Brewster started out making seaplane floats and wing panels, but with the hire of chief engineer Dayton Brown it embarked on its own designs. A design in for a carrier-capable monoplane resulted in the Brewster F2A named Buffalo by the Britishwhich was chosen over an early version of the Grumman F4F Wildcat. The F2A prototype handled well in tests, and the Navy ordered
What Went Wrong and Why is exactly what its title proclaims - a thorough post-mortem analysis of practically a hundred of the most outstanding business disasters throughout world history.
Examples range from the demise of Borders bookstores who failed to get into the ebook and online sales business quickly enough, and insisted on stocking their high-rent stores with expensive rare books long after internet bookselling made finding such books online too easyto the fall of Circuit City competitor Best Buy ran them out of businesses by choosing to build stores in more accessible locations, and by keeping more savvy tech support staff on handto broad-based market disasters such as the 's U.
Savings and Loan crisis, and the late 's U. Housing Bubble and Credit crisis, to the failed AOL-Time Warner Merger, the one man whose deception and futures gambling brought down the venerable Barings Bank, and even Mark Twain's passionate yet inept efforts at business he was notorious for becoming personally attached to products or inventions, sinking money into them long after they proved to be unpopular.
Corporate Disasters is an eye-opening laundry list of money-hemorrhaging case studies and object lessons accessible to readers of all backgrounds, and an absolute "must-have" especially for School of Business college libraries, worthy of the highest recommendation.
While Americans and Canadians seemed perfectly willing to pay a premium for purified tap water in a convenient plastic bottle, the British thought the company was defrauding consumers. The price tag on Dasani, which was considerably higher than in the United States, also served to fuel outrage.
Now some five years later, none of the corporate CEOs, hedge fund managers, or stock manipulators has served a single day in jail. Indeed, those same financial moguls continue to occupy seats of financial governance and exercise high financed levers of power within and without the federal government -- especially with respect to those governmental supervisory bodies, commissions, and departments that were originally created to be 'watchdogs' over Wall Street operatives and operations.
Brotherton Professor and Chair of Sociology, John Jay college of Criminal Justice is such an important body of work if we are do understand how so much wrong doing could evade and avoid criminal sanctions of any kind. Of special note are the five essays that deal with financial scandals in the United Kingdom, Holland, Portugal, Greece, and China respectively.
Informed and informative, "How They Got Away With It" will prove to be exceptionally enlightening reading for anyone concerned with the possibilities of a second financial collapse modeled after the debacle, as well as those wondering why justice has not been seen to be a factor in disciplining those who brought economic disaster upon us all.
The Plains Indian Drawings of the Lansburgh Collection at Dartmouth College" is a book cataloging and reflecting upon a stunning collection of plains Indian ledger art of over drawings held by the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College.
Here are artworks created by Cheyennes, Crows, Kiowas, Lakotas, Arapaho, and other Plains peoples in the mid to late nineteenth century.
Presenting the complete Lansburgh collection in full color, Ledger Narratives not only showcases this historic Plains native art form; it also presents seven analytical essays by various scholars of Native American studies on different perspectives and themes presented in the art works.
Szabo, Striving for Recognition: This array of diverse Native American cultural experts present many fresh, intriguing ideas to inform our appreciation of the content of the ledger art works' commentary. Of course, the detailed reproductions of the drawings speak eloquently for themselves as well.
Nevertheless, full knowledge of the history and conditions of creation and the lives of the artists is most enlightening and at times shocking to non-Native readers.
A full understanding and appreciation of the complex history of the Plains Indian peoples during the nineteenth century greatly enhances the experience of assimilating the content of the "Ledger Narratives.
In summary, "Ledger Narratives" is a seminal work showcasing fine examples of an original Native art form that documents many aspects of the transition of Plains natives from pre to post invasion by an alien dominant culture. The Laboratory opened on the campus of the John Innes Centre in and has established a global reputation in plant and microbial science.
The Sainsbury Laboratory is dedicated to daring, long-term research which will help reduce crop losses to important diseases.Militaria Mart features a reputable dealer directory and resource site for collectors of militaria. The history of aviation extends for more than two thousand years, Subsequent controversy surrounding his and others' competing claims with regard to aircraft overshadowed his great contribution to the development of airships.
ushered in the age of mass commercial air travel, dubbed the Jet Age. This article is about the American aviator.
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