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Makers and takers : the rise of finance and the fall of American business / Rana Foroohar.

Foroohar, Rana, author. (Author).
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  • 4 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cambridge City Public Library - Cambridge City 332.09 For (Text) 76893000261306 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 332.0973 FOROOHAR (Text) 33946003117756 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison 332.0973 FOR (Text) 39391006748469 Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 332.0973 Foroohar (Text) 31208912453653 non-fiction Available -
West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette 332.0973 FOR (Text) 31951004114598 Main Floor - New Arrivals Checked out 11/12/2016
Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield 332.0973 Foroohar (Text) 78292000357068 Adult New Book Collection Checked out 11/08/2016

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  • ISBN: 9780553447231
  • ISBN: 0553447238
  • Physical Description: xi, 388 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown Business, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-375) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The rise of finance -- The fall of business: bean counters versus car guys--Frederick Winslow Taylor, Robert McNamara, and the financialization of industry -- What an MBA won't teach you: how business education is failing American businesses -- Barbarians at the gate: Apple, Carl Icahn, and the rise of shareholder activism -- We're all bankers now: GE and the story of how American business came to emulate finance -- Financial weapons of mass destruction: commodities, derivatives, and how Wall Street created a food crisis -- When Wall Street owns Main Street: private equity, shadow banking, and how finance reaped the benefits of the housing recovery -- The end of retirement: how Wall Street ate our nest eggs -- The artful dodgers: how our tax code rewards the takers instead f the makers -- The revolving door: how Washington favors Wall Street over Main Street -- How to put finance back in service to business and society.
Summary, etc.: "Award-winning business journalist Rana Foroohar shows how the shortsighted and misguided financial practices that nearly toppled the global economy in 2008 have come to infiltrate all corners of American business--putting us on a dangerous collision course to another economic meltdown that will make 2008 look like a mere blip in the business cycle"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Financial crises > United States > History > 21st century.
Finance > Government policy > United States > History > 21st century.
Business enterprises > United States > History > 21st century.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic Conditions.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic History.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Economic Policy.

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