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What works: success in stressful times

By: McRae, Hamish.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London HarperCollins Publishers 2010Description: xxiii, 328 p.ISBN: 9780007203772.Subject(s): Success in business | Organizational behavior | Economic history 21st century | Success in business - Case studies | Organizational behavior - Case studiesDDC classification: 650.1 Summary: A lively, engaging and counter intuitive exploration of success stories from across the globe, and what Michelle Obama referred to as the flimsy difference between success and failurez. In this lively and counter intuitive exploration of success stories from across the globe, award-winning journalist Hamish McRae takes the reader on a fascinating journey in pursuit of the flimsy difference between triumph and failure. Why do some initiatives take off while others flounder? How have some communities managed to achieve so much while others struggle? What distinguishes the good companies from the bad? What lessons can we learn from the surprisingly well-ordered Mumbai community made famous by Slumdog Millionairez? Why have Canadian manners helped Whistler become the most popular ski resort in North America? And how has Hong Kong used gambling profits to help its residents enjoy the greatest level of economic freedom on the planet?
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A lively, engaging and counter intuitive exploration of success stories from across the globe, and what Michelle Obama referred to as the flimsy difference between success and failurez. In this lively and counter intuitive exploration of success stories from across the globe, award-winning journalist Hamish McRae takes the reader on a fascinating journey in pursuit of the flimsy difference between triumph and failure. Why do some initiatives take off while others flounder? How have some communities managed to achieve so much while others struggle? What distinguishes the good companies from the bad? What lessons can we learn from the surprisingly well-ordered Mumbai community made famous by Slumdog Millionairez? Why have Canadian manners helped Whistler become the most popular ski resort in North America? And how has Hong Kong used gambling profits to help its residents enjoy the greatest level of economic freedom on the planet?

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