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FORGOTTEN PIONEER

By Golden, Harry

Cleveland, OH: World Publishing, 1963. First Edition, 2nd Printing. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Illustrated beige linen boards/Fine. DJ/Good; w/chips, tears to edges, loss to upper back edge, & coffee (?) ring to center front. Americana. Jewish-American humorist, writer and publisher Harry Golden (1902-1981) writes an appreciation of peddlers that followed the advance of American frontiersman, all the while seeding the mercantile and industrial complex to bloom. The book recounts the lives of a Connecticut Yankee, a Scandinavian, and Levi Strauss (1829 - 1902) whose demin jeans are now worn throughout the world. Strong copy in lesser dust jacket.. First Edition, 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Leonard Vosbugh (Illustrator).

$16.50

LEADERSHIP AND VALUES : The Organization of Large-Scale Taiwanese Enterprises (Harvard East Asian Monographs, #62)

By Silin, Robert H.

Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ Press, 1976. Text/New. Red linen boards/Fine. DJ/NF. PO name to front cover verso. Revision of the author's thesis, Harvard, 1970. Case study of management practices of a large manufacturing firm in Taiwan and its supporting value system. 7 chapters: I, Economic Conditions; II, The Normative Basis of Action; III, Managerial Behavior & Management Patterns; IV, Commitment & Communications; V, Industrial Cliques; VI, Organizational Adaptbility; and, VII, Toward a Cultural Theory of Organizations, followed by appendices.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$26.50

ADHOCRACY : The Power to Change (The Larger Agenda Series)

By Waterman, Robert H.

Whittle Direct Books, 1990. Text/BRAND NEW. Embossed, black boards/Fine. DJ/NF w/rubs & short closed tears to upper edges & corner tips. 2nd volume in The Larger Agenda Series. LAID-IN: Statement from Federal Express, the sole advertiser for this book. Business management. Guidelines to dealing with change without destruction of already established business structure. 5 chapters: 1. The Power of Adhocracy; 2, The Right Start; 3, Off & Running; 4, Getting Results; and, 5, The Context of Vibrant Adhocracy.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Michele Clement (Photographer).

$16.50

A KICK IN THE SEAT OF THE PANTS : Using Your Explorer, Artist, Judge and Warrior to Be More Creative

By Von Oech, Roger

New York, NY: Harpercollins, 1986. Text/BRAND NEW. Illustrated soft cover/NF w/trace edge wear. PO name to yellow endpapers. Creative thought/innovative ideas in the business world. Exercises, stories, and tips to strengthen creative roles by the author of A Whack on the Side of the Head. Roger von Oech is the president of Creative Think, a California based consulting firm. Fine copy.. Soft Cover. Near Fine/None as Issued. Illus. by George Willett (Illustrator).

$10.50

THE POWER OF SIX SIGMA :
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THE POWER OF SIX SIGMA :

By Chowdhury, Subir

Chicago, IL: Dearborn/Kaplan, 2000. Text/BRAND NEW. Indigo linen boards w/gilt spine lettering/Fine. DJ/NF; trace wear & faint creasing to front inner flat. Sub-title: An Inspiring Tale of How Six Sigma is Transforming the Way We Work. Via a fictional tale, Chowdhury elucidates the essence and power of Six Sigma --- statistical measurement of defects inhibiting productivity, increased profits, and improved customer service, advanced by General Electric's Jack Welch. Through dialogue between Joe and Larry, college schoolmates who entered the same profession (one with American Hamburger, and the other with sister company America Pizza), compare notes some 20 years later explaing what Six Sigma is all about. Fine copy.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$18.50

PROCESS CONSULTATION, Volume II : Lessons for Managers and Consultants
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PROCESS CONSULTATION, Volume II : Lessons for Managers and Consultants

By Schein, Edgar H.

Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1987. Text/Near New w/soil spot to leading text edge. Illustrated soft cover/NF w/light wear to corner tips. This the 14th reprint of 1987 reprint with corrections. Previous volume, Process Consultation: Its Role in Organization Development was published in 1969. This Volume II reaffirms the concept of process consultation, as previously defined, and introduces new concepts. 11 chapters in 3 parts: 1, Managers & Consultants as Helpers; 2, What is Process Consultation? 3, What Is "Process"?; 4, Intrapsychic Processe - ORJI; 5, Cultural Rules of Interaction; 6, Initiating & Managing Change; 7, Who Is the Client?; 8, Intervention Strategy; 9, Intervention Tactics & Style; 10, Toward a Typology of Interventions; and, 11, Emerging Issues in Process Consultation. Fine reference/resource for management of human processes in organizations.. Reprint w/Corrections, 14th Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine/None as Issued.

$28.50

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT : A Professional Approach

By Kavanagh, Thomas C.; Muller, Frank; & O'Brien, James J.

New York, NY: McGraw=Hill, 1978. Text/BRAND NEW. Taupe boards w/silver spine lettering/NF. DJ/NF w/rubs, nips, short closed tears and fading to spine. PO name on fEP. Systematic exposition on construction management drawing on the expertise of authors Kavanagh (planning, design, civil engineer), Muller (lawyer, construction administrator), and O'Brien (project management). Text in 3 parts: I, The Construction Process & the Construction Manager; II, The Construction Manager; and, III, Project Control by the Construction Manager. Fine copy.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$18.50

WORLD CLASS PRODUCTION & INVENTORY MANAGEMENT

By Landvater, Darryl V.

New York, NY: Oliver Wight/John Wiley, 1992. EX-LIB/UNCIRCULATED Copy. Company (Boeing) stamp to front/rear endpapers; no loan pocket or other markings. Text/BRAND NEW. Black boards w/gilt spine lettering/Fine. DJ/Fine. Treatise on management of manufacturing enterprises by author of MRP II Standard System: A Handbook for Manufacturing Software Survival. A review and assessment of current techniques and techologies augmented by innovative approaches and case studies. 11 chapters: 1, The Emergence of a Profession; 2, Major Themes in PIM; 3, Rethinking Business as Usual; 4, Sales & Operations Planning; 5, Demand Management; 6, Master Production Scheduling; 7, Material Requirements Planning (MRP); 8, Capacity Planning; 9, Plant Scheduling; 10, Supplier Scheduling; and, 11, Epilogue: The Road Less Traveled.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine.

$32.50

RADIO ADVERTISING FOR RETAILERS

By Sandage, C.H.

Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ Press, 1945. Text/BRAND NEW. Maroon linen boards w/gilt spine lettering. DJ/Poor w/chips, nips to edges, loss to upper spine & corner tips; showing surface losses and discoloration. Laid-in: digest/synopsis of contents by Harvard Univ Press. Comprehensive study of the radio as an advertising medium. Written one-fourth of radio revenue came from local advertising. Volume considers available data and offers suggestions for effective usage of the medium to increase retail sales. 13 chapters in 4 parts: Part I, Introduction & Summary; II, Radio as a Local Advertising Medium; III, Guides for Effective Radio Use; and, IV, Regional Advertisers. Fine copy in aged dust jacket.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Poor.

$36.50

THE TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT PROCESS : A Strategic Framework for Managing Technical Innovation
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THE TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT PROCESS : A Strategic Framework for Managing Technical Innovation

By White, Blake L.

New York, NY: Quorum Books, 1988. COLLECTIBLE. First Edition, First Printing. Text/BRAND NEW. Black linen boards w/gilt spine lettering/Fine. DJ/VG; rubs, short closed tears to edges & corner tips, and small loss to upper back corner. Author inscribed, on page xv, Acknowledgments page, "Bob, Thanks for believing in me, Blake, 10/25/88"; the page has a faint corner fold. Author Blake L. White is President of Stategic Systems, a San Francisco-based technology assessment consulting firm. Drawing on successful techniques employed by his firm, Blake offers approaches to identify market oppotunities in which new technologies can facilitate. Text in 7 chapters: 1, Introduction; 2, Technology vs. Science; 3, Technological Change; 4, Technology Assessment Considerations; 5, It Will Take More Than Technology; 6, Key Technologies & the Company of the Future; and, 7, Appendix: A Review of Fundamentals. Fine copy in lesser dust jacket.. Signed by Author/Gift Dedication. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good.

$88.50

THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE : The Business of Wine in America
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THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE : The Business of Wine in America

By Stuller, Jay; Martin, Glen

New York, NY: Wynwood Press, 1989. BRAND NEW & Collectible. An examination of production, marketing, and finances of wine making in the United States.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Collectible - New/New. First Edition, First Thus.

$22.50