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Sustainable Competitive Advantage and the American Dream
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A detailed and candid “how-to” examination of Toyota’s management methods by two retired executives with nearly 50 years of combined experience at the top of the Japanese... More > juggernaut’s North American operations, Sustainable Competitive Advantage and The American Dream also calls on the U.S. business community to lead a campaign to curtail the out-of-control government growth, cost and intervention that is destroying America’s free-enterprise economy.< Less
Corliss Online Financial Mag
Failure to raise the US borrowing ceiling due to political deadlock could force most of the leading industrial democracies into recession, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development... More > said Wednesday.
Nine days into a partial shutdown of the US government, the OECD, which groups 34 leading developed powers, said that Washington's paralysis over the budget and debt cap threatens the stability of the entire global economy.< Less
Each of the beautifully written short stories in this collection precisely details a brief scene in the life of a resident of Dublin at the turn of the 20th century. Although the characters do not... More > know each other, their experiences unfold along the same streets and often overlap thematically. Their tragedies mirror that of Ireland, a country struggling for political identity and held back, in Joyce's view, by rigid religious ideas and adherence to tradition. Joyce's great skill at dialect offers a sense of the city's complex social structure, while themes of isolation, emotional paralysis, violence, regret, and death run throughout the collection and link all of the stories.
This edition contains extensive overviews of both the author and the collection of short stories.< Less