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Books by Alumni: Business and economics

image: Class Notes headlineJack Clark Francis, Joyce A. Frost, MBA'89, and J. Gregg Whittaker, editors, The Handbook of Credit Derivatives (McGraw--Hill). This guide to credit derivatives covers such topics as synthetic investments, portfolio management, and accounting, tax, and legal analysis.

Carl G. Thor, MBA'64, Gainsharing: Creating and Sharing Success (Crisp Publications). Thor describes "gainsharing," a group incentive system that rewards employees for improving their output based on predetermined goals and that emphasizes teamwork and employee self--management.

Ichigen Watanabe, AM'57, World--Class Management Practices (Crisp Publications). Offering a brief history and context for the strategies of Japanese management, this book explains how Japanese and American ideas merged into a dominant style of management.

 

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