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  • Financial crises -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
     
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  • Business enterprises -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
     
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    Makers and takers : the rise of finance and the fall of American business / Rana Foroohar.
    by Foroohar, Rana, author.
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    New York : Crown Business, [2016]
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  • Financial crises -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
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  • Finance -- Government policy -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
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  • Business enterprises -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
  • ISBN: 
    9780553447231 (hardback)
    0553447238 (hardback)
    Description: 
    xi, 388 pages ; 24 cm
    Contents: 
    The rise of finance -- The fall of business: bean counters versus car guys--Frederick Winslow Taylor, Robert McNamara, and the financialization of industry -- What an MBA won't teach you: how business education is failing American businesses -- Barbarians at the gate: Apple, Carl Icahn, and the rise of shareholder activism -- We're all bankers now: GE and the story of how American business came to emulate finance -- Financial weapons of mass destruction: commodities, derivatives, and how Wall Street created a food crisis -- When Wall Street owns Main Street: private equity, shadow banking, and how finance reaped the benefits of the housing recovery -- The end of retirement: how Wall Street ate our nest eggs -- The artful dodgers: how our tax code rewards the takers instead f the makers -- The revolving door: how Washington favors Wall Street over Main Street -- How to put finance back in service to business and society.
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    "Award-winning business journalist Rana Foroohar shows how the shortsighted and misguided financial practices that nearly toppled the global economy in 2008 have come to infiltrate all corners of American business--putting us on a dangerous collision course to another economic meltdown that will make 2008 look like a mere blip in the business cycle"--Provided by publisher.
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