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  • Learn about the ideas of Karl Marx in just 50 minutes with this practical and concise book. Marx was a German economist and socialist revolutionary who had a significant influence on political thought, and particularly on Communism. His work includes a broad range of different political ideas, including the distribution of wealth and man's relationship with his environment, and gave rise to the...
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  • Understand the essentials of Michael Porter’s Value Chain in just 50 minutes with this practical and concise book. Michael Porter’s Value Chain is a series of well-based actions designed to establish and enhance a certain product or service in the market. It is therefore an analytical tool which can be used to give any company which is involved in value creation...
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  • Understand the essentials of Porter's five forces in just 50 minutes with this practical and concise book. Porter's five forces is a model which examines customer bargaining power, supplier bargaining power, the threat of substitute products, the threat of new entrants and intra-industry competition, with the aim of allowing users to anticipate industry trends and changes in the competitive environment that could pose...
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  • Understand the essentials of the law of diminishing returns (also known as the law of variable proportions, principle of diminishing marginal productivity or diminishing marginal returns) in just 50 minutes with this practical and concise book. Developed by the influential British economist David Ricardo, this fundamental economic law demonstrates that, if the quantity of a given factor of production is increased, the marginal...
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  • Understand the essentials of the Six Sigma method in just 50 minutes with this practical and concise book. The Six Sigma method is a rigorous statistics-driven method which aims to reduce companies' adminstrative and production costs while maximizing quality. It has valuable applications in project management, and allows businesses to eliminate defects, increase their reliability and achieve their strategic objectives. This book...
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