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  • The Culture Map

    The Culture Map
    av Erin Meyer

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610392501

    Whether you work in a home office or abroad, business success in our ever more globalized and virtual world requires the skills to navigate through cultural differences and decode cultures foreign to your own. Renowned expert Erin Meyer is your guid…

  • A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear

    A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear
    av Matthew Hongoltz-Hetling

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541788510

    Once upon a time, a group of libertarians got together and hatched the Free Town Project, a plan to take over an American town and completely eliminate its government. In 2004, Grafton, NH, a barely populated settlement with one paved road, turned t…

  • A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear

    A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear
    av Matthew Hongoltz-Hetling

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541788497

    Once upon a time, a group of libertarians got together and hatched the Free Town Project, a plan to take over an American town and completely eliminate its government. In 2004, Grafton, NH, a barely populated settlement with one paved road, turned t…

  • Has China Won?

    Has China Won?
    av Kishore Mahbubani

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541758674

    The twenty-first century's great geopolitical contest has begun. A major trade war has broken out. American and Chinese naval vessels are having close encounters in the South China Sea. American congressmen and businessmen are cheering their governm…

  • Has China Won?

    Has China Won?
    av Kishore Mahbubani

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541768130

    The twenty-first century's great geopolitical contest has begun. A major trade war has broken out. American and Chinese naval vessels are having close encounters in the South China Sea. American congressmen and businessmen are cheering their governm…

  • The Storm Before the Storm

    The Storm Before the Storm
    av Mike Duncan

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610397216

    The Roman Republic was one of the most remarkable achievements in the history of civilization. After its founding in 509 BCE, Rome grew from an unremarkable Italian city-state to the dominant superpower of the Mediterranean world. Through it all, th…

  • The Storm Before the Storm

    The Storm Before the Storm
    av Mike Duncan

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541724037

    The Roman Republic was one of the most remarkable achievements in the history of civilization. Beginning as a small city-state in central Italy, Rome gradually expanded into a wider world filled with petty tyrants, barbarian chieftains, and despotic…

  • When Money Dies

    When Money Dies
    av Adam Fergusson

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586489946

    When Money Dies is the classic history of what happens when a nation's currency depreciates beyond recovery. In 1923, with its currency effectively worthless (the exchange rate in December of that year was one dollar to 4,200,000,000,000 marks), the…

  • The Dictator's Handbook

    The Dictator's Handbook
    av Alastair Smith

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610391849

    For eighteen years, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith have been part of a team revolutionizing the study of politics by turning conventional wisdom on its head. They start from a single assertion: Leaders do whatever keeps them in power. Th…

  • The Jakarta Method

    The Jakarta Method
    av Vincent Bevins

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541742406

    In 1965, the U.S. government helped the Indonesian military kill approximately one million innocent civilians. This was one of the most important turning points of the twentieth century, eliminating the largest communist party outside China and the…

  • The Jakarta Method

    The Jakarta Method
    av Vincent Bevins

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541724006

    In 1965, the U.S. government helped the Indonesian military kill approximately one million innocent civilians. This was one of the most important turning points of the twentieth century, eliminating the largest communist party outside China and the…

  • The Billionaire Who Wasn't

    The Billionaire Who Wasn't
    av Conor O'Clery

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610393348

    This substantially updated edition of the Business Week bestseller and an Economist Best Book of the year" tells the story of the secretive billionaire-turned-philanthropist, who is determined to give away his fortune before he dies.Chuck Feeney was…

  • You're More Powerful than You Think

    You're More Powerful than You Think
    av Eric Liu

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541773660

    Is this the America you want? If not, here's how to claim the power to change your country.We are in an age of epic political turbulence in America. Old hierarchies and institutions are collapsing. From the election of Donald Trump to the upending o…

  • All the Kremlin's Men

    All the Kremlin's Men
    av Mikhail Zygar

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568588179

    All the Kremlin's Men is a gripping narrative of an accidental king and a court out of control. Based on an unprecedented series of interviews with Vladimir Putin's inner circle, this book presents a radically different view of power and politics in…

  • All the Kremlin's Men

    All the Kremlin's Men
    av Mikhail Zygar

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610397391

    I read this book in one night, truly a page-turner. It leaves a profoundly scary impression: [Putin's court is the] real House of Cards ." ,Lev Lurie, writer and historian All the Kremlin's Men is a gripping narrative of an accidental king and a cou…

  • The Monroe Doctrine

    The Monroe Doctrine
    av Lorraine Monroe

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586481742

    Leadership is the key to excellence. And leadership can be learned. Thank goodness, because many people who fall into managerial positions haven't the foggiest notion how to lead. They don't feel driven to attain the competencies of a boss- much les…

  • The Political Brain

    The Political Brain
    av Drew Westen

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586485733

    The Political Brain is a ground-breaking investigation into the role of emotion in determining the political life of the nation. For two decades Drew Westen, professor of psychology and psychiatry at Emory University, has explored a theory of the mi…

  • The Disordered Cosmos

    The Disordered Cosmos
    av Chanda Prescod-Weinstein

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541724709

    Science, like most fields, is set up for men to succeed, and is rife with racism, sexism, and shortsightedness as a result. But as Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein makes brilliantly clear, we all have a right to know the night sky. One of the leading ph…

  • Creative Construction

    Creative Construction
    av Gary P. Pisano

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610398770

    Every company wants to grow, and the most proven way is through innovation. The conventional wisdom is that only disruptive, nimble startups can innovate; once a business gets bigger and more complex corporate arteriosclerosis sets in. Gary Pisano's…

  • Me, Myself, and Us

    Me, Myself, and Us
    av Brian R Little

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610396387

    How does your personality shape your life , and what, if anything, can you do about it?Are you hardwired for happiness, or born to brood? Do you think you're in charge of your future, or do you surf the waves of unknowable fate? Would you be happier…

  • Me, Myself, and Us

    Me, Myself, and Us
    av Brian R Little

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586489670

    How does your personality shape your life , and what, if anything, can you do about it?Are you hardwired for happiness, or born to brood? Do you think you're in charge of your future, or do you surf the waves of unknowable fate? Would you be happier…

  • Destiny Disrupted

    Destiny Disrupted
    av Tamim Ansary

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586488130

    We in the west share a common narrative of world history. But our story largely omits a whole civilization whose citizens shared an entirely different narrative for a thousand years. In Destiny Disrupted , Tamim Ansary tells the rich story of world…

  • Poor Economics

    Poor Economics
    av Abhijit Banerjee

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610390934

    Why do the poor borrow to save? Why do they miss out on free life-saving immunizations, but pay for unnecessary drugs? In Poor Economics , Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo, two practical visionaries working toward ending world poverty, answer th…

  • You Don't Belong Here

    You Don't Belong Here
    av Elizabeth Becker

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541768208

    The long buried story of three extraordinary female journalists who permanently shattered the official and cultural barriers to women covering war. Kate Webb, an Australian iconoclast, Catherine Leroy, a French dare devil photographer, and Frances…

  • The Big Nine

    The Big Nine
    av Amy Webb

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541773738

    We like to think that we are in control of the future of "artificial" intelligence. The reality, though, is that we--the everyday people whose data powers AI--aren't actually in control of anything. When, for example, we speak with Alexa, we contrib…

  • The Road Less Traveled

    The Road Less Traveled
    av Philip Zelikow

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541750951

    A revelatory new history that explores the tantalizing and almost-realized possibility that the First World War could have ended in 1916, saving millions of lives and utterly changing the course of history. In August 1916, two years into World War I…

  • The Future of Power

    The Future of Power
    av Joseph Nye

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610390699

    Power evolves. At the beginning of the twenty-first century, unsurpassed in military strength and ownership of world resources, the United States was indisputably the most powerful nation in the world. But the global information age is rendering the…

  • Memoirs of an Addicted Brain

    Memoirs of an Addicted Brain
    av Marc Lewis

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610392334

    Marc Lewis's relationship with drugs began in a New England boarding school where, as a bullied and homesick fifteen-year-old, he made brief escapes from reality by way of cough medicine, alcohol, and marijuana. In Berkeley, California, in its hippi…

  • The Value of Everything

    The Value of Everything
    av Mariana Mazzucato

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610396745

    Modern economies reward activities that extract value rather than create it. This must change to ensure a capitalism that works for us all.Shortlisted for the FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award A scathing indictment of our current global…

  • The Great Depression: A Diary

    The Great Depression: A Diary
    av James Ledbetter

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586489014

    When the stock market crashed in 1929, Benjamin Roth was a young lawyer in Youngstown, Ohio. After he began to grasp the magnitude of what had happened to American economic life, he decided to set down his impressions in his diary. This collection o…

  • Cult of the Dead Cow

    Cult of the Dead Cow
    av Joseph Menn

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541724426

    The fast-paced, riveting story of the hacking collective that is using technology as a force for good, and fighting back against corporations and countries that are going after our freedom, privacy, even our democracy.

  • Cult of the Dead Cow

    Cult of the Dead Cow
    av Joseph Menn

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541762367

    The shocking untold story of the elite secret society of hackers fighting to protect our privacy, our freedom, and even democracy itself. Cult of the Dead Cow is the tale of the oldest, most respected, and most famous American hacking group of all t…

  • Tower of Basel

    Tower of Basel
    av Adam Lebor

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610393812

    Tower of Basel is the first investigative history of the world's most secretive global financial institution. Based on extensive archival research in Switzerland, Britain, and the United States, and in-depth interviews with key decision-makers,inclu…

  • Surveillance Valley

    Surveillance Valley
    av Yasha Levine

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610398022

    The internet is the most effective weapon the government has ever built. In this fascinating book, investigative reporter Yasha Levine uncovers the secret origins of the internet, tracing it back to a Pentagon counterinsurgency surveillance project.…

  • The Signals Are Talking

    The Signals Are Talking
    av Amy Webb

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541788237

    A Washington Post BestsellerWinner of the 2017 Axiom Business Book Award in Business TechnologyAmy Webb is a noted futurist who combines curiosity, skepticism, colorful storytelling, and deeply reported, real-world analysis in this essential book fo…

  • The Signals Are Talking

    The Signals Are Talking
    av Amy Webb

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610396660

    Amy Webb is a noted futurist who combines curiosity, skepticism, colourful storytelling, and deeply reported, real-world analysis in this essential book for understanding the future. The Signals Are Talking reveals a systemic way of evaluating new i…

  • The Invention of Yesterday

    The Invention of Yesterday
    av Tamim Ansary

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610397964

    Forty thousand years ago, the human species existed as thousands of small, virtually autonomous bands, roaming a world almost entirely untouched their presence, each band in contact with a few neighbors but unaware of the thousands of others spread…

  • Eagle Down

    Eagle Down
    av Jessica Donati

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541762558

    In 2013, President Obama began the drawdown of troops in Afghanistan. But only a year into the withdrawal, Obama began allowing the U.S. military to resume combat operations, relying almost entirely on U.S. Special Operations forces. It was the begi…

  • Quirky

    Quirky
    av Melissa A Schilling

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541758025

    From historical figures such as Marie Curie to contemporaries such as Steve Jobs, a handful of innovators have changed the world. What made them so spectacularly inventive? Melissa A. Schilling, one of the world's leading experts on innovation, look…

  • The Match King

    The Match King
    av Frank Partnoy

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586488123

    At the height of the roaring '20s, Swedish emigre Ivar Kreuger made a fortune raising money in America and loaning it to Europe in exchange for matchstick monopolies. His enterprise was a rare success story throughout the Great Depression. Yet after…

  • Deep Thinking

    Deep Thinking
    av Garry Kasparov

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610397865

    Garry Kasparov's 1997 chess match against the IBM supercomputer Deep Blue was a watershed moment in the history of technology. It was the dawn of a new era in artificial intelligence: a machine capable of beating the reigning human champion at this…

  • The Compatriots

    The Compatriots
    av Andrei Soldatov

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541730168

    From the time of the tsars to the waning days of Communist regime, Russian leaders tried to control the flow of ideas by controlling its citizens' movements. They believed strict limits on travel combined with censorship was the best way to escape t…

  • The Oligarchs

    The Oligarchs
    av David Hoffman

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610390705

    In this saga of brilliant triumphs and magnificent failures, David E. Hoffman, the former Moscow bureau chief for the Washington Post, sheds light on the hidden lives of Russia's most feared power brokers: the oligarchs. Focusing on six of these rut…

  • The Revenge of Analog

    The Revenge of Analog
    av David Sax

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610398213

    A funny thing happened on the way to the digital utopia. We've begun to fall back in love with the very analog goods and ideas the tech gurus insisted that we no longer needed. Businesses that once looked outdated, from film photography to brick-and…

  • The Revenge of Analog

    The Revenge of Analog
    av David Sax

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610395717

    The more advanced our digital technologies, the more we come to realize that reality rules. David Sax reassures us surviving members of team human that material existence is alive and well, and makes a compelling case for the reclamation of terra fi…

  • Soft Power

    Soft Power
    av Joseph Nye

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586483067

    Joseph Nye coined the term "soft power" in the late 1980s. It is now used frequently,and often incorrectly,by political leaders, editorial writers, and academics around the world. So what is soft power? Soft power lies in the ability to attract and…

  • War of Shadows

    War of Shadows
    av Gershom Gorenberg

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610396271

    As World War II raged in North Africa, General Irwin Rommel was guided by an uncanny sense of his enemies' plans and weaknesses. In the summer of 1942, he led his Axis army swiftly and terrifyingly toward Alexandria, with the goal of overrunning the…

  • The Soros Lectures

    The Soros Lectures
    av George Soros

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586489441

    In October 2009, George Soros delivered a series of lectures at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary, which provided a broad overview of his thoughts on economics and politics. Soros has achieved great and consistent success in the w…

  • Boom

    Boom
    av Michael Shnayerson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610398404

    Before Damien Hirst stuffed a shark, before Basquiat picked up a spray can, before Andy Warhol started The Factory, a pile of unwanted Jackson Pollocks changed everything. From them emerged the first major modern art dealer. It was 1947, and the art…

  • The King Of California

    The King Of California
    av Mark Arax

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586482817

    J.G. Boswell was the biggest farmer in America. He built a secret empire while thumbing his nose at nature, politicians, labour unions and every journalist who ever tried to lift the veil on the ultimate "factory in the fields." The King of Californ…

  • The Future History of the Arctic

    The Future History of the Arctic
    av Charles Emmerson

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586486365

    Long at the margins of global affairs and at the edge of our mental map of the world, the Arctic has found its way to the centre of the issues which will challenge and define our world in the twenty-first century: energy security and the struggle fo…

  • The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

    The Age of Surveillance Capitalism
    av Shoshana Zuboff

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610395694

    The challenges to humanity posed by the digital future, the first detailed examination of the unprecedented form of power called "surveillance capitalism," and the quest by powerful corporations to predict and control our behavior. In this masterwor…

  • Leap

    Leap
    av Howard Yu

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541758018

    Every business faces the existential threat of competitors producing cheaper copies. Even patent filings, market dominance and financial resources can't shield them from copycats. So what can we do--and, what can we learn from companies that have en…

  • Leap

    Leap
    av Howard Yu

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541788527

    Outlasting competition is difficult. Doing so for decades is nearly impossible. Yet some pioneering companies have endured and even prospered for generations. How did they do it? And what can we learn from them?

  • Leap

    Leap
    av Howard Yu

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610398817

    In a book of narrative history and practical strategy, IMD professor of management and innovation Howard Yu shows that succeeding in today's marketplace is no longer just a matter of mastering copycat tactics, companies also need to leap across know…

  • Backstabbing for Beginners (Media tie-in)

    Backstabbing for Beginners (Media tie-in)
    av Michael Soussan

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568588629

    A Wall Street Journal best book of the year "What made this episode in our collective history possible was not so much the lies we told one another, but the lies we told ourselves." A recent Brown University graduate, Michael Soussan was elated when…

  • Strange Rites

    Strange Rites
    av Tara Isabella Burton

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541762534

    In Strange Rites, Tara Isabella Burton takes a tour through contemporary American religiosity. As the once dominant totems of civic connection and civil discourse--traditional churches--continue to sink into obsolescence, people are looking elsewher…

  • Zhou Enlai

    Zhou Enlai
    av Gao Wenqian

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586486457

    When Gao Wenqian first published this ground-breaking, provocative biography in Hong Kong, it was immediately banned in the People's Republic. Using classified documents spirited out of the China, he offers an objective human portrait of the real Zh…

  • The Sword And The Olive

    The Sword And The Olive
    av Martin Van Creveld

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586481551

    Combining razor-sharp analysis with dramatic narrative, vivid portraits of soldiers and commanders with illuminating discussions of battle tactics and covert actions, The Sword and the Olive traces the history of the IDF from its beginnings in Pales…

  • Blind Man's Bluff

    Blind Man's Bluff
    av Christopher Drew

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610393584

    Originally published in 1998 and a best seller in its hardcover and paperback publications, Blind Man's Bulff is a dramatic, and riveting history. Over the course of five years, investigative reporters Sherry Sontag and Chris Drew interviewed hundre…

  • Beyond the Age of Innocence

    Beyond the Age of Innocence
    av Kishore Mahbubani

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586483791

    After publishing articles in leading American journals for over two decades, Kishore Mahbubani was described as "an Asian Toynbee, preoccupied with the rise and fall of civilizations" by The Economist . Trained in philosophy in North America and Asi…