Narconomics
Score: 4.5
From 13 Ratings

Narconomics


  • Author: Tom Wainwright
  • Release Date : 2016-02-23
  • Genre: Industries & Professions
  • File Size: 11995604 Bytes


Picking his way through Andean cocaine fields, Central American prisons, Colorado pot shops, and the online drug dens of the Dark Web, Tom Wainwright provides a fresh, innovative look into the drug trade and its 250 million customers. More than just an investigation of how drug cartels do business, Narconomics is also a blueprint for how to defeat them.How does a budding cartel boss succeed (and survive) in the 300 billion illegal drug business? By learning from the best, of course. From creating brand value to fine-tuning customer service, the folks running cartels have been attentive students of the strategy and tactics used by corporations such as Walmart, McDonald's, and Coca-Cola.And what can government learn to combat this scourge? By analyzing...

Narconomics

Narconomics


  • Author: Tom Wright & Bradley Hope
  • Release Date : 2016-11-11
  • Genre: Social Science
  • File Size: 4277558 Bytes


Una intrépida guía que analiza una de las industrias más salvajes en el planeta: el comercio ilegal de drogas. Tom Wainwright, reportero de The Economist, enseña las lecciones más importantes de economía y management detrás del funcionamiento de un cártel de drogas. Un libro que encantará a los lectores de Freakonomics o McMafia."Un libro de economía para la generación Breaking Bad" -The Times of London-¿Cómo puede ser exitoso (y sobrevivir) el jefe de una organización criminal que se está iniciando en el multimillonario negocio de los estupefacientes? Aprendiendo de los mejores, por supuesto. Desde la creación del valor de marca hasta poner a punto el servicio al cliente, las personas encargadas de administrar los cárteles de dro...

Narconomics
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Narconomics


  • Author : Tom Wainwright
  • Publisher : PublicAffairs
  • Release Date : 2016-02-23
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781610395847


Narconomics Book Description :

What drug lords learned from big business How does a budding cartel boss succeed (and survive) in the 300 billion illegal drug business? By learning from the best, of course. From creating brand value to fine-tuning customer service, the folks running cartels have been attentive students of the strategy and tactics used by corporations such as Walmart, McDonald's, and Coca-Cola. And what can government learn to combat this scourge? By analyzing the cartels as companies, law enforcers might better understand how they work—and stop throwing away 100 billion a year in a futile effort to win the “war” against this global, highly organized business. Your intrepid guide to the most exotic and brutal industry on earth is Tom Wainwright. Picking his wa...

Narconomics
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Narconomics


  • Author : Tom Wainwright
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2016-02-25
  • Genre: True Crime
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781473527607


Narconomics Book Description :

Everything drug cartels do to survive and prosper they’ve learnt from big business – brand value and franchising from McDonald’s, supply chain management from Walmart, diversification from Coca-Cola. Whether it’s human resourcing, R&D, corporate social responsibility, off-shoring, problems with e-commerce or troublesome changes in legislation, the drug lords face the same strategic concerns companies like Ryanair or Apple. So when the drug cartels start to think like big business, the only way to understand them is using economics. In Narconomics, Tom Wainwright meets everyone from coca farmers in secret Andean locations, deluded heads of state in presidential palaces, journalists with a price on their head, gang leaders who run their empires...

Narconomics
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Narconomics


  • Author : Tom Wainwright
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2016-02-23
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781610395847


Narconomics Book Description :

Picking his way through Andean cocaine fields, Central American prisons, Colorado pot shops, and the online drug dens of the Dark Web, Tom Wainwright provides a fresh, innovative look into the drug trade and its 250 million customers. More than just an investigation of how drug cartels do business, Narconomics is also a blueprint for how to defeat them. How does a budding cartel boss succeed (and survive) in the 300 billion illegal drug business? By learning from the best, of course. From creating brand value to fine-tuning customer service, the folks running cartels have been attentive students of the strategy and tactics used by corporations such as Walmart, McDonald's, and Coca-Cola. And what can government learn to combat this scourge? By analyzi...

Narcomics  Basics on How to Successfully Run a Drug Cartel

Narcomics Basics on How to Successfully Run a Drug Cartel


  • Author : J.D. Rockefeller
  • Publisher : J.D. Rockefeller
  • Release Date : 2016-05-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 :


Narcomics Basics on How to Successfully Run a Drug Cartel Book Description :

With the help of this book, readers will be given new ideas on how drug cartels affect the humanity. Lots of people are now interested in drug cartels. Because of this, they are now looking for some ways to start their own cartel. This may sound alarming for some, but for people who see drug cartels as a way to conquer the world, they will definitely find ways to turn their ultimate vision into reality. This book will open your mind on how millionaires make their own drug cartel. So just continue reading each page and get ready to find out how to build drug cartels. This will give you clearer view on why a great number of people are increasingly becoming interested in drug cartels....

Gangster Warlords
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

Gangster Warlords


  • Author : Ioan Grillo
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2016-01-19
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781620403808


Gangster Warlords Book Description :

"Without this testimony, we simply cannot grasp what is going on . . . Americans would do well to read [Gangster Warlords]." --The New York Times Book Review, Editor's Choice From the author of El Narco, the shocking story of the men at the heads of cartels throughout Latin America: what drives them, what sustains their power, and how they might be brought down. In a ranch south of Texas, the man known as The Executioner dumps five hundred body parts in metal barrels. In Brazil's biggest city, a mysterious prisoner orders hit-men to gun down forty-one police officers and prison guards in two days. In southern Mexico, a meth maker is venerated as a saint while enforcing Old Testament justice on his enemies. A new kind of criminal kingpin has arisen: p...

A Question of Power

A Question of Power


  • Author : Robert Bryce
  • Publisher : PublicAffairs
  • Release Date : 2020-03-10
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781610397506


A Question of Power Book Description :

Historically, it was guns, germs, and steel that determined the fates of people and nations. Now, more than ever, it is electricity. Global demand for power is doubling every two decades, but electricity remains one of the most difficult forms of energy to supply and do so reliably. Today, some three billion people live in places where per-capita electricity use is less than what's used by an average American refrigerator. How we close the colossal gap between the electricity rich and the electricity poor will determine our success in addressing issues like women's rights, inequality, and climate change. In A Question of Power, veteran journalist Robert Bryce tells the human story of electricity, the world's most important form of energy. Through ons...

Illicit
Score: 3.5
From 4 Ratings

Illicit


  • Author : Moises Naim
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 2006-10-10
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307278562


Illicit Book Description :

A groundbreaking investigation of how illicit commerce is changing the world by transforming economies, reshaping politics, and capturing governments.In this fascinating and comprehensive examination of the underside of globalization, Moises Naím illuminates the struggle between traffickers and the hamstrung bureaucracies trying to control them. From illegal migrants to drugs to weapons to laundered money to counterfeit goods, the black market produces enormous profits that are reinvested to create new businesses, enable terrorists, and even to take over governments. Naím reveals the inner workings of these amazingly efficient international organizations and shows why it is so hard — and so necessary to contain them. Riveting and deeply informed,...

Smaller Faster Lighter Denser Cheaper

Smaller Faster Lighter Denser Cheaper


  • Author : Robert Bryce
  • Publisher : PublicAffairs
  • Release Date : 2014-05-13
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781610392068


Smaller Faster Lighter Denser Cheaper Book Description :

In the face of today's environmental and economic challenges, doomsayers preach that the only way to stave off disaster is for humans to reverse course: to de-industrialize, re-localize, ban the use of modern energy sources, and forswear prosperity. But in this provocative and optimistic rebuke to the catastrophists, Robert Bryce shows how innovation and the inexorable human desire to make things Smaller Faster Lighter Denser Cheaper is providing consumers with Cheaper and more abundant energy, Faster computing, Lighter vehicles, and myriad other goods. That same desire is fostering unprecedented prosperity, greater liberty, and yes, better environmental protection. Utilizing on-the-ground reporting from Ottawa to Panama City and Pittsburgh to Bakers...

A Narco History

A Narco History


  • Author : Carmen Boullosa
  • Publisher : OR Books
  • Release Date : 2016-11
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1944869123


A Narco History Book Description :

The term "Mexican Drug War" misleads. It implies that the ongoing bloodbath, which has now killed well over 100,000 people, is an internal Mexican affair. But this diverts attention from the U.S. role in creating and sustaining the carnage. It's not just that Americans buy drugs from, and sell weapons to, Mexico's murderous cartels. It's that ever since the U.S. prohibited the use and sale of drugs in the early 1900s, it has pressured Mexico into acting as its border enforcer--with increasingly deadly consequences. Mexico was not a helpless victim. Powerful forces within the country profited hugely from supplying Americans with what their government forbade them. But the policies that spawned the drug war have proved disastrous for both countries. Wr...

Starlight Tour

Starlight Tour


  • Author : Susanne Reber
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Release Date : 2010-11-05
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307366573


Starlight Tour Book Description :

A teen’s suspicious death, a shocking police cover-up and a mother’s search for the truth. In 1990, on a November night that hit –28 degrees Celsius, seventeen-year-old Neil Stonechild disappeared only blocks from his mother’s home. His frozen body was found three days later, eight kilometres from where he was last seen in downtown Saskatoon. The police investigation was cursory — no one seemed to wonder about the abrasions on his wrists or the scrapes on his face, or the fact that he was missing a shoe. Neil was drunk and out walking, the police believed, and had died by misadventure. His mother, Stella Bignell, tried her best to push for answers, but no one in authority wanted to listen to a native woman whose sons had often been in troub...