John Jacob Astor and the First Great American Fortune

This biography analyzes Astor’s rise from poor German immigrant in 1784 to the first modern millionaire–he was one before the term “millionaire” entered the English language. Many consider him to be the fourth wealthiest American of all times. After...

Media Effects Research: A Basic Overview

MEDIA EFFECTS RESEARCH, FOURTH EDITION, provides an excellent introduction for students studying mass media’ effects on society. Through an engaging narrative style, the author presents fascinating research findings on media’ impact and related mass media theories. Students are provided...

Elements of Shipping

7th Edition

Mass Media Research

Quality media is the result of meticulous research. MASS MEDIA RESEARCH: AN INTRODUCTION, 10e, shows you how it happens–from content analysis to surveys to experimental research–and then equips you with expert tips on analyzing the media you encounter in...

Higher Education And Corporate Realities

Class, Culture And The Decline Of Graduate Careers

The Millionaire Mind

“Readers with an entrepreneurial turn of mind will devour The Millionaire Mind because it provides road maps on how millionaires found their niches.”After its first publication, Dr. Thomas J. Stanley’s second best-seller The Millionaire Mind spent over four months...

Twilight of the Elites

America After Meritocracy

Shadow Elite

How the World's New Power Brokers Undermine Democracy, Government, and the Free Market

The Strategy Book ePub eBook

How to Think and Act Strategically to Deliver Outstanding Results

Beautiful Data

The Stories Behind Elegant Data Solutions

Predictive Analytics, Data Mining and Big Data

Myths, Misconceptions and Methods

Big Data

A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think

Crush It!

Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion

Money and Power

How Goldman Sachs Came to Rule the World

The 50th Law

The ultimate hustle is to move freely between the street and corporate worlds, to find your flow and never stay locked in the same position. This is a manifesto for how to operate in the twenty-first century, where everything...

The Sales Advantage

How to Get It, Keep It, and Sell More Than Ever

The Big Score

Voisey’s Bay is the site of a massive nickel deposit whose vast potential has riveted the attention of the international business world. The discovery of the deposit in Labrador, the struggles for controlling interest in it, and especially the...

Digital Wars

Apple, Google, Microsoft and the Battle for the Internet

Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo!

A page-turning narrative about Marissa Mayer’s efforts to remake Yahoo as well as her own rise from Stanford University undergrad to CEO of a $30 billion corporation by the age of 38. When Yahoo hired star Google executive Mayer...

BlackBerry Planet

The Story of Research in Motion and the Little Device that Took the World by Storm

Hatching Twitter

A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal

What’s Mine Is Yours

The Rise of Collaborative Consumption

The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies

A New York Times Bestseller A revolution is under way. In recent years, Google’s autonomous cars have logged thousands of miles on American highways and IBM’s Watson trounced the best human Jeopardy! players. Digital technologies—with hardware, software, and networks...

Strength Finder 2.0

 ABOUT STRENGTHS FINDER 2.0 In 1998, the Father of Strengths Psychology, Donald O. Clifton, Ph.D. (1924-2003), along with Tom Rath and a team of scientists at The Gallup Organization, created the online StrengthsFinder assessment. In 2001, they included the...

Steve Jobs

From the author of the bestselling biographies of Benjamin Franklin and Albert Einstein, this is the exclusive, New York Times bestselling biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years—as...