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

Foroohar, Rana, (author.).

Available copies

  • 9 of 10 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 10 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City 332.09 For (Text) 76893000261306 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 332.0973 FOROOHAR (Text) 37500004297822 Nonfiction Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch 332.0973 FOR (Text) 39391006748469 Nonfiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - Main 332.0973 FORO (Text) 39231033389350 Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -
North Madison Co PL - Frankton Comm. Library 332.0973 FOR (Text) 30419200595326 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library 332 FOROOHAR 2016 (Text) 39206021223126 NonFiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 332.0973 Foroohar (Text) 31208912453653 non-fiction Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 332.0973 FOR (Text) 31951004114598 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield 332.0973 Foroohar (Text) 78292000357068 Adult Non-Fiction Book Collection Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 332.0973 FOROOHAR (Text) 33946003117756 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor On holds shelf -

Record details

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

Content descriptions

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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