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Design for the Other 90%

2007 - Architecture - Snippet view
Of the world's total population of 6.5 billion, nearly 5.8 billion people, or 90%, have little or no access to most of the products and services many of us take for granted; in fact, nearly half do not have regular access to food, clean water, or ...
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Banker To The Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty

Muhammad Yunus - 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
Muhammad Yunus is that rare thing: a bona fide visionary. His dream is the total eradication of poverty from the world. In 1983, against the advice of banking and government officials, Yunus established Grameen, a bank devoted to providing the ...
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Out of Poverty: What Works When Traditional Approaches Fail

Paul Polak - 2009 - Social Science - Limited preview
Based on his 25 years of experience, Polak explodes what he calls the "Three Great Poverty Eradication Myths": that we can donate people out of poverty, that national economic growth will end poverty, and that Big Business, operating as it does ...
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Business Solutions for the Global Poor: Creating Social and Economic Value

V. Kashturi Rangan, John A. Quelch, Gustavo Herrero, Brooke Barton - 2007 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
Based on research presented at The Harvard Business School’s first-ever conference on business approaches to poverty alleviation, Business Solutions for the Global Poor brings together perspectives from leading academics and corporate, non-profit ...
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A Billion Bootstraps: Microcredit, Barefoot Banking, and The Business ...

Philip Smith, Eric Thurman - 2007 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
A bold manifesto by two business leaders, A Billion Bootstraps shows why microcredit is the world's most powerful poverty-fighting movement-and an unbeatable investment for your charitable donations. A Billion Bootstraps unearths the roots of the ...
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You Can Hear Me Now: How Microloans and Cell Phones are Connecting the World ...

Nicholas P. Sullivan - 2007 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
Bangladeshi villagers sharing cell phones helped build what is now a thriving company with more than $200 million in annual profits. But what is the lesson for the rest of the world? This is a question author Nicholas P. Sullivan addresses in his ...
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The Business Solution to Poverty: Designing Products and Services for Three ...

Paul Polak, Mal Warwick - 2013 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
The nearly three billion people living on $2 a day are not just the world?s greatest challenge?they represent an extraordinary market opportunity. The key is what Paul Polak and Mal Warwick call Zero-Based Design: starting from scratch to create ...
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Escape From Cubicle Nation: From Corporate Prisoner to Thriving Entrepreneur

Pamela Slim - 2009 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
Pamela Slim, a former corporate training manager, left her office job twelve years ago to go solo and has enjoyed every bit of it. In her groundbreaking book, based on her popular blog Escape from Cubicle Nation, Slim explores both the emotional ...
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Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and ...

Alexander Osterwalder, Yves Pigneur - 2010 - Business & Economics - No preview available
Business Model Generation is a handbook for visionaries, game changers, and challengers striving to defy outmoded business models and design tomorrow's enterprises. If your organization needs to adapt to harsh new realities, but you don't yet ...
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Purple Cow, New Edition: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable

Seth Godin - 2009 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
The cult classic that revolutionized marketing by teaching businesses that you’re either remarkable or invisible. Few authors have had the kind of lasting impact and global reach that Seth Godin has had. In a series of now-classic books that have ...
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