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Renewable Energy: Myths and Obstacles

by Jean-François Lefebvre, Nicole Moreau & Jonathan Théorêt Éditions MultiMondes (June 03, 2013)

If the future of humanity depends on the massive development of renewable energies combined with drastic reductions in energy waste, many obstacles stand in the way.


Summary : Business @ the Speed of Thought - Bill Gates

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (November 12, 2014)

Complete summary of Bill Gates' book: "Business @ The Speed of Thought: Using a Digital Nervous System".

This summary of the ideas from Bill Gates' book "Business @ The Speed of Thought" shows that competitive...


Summary : Hold - Steve Chader, Jennice Doty, Jim Mckissack and Linda Mckissack

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (November 12, 2014)

Complete summary of Steve Chader, Jennice Doty, Jiim McKissack and Linda McKissack's book: "Hold: How to Find, Buy, and Rent Houses for Wealth".

This summary of the ideas from Steve Chader, Jennice Doty, Jiim...


Summary : Put Your Dream To The Test - John Maxwell

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (November 12, 2014)

Complete summary of John Maxwell's book: "Put Your Dream to the Test: 10 Questions to Help You See It and Seize It".

This summary of the ideas from John Maxwell's book "Put Your Dreams to the Test" shows how...


Summary : The Fall Of Advertising And The Rise Of Pr - Al Ries and Laura Ries

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (November 12, 2014)

Complete summary of Al Ries and Laura Ries' book: "The Fall of Advertising and the Rise of PR".

This summary of the ideas from Al Ries and Laura Ries' book: "The Fall of Advertising and the Rise of PR" shows...


Summary : The Innovation Killer - Cynthia Rabe

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (November 12, 2014)

Complete summary of Cynthia Rabe's book: "The Innovation Killer: How What We Know Limits What We Can Imagine - And What Smart Companies Are Doing About It”.

This summary of the ideas from Cynthia Rabe's book...


Summary : Youtility - Jay Baer

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (November 12, 2014)

Complete summary of Jay Baer's book: "Youtility: Why Smart Marketing Is About Help Not Hype".

This summary of the ideas from Jay Baer's book "Youtility" explains that for a business or a company to stand out...


The Post-Growth Project: How the End of Economic Growth Could Bring a Fairer and Happier Society

by John Blewitt London Publishing Partnership (October 22, 2014)

This book challenges the assumption that it is bad news when the economy doesn't grow. For decades, it has been widely recognized that there are ecological limits to continuing economic growth and that different...


Summary : Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Learn - John C. Maxwell

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (October 28, 2014)

This work offers a summary of the book: « Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Learn: Life’s Greatest Lessons Are Gained from Our Losses » by John C. Maxwell.

Summary of the ideas in John C. Maxwell’s book:...


Summary : Talent Is Never Enough - John Maxwell

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (October 28, 2014)

Complete summary of John Maxwell's book: "Talent Is Never Enough: Discover the Choices that Will Take You Beyond Your Talent".

This summary of the ideas from John Maxwell's book "Talent Is Never Enough" answers...


Summary : The Balanced Scorecard - Robert S. Kaplan & David P. Norton

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (October 28, 2014)

Complete summary of Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton's book: "The Balanced Scorecard: Translating Strategy into Action".

This summary of the ideas from Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton's book "The Balanced...


Summary : Thinking for a Change - John Maxwell

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (October 28, 2014)

Complete summary of John Maxwell's book: "Thinking for a Change: 11 Ways Highly Successful People Approach Life and Work".

This summary of the ideas from John Maxwell's book "Thinking for a Change" shows that...


Summary : Warren Buffett invests Like A Girl: and Why You Should too - Louann Lofton

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (October 28, 2014)

Complete summary of Louann Lofton's book: "Warren Buffett Invests Like a Girl: And Why You Should Too".

This summary of the ideas from Louann Lofton's book "Warren Buffett Invests Like a Girl" describes the secrets...


Summary : Web Rules - Tom Murphy

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (October 28, 2014)

Complete summary of Tom Murphy's book: "Web Rules: How the Internet Is Changing the Way Consumers Make Choices".

This summary of the ideas from Tom Murphy's book "Web Rules" shows that the internet is changing...


Summary : Powerhouse Principles - Jorge Perez

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (October 28, 2014)

Complete summary of Jorge Perez's book: "Powerhouse Principles: The Billionaire Blueprint for Real Estate Success".

This summary of the ideas from Jorge Perez's book "Powerhouse Principles" shows that real estate...


Summary : Ruthless Execution - Amir Hartman

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (October 28, 2014)

Complete summary of Amir Hartman's book: "Ruthless Execution: What Business Leaders Do When Their Companies Hit the Wall".

This summary of the ideas from Amir Hartman's book "Ruthless Execution" shows that every...


Fleeing Vesuvius: Overcoming the Risks of Economic and Environmental Collapse

Summary : Debunkery - Ken Fisher with Lara Hoffmans

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (October 14, 2014)

Complete summary of Ken Fisher and Lara Hoffmans' book: "Debunkery: Learn It, Do It, and Profit from It - Seeing Through Wall Street's Money-Killing Myths".

This summary of the ideas from Ken Fisher and Lara...


Summary : Just Enough - Laura Nash, Howard Stevenson

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (October 14, 2014)

Complete summary of Laura Nash and Howard Stevenson's book: "Just Enough: Tools for Creating Success in Your Work and Life".

This summary of the ideas from Laura Nash and Howard Stevenson's book "Just Enough"...


Summary : Lincoln on Leadership - Donald T. Phillips

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (October 14, 2014)

Complete summary of Donald T. Phillips' book: "Lincoln on Leadership: Executive Strategies for Tough Times".

This summary of the ideas from Donald T. Phillips' book "Lincoln on Leadership" analyzes Abraham Lincoln's...


Summary : Strategy Maps - Robert S. Kaplan And David P. Norton

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (October 14, 2014)

Complete summary of Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton's book: "Strategy Maps: Converting Intangible Assets into Tangible Outcomes".

This summary of the ideas from Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton's book...


Summary : The HP Way - David Packard

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (October 14, 2014)

Complete summary of David Packard's book: "The HP Way: How Bill Hewlett and I Built Our Company".

This summary of the ideas from David Packard's book "The HP Way" tells the story behind the American giant company...


Summary : Think & Grow Rich - Napoleon Hill

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (October 14, 2014)

Complete summary of Napoleon Hill's book: "Think and Grow Rich : The Way to Personal Achievement".

This summary of the ideas from Napoleon Hill's book "Think and Grow Rich: The Way to Personal Achievement" shows...


Summary: Alignment - Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (October 14, 2014)

Complete summary of Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton's book: "Alignment: Using the Balanced Scorecard to Create Corporate Synergies".

This summary of the ideas from Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton's...


Green & Gold: Ireland a Clean Energy World Leader

by John Travers The Collins Press (August 14, 2010)

While many agree Ireland can become a world leader in clean energy, there's little agreement on how. John Travers captures the challenge from an Irish perspective. He assesses, in clear terms, practical energy...


Summary: Winning Behavior - Terry Bacon and David Pugh

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (September 29, 2014)

Complete summary of Terry Bacon and David Pugh's book: "Winning Behavior: What the Smartest, Most Successful Companies Do Differently".

This summary of the ideas from Terry Bacon and David Pugh's book "Winning...


Summary: The Internet Publicity Guide - V.A. Shiva

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (September 29, 2014)

Complete summary of V. A. Shiva's book: "The Internet Publicity Guide: How to Maximize Your Marketing and Promotion in Cyberspace".

This summary of the ideas from V. A. Shiva's book "The Internet Publicity Guide"...


Summary: The Second Coming Of Steve Jobs - Alan Deutschman

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (September 29, 2014)

Complete summary of Alan Deutschman's book: "The Second Coming of Steve Jobs".

This summary of the ideas from Alan Deutschman's book "The Second Coming of Steve Jobs" tells the story of Apple Computer CEO and...


Summary: The Trendmaster's Guide - Robyn Waters

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (September 29, 2014)

Complete summary of Robyn Waters' book: "The Trendmaster's Guide: Get a Jump on What Your Customer Wants Next".

This summary of the ideas from Robyn Waters' book "The Trendmaster's Guide" shows that new trends...


Summary: Webonomics - Evan Schwartz

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (September 29, 2014)

Complete summary of Evan Schwartz's book: "Webonomics: Nine Essential Principles for Growing Your Business on the World Wide Web".

This summary of the ideas from Evan Schwartz's book "Webonomics" presents a strategy...


The Simplicity Cycle

by Dan Ward HarperBusiness (May 12, 2015)

The award-winning engineer, Air Force lieutenant colonel, and author of F.I.R.E offers a road map for designing winning new products, services, and business models, and shows how to avoid complexity-related...


Procurement of Goods, Works and Services in Development Projects

by Joseph Martial Ribiero Presses Internationales Polytechnique (March 30, 2011)

The author's practical experience in capacitybuilding in the areas of project management and procurement throughout the African continent has led him to take a simple and direct approach in preparing this book....


International Development Project Appraisal, Execution Planning and Monitoring

by Joseph Martial Ribiero Presses Internationales Polytechnique (July 08, 2011)

The purpose of International Development Project Appraisal, Execution Planning and Monitoring is to provide the reader with an overview of the various analytical efforts involved in preparing and appraising...


Think Like a Commoner: A Short Introduction to the Life of the Commons

by David Bollier New Society Publishers (February 17, 2014)

A new world based on fairness, participation, accountability is closer than you think…if you learn to think like a commoner


Small Stories, Big Changes: Agents of Change on the Frontlines of Sustainability

The Five Stages of Collapse: Survivors' Toolkit

by Dmitry Orlov New Society Publishers (May 10, 2013)

A user’s guide to economic, political, social and cultural collapse.


Financing Our Foodshed: Growing Local Food with Slow Money

by Carol Peppe Hewitt New Society Publishers (March 29, 2013)

Bringing money home - real people and real stories from the slow money movement


Summary: Trump - Donald Trump

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (February 15, 2013)

This work offers a summary of the book "TRUMP: How to Get Rich" by Donald Trump.

Donald Trump is one of America’s best known business personalities. His business interests include real estate, gaming, sports...


Summary: E-Myth Mastery - Michael Gerber

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (February 15, 2013)

This work offers a summary of the book “E-MYTH MASTERY: The Seven Essential Disciplines for Building a World Class Company” by Michael Gerber. Michael Gerber is the founder and chairman of his own consulting...


Summary: Inside Intel - Tim Jackson

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (February 15, 2013)

This work offers a summary of the book “INSIDE INTEL: How Andy Grove Built the World’s Most Successful Chip Company” by Tim Jackson.

The founders of Intel, Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore, raised $2.3 million...


Summary: Eight Steps To Seven Figures - Charles Carlson

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (February 15, 2013)

This work offers a summary of the book “EIGHT STEPS TO SEVEN FIGURES: The Investment Strategies Of Everyday Millionaires And How You Can Become Wealthy Too” by Charles Carlson.Charles Carlson is a chartered...


Summary: Customers.Com - Patricia B. Seybold

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (February 15, 2013)

This work offers a summary of the book “CUSTOMERS.COM - How To Create A Profitable Business Strategy For The Internet And Beyond by Patricia B. Seybold”.

Your existing customers hold the key to developing...


Summary: Catalyst Code - David Evans and Richard Schmalensee

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (February 15, 2013)

This work offers a summary of the book “CATALYST CODE: The Strategies Behind the World’s Most Dynamic Companies” by David Evans and Richard Schmalensee.

David Evans is the founder of Market Platform Dynamics,...


Summary: The E-Myth Revisited - Michael E. Gerber

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (February 15, 2013)

Complete summary of Michael E. Gerber's book: "The E-Myth Revisited" 

The Review of the ideas in Michael E. Gerber's book: "The E-Myth Revisited"  shows that not all small businesses are started by entrepreneurs....


Summary: How to win friends and influence people - Dale Carnegie

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (February 15, 2013)

Complete summary of  Dale Carnegie's book "HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE: The All-Time Classic Manual Of People Skills"

The Review of the ideas in Dale Carnegie's book "HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE...


Little Bets

by Peter Sims Free Press (February 18, 2011)

“An enthusiastic, example-rich argument for innovating in a particular way—by deliberately experimenting and taking small exploratory steps in novel directions. Light, bright, and packed with tidy anecdotes”...


Creating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress

by Kenneth J. Arrow, Robert M. Solow, Michael Woodford & Joseph E. Stiglitz et al. Columbia University Press (June 03, 2014)

It has long been recognized that most standard of living increases are associated with advances in technology, not the accumulation of capital. Yet it has also become clear that what truly separates developed...


Ecofundamentalism: A Critique of Extreme Environmentalism

by Rögnvaldur Hannesson Lexington Books (February 19, 2014)

Ecofundamentalism: A Critique of Extreme Environmentalism is one of few books that focuses on ecofundamentalism, from its philosophical foundations to its policy prescriptions, instead of environmentalism as...


The Power of Co-Creation

by Venkat Ramaswamy & Francis J. Gouillart Free Press (October 05, 2010)

Apple embraced co-creation to enhance the speed and scope of its innovation, generat­ing over $1 billion for its App-Store partner-developers in two years, even as it overtook Microsoft in market value. Starbucks...


The Disempowered Development of Tibet in China: A Study in the Economics of Marginalization

by Andrew Martin Fischer Lexington Books (December 20, 2013)

This book explores the synergy between development and conflict in the Tibetan areas of Western China from the mid-1990s onward, when rapid economic growth occurred alongside a particularly assimilationist policy...