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Baby Bust

Baby Bust
New Choices for Men and Women in Work and Family

In the debates on work and family, people of all generations are calling for a reasoned, thoughtful, research-driven contribution to the discussion. In Baby Bust, Friedman offers just that: an astute assessment of how far we have come and where we need to go from here.

Publication Date: October 15, 2013
Author: Stewart D. Friedman
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Brilliant Mistakes
Finding Success on the Far Side of Failure

Paul J. H. Schoemaker, founder and chairman of Decision Strategies International, shares critical insights on the surprising benefits of making well-chosen mistakes.

Publication Date: November 08, 2011
Author: Paul J. H. Schoemaker, PhD
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Customer Centricity
Focus on the Right Customers for Strategic Advantage, Second Edition

Peter Fader helps businesses focus directly on the needs of their most valuable customers and increase profits for the long term in this Wharton Executive Essentials Series guide.

Publication Date: May 15, 2012
Author: Peter Fader
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Financial Literacy for Managers
Finance and Accounting for Better Decision-Making, Second Edition

Richard A. Lambert demystifies financial concepts and shows you how you can apply this information to make better business decisions for long-term profit in this Wharton Executive Essentials Series guide.

Publication Date: May 15, 2012
Author: Richard A. Lambert
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For The Win
How Game Thinking Can Revolutionize Your Business

In this informative guide, Werbach and Hunter reveal how game thinking can yield winning solutions to real-world business problems.

Publication Date: November 08, 2012
Author: Kevin Werbach
Author: Dan Hunter
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Global Brand Power: Leveraging Branding for Long-Term Growth

Filled with stories that reveal the latest in what leading companies are doing today to leverage their brands and based on solid research, Global Brand Power is the only book you will need to implement an effective brand strategy for your firm.

Publication Date: March 05, 2013
Author: Barbara Kahn
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Innovation Prowess
Leadership Strategies for Accelerating Growth

With the strategies, processes, and methods discussed in Innovation Prowess, leaders can build a tested and comprehensive strategy for driving organic growth year after year.

Publication Date: April 16, 2013
Author: George S. Day
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Leading Successful Change
8 Keys to Making Change Work

In this essential guide, authors Gregory P. Shea and Cassie A. Solomon deal with the real reasons change efforts fail—and how that failure can be avoided.

Publication Date: February 05, 2013
Author: Gregory P. Shea
Author: Cassie A. Solomon
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New Social Entrepreneurship Course
From September 8-October 24, 2014

Wharton professor Ian C. MacMillan and Dr. James Thompson, director of the Wharton Social Entrepreneurship Program, are teaching a Coursera course on social entrepreneurship, with Peter Frumkin, director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy.

Publication Date: August 12, 2014
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The Immigrant Exodus
Why America Is Losing the Global Race to Capture Entrepreneurial Talent

With his signature fearlessness and clarity, Vivek Wadhwa offers a concise framework for understanding the Immigrant Exodus and offers a recipe for reversal and rapid recovery.

Publication Date: October 02, 2012
Author: Vivek Wadhwa
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The Leader’s Checklist
15 Mission-Critical Principles, Expanded Edition

Michael Useem deepens his examination of 15 mission-critical principles for leaders in this fast-reading and illuminating expanded edition of the bestselling Leader’s Checklist.

Publication Date: September 20, 2011
Author: Michael Useem
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The Power of Impact Investing
Putting Markets to Work for Profit and Global Good

In The Power of Impact Investing, Rockefeller Foundation president Judith Rodin and Margot Brandenburg, two of the foremost experts in the field, explain what impact investing is, how it compares to philanthropy and traditional investments, where opportunities are evolving around the world, and how to get started.

Publication Date: May 06, 2014
Author: Judith Rodin
Author: Margot Brandenburg
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The Social Entrepreneur’s Playbook
Pressure Test, Plan, Launch and Scale Your Social Enterprise, Expanded Edition

Covers all three phases of the start-up to scale-up process, developed with reader feedback from “one of the more unusual ebook…experiments of the year” (ThinReads)

Publication Date: November 12, 2013
Author: Ian (Mac) C. MacMillan
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The Social Entrepreneur’s Playbook
Pressure Test Your Start-Up Idea—Step 1

Filled with inspiring stories of social entrepreneurs and useful frameworks and tools, The Social Entrepreneur’s Playbook is a must-read for any aspiring social entrepreneur.

Publication Date: June 18, 2013
Author: Ian (Mac) C. MacMillan
Author: James D. Thompson
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Why Good People Can’t Get Jobs
The Skills Gap and What Companies Can Do About It

Peter Cappelli confronts the myth of the skills gap and provides an actionable path forward to put people back to work.

Publication Date: June 01, 2012
Author: Peter Cappelli