Friday, February 27, 2009

21 Ideas for Managers: Practical Wisdom for Managing Your Company and Yourself

by Charles Handy

"Capitalism, particularly in America, is a very exhausting business, it tires people out." Charles Handy, management expert and founder of the London Business School

This seems like an odd quote, especially coming from someone who started a business school. One of the great things about this blog is the ability to share business content with its readers. I enjoy listening to NPRs Marketplace where I recently heard a thought-provoking commentary on the current state of the economic recession. To listen to this gentleman's wise commentary click here .

The Bruno Library has a number of Handy's works such as:

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Thursday, February 12, 2009

Money Meltdown : Restoring Order to the Global Currency System

by Judy Shelton.

In light of recent events with the stimulus package comes the potential for inflation if we continue to print huge sums of money backed up by the government fiat system.

Economist/author, Judy Shelton, opines in today's Wall Street Journal (Feb. 12, 2009, page A13) as saying,

"We need money that works for the legitimate producers and consumers of the world -- the savers and borrowers, the entrepreneurs. Not money that works for the chiselers."

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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Wrestling with Starbucks: Conscience, Capital, Cappuccino

by Kim Fellner

This new book in the Bruno collection takes a look at the multi-faceted attempts of a large corporation to be a proponent for social justice while at the same time being concerned about the business side of running a multi-national corporation in a globalized economy.

Readers comments?

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