Law and Economics of Vertical Integration and Control

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Academic Press #ad - The book ponders on legal treatment of ownership integration and per se illegal contractual controls. The text then examines vertical integration under uncertainty and vertical integration without contractual alternatives. The text also takes a look at contractual controls that are not illegal per se, alternative legal rules, and antitrust policy.

Law and economics of vertical integration and Control focuses on the processes, methodologies, and approaches involved in the law and economics of vertical integration and control. The publication is a dependable reference for researchers interested in the law and economics of vertical integration and control.

Law and Economics of Vertical Integration and Control #ad - Discussions focus on sales revenue royalties, advantages and limitations of internal transfers, important product-specific services, successive monopoly, output royalties, ownership integration, and transaction cost determinants. The publication first elaborates on transaction costs, fixed proportions and contractual alternatives, and variable proportions and contractual alternatives.

Topics include tying arrangements, public policy assessment, resale price maintenance, vertical integration and the Sherman Act, market foreclosure doctrine, and the 1982 Merger Guidelines.

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The 22 Immutable Laws of Branding: How to Build a Product or Service into a World-Class Brand

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HarperCollins e-books #ad - The 22 immutable laws of Branding is the essential primer on building a category-dominating, world-class brand. This marketing classic has been expanded to include new commentary, new illustrations, and a bonus book: The 11 Immutable Laws of Internet Branding. Smart and accessible, volvo, pairing anecdotes about some of the best brands in the world, like Rolex, The 22 Immutable Laws of Branding is the definitive text on branding, and Heineken, with the signature savvy of marketing gurus Al and Laura Ries.

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The rieses divulge the controversial and counterintuitive strategies and secrets that both small and large companies have used to establish internet brands.

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Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces that Shape Behavior

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Simon & Schuster #ad - Jonah berger has done it again: written a fascinating book that brims with ideas and tools for how to think about the world. Charles duhigg, author of the power of HabitIf you’re like most people, you think your individual tastes and opinions drive your choices and behaviors. In invisible influence, jonah Berger “is consistently entertaining, applying science to real life in surprising ways and explaining research through narrative.

. We stop listening to a band because they go mainstream. You picked a particular career because you found it interesting. Right? Wrong. Even strangers have an impact on our judgments and decisions: our attitudes toward a welfare policy shift if we’re told it is supported by Democrats versus Republicans even though the policy is the same.

Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces that Shape Behavior #ad - You wear a certain jacket because you liked how it looked. By understanding how social influence works, we can decide when to resist and when to embrace it—and learn how we can use this knowledge to exercise more control over our own behavior. In some cases we imitate others around us. In invisible influence, the new york times bestselling author of Contagious explores the subtle influences that affect the decisions we make—from what we buy, to the careers we choose, to what we eat.

But in other cases we avoid particular choices or behaviors because other people are doing them. We skip buying the minivan because we don’t want to look like a soccer mom.

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Conscious Capitalism, With a New Preface by the Authors: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business

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Harvard Business Review Press #ad - From southwest airlines, google, and amazon, and tata to costco, society, the Container Store, employees, today’s organizations are creating value for all stakeholders—including customers, suppliers, investors, Panera, UPS, and the environment. Read this book and you’ll better understand how four specific tenets—higher purpose, move capitalism closer to its highest potential, conscious leadership, and conscious culture and management—can help build strong businesses, stakeholder integration, and foster a more positive environment for all of us.

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Whole foods market cofounder John Mackey and professor and Conscious Capitalism, Inc.

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No Man Is an Island

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Mariner Books #ad - No Man Is an Island #ad - Merton addresses those in search of enduring values, fulfillment, as always, and salvation in prose that is, inspiring and compassionate. A recapitulation of his earlier work Seeds of Contemplation, this collection of sixteen essays plumbs aspects of human spirituality. A stimulating series of spiritual reflections which will prove helpful for all struggling to.

. Live the richest, fullest and noblest life” Chicago Tribune.

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The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing: Exposed and Explained by the World's Two

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HarperCollins e-books #ad - Two world-renowned marketing consultants and bestselling authors present the definitive rules of marketing.

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Creative Selection: Inside Apple's Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs

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St. Martin's Press #ad - His stories explain the symbiotic relationship between software and product development for those who have never dreamed of programming a computer, and reveal what it was like to work on the cutting edge of technology at one of the world's most admired companies. Kocienda shares moments of struggle and success, crisis and collaboration, illuminating each with lessons learned over his Apple career.

Wall street journal bestseller *an insider's account of Apple's creative process during the golden years of Steve Jobs. Hundreds of millions of people use apple products every day; several thousand work on Apple's campus in Cupertino, California; but only a handful sit at the drawing board. He introduces the essential elements of innovation—inspiration, taste, craft, diligence, decisiveness, collaboration, and empathy—and uses these as a lens through which to understand productive work culture.

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Ken kocienda offers an inside look at Apple’s creative process. For fifteen years, directly responsible for experimenting with novel user interface concepts and writing powerful, he was on the ground floor of the company as a specialist, easy-to-use software for products including the iPhone, the iPad, and the Safari web browser.

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The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone

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Little, Brown and Company #ad - This deep dive takes you from inside one infinite loop to 19th century France to WWII America, from the driest place on earth to a Kenyan pit of toxic e-waste, and even deep inside Shenzhen's notorious "suicide factories. It's a firsthand look at how the cutting-edge tech that makes the world work-touch screens, motion trackers, and even AI-made their way into our pockets.

How did the iphone transform our world and turn apple into the most valuable company ever? Veteran technology journalist Brian Merchant reveals the inside story you won't hear from Cupertino-based on his exclusive interviews with the engineers, inventors, and developers who guided every stage of the iPhone's creation.

You will never look at your iPhone the same way again. Dan lyons, new york times bestselling author of Disrupted Odds are that as you read this, an iPhone is within reach. The secret history of the invention that changed everything-and became the most profitable product in the world. But before steve jobs introduced us to "the one device, " as he called it, a cell phone was merely what you used to make calls on the go.

The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone #ad - This is the untold account, ten years in the making, of the device that changed everything. The one device is a roadmap for design and engineering genius, an anthropology of the modern age, and an unprecedented view into one of the most secretive companies in history. The one device is a tour de force, with a fast-paced edge and heaps of analytical insight.

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The Lost Book of Enoch

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#ad - It was a mention in the new testament by jude that alerted david humphreys to the existence of The Lost Book of Enoch, until the fourth century, widely known by early Christians, one of the greatest examples of early Hebraic literature and part of the canon, when it was banned by the church authorities and virtually disappeared.

Enoch, father of methuselah and of the seventh generation from Adam, walked with the Archangels who took him up to heaven and revealed to him the secrets of the universe and the future of mankind. He wrote down all he saw and learned for the benefit of his son and future generations This is the background to the marvellous Apocalyptic vision which bears his name, composed in Aramaic and Hebrew verse between 200bc and 100ad by scholars who regarded themselves as the heirs to the prophets.

The Lost Book of Enoch #ad - For 1600 years, the book was lost; then, at the end of the 19th century, an Ethiopic manuscript was discovered. This book is based on scholarly reconstruction of the greatest of the Apocalypse sagas, now available for the first time to a wide audience.

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Revolutionary Suicide: Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition

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Penguin Classics #ad - Newton's famous and oft-quoted autobiography is as much a manifesto as a portrait of the inner circle of America's Black Panther Party. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

. The searing, visionary memoir of founding Black Panther Huey P. From newton's impoverished childhood on the streets of oakland to his adolescence and struggles with the system, unrepentant, Revolutionary Suicide is smart, from his role in the Black Panthers to his solitary confinement in the Alameda County Jail, and thought-provoking in its portrayal of inspired radicalism.

Revolutionary Suicide: Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition #ad - For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. Newton, in a dazzling graphic package Eloquently tracing the birth of a revolutionary, Huey P. With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines.

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How To Eat To Live - Book 1

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Secretarius MEMPS #ad - Before the health craze that has swept the country, Elijah Muhammad and the Nation of Islam were head of the curve as far back as the early 30's. Given the humble, economic conditions of the blacks in America, an inexpensive, yet highly nutritional diet was given to them by Elijah Muhammad. How to eat to live, for prevention of illness, physical appearance, book 1 By Elijah Muhammad For more than 30 years, messenger Elijah Muhammad has been teaching the so-called Negroes of America on the proper foods to eat to improve their mental power, curing of ailments and prolonging life.

This is the first of two books written with this simple, yet revolutionary way of eating.

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