editor Brock Yates presents a mostly glowing account of the Harley-Davidson company, and the Harley lifestyle. Includes material on the Hell's Angels but noting the outlaw clubs are 1 percenters, nothing more. Jacket blurbs include praise from the late Hunter S. Thompson. A... View more info

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Leadership Secrets of the World's Most Successful CEOs.

By: Yaverbaum, Eric

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Chicago, Dearborn Trade Publishing: 2004

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 005282

ISBN: 0793180619

Condition: Fine


275 pp. index. New, tight, crisp, no markings. Publication press release laid in. A compendium of snippets from 100 CEOs, some of them famous, but most from mid-sized corporations that don't generate daily headlines. Each CEO is given just 1 or 2 pages of highlights; many of the pieces are excerpts from corporate speeches. Some should be taken with a few grains of salt -- for example, Anne Mulcahey's assertion in 2002 that "Xerox is back and stronger than ever." ... View more info