Makers and takers : the rise of finance and the fall of American business / Rana Foroohar.
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|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|
- ISBN: 9780553447231
- ISBN: 0553447238
- Physical Description: xi, 388 pages ; 25 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Crown Business, 
|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.
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