New Books (June 7, 2019)

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The titles below were recently added to the New Jersey State Library’s collections.

To borrow any of these titles from the NJ State Library, simply click on the “Request Book” link under the title of interest, and use your State Library borrower’s card to request the book directly through the Library’s catalog.  Not sure how to do that? See this short tutorial on how to request a book in the catalog

Borrowers may also request these titles from the NJ State Library by sending an email to: circulation@njstatelib.org or by contacting the Circulation Desk at (609)-278-2640 x104, Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 5:00pm.

Equity Holders Under Siege

Equity Holders Under Siege

by Henry F. Owsley, Peter S. Kaufman

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Call number: 346.004 Ows

Collection: Browsing Collection

Published: 2014

Publisher: Beard Books

Kaufman and Owsley draw on their decades of advising Old Equity of distressed companies, while sprinkling in lessons from William Wallace leading the Scots against the English; T.E. Lawrence and his Arab forces wreaking havoc on the Turkish army; and the Viet Cong challenging superior American forces. While not every restructuring situation may lead to actual confrontation for Old Equity, simply the process of preparing for conflict can facilitate "peace breaking out."

The 10 Keys of Effective Supervision: Building Healthy Organizational Cultures Through Servant Leadership

The 10 Keys of Effective Supervision: Building Healthy Organizational Cultures Through Servant Leadership

by Jim Rowell, Rick Pierce

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Call number: 658.302 Pie

Collection: Browsing Collection

Published: 2017

Publisher: Advantage Media Group

"I hate my boss." Most employees have said or felt something like this at some point in their working lives. Many have resigned as a result, costing their employers untold amounts of money. With The 10 Keys of Effective Supervision, Rick Pierce and Jim Rowell hope to reverse that trend. Organizations exist to get things done. The objective is growth. If organizations are to thrive, they need the right kind of employees and the right kind of supervisors to lead them.

Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods

by Armen Keteyian, Jeff Benedict

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Call number: 796.352 Ben

Collection: Browsing Collection

Published: 2018

Publisher: Center Point Large Print

Drawing on more than four hundred interviews with people from every corner of Woods’ life—friends, family members, teachers, romantic partners, swing coaches, business associates, Tour pros, and members of Woods’ inner circle—Benedict and Keteyian construct a captivating psychological profile of an African-American child programmed by his parents to be the “chosen one,” to change not just the game of golf, but the world as well. But at what cost? Benedict and Keteyian provide the starling answers in a biography destined to make headlines and linger in the minds of readers for years to come.

Kickback: Exposing the Global Corporate Bribery Network

Kickback: Exposing the Global Corporate Bribery Network

by David Montero

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Call number: 364.132 Mon

Collection: Browsing Collection

Published: 2018

Publisher: Viking

Kickback traces the origins of corporate bribery from the reign of the British East India Company to the methods by which it is carried out today. Traveling across four continents and interviewing police and intelligence officials, convicted criminals, business executives, and corruption experts, David Montero takes an inside look at bribery's pernicious effects. He examines its ramifications at both the individual and national levels--from the murder of a young activist in Bangladesh to a Texas billionaire's dealings with Saddam Hussein, from pharmaceutical firms' payoffs in China to how the entrenched culture of bribery helped destroy the Greek economy.

It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work

It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work

by David Heinemeier Hansson, Jason Fried

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Call number: 650.1 Fri

Collection: Browsing Collection

Published: 2018

Publisher: HarperBusiness

n this timely manifesto, the authors of the New York Times bestseller Rework broadly reject the prevailing notion that long hours, aggressive hustle, and "whatever it takes" are required to run a successful business today. It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work is a practical and inspiring distillation of their insights and experiences. It isn’t a book telling you what to do. It’s a book showing you what they’ve done—and how any manager or executive no matter the industry or size of the company, can do it too.

Digital Renaissance: What Data and Economics Tell Us about the Future of Popular Culture

Digital Renaissance: What Data and Economics Tell Us about the Future of Popular Culture

by Joel Waldfogel

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Call number: 306 Wal

Collection: Browsing Collection

Published: 2018

Publisher: Princeton University Press

The ease with which digital files can be copied and distributed has unleashed a wave of piracy with disastrous effects on revenue. Cheap, easy self-publishing is eroding the position of these gatekeepers and guardians of culture. Does this revolution herald the collapse of culture, as some commentators claim? Are we drowning in a tide of cultural silt, or living in a golden age for culture? The answers in Digital Renaissance may surprise you.

Lead with Joy: The Privilege of Helping Others Achieve Their Best Work

Lead with Joy: The Privilege of Helping Others Achieve Their Best Work

by Richard Sheridan

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Call number: 658.409 She

Collection: Browsing Collection

Published: 2018

Publisher: Portfolio

Rich Sheridan's Joy, Inc. told the story of how his tiny software company in Ann Arbor, Michigan achieved success and renown by embracing offbeat culture and human-centered values. In Chief Joy Officer, he turns his attention from culture to leadership, and draws on his experience running Menlo and consulting elsewhere to offer a wise, provocative guide on how anyone can build leadership capacity for joy within their own organization.

Fast Forward Investing: How to Profit from AI, Driverless Vehicles, Gene Editing, Robotics, and Other Technologies Reshaping Our Lives

Fast Forward Investing: How to Profit from AI, Driverless Vehicles, Gene Editing, Robotics, and Other Technologies Reshaping Our Lives

by Jon Markman

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Call number: 332.6 Mar

Collection: Browsing Collection

Published: 2018

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

In Fast Forward Investing, author Jon D. Markman describes what to expect, when to expect it, and how to profit in impending technological and economic revolution. Revealing the most important companies in the industry that are right now building platforms and competitive advantages that will disrupt and transform their markets, he shows which trends are important and provides detailed guidance for staying ahead of the curve.

Game Changers: What Leaders, Innovators, and Mavericks Do to Win at Life

Game Changers: What Leaders, Innovators, and Mavericks Do to Win at Life

by Dave Asprey

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Call number: 158.1 Asp

Collection: Browsing Collection

Published: 2018

Publisher: Harper Wave

With anecdotes from game changers like Dr. Daniel Amen, Gabby Bernstein, Dr. David Perlmutter, Arianna Huffington, Esther Perel, and Tim Ferris as well as examples from Dave’s own life, Game Changers offers readers practical advice they can put into action to reap immediate rewards. From taming fear and anxiety to making better decisions, establishing high-performance habits, and practicing gratitude and mindfulness, Dave brings together the wisdom of today’s game-changers to help everyone kick more ass at life.

City on the Line: How Baltimore Transformed Its Budget to Beat the Great Recession and Deliver Outcomes

City on the Line: How Baltimore Transformed Its Budget to Beat the Great Recession and Deliver Outcomes

by Andrew Kleine

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Call number: 336.014 Kle

Collection: Browsing Collection

Published: 2018

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

In City on the Line, former Baltimore budget director Andrew Kleine asks why the way government does its most important job – deciding how to spend taxpayer dollars – hasn’t changed in hundreds of years. Parts memoir, manifesto, and manual, this book tells the story of Baltimore’s radical departure from traditional line item budgeting to a focus on outcomes like better schools, safer streets, and stronger neighborhoods—during one of the most tumultuous decades in the city’s history.

Personal Finance for Dummies

Personal Finance for Dummies

by Eric Tyson

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Call number: 332.024 Tys

Collection: Browsing Collection

Published: 2018

Publisher: For Dummies

Take stock of your financial situation. From budgeting, saving, and reducing debt, to making timely investment choices and planning for the future, Personal Finance For Dummies provides fiscally conscious readers with the tools they need to take charge of their financial life.

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