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Can China Lead?: Reaching the Limits of Power and Growth
As we enter this new era, it’s important to rethink how we approach China and its economic growth. That’s where “Can China Lead?” comes in – a thought-provoking book written by leading Chinese experts from Harvard Business School and the Wharton School.
China’s remarkable economic growth over the past three decades is undeniable, but it now faces major challenges that could alter its political and economic trajectory. With a lack of accountability, transparency, and ease of operation, domestic and foreign businesspeople are becoming increasingly suspicious of the “China model.” These issues have deep roots in Chinese history and the country’s political system, and it’s time for a fresh perspective.
Regina M. Abrami, William C. Kirby, and F. Warren McFarlan argue that China’s vibrant private sector could be a source of sustainable growth, but it’s limited by corporate political patronage public. The book draws on over thirty Harvard Business School case studies of Chinese and foreign companies doing business in the region, providing a comprehensive understanding of the forces shaping the business landscape in China.
“Can China Lead?” asserts that China is at an inflection point that cannot be ignored. As we navigate this new landscape, an understanding of the challenges and opportunities presented by China’s political and economic trajectory is essential to establishing and sustaining a successful business in China. Don’t miss out on this invaluable resource – order your copy of “Can China Lead?” today.
Are you looking for a way to make a difference in the world? Do you want to be a change agent who influences the culture around you for God’s purpose? Whether you are a CEO, housewife, student, manager, or church leader, you have the ability to shape your circle of influence and make an impact.
In “Change Agent,” Os Hillman shares divine wisdom on how God raises up change agents in culture, just like biblical leaders such as David, Daniel, Esther, and Moses. Drawing from his own experiences and modern-day profiles, Hillman shows how you too can have greater influence, no matter your age or status in life.
Our culture is shaped by seven mountains of influence: business, government, media, arts and entertainment, education, the family, and the church. Each chapter of “Change Agent” focuses on one of these strategic areas, describing where we are, what we must do to influence them, and what success will ultimately look like.
If you’re ready to engage your passion and make a difference, “Change Agent” is the perfect guide to help you become a change agent in your own right. Let Os Hillman’s divine wisdom and insights inspire you to take action and shape your culture for God’s purpose. Don’t wait – start your journey to becoming a change agent today!
How the West Came to Rule
Discover the untold story of the origins of capitalism in the groundbreaking book How the West Came to Rule. In contrast to traditional historical accounts that confine the development of capitalism to Europe, this book offers a unique interdisciplinary and international perspective on the global processes that led to the rise of capitalism.
Authors Alex Anievas and Kerem Nisancioglu challenge the Eurocentric bias that has dominated the debate on the origins of capitalism and provide a convincing argument for the agency of non-European societies in this process. From Mongol expansion to New World discoveries, Ottoman-Habsburg rivalry, colonial development, and bourgeois revolutions, this book uncovers the intricate and uneven histories that contributed to the rise of capitalism.
This book provides a provocative and incisive explanation of how capitalism emerged in England and Europe through a dialectical intersocietal and geopolitical process. It questions oft-cited assumptions and offers a fundamental overhaul of the way we think about the origins of capitalism.
If you’re a historian, economist, or political thinker, this book will change the way you view the development of capitalism. With its in-depth analysis and new insights, How the West Came to Rule is a must-read for anyone interested in the history of capitalism and the global processes that shaped our modern economy. Get your copy today and discover the untold story of the rise of capitalism!
Investing under fire
If you’re looking for a comprehensive guide to the current investment landscape, look no further than this collection of 29 essays by strategist and global market expert Ackerman. In this book, Ackerman covers a wide range of topics, from general stock market trends to niche investments like gold, oil, and biotech. He also offers insights into research and analysis tools, successful business models, and geopolitical risks.
While some of the essays may be confusing and contradictory, there are plenty of gems to be found. For example, John Bogle’s summary of 50 years in the mutual fund industry is a must-read for anyone interested in investing. And Morning Star’s Brian Portnoy offers insightful analysis of mutual fund fees, concluding that paying more often leads to getting less.
The real revelations in this book come in the last section, where Ackerman and his contributors offer sobering insights into the state of global security and the threat of nuclear terrorism. While some of the essays may already be outdated, Jules Kroll’s description of the holes in our security and Harvard professor Graham Allison’s warning about the danger of terrorists obtaining nuclear weapons are still relevant and important.
Overall, this book is a valuable resource for professional and individual investors who want to stay informed about the current investment landscape. With contributions from some of the most respected voices in the industry, it’s a must-read for anyone looking to make informed investment decisions.
Alan R. Ackerman
Now Ideas on How to Keep Delivering Extraordinary Results
Discover the secrets to achieving extraordinary results with Fred 2.0!
In today’s fiercely competitive global economy, it’s not enough to just be good – you need to be extraordinary. And who better to show you how than Fred, the postman who captured the hearts of millions with his simple yet remarkable service?
In Fred 2.0, bestselling author and business consultant Mark Sanborn revisits Fred’s story to uncover new insights and strategies for achieving excellence. With his trademark wisdom and humor, Mark shows us how to take our performance to the next level, inspiring us to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary every day.
Whether you’re a business owner, a manager, or simply someone who wants to excel in life, Fred 2.0 is the ultimate guide to achieving extraordinary results. You’ll not only be inspired by Fred’s story, you’ll also learn practical tools and strategies for making a real difference in your own life and the lives of those around you.
Don’t settle for mediocrity – aim higher and achieve the extraordinary with Fred 2.0. Get your copy today and start transforming your life and your business!
Start Whith Why : How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
Introducing the book that has taken TikTok by storm and has inspired millions worldwide – START WITH WHY. Authored by the visionary Simon Sinek, this book is based on one of the most popular TED Talks of all time, with over 56 million views and counting.
In START WITH WHY, Sinek takes readers on a journey to uncover why some individuals and organizations are more innovative, influential, and profitable than others. He delves into the key factors that lead to greater loyalty from customers and employees, and why so few are able to replicate their success over time.
The book showcases some of the most successful leaders in history, including Martin Luther King Jr., Steve Jobs, and the Wright Brothers, and reveals that they all had one thing in common – they all started with WHY. They understood that people won’t truly buy into a product, service, movement, or idea until they understand the WHY behind it.
Through Sinek’s powerful idea of The Golden Circle, readers will learn how to think, act, and communicate in a way that sets them apart from others. It’s a framework that can be applied to build successful organizations, lead movements, and inspire people.
Whether you’re a business leader, an entrepreneur, or simply someone who wants to make a positive impact in the world, START WITH WHY is a must-read. Discover why millions have been touched by the power of Simon Sinek’s ideas, and why they remain as relevant and timely as ever. Get your copy today and start your journey towards becoming a visionary leader.