Every month, new books are released, and we’d like to share the ones with you we think should not be missed. This time, we’re focussing on Education and Reference. Please let us know what you think, and happy reading!
Best Upcoming Education and Reference Books of April 2017
The Golden Passport: Harvard Business School, the Limits of Capitalism, and the Moral Failure of the MBA Elite
In The Golden Passport, he reveals the inner workings of a singular nexus of power, ambition, and influence: Harvard Business School. A Harvard degree guarantees respect. ” Those holding Harvard MBAs are near-guaranteed entrance into Western capitalism’s most powerful realm—the corner office.
Why the Rich Are Getting Richer
In this book, the reader will find out why debt and taxes make the rich richer. ” In this book, the reader will find out why real financial education may never be taught in schools. In this book, the reader will find out What financially education is really.
Analyzing Data with Power BI and Power Pivot for Excel (Business Skills)
This book introduces the basic techniques for shaping data models in Excel and Power BI. If you want to use Power BI or Excel to analyze data, the many real-world examples in this book will help you look at your reports in a different way—like experienced data modelers do. By reading this book, you will: • Gain an understanding of the basics of data modeling, including tables, relationships, and keys • Familiarize yourself with star schemas, snowflakes, and common modeling techniques • Learn the importance of granularity • Discover how to use multiple fact tables, like sales and purchases, in a complex data model • Manage calendar-related calculations by using date tables • Track historical attributes, like previous addresses of customers or manager assignments • Use snapshots to compute quantity on hand • Work with multiple currencies in the most efficient way • Analyze events that have durations, including overlapping durations • Learn what data model you need to answer your specific business questions About This Book • For Excel and Power BI users who want to exploit the full power of their favorite tools • For BI professionals seeking new ideas for modeling data.
The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future
A New York Times Bestseller From one of our leading technology thinkers and writers, a guide through the twelve technological imperatives that will shape the next thirty years and transform our lives Much of what will happen in the next thirty years is inevitable, driven by technological trends that are already in motion. Kelly both describes these deep trends—interacting, cognifying, flowing, screening, accessing, sharing, filtering, remixing, tracking, and questioning—and demonstrates how they overlap and are codependent on one another. These larger forces will completely revolutionize the way we buy, work, learn, and communicate with each other.
Corporations and American Democracy
Supreme Court decisions in Citizens United and other high-profile cases have sparked passionate disagreement about the proper role of corporations in American democracy. Bringing together leading scholars of history, law, and political science, Corporations and American Democracy provides the historical and intellectual grounding necessary to put today’s corporate policy debates in proper context. This comprehensive volume covers a range of topics, including the origins of corporations in English and American law, the historical shift from special charters to general incorporation, the increased variety of corporations that this shift made possible, and the roots of modern corporate regulation in the Progressive Era and New Deal.
Data Science: Innovative Developments in Data Analysis and Clustering (Studies in Classification, Data Analysis, and Knowledge Organization)
This edited volume on the latest advances in data science covers a wide range of topics in the context of data analysis and classification. In particular, it includes contributions on classification methods for high-dimensional data, clustering methods, multivariate statistical methods, and various applications. The book gathers a selection of peer-reviewed contributions presented at the Fifteenth Conference of the International Federation of Classification Societies (IFCS2015), which was hosted by the Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, from July 5 to 8, 2015.
How Did We Get Into This Mess?: Politics, Equality, Nature
Without countervailing voices, a better world can never materialise. Without countervailing voices, wells will still be dug and bridges will still be built, but only for the few. Food will still be grown, but it will not reach the mouths of the poor.
The Official Guide for GMAT Review 2018: Book + Online (with Online Question Bank and Exclusive Video)
The definitive guide from the makers of the GMAT exam The GMAT Official Guide 2018 is the definitive guide from the Graduate Management Admission Council, the makers of the GMAT exam. com, where you can build your own practice sets Don’t waste time practicing on fake GMAT questions. Optimize your study time with the GMAT Official Guide 2018 using real questions from actual past exams.
Advanced Issues in Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling
Written as an extension of A Primer on Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM)Second Edition, this easy-to-understand, practical guide covers advanced content on PLS-SEM to help students and researchers apply techniques to research problems and accurately interpret results. Authors Joseph F. Hair, Jr.
The Official Guide to the GMAT Review 2018 Bundle (Question Bank + Video)
The GMAT Official Guide 2018 Bundle features actual questions from past GMAT exams – including 220 never-before-seen questions– and consists of The GMAT Official Guide 2018,The GMAT Official Guide 2018 Verbal Review, andThe GMAT Official Guide 2018 Quantitative Review. Don’t waste time on fake GMAT questions. Optimize your study time practicing on real GMAT questions from the GMAT Official Guide 2018 Bundle.