Summer 2021 Avid Reader Press Catalog
Category: Business & Economics
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TitleProphetic City
AuthorKlineberg, Stephen
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development/Economic Development
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology/Urban
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/State & Local/Southwest
On Sale06/01/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Cover StatusFinal
Sociologist Stephen Klineberg presents “a trailblazing study” (Kirkus Reviews) that shows how the city of Houston has emerged as a microcosm for America’s future—based on a meticulously researched, thirty-eight-year study of its changing economic, demographic, and cultural landscapes.
AuthorTett, Gillian
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management
Category Full 2BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Organizational Behavior
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology/General
On Sale06/08/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Cover StatusFinal
In an age when the business world is dominated by technology and data analysis, award-winning financial journalist and anthropology PhD Gillian Tett presents a radically different strategy for success: businesses can revolutionize their understanding of behavior by studying consumers, markets, and organizations through an anthropological lens.
TitleThe Deadline Effect
AuthorCox, Christopher
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Skills
Category Full 2PSYCHOLOGY / Social Psychology
Category Full 3PSYCHOLOGY / Industrial & Organizational Psychology
On Sale07/06/21
Title StatusBSB
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Cover StatusFinal
In the tradition of Charles Duhigg’s The Power of Habit, Christopher Cox’s The Deadline Effect is a wise and counterintuitive book that explores the power of deadlines as uniquely effective tools of motivation and empowerment.