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Obliquity
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 240

Obliquity

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2011-04-14
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  • Publisher: Penguin

A leading economist charts the indirect road to happiness and wealth. Using dozens of practical examples from the worlds of business, politics, science, sports, literature, even parenting, esteemed economist John Kay proves a notion that feels at once paradoxical and deeply commonsensical: The best way to achieve any complex or broadly defined goal-from happiness to wealth to profit to preventing forest fires-is the indirect way. As Kay points out, we rarely know enough about the intricacies of important problems to tackle them head-on. And our unpredictable interactions with other people and the world at large mean that the path to our goals-and sometimes the goals themselves-will inevitabl...

Other People's Money
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 352

Other People's Money

The finance sector of Western economies is too large and attracts too many of the smartest college graduates. Financialization over the past three decades has created a structure that lacks resilience and supports absurd volumes of trading. The finance sector devotes too little attention to the search for new investment opportunities and the stewardship of existing ones, and far too much to secondary-market dealing in existing assets. Regulation has contributed more to the problems than the solutions. Why? What is finance for? John Kay, with wide practical and academic experience in the world of finance, understands the operation of the financial sector better than most. He believes in good ...

The Business of Economics
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 228

The Business of Economics

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1996-10-10
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  • Publisher: OUP Oxford

John Kay has been described as the `most important business analyst in Britain bar none', and this book shows why. Here he combines common sense and rigorous economic thinking in a number of essays on business and economic issues—-the competitiveness of UK plc, the stakeholder economy, business strategy, and corporate personality. Kay is well known for his incisive and entertaining columns in the Financial Times (some of which are included here), his regular audio and TV broadcasts, and is much in demand as a speaker and consultant. In The Business of Economics he shares his analysis, thoughts and insights on a range of urgent and important issues facing the country and individual firms. His clear and direct writing style will inform, challenge, and entertain; his rigorous and clever analysis of the corporate world will offer insights into the business problems and decisions faced by executives and managers every day. The book confirms the judgement of the Economist - `that John Kay is well on the way to turning himself into a European Michael Porter.'

Memoir of John Kay, of Bury ...
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 174

Memoir of John Kay, of Bury ...

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1903
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Culture and Prosperity
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 420

Culture and Prosperity

A witty and accessible tour de force that is immersed in the latest economic thinking, Culture and Prosperity is an indispensable guide to the world around us and destined to become a classic text for understanding the politics of globalization. Guided by the belief that a combination of lightly regulated capitalism and liberal democracy -- the American business model -- is not just appropriate for America at the dawn of the twenty-first century, but a universal path to freedom and prosperity, the United States is an unrivaled colossus seeking to remake the world in its own image. After a decade of successive market revolutions around the world, beginning with the collapse of the Berlin Wall...

Foundations of Corporate Success
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 416

Foundations of Corporate Success

A leading business school economist lays bare the complexities of `strategic thinking' in business and offers a lucid and innovative analysis of the source of `competitive advantage'. Kay engages with and develops the work of Michael Porter, who is regarded by many as the pre-eminent authority on business strategy.

John Kay (Flying Shuttle)
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 96

John Kay (Flying Shuttle)

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2011-07-30
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  • Publisher: Unknown

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Kay was the inventor of the flying shuttle, which was a key contribution to the Industrial Revolution. He is often confused with his namesake: fellow Lancastrian textile machinery inventor, the unrelated John Kay who built the first "spinning frame." John Kay was born 1704-07-16 in the Lancashire hamlet of Walmersley, just north of Bury. His yeoman farmer father, Robert, owned the "Park" estate in Walmersley, and John was born there. Robert died before John was born, leaving Park to his eldest son. As Robert's fifth son, John was bequeathed forty pounds and an education until the age of 14. His mother was responsible for educating him until she remarried

Magic Carpet Ride
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 372

Magic Carpet Ride

Autobiography and stories of John Kay and Steppenwolf, the band that made the rock 'n' roll anthem- "Born To Be Wild".

Canuck Rock
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 432

Canuck Rock

The Guess Who. Gordon Lightfoot. Joni Mitchell. Neil Young. Stompin' Tom Connors. Robert Charlebois. Anne Murray. Crowbar. Chilliwack. Carole Pope. Loverboy. Bryan Adams. The Barenaked Ladies. The Tragically Hip. CĂ©line Dion. Arcade Fire. K-oS. Feist. These musicians are national heroes to generations of Canadians. But what does it mean to be a Canadian musician? And why does nationality even matter? Canuck Rock addresses these questions by delving into the myriad relationships between the people who make music, the industries that produce and sell it, the radio stations and government legislation that determine availability, and the fans who consume it and make it their own. An invaluable resource and an absorbing read, Canuck Rock spans from the emergence of rock and roll in the 1950s through to today's international recording industry. Combining archival material, published accounts, and new interviews, Ryan Edwardson explores how music in Canada became Canadian music.

Memoir of John Kay of Bury, together with a brief memoir of the author by W. Lord
  • Language: en