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v. ; 28 cm.
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xxiv, 336 pages ; 23 cm
  • Chapter 1: Whither the Coaching Manager Coaching in an Uncertain World The Coaching Manager Model and Developmental Coaching Coaching and Learning Why Don't More Managers Coach? It's the Relationship That Matters Coaching Isn't the Same as Mentoring The Title of the Book Is The Coaching Manager Chapter 2: The Coaching Manager Model-An Overview Tonia and Ashok Our Reactions to the Case The Coaching Manager Model A Coaching Culture The Coaching Mindset It's the Relationship that Makes it All Possible The Coachee The Opportunity Reflection Feedback Follow Through and the Action Plan As You Experiment With Coaching Chapter 3: The Coaching Mindset The Manager Who Learns to Coach Can Anyone Learn to Coach? The Characteristics of the Coaching Mindset The Coaching Manager Chapter 4: The Coachable "Coachee" The Question of "Coachability" What Do Employees Want From Their Managers? Hallmarks of the Coachable Learner The Problem of Impression Management Barriers to Coaching: What Does an Apparent Lack of Coachability Look Like? Arrogance: The Overestimator An Apparent Lack of Interest in the Job The Impact of Personal Stress Diversity and Coachability A Mismatch Between the Career Stage of the Employee and the Career Stage of the Manager Coachability: Treat Each Employee as an Individual Chapter 5: The Coaching-Friendly Culture and the Coaching Relationship The Coaching Friendly Culture The Values and Practices of the Coaching-Friendly Culture The Coaching Manager and Coachee Relationship The Decision to Trust Building Trust and a Coaching-Friendly Culture at the Team Level The Coaching Relationship in a Diverse World Cultural Intelligence Protecting a Coach-Friendly Culture Over Time Chapter 6: The Opportunity Coaching Managers Focus on Running a Business Not Just Results, Process: How the Work Gets Done The Common Element in All Learning Opportunities The Coachee's View of the Learning Opportunity What Should the Coaching Manager Pay Attention to? Competence Entrepreneurial Learning Strengths or Weaknesses? Opportunities: A Summary Chapter 7: Reflection What Do We Mean By Reflection? Timing Encouraging Reflection Ask Reflective Questions, Listen for Understanding On Learning to Ask Useful Questions Helping the Employee Take Ownership This Takes Time - And it Doesn't Get You There Chapter 8: Feedback Why are Performance Date, Even Observational Data, Suspect? The Real Problem: Our Tendency to Draw Inferences From Selected Data Error and Expectations: What You See Is What You Get Getting the Most From Direct Observation and Related Approaches to Gathering Performance Data The Coachee's Role The Coaching Manager as Observer: Promoting Learning and Performance, From the Sidelines Feedback and Coaching The Benefits of Feedback The Problem With Feedback Making Feedback Useful - A Summary The Basics of Providing Balanced Feedback The Emotional Impact of Feedback Maximizing the Value of That Imperfect Instrument, Feedback Your Development as a Provider of Feedback Chapter 9: Follow Through and Action Planning Planned Development and Action Planning Setting Goals How People Change Unfreezing Change Refreezing Building Commitment for Learning and Change Face-to-face Follow-up and More Conclusions: Goal Setting and Follow Through Chapter 10: Developmental Coaching and Performance Problems Causes of Performance Problems Poor Managers and Poorly Communicated Expectations The Problem of Alignment The Right Person in the Wrong Situation Personal Problems Character Team Problems Organizational Change Addressing Performance Problems: Some Coaching Guidelines Chapter 11: Coaching and Career Development The Changing View of Careers and Career Development Knowing What You Want Developmental Coaching and Career Development Learning Goals and Career Development Who You Know Does Count: Networks, Supporters, and Blockers Using Developmental Coaching to Address Career Concerns and Promote Career Development The Career Story The Final Word, for Now Chapter 12: Coaching and Management Education The Nature of the Problem Transfer of Learning Making the Most of Learning in Management Education Defining the Learning Goal Choosing the Right Program Following Up Management Development Programs and the Coaching Manager Chapter 13: Distance Coaching Trust and the Virtual Team What About Texting? Back to What Coaching is All About Distance Coaching: A Summary of the Key Points Chapter 14: Epilogue Once Again, Technology Changing Demographics The Relationship Between the Manager and the Employee Is Still the Key A Final Word for Our Coaches, Experienced and New.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781483391656 20160912
The Coaching Manager provides guidance, tools, and examples needed to develop leadership talent and inspire performance through an innovative coaching model that the authors have researched and tested among thousands of managers through the renowned Babson College Coaching for Leadership and Teamwork Program. Unlike coaching books that focus on performance problems, The Coaching Manager presents a developmental coaching methodology that managers can use to guide employees to achieve higher levels of skill, experience greater engagement with organizations, and promote personal development. Key Features * Covers the concept, processes, and strategies involved in developmental coaching, providing real-world strategies for developing people in any organization. * Offers self-assessment tools to prompt students and managers to explore their existing notions of coaching and to what extent they or their organizations might be prepared or ready to create and sustain a coaching environment. * Twenty real-world cases illustrate coaching in action across different organizations and environments. * Action checklists to deepen skills and provide experiential learning opportunities in the classroom and on the job.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781483391656 20160912
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OB-330-01-02

3. Corporate finance [2017]

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xxxii, 1136 pages ; 26 cm
  • PART 1: INTRODUCTION 1. The Corporation 2. Introduction to Financial Statement Analysis 3. Financial Decision Making and the Law of One Price PART 2: TIME, MONEY, AND INTEREST RATES 4. The Time Value of Money 5. Interest Rates 6. Valuing Bonds PART 3: VALUING PROJECTS AND FIRMS 7. Investment Decision Rules 8. Fundamentals of Capital Budgeting 9. Valuing Stocks PART 4: RISK AND RETURN 10. Capital Markets and the Pricing of Risk 11. Optimal Portfolio Choice and the Capital Asset Pricing Model 12. Estimating the Cost of Capital 13. Investor Behavior and Capital Market Efficiency PART 5: CAPITAL STRUCTURE 14. Capital Structure in a Perfect Market 15. Debt and Taxes 16. Financial Distress, Managerial Incentives, and Information 17. Payout Policy PART 6: ADVANCED VALUATION 18. Capital Budgeting and Valuation with Leverage 19. Valuation and Financial Modeling: A Case Study PART 7: OPTIONS 20. Financial Options 21. Option Valuation 22. Real Options PART 8: LONG-TERM FINANCING 23. Raising Equity Capital 24. Debt Financing 25. Leasing PART 9: SHORT-TERM FINANCING 26. Working Capital Management 27. Short-Term Financial Planning PART 10: SPECIAL TOPICS 28. Mergers and Acquisitions 29. Corporate Governance 30. Risk Management 31. International Corporate Finance.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134083278 20160912
"For MBA/graduate students taking a course in corporate finance." An Emphasis on Core Financial Principles to Elevate Individuals Financial Decision Making Berk and DeMarzo's "Corporate Finance" uses a unifying valuation framework, the Law Of One Price, to present the core content instructors expect, the new ideas they want, and the pedagogy their students need to succeed. " " "Corporate Finance: The Core "fits programs and individual professors who desire a streamlined book that is specifically tailored to the topics covered in the first one-semester course. For programs and professors who would like to use a text in a two semester, or more, sequence, please see "Corporate Finance, " the 31-chapter book also by Jonathan Berk and Peter DeMarzo. Also Available with MyFinanceLab MyFinanceLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyFinanceLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyFinanceLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyFinanceLab, search for: 0134409272 / 9780134409276 "Corporate Finance: The Core Plus MyFinanceLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package" Package consists of: 0134202643 / 9780134202648 "Corporate Finance: The Core" 0134202910 / 9780134202914 "MyFinanceLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Corporate Finance: The Core" ".
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134202648 20160912
For MBA/graduate students taking a course in corporate finance. An Emphasis on Core Financial Principles to Elevate Individuals' Financial Decision Making Using the unifying valuation framework based on the Law of One Price, top researchers Jonathan Berk and Peter DeMarzo have set the new canon for corporate finance textbooks. Corporate Finance blends coverage of time-tested principles and the latest advancements with the practical perspective of the financial manager, so students have the knowledge and tools they need to make sound financial decisions in their careers. For a streamlined book specifically tailored to the topics covered in the first one-semester course, Corporate Finance: The Core is also available by Jonathan Berk and Peter DeMarzo. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyFinanceLabTM does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyFinanceLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyFinanceLab, search for: 0134408896 / 9780134408897 Corporate Finance Plus MyFinanceLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: *013408327X / 9780134083278 Corporate Finance*0134099176 / 9780134099170 MyFinanceLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Corporate Finance.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134083278 20160912
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xix, 669 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
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ACCT-210-01-04, ACCT-210-01-04, ACCT-213-01-02, ACCT-219-01-02
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What will your 100-year life look like? Does the thought of working for 60 or 70 years fill you with dread? Or can you see the potential for a more stimulating future as a result of having so much extra time? Many of us have been raised on the traditional notion of a three-stage approach to our working lives: education, followed by work and then retirement. But this well-established pathway is already beginning to collapse - life expectancy is rising, final-salary pensions are vanishing, and increasing numbers of people are juggling multiple careers. Whether you are 18, 45 or 60, you will need to do things very differently from previous generations and learn to structure your life in completely new ways. The 100-Year Life is here to help. Drawing on the unique pairing of their experience in psychology and economics, Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott offer a broad-ranging analysis as well as a raft of solutions, showing how to rethink your finances, your education, your career and your relationships and create a fulfilling 100-year life. · How can you fashion a career and life path that defines you and your values and creates a shifting balance between work and leisure? · What are the most effective ways of boosting your physical and mental health over a longer and more dynamic lifespan? · How can you make the most of your intangible assets - such as family and friends - as you build a productive, longer life? · In a multiple-stage life how can you learn to make the transitions that will be so crucial and experiment with new ways of living, working and learning? The 100-Year Life is a wake-up call that describes what to expect and considers the choices and options that you will face. It is also fundamentally a call to action for individuals, politicians, firms and governments and offers the clearest demonstration that a 100-year life can be a wonderful and inspiring one.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472930163 20160912
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xiii, 328 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
What does it take to lead and manage your company s tech? Becoming an effective IT leader and manager presents a host of challengesfrom anticipating emerging technologies, to managing relationships with senior executives, vendors, and employees, to communicating with the board. A good IT leader must also be a strong business leader. This booknow thoroughly updated with a new preface by the authors and current tech details and terminologyinvites you to accompany new CIO Jim Barton as he steps up to leadership at his company. You ll get a deeper understanding of the role of IT in your own organization as you see Jim struggle through a tough first year, handling (and fumbling) all kinds of management challenges. Although fictional, the scenarios are based on the authors long experience working with real-life companies across industries and sectors. "The Adventures of an IT Leader" is both an insightful story and an instructive guidebook. You can read it from beginning to end or treat it as a series of cases, skipping around to different chapters that address your most pressing needs. (For example, if you need to learn about crisis management and security, read chapters 1012.) You can also test yourself and think about how to use the book s lessons in your own company by reading the authors Reflection questions at the end of each chapter. This book is your indispensable manual for IT management and leadership, no matter what business you re in.".
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781633691667 20160919
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xiv, 304 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • What's past is prologue
  • Part I. The facts of a renaissance age
  • The new world
  • New tangles
  • Vitruvian man
  • Part II. Flourishing genius
  • Copernican revolutions
  • Cathedrals, believers and doubt
  • Part III. Flourishing risk
  • The pox is spreading, Venice is sinking
  • Bonfires and belonging
  • Part IV. The contest for our future
  • David.
The present is a contest between the bright and dark sides of discovery. To avoid being torn apart by its stresses, we need to recognize the fact - and gain courage and wisdom from the past. Age of Discovery shows how. Now is the best moment in history to be alive, but we have never felt more anxious or divided. Human health, aggregate wealth and education are flourishing. Scientific discovery is racing forward. But the same global flows of trade, capital, people and ideas that make gains possible for some people deliver big losses to others - and make us all more vulnerable to one another. Business and science are working giant revolutions upon our societies, but our politics and institutions evolve at a much slower pace. That's why, in a moment when everyone ought to be celebrating giant global gains, many of us are righteously angry at being left out and stressed about where we're headed. To make sense of present shocks, we need to step back and recognize: we've been here before. The first Renaissance, the time of Columbus, Copernicus, Gutenberg and others, likewise redrew all maps of the world, democratized communication and sparked a flourishing of creative achievement. But their world also grappled with the same dark side of rapid change: social division, political extremism, insecurity, pandemics and other unintended consequences of discovery. Now is the second Renaissance. We can still flourish - if we learn from the first.
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"The global economy is entering an era of protracted stagnation, similar to what Japan has experienced for over a decade. That is the message of this brilliant and controversial summary of our current economic predicament from an internationally respected consultant and commentator on financial markets, who predicted the Global Financial Crisis of 2008. The author challenges the assumption that growth can be perpetual and questions the ability of political leaders to enact the tough structural changes needed. He is particularly critical of the "easy money" approach to dealing with the great recession of 2008, citing the dangers of excessive debt and deep-seated fundamental imbalances. The fallout of these poor policies, he argues, will affect not only the business sector, but also the lifestyles and prosperity of average citizens and future generations. The author concludes with a thought experiment illustrating the large-scale changes that will be necessary to restore economic, financial, and social sustainability. This experiment has already been tried in Iceland, which went bankrupt in the wake of the 2008 crisis, and now, after a painful adjustment, is on the road to recovery. Written for the lay reader and peppered with witty anecdotes, this immensely readable book clearly explains the missteps that created the current dilemma, why a recovery has proved elusive, and the difficult remedies that must eventually be applied to ensure a stable future"-- Provided by publisher.
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x, 337 pages ; 24 cm
  • Prologue: Reality bites
  • Great expectations: postwar booms and busts
  • Borrowed times: causes of the global financial crisis and the Great Recession
  • Escape velocity: the power and impotence of economic policies
  • The end of growth: the factors driving secular stagnation and the new mediocre
  • Running on empty: the resource and environmental constraints on growth
  • Circling the wagons: globalization in reverse
  • Bric(es) to bits: the rise and fall of emerging markets
  • Economic apartheid: the impact of rising inequality on growth
  • The end of trust: how a democracy deficit harms economic activity
  • Collateral damage: the fallout for ordinary lives
  • Epilogue: final orders.
"The global economy is entering an era of protracted stagnation, similar to what Japan has experienced for over a decade. That is the message of this brilliant and controversial summary of our current economic predicament from an internationally respected consultant and commentator on financial markets, who predicted the Global Financial Crisis of 2008. The author challenges the assumption that growth can be perpetual and questions the ability of political leaders to enact the tough structural changes needed. He is particularly critical of the "easy money" approach to dealing with the great recession of 2008, citing the dangers of excessive debt and deep-seated fundamental imbalances. The fallout of these poor policies, he argues, will affect not only the business sector, but also the lifestyles and prosperity of average citizens and future generations. The author concludes with a thought experiment illustrating the large-scale changes that will be necessary to restore economic, financial, and social sustainability. This experiment has already been tried in Iceland, which went bankrupt in the wake of the 2008 crisis, and now, after a painful adjustment, is on the road to recovery. Written for the lay reader and peppered with witty anecdotes, this immensely readable book clearly explains the missteps that created the current dilemma, why a recovery has proved elusive, and the difficult remedies that must eventually be applied to ensure a stable future"-- Provided by publisher.
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viii, 220 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
How to Leverage Talent You Don't Own Campbell Soup Company and PepsiCo seek advice from anthropologists to understand customer tastes and preferences. Google and Intel engage experts in social science and biomechanics to assess how people think about and use technology. Companies are gaining advantage through a new capability--strategic use of external experts--made possible by technology and the globalization of talent. Leaders everywhere recognize that "lean, " "agile, " and "fast" strategies require new ways to access and leverage--without owning--key talent to fill critical gaps. As managers seek nontraditional sources of strategic talent and experiment with fast, flexible ways of engaging these experts, they need a new roadmap. This book delivers that roadmap. It tells you how to assess, choose, attract, develop, support, and retain your external talent. Authored by thought leaders and bestselling authors in leadership and talent management who teach and consult globally, Agile Talent reveals how companies such as Apple, Uber, Airbnb, Google, IBM, and Bain Capital organize and manage new forms of talent in innovative ways. Supported by survey data and packed with tools and templates for applying these ideas, this book is the ultimate guide for winning the next war for talent.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781625277633 20160619
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xvi, 287 pages : maps, illustrations ; 24 cm
An engrossing, insider's account of how a teacher built one of the world's most valuable companies-rivaling Walmart & Amazon-and forever reshaped the global economy. In just a decade and half Jack Ma, a man from modest beginnings who started out as an English teacher, founded and built Alibaba into one of the world's largest companies, an e-commerce empire on which hundreds of millions of Chinese consumers depend. Alibaba's $25 billion IPO in 2014 was the largest global IPO ever. A Rockefeller of his age who is courted by CEOs and Presidents around the world, Jack is an icon for China's booming private sector and the gatekeeper to hundreds of millions of middle class consumers. Duncan Clark first met Jack in 1999 in the small apartment where Jack founded Alibaba. Granted unprecedented access to a wealth of new material including exclusive interviews, Clark draws on his own experience as an early advisor to Alibaba and two decades in China chronicling the Internet's impact on the country to create an authoritative, compelling narrative account of Alibaba's rise. How did Jack overcome his humble origins and early failures to achieve massive success with Alibaba? How did he outsmart rival entrepreneurs from China and Silicon Valley? Can Alibaba maintain its 80% market share? As it forges ahead into finance and entertainment, are there limits to Alibaba's ambitions? How does the Chinese government view its rise? Will Alibaba expand further overseas, including in the U.S.? Clark tells Alibaba's tale in the context of China's momentous economic and social changes, illuminating an unlikely corporate titan as never before.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780062413406 20160619
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xxi, 337 pages ; 25 cm
  • Preface: The red blanket
  • And the weak suffer what they must
  • An indecent proposal
  • Troubled pilgrims
  • Trojan horse
  • The one that got away
  • The reverse alchemists
  • Back to the future
  • Europe's crisis, America's future
  • From dissonance to harmony.
A #1 Sunday Times bestseller [UK] A titanic battle is being waged for Europe's integrity and soul, with the forces of reason and humanism losing out to growing irrationality, authoritarianism, and malice, promoting inequality and austerity. The whole world has a stake in a victory for rationality, liberty, democracy, and humanism. In January 2015, Yanis Varoufakis, an economics professor teaching in Austin, Texas, was elected to the Greek parliament with more votes than any other member of parliament. He was appointed finance minister and, in the whirlwind five months that followed, everything he had warned about--the perils of the euro's faulty design, the European Union's shortsighted austerity policies, financialized crony capitalism, American complicity and rising authoritarianism--was confirmed as the "troika" (the European Central Bank, International Monetary Fund, and European Commission) stonewalled his efforts to resolve Greece's economic crisis. Here, Varoufakis delivers a fresh look at the history of Europe's crisis and America's central role in it. He presents the ultimate case against austerity, proposing concrete policies for Europe that are necessary to address its crisis and avert contagion to America, China, and the rest of the world. With passionate, informative, and at times humorous prose, he warns that the implosion of an admittedly crisis--ridden and deeply irrational European monetary union should, and can, be avoided at all cost.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781568585048 20160619
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A #1 Sunday Times bestseller [UK] A titanic battle is being waged for Europe's integrity and soul, with the forces of reason and humanism losing out to growing irrationality, authoritarianism, and malice, promoting inequality and austerity. The whole world has a stake in a victory for rationality, liberty, democracy, and humanism. In January 2015, Yanis Varoufakis, an economics professor teaching in Austin, Texas, was elected to the Greek parliament with more votes than any other member of parliament. He was appointed finance minister and, in the whirlwind five months that followed, everything he had warned about--the perils of the euro's faulty design, the European Union's shortsighted austerity policies, financialized crony capitalism, American complicity and rising authoritarianism--was confirmed as the "troika" (the European Central Bank, International Monetary Fund, and European Commission) stonewalled his efforts to resolve Greece's economic crisis. Here, Varoufakis delivers a fresh look at the history of Europe's crisis and America's central role in it. He presents the ultimate case against austerity, proposing concrete policies for Europe that are necessary to address its crisis and avert contagion to America, China, and the rest of the world. With passionate, informative, and at times humorous prose, he warns that the implosion of an admittedly crisis--ridden and deeply irrational European monetary union should, and can, be avoided at all cost.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781568585048 20160619
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xii, 207 pages ; 25 cm
Your company is turning in regular profits every year, and its market share is only getting bigger. Competitors can't touch you. So why is your stock price so sluggish? The answer is as simple as it is cruel: investors aren't interested in history, and they already know you're profitable and competitive--that knowledge is baked into your stock price. The hard reality is that a competitive advantage just isn't enough. Investors want companies to surprise them with unexpected value, which means that you can outperform market expectations only if you as a leader know how to find, create, and deliver a series of multiple competitive advantages. This is why a corporate theory is so important. A good corporate theory provides a compass for those at the strategic helm, guiding their decisions about what assets and activities to pursue, what investments to make, and what strategies to adopt. Behind every long-term corporate success story lies a basic theory about how that company creates value. In Beyond Competitive Advantage, strategy professor Todd Zenger describes what makes a great corporate theory and helps readers understand the many tensions and trade-offs they'll face as they apply the theory to meet the challenge of market expectations. Based on years of research and analysis, Beyond Competitive Advantage provides managers and executives with a framework for both sustaining value and creating growth.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781633690004 20160802
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  • part I. A great enrichment happened, and will happen: 1. The world is pretty rich, but once was poor ; 2. For Malthusian and other reasons, very poor ; 3. Then many of us shot up the blade of a hockey stick ; 4. As your own life shows ; 5. The poor were made much better off ; 6. Inequality is not the problem ; 7. Despite doubts from the Left ; 8. Or from the Right and Middle ; 9. The great international divergence can be overcome
  • part II. Explanations from left and right have proven false: 10. The divergence was not caused by imperialism ; 11. Poverty cannot be overcome from the left by overthrowing "capitalism" ; 12. "Accumulate, accumulate" is not what happened in history ; 13. But neither can poverty be overcome from the right by implanting "institutions" ; 14. Because ethics matters, and changes, more ; 15. And the oomph of institutional change is far too small ; 16. Most governmental institutions make us poorer
  • part III. Bourgeois life had been rhetorically revalued in Britain at the onset of the Industrial Revolution: 17. It is a truth universally acknowledged that even Dr. Johnson and Jane Austen exhibit the revaluation ; 18. No woman but a blockhead wrote for anything but money ; 19. Adam Smith exhibits bourgeois theory at its ethical best ; 20. Smith was not a Mr. Max U, but rather the last of the former virtue ethicists ; 21. That is, he was no reductionist, economistic or otherwise ; 22. And he formulated the bourgeois deal ; 23. Ben Franklin was bourgeois, and he embodied betterment ; 24. By 1848 a bourgeois ideology had wholly triumphed
  • part IV. A pro-bourgeois rhetoric was forming in England around 1700: 25. The word "honest" shows the changing attitude toward the aristocracy and the bourgeoisie ; 26. And so does the word "eerlijk" ; 27. Defoe, Addison, and Steele show it, too ; 28. The bourgeois revaluation becomes a commonplace, as in The London merchant ; 29. Bourgeois Europe, for example, loved measurement ; 30. The change was in social habits of the lip, not in psychology ; 31. And the change was specifically British
  • part V. Yet England had recently lagged in bourgeois ideology, compared with the Netherlands: 32. Bourgeois Shakespeare disdained trade and the bourgeoisie ; 33. As did Elizabethan England generally ; 34. Aristocratic England, for example, scorned measurement ; 35. The Dutch preached bourgeois virtue ; 36. And the Dutch bourgeoisie was virtuous ; 37. For instance, bourgeois Holland was tolerant, and not for prudence only
  • part VI. Reformation, revolt, revolution, and reading increased the liberty and dignity of ordinary Europeans: 38. The causes were local, temporary, and unpredictable ; 39. "Democratic" church governance emboldened people ; 40. The theology of happiness changed circa 1700 ; 41. Printing and reading and fragmentation sustained the dignity of commoners ; 42. Political ideas mattered for equal liberty and dignity ; 43. Ideas made for a bourgeois revaluation ; 44. The rhetorical change was necessary, and maybe sufficient
  • part VII. Nowhere before on a large scale had bourgeois or other commoners been honored: 45. Talk had been hostile to betterment ; 46. The hostility was ancient ; 47. Yet some Christians anticipated a respected bourgeoisie ; 48. And betterment, though long disdained, developed its own vested interests ; 49. And then turned ; 50. On the whole, however, the bourgeoisies and their bettering projects have been precarious
  • part VIII. Words and ideas caused the modern world: 51. Sweet talk rules the economy ; 52. And its rhetoric can change quickly ; 53. It was not a deep cultural change ; 54. Yes, it was ideas, not interests or institutions, that changed, suddenly, in Northwestern Europe ; 55. Elsewhere ideas about the bourgeoisie did not change
  • part IX. The history and economics have been misunderstood: 56. The change in ideas contradicts many ideas from the political middle, 1890-1980 ; 57. And many Polanyish ideas from the Left ; 58. Yet Polanyi was right about embeddedness ; 59. Trade-tested betterment is democratic in consumption ; 60. And liberating in production ; 61. And therefore bourgeois rhetoric was better for the poor
  • part X. That is, rhetoric made us, but can readily unmake us: 62. After 1848 the clerisy converted to antibetterment ; 63. The clerisy betrayed the bourgeois deal, and approved the Bolshevik and Bismarckian deals ; 64. Anticonsumerism and pro-bohemianism were fruits of the antibetterment reaction ; 65. Despite the clerisy's doubts ; 66. What matters ethically is not equality of outcome, but the condition of the working class ; 67. A change in rhetoric made modernity, and can spread it.
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