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No One at the Wheel: Driverless Cars and the Road of the Future
By Hachette B and Blackstone Audio
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ean: 9781549177132, isbn: 1549177133,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
The country's leading transport expert describes how the driverless vehicle revolution will transform highways, cities, workplaces and laws not just here, but across the globe. Our time at the wheel is done. Driving will become illegal, as human drivers will be demonstrably more dangerous than cars that pilot themselves. Is this an impossible future, or a revolution just around the corner?Sam Schwartz, America's most celebrated transportation guru, describes in this book the revolution in

The Driving Force: Extraordinary Results with Ordinary People
By Leadership, a division of Harris & Schutz, Inc.
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 117 reviews
What makes a company great? Management trends come and go. Economic conditions fluctuate, and market demands shift. Corporations restructure and new owners take over. The one constant, the one enduring truth, is that people define the character of a company. They always have and always will. Motivated, passionate people make the difference between ho-hum mediocrity and extraordinary performance. That's the message from Peter W. Schutz, former CEO of Porsche AG and author of this new book.

The Toyota Way
By American Media International; 1 edition
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ean: 0352792963132,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee..

My Forty Years with Ford: Great Lakes Books Series
By University Press Audiobooks
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 66 reviews
In My Forty Years with Ford, Charles Sorensen-sometimes known as ''Henry Ford's man,'' sometimes as ''Cast-iron Charlie''-tells his own story, and it is as challenging as it is historic. He emerges as a man who was not only one of the great production geniuses of the world but also a man who called the plays as he saw them. He was the only man who was able to stay with Ford for almost the full history of his empire, yet he never hesitated to go against Ford when he felt the interests of the

Taming the Compensation Monster: Using Freight Broker Compensation to Drive Urgency, Performance, and Profits
By Indie Books International
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 92 reviews
The Monster Problem for Freight Brokers The compensation beast can rear its ugly head in many ways. But generally, compensation problems for freight brokers come from the four employee ''lacks'': Lack of urgency Lack of motivation  Lack of good decision-making  Lack of alignment with company objectives  Taming the Compensation Monster helps transportation and logistics providers create a sense of urgency, inspire motivation, promote better decision-making, and provide rewards

The Dodge Brothers: The Men, the Motor Cars, and the Legacy: Great Lakes Books Series
By University Press Audiobooks
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 112 reviews
At the start of the Ford Motor Company in 1903, the Dodge Brothers supplied nearly every car part needed by the up-and-coming auto giant. After 15 years of operating a successful automotive supplier company, much to Ford's advantage, John and Horace Dodge again changed the face of the automotive market in 1914 by introducing their own car. The Dodge Brothers automobile carried on their names even after their untimely deaths in 1920, with the company then remaining in the hands of their widows

Business Stripped Bare: Adventures of a Global Entrepreneur
By Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 62 reviews
In his trademark charismatic and honest style, Richard Branson shares the inside track on some of his greatest achievements over 40 years in business, as well as the lessons he has learned from his setbacks. In Business Stripped Bare he discusses why he took on one of the world's biggest superbrands, how he built Virgin Mobile USA into the fastest growing company in history to reach a billion dollars in revenue - faster than Microsoft, Google or - and how he is the only person in the

Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford’s Forgotten Jungle City
By Recorded Books
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 101 reviews
In 1927, Henry Ford, the richest man in the world, bought a tract of land twice the size of Delaware in the Brazilian Amazon. His intention was to grow rubber, but the project rapidly evolved into a more ambitious bid to export America itself. Fordlandia, as the settlement was called, soon became the site of an epic clash. On one side was the lean, austere car magnate; on the other, the Amazon, the most complex ecological system on the planet. Indigenous workers rejected Ford's midwestern

Fins: Harley Earl, the Rise of General Motors, and the Glory Days of Detroit
By HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio
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ean: 9781538416969, isbn: 1538416964,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
William Knoedelseder reveals the backstory of American icon General Motors in the 1950s, whose phenominal rise was due to the stylings of visionary car designer Harley Earl.Harleys Earl's story qualifies as a bona fide American family saga. It began in the Michigan pine forest in the years after the civil war, traveled across the Great Plains on the wooden wheels of a covered wagon, and eventually settled in a dirt road village named Hollywood, California, where young Harley took the skills he

Attention All Passengers: The Airlines' Dangerous Descent - and How to Reclaim Our Skies
By HarperAudio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
Award-winning journalist and leading consumer advocate William J. McGee offers a shocking, essential exposé that reveals the real state of the ''friendly skies''. From outsourced call centers in India to the Alabama location where all lost baggage ends up, William J. McGee crisscrossed the country and traveled around the globe immersing himself deep into the world of commercial airlines. And what he found was shocking. McGee interviewed countless industry insiders - pilots, TSA security

Icons and Idiots: Straight Talk on Leadership
By Gildan Media and AudioGO
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ean: 9781469027494, isbn: 1469027496,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 65 reviews
[Read by Wes Talbot]A management manifesto from the acclaimed author of Car Guys vs. Bean Counters. -- When Bob Lutz retired from General Motors in 2010 after an unparalleled forty-seven-year career in the auto industry, he was one of the most respected leaders in American business. He had survived all kinds of managers over those decades: tough and timid, analytical and irrational, charismatic and antisocial, and some who seemed to shift frequently among all those traits. His experiences made

King of the Road: True Tales from a Legendary Ice Road Trucker
By Audible Studios
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
Inside one of the world's most dangerous jobs with the star of History's top-rated reality show, Ice Road Truckers. The highest-rated reality show ever to hit the History channel, Ice Road Truckers follows the heart-pounding adventures of the tough-as-nails truckers who risk peril every day to deliver goods and supplies in Alaska and across Canada's frozen north. Alex shares tales of his adventures - and misadventures - in the north, and explains, in his own entertaining voice, how he got to

Avionics Troubleshooting and Repair
By McGraw-Hill Education
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ean: 9780071364959, isbn: 0071364951,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 137 reviews
FIX THE MOST COMMON PROBLEMS IN AVIONICS Keep planes flying smoothly and safely with the best guide ever written on caring for avionic components. Avionics Troubleshooting and Repair is packed with assembly, installation, and troubleshooting techniques for use by both pilots and technicians. Written by avionics specialist Edward R. Maher, this crystal-clear guide brings you: *Coverage of audio noiseproofing, communications systems, GPS, sheet metal, bonding and adhesives, Stormscope, ELT’s,

Automotive Wholesale Simplified: How to Profit from Wholesale and Not Feel Guilty About It
By Dealer Simplified LLC
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 66 reviews
In Automotive Wholesale Simplified: How to Profit from Wholesale and Not Feel Guilty About It, automotive wholesale expert Kevin Leigh reveals how dealers facing compressed margins can shift out of low gear toward accelerated wholesale profits. Leigh and his partners introduce the ''Wholesale Simplified Method'' and the application of a silent bid sale to improve the performance of vehicle wholesale departments.   For too long, dealers have felt guilty about wholesale losses, going so far as

How to Start a Freight Brokerage Business
By Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 115 reviews
Freight brokerage is an easy-to-start, profitable business. It's even easier with these helpful hints on market research, choosing a location, financing, finding customers, hiring employees, and more. This edition includes updated information, additional resources, and current contact information..

Storied Independent Automakers: Nash, Hudson, and American Motors
By University Press Audiobooks
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
With roots extending back to the first decade of the twentieth century, Nash Motor Company and the Hudson Motor Car Company managed to compete and even prosper as independent producers until they merged in 1954 to form the American Motors Company, which itself remained independent until it was bought in 1987 by the Chrysler Corporation. In Storied Independent Automakers, renowned automotive scholar Charles K. Hyde argues that these companies, while so far neglected by auto history scholars,

Car Crazy: The Battle for Supremacy Between Ford and Olds and the Dawn of the Automobile Age
By Gildan Media, LLC
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
In Car Crazy, G. Wayne Miller, author of Toy Wars: The Epic Struggle Between G.I. Joe, Barbie, and the Companies That Make Them and Men and Speed: A Wild Ride Through NASCAR's Breakout Season, takes listeners back to the wild and wooly years of the early automobile era - from 1893, when the first US-built auto was introduced, through 1908, when General Motors was founded and Ford's Model T went on the market. The motorcar was new, paved roads few, and devotees of this exciting and unregulated

The End of Animal Farming: How Scientists, Entrepreneurs, and Activists Are Building an Animal-Free Food System
By Dreamscape Media
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ean: 9781974928606, isbn: 1974928608,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 98 reviews
The End of Animal Farming outlines a strategic roadmap to a humane, ethical, and efficient food system in which slaughterhouses are obsolete, and even the most die-hard meat eaters are satisfied by innovative food technologies like cultured meats and plant-based protein. Through the philosophical lens of effective altruism, social scientist and animal advocate Jacy Reese analyzes the social forces leading us toward the fall of animal agriculture and the technology making this change possible,

American Drive: How Manufacturing Will Save Our Country
By Tantor Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 112 reviews
Politicians, voters, executives, and employees all want the answer to one question: How can America compete with cheap foreign labor, and restore skilled, well-paying jobs to our economy? American Drive answers that question. An executive with nearly 30 years in the trenches of the hard-nosed Detroit automobile industry, Richard E. 'Dick' Dauch had long dreamed of running his own manufacturing company. From his first job on the plant floor at General Motors to his crucial role in helping to

The Toyota Way to Lean Leadership: Achieving and Sustaining Excellence Through Leadership Development
By Audible Studios
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 118 reviews
The missing link to long-term Lean success! Despite the fact that companies worldwide have adopted Lean production, none has sustained the same levels of excellence as Toyota. Why? Leadership. In The Toyota Way to Lean Leadership, Jeffrey Liker and Gary L. Convis, a former executive V.P. and managing officer of Toyota, help executives and senior managers get employees to refocus their efforts - from simply performing their singular function to continuously improving in collaboration across the

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