The Asian American Achievement Paradox

Author: Jennifer Lee
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
ISBN: 1610448502
Size: 55.13 MB
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In The Asian American Achievement Paradox, sociologists Jennifer Lee and Min Zhou offer a compelling account of the academic achievement of the children of Asian immigrants.


Author: Angela Duckworth
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501111124
Size: 42.82 MB
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In Grit, she takes readers into the field to visit cadets struggling through their first days at West Point, teachers working in some of the toughest schools, and young finalists in the National Spelling Bee.

The New Science Of Retailing

Author: Marshall Fisher
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
ISBN: 1422110575
Size: 62.62 MB
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This book reveals how retailers can use data to manage everything from strategic assortment planning, inventory management, and markdowns to improve store-level execution.

Nine Things Successful People Do Differently

Author: Heidi Grant Halvorson
Publisher: Harvard Business Press
ISBN: 1422193403
Size: 20.76 MB
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What you can learn from the world's most successful people - via research that uncovers the repeatable behaviors they use to reach their goals.


Author: Anders Ericsson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544456254
Size: 61.63 MB
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If everyone would take the lessons of this book to heart, it could truly change the world.”—Joshua Foer, author of Moonwalking with Einstein

The Social Animal

Author: David Brooks
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 067960393X
Size: 45.98 MB
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This is the realm where character is formed and where our most important life decisions are made—the natural habitat of The Social Animal.

The Triple Package

Author: Amy Chua
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101610131
Size: 48.46 MB
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"That certain groups do much better in America than others—as measured by income, occupational status, test scores, and so on—is difficult to talk about. In large part this is because the topic feels racially charged.

The Myth Of Achievement Tests

Author: James J. Heckman
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022610012X
Size: 52.60 MB
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But do achievement tests predict success in life? The Myth of Achievement Tests shows that achievement tests like the GED fail to measure important life skills.