Roadside MBA: Back Road Lessons for Entrepreneurs, Executives and Small Business Owners

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While playing hooky from a conference in Boston a few years back, three former colleagues from Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management hopped in a car and headed on a road trip. Burris, the flying orthodontist, who operates multiple, profitable practices in rural Arkansas. Why take your cues on employee compensation from wall Street when you can learn from a Main Street company like Couer D'Alene's best crime-scene cleaner? Want to learn about scaling a business? Come meet Dr.

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Thinking Strategically: The Competitive Edge in Business, Politics, and Everyday Life: Competitive Edge in Business, Politics and Everyday Life Norton Paperback

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Microeconomics The Pearson Series in Economics

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The Thinker's Guide to Analytic Thinking: How to Take Thinking Apart and What to Look for When You Do Thinker's Guide Library

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The Foundation for Critical Thinking #ad - It helps readers learn to think within the logic of subjects and professions. By offering proper tools for analysis and assessment of thought, it empowers readers to address any decision with confidence. As part of the thinker’s guide library, this book advances the mission of the Foundation for Critical Thinking to promote fairminded critical societies through cultivating essential intellectual abilities and virtues across every field of study across world.

The thinker’s guide to analytic thinking explores the practice of analyzing problems and opportunities and provides a framework for finding common denominators, biases, inconsistencies, and underlying causes.

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The Thinker's Guide to Ethical Reasoning: Based on Critical Thinking Concepts & Tools Thinker's Guide Library

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. In the thinker’s guide to ethical reasoning, Richard Paul and Linda Elder present the vital role of ethics in the creation and ultimate success of cooperative societies. It lays out the function of ethics and its main impediments, a vocabulary of ethics, the social counterfeits of ethics, important ethical abilities and traits, the elements of ethical reasoning, and intellectual standards essential to assessing ethical reasoning.

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The Thinker's Guide to Intellectual Standards: The Words that Name Them and the Criteria that Define Them Thinker's Guide Library

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The thinker’s guide to intellectual Standards details and analyzes the ways by which reasoning is judged in skilled thought. The fundamental goal of this book is to illuminate the importance of explicitly mastering intellectual standards with a view to improving thinking across the multiple domains of human life.

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3D Team Leadership: A New Approach for Complex Teams

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. To create a fuller portrait of team behavior, Kirkman and Harris propose an innovative "3D" framework that takes into account all three factors. Delivering practical guidance rooted in scholarship, 3D Team Leadership is a thoughtful and straightforward guide for the complex challenge of teaming today. Previous books have treated teams as groups of people working interdependently, an approach that overlooks two crucial components: the individuals who make up the team and the subgroups that form within and between teams.

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How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking

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Armed with the tools of mathematics, we can see through to the true meaning of information we take for granted: how early should you get to the airport? What does “public opinion” really represent? Why do tall parents have shorter children? Who really won Florida in 2000? And how likely are you, to develop cancer? How Not to Be Wrong presents the surprising revelations behind all of these questions and many more, really, using the mathematician’s method of analyzing life and exposing the hard-won insights of the academic community to the layman—minus the jargon.

Ellenberg chases mathematical threads through a vast range of time and space, the development of non-euclidean geometry, the coming obesity apocalypse, artificial languages, from the everyday to the cosmic, what Facebook can and can’t figure out about you, Reaganomics, the psychology of slime molds, Antonin Scalia’s views on crime and punishment, encountering, daring lottery schemes, Voltaire, Italian Renaissance painting, among other things, the replicability crisis in psychology, baseball, and the existence of God.

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Math, as ellenberg says, is “an atomic-powered prosthesis that you attach to your common sense, vastly multiplying its reach and strength.

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Microeconomics Pearson Series in Economics

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The 9th edition further illustrates microeconomics’ relevance and usefulness with new coverage and examples, and an improved exposition that is clear and accessible as well as lively and engaging. It also shows you how microeconomics can be used as a practical tool for decision-making and for designing and understanding public policy.

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Economics for Managers

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