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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 45 ratings
4 / 5
One of some forces of this book is a realisation of author that such the transmission of entity in consumption of energy how is proposed can not spend quickly, neither can the developing countries move directly of his the majority of economic sources of energy the renewables without incurring enormous costs. Yergin Does not apply Nordhaus because correctly it concludes that have never the universally applied carbon imposed.
One is very written and the pleasure partorisca read!
4 / 5
A book will be to add it has read. Have enjoyed always Daniel Yergin writings. But a packaging of this book -- same although it was in his factory-the plastic sealed partorisca wrap -- was extraordinary! And shipped for FedEx -- any one concerns here.
5 / 5
Did not displease any of him, has liked him an author of way has outlined a future energy and to the equal that will effect an oil and gas industry especially
5 / 5
writing attractive way partorisca read. The subjects that interest and appropriate the current life.
5 / 5
Another book writes well for Daniel Yergin in an industry of global energy.
5 / 5
Yes, Daniel Yergin has the phantastic knowledge of an Oil & Gas industry, both in some the EUA and By all the world. And yes, an author knows like this partorisca integrate recent developments in this industry and of the geopolitical considerations. And I will give credit partorisca all of an on. But it is remained a bit disapointed, like this pound does not spend any new idea, paramount, anything that has not read in a NY Time or an Economist. Partorisca The deep idea to a geopolics of Or&G, recommend 'Windfall' of Prof O'Sullivan.
5 / 5
On some years have comprised previously (but to a large extent forgotten!) To plot that is comprised in a book of newspapers, seen again, TV etc. This in spite of as the memory is often the isolated chances and this dips it everything near in the 200 times of term of year and way a lot readable. It examines one which and reason with a profit of hindsight. A shot adds of the investigation has gone partorisca write obviously a book and he is written in the highly numbered the full way of tones done - a lot of quite concerning. It is to update also like this of final of 2020. @In the rodeo adds reservation as it will maintain like the work of reference. I think that that this book would owe that be compulsory reading for a lot of university course.
5 / 5
The pages that the fall was every time. This he difficult to read and means that now I owe that cube this with which one has read; that the waste!

To an editor/ binder: stop this game to win more profit in a cost of some readers and of the means, or will force to ebooks and your @subject to the footprint will cease to exist!
5 / 5
Good rodeo of last 20 chance of years in an industry of energy, but any reader of an Economist or a FT would not learn anything new.
5 / 5
It is hard to follow master works as I estimate and an Investigation but A New Map is like this gripping; and difficult to dip down.
4 / 5
Excellent analysis , succinct of an influence of oil and gas in being able to and world-wide politician and his function in provision of energy, spent, present and future. An amazing piece of propiciado by work of the like this @@subject, written in the tongue has comprised easily. Quite brilliant in my opinion.
4 / 5
Ossia The odd book - is was to launch the narrative but is inconsistent in like this achieves concealed. The time adopts the approximation multidisciplinaria and in another is far more limited. Annoyingly (For me) tries constructive an academic narrative but falls short of that. If it has been written like the piece of the pure opinion probably there would be more time for him.
5 / 5
A masterly portrait of the world-wide to change. For real a eccellent and insightful reserve which is the must read to comprise today evolution and comprise some tendencies that is shaping a future.
5 / 5
One analyses a lot strong of the expert of renowned energy. Excellent read and strongly recommended
4 / 5
Buy it immediately! Rid adds to comprise a shale revolution in some the EUA and some implications in me, Europe and Asia.
4 / 5
The eye that opens, books of upper history by means of a lentil of energy.
5 / 5
Or the book is not so only on or gas & of oil Any séc. 21, But it possesses an optimum narration on how is the geopolitical any one Orients Half and any in turning the sea gives Chinese/of Asian southwest. Incidentally or last fourth book is in competition to the gas &of oil, as or electrical cart. I find this very better book That or book of 2011 same author (An Investigation : Energy... Modern world).
5 / 5
Or the book is optimum! It looks an update also a lot very 'An Investigation'. Or better of them, is clear, is or first: 'A rewarded. Or the book describes Peel of revolution has caused hale oil' American. Sample, hips, That the addiction gives Russia in report the export of energy and or strategic scrolling in direction the Chinese. This last multiplied or his PBI and has spent The be a ravening consumer of energy. An importance sud of strategic sea gives Cina is presented with a lot of detail. Or that had but liked, any entanto, faith that the description gives the confusion Orients Meso. Still with Everything or money excedente gives oil of export, is difficult discerns a reasonable political start for that region so that it imports our planet.
For to the that likes him the studio The importance gives energy any world, is an indispensable reading. Sample, Among others points, as it will be difficult the energetic transition.
4 / 5
In English: I have read also I Damage Yergins in the first place reserves A prize and An Investigation.
A New Map is another masterpiece of one of some experts of the world-wide better energy wide.
4 / 5
But a Time Daniel Yergin offered with a book that any leave paralización partorisca read has joined his final.
4 / 5
A timely update of an industry of energy of Yergin last book.

This book was the memory partorisca me like this to because Yergin is considered the giant in a sector of energy.
5 / 5
A lot timely the analysis in front of the Crisis of the climatic transmission.
4 / 5
Has read a prize in a past, this will help partorisca comprise a new future.
4 / 5
Partorisca Any reasonably interested in world-wide history and international energy, roughly 80 to 90 of this book will look
partorisca be the longitude winded restatement that has looked it in of the informative papers in a past 50 or more or years.
At all new; so only to plot of the page that fill details.

A rest 10 or like this of a book contains conclusions that is totaling unsurprising or the skilled idea has required.

In general the big disappointment of an author the one who there is almost unlimited access to data, analysis and industry and global has has thought leaders.
5 / 5
The one who the book adds! Daniel Yergin writes one involving takes on a current state of some phases of energy in different geographic regions and a politics that influences--and influenced of--the world-wide decisionmakers and phase movers. With Yergin typical brilliant analysis and idea, a book directs all some dread keys of a moment, of a transition of more renewables, the geopolitical tensions with Russia and Cina, and the one who fracking really means in Amsterdam. Yergin For real has his toe in a wrist of a world-wide and has an amazing capacity to value some streets to clash can world-wide. A no shy book out of controversy, and Yergin capacity to weave in the tones done and the historical analogies done this book a-of-a-bondadoso and that the must has read. Thoughtful And very researched, Yergin could probably an another Pulitzer prize for A New Map. It enjoys it.
5 / 5
It is not deceived, this is not the novel. This rids is not partorisca any the one who has any take of launched of energy, westerian world-wide mandate, or history behind formation of modern Middle East. Without this awareness this book is simple collection of the sporadic facts have joined neighbours for invisible cloth. It likes him it stirs it of newspaper clippings has ordered of time and place. Obvious facts, exposed connections, seemingly chances very joined... And then... After obtaining your confidence, he stubs your precisely surgical alcohol cynical of reality, opinion and sprain.

Does not have any culmination in this book, any 'aha!' Moment, any exposure, neither has surprised... But an amazing 'Doppler effect' of the frequency augmented with those rows of the author around has beaten of oil-vertical. Bouncing out of climate, electrification, mobility, technology, subject modern and a massive turn in general attribution. It likes him the approximation to ambulance, calms awake up with big pitched siren.

And now to the ambulance is here you is on and awake! You are so only in 'this' moment!

Five stars, period. I have had the fun time. The time has amused in fact.
5 / 5
This book is an excellent discussion of some tendencies in sector of energy in a past few decades. This in spite of, there is information very small concealed is not amply state informed in a general press and there is idea very small or the commentary resupplied for an author.

Requires the good book in an evolution of a sector of energy of a @@@1990s but this book, but if yours looking for the thoughtful analysis of some subjects and ideas of police partorisca transmission, this book will disappoint you.
4 / 5
Coming after a “prize,” some “Heights,” and one “Researches” this class of book of feels likes a querella of enclosed, class of a last episode of a final Season of your favourite show. I have it that there is wanted always the fashion to write of this Author, beginning with one “ his” Investigation so only appealed to write to as think and has done a sail of the pages for me are my alcohol. There are some of of the this in “Map” but a lot looks pasted near, likes the final episode that looks for to join each free arrival before they turn of a light of something. There is a lot to think by means of here, and a lot of some histories on some people that leaves by means of the transcendental chances in history adapt me of a history adds that it says in “Investigation” and “of the Heights.” The encyclopaedic history of an Author of an economy “of carbon adds of a past century is the marvel . Sometimes it takes lost in a “which ifs “ and “ perhaps in a future “ that also look in “prize.”Still, it is a enjoyable read by a master of a subject.
5 / 5
A writing is involving and fast-paced. Yergin The very good work of synthesizing to plot of information and resupplies an excellent overview of some subjects. I have found a chapter in a Half-Of is particularly well. This in spite of, included although it was well to have all an information in a place, has not learnt anything that a lot already know. More problematic in mine dress is that after dipping was all this information, excellently summarized, would have expected that Yergin would have moved to the majority of analytical direction in his conclusions. This part was unfortunately he has not developed sufficiently.
5 / 5
In general an excellent and informative book but some of some numbers on page 422 look was. 1500 tonnes of iron, 2500 tonnes of cements and 45 tonnes of plásticoes for a onshore turbine of wind???
5 / 5
This pound left to have the deepest idea to a current state of an industry of energy.

In 2020 (especially in light of a Covid Crisis) there exists to plot of headlines that wave an end of an industry of Energy. This pound elaborates on that @it subjects that gives chance for and against him (will not speak on this to save a content for a reader).

Ossia Very well up to date information. I confess still I am reading a book of then began it so only yesterday but has read half and am very happy with him. It appears they are also a prime minister reviewer, as thank you Ladies Yergin for your idea.
4 / 5
This is not Daniel Yergin of a Pulitzer the prize that wins 'A rewarded. Unfortunately, A New Map is the pale shadow of this book - and certainly no alive until his title.

While Yergin resupplies to interest and sometimes obliging facts and histories, is produced in the series of mostly short viñetas with tentativa small to join them neighbouring. They look, like a reviewer remarked, almost like the series of columns of newspaper.. A writing is choppy and a lot particularly well does neither unfortunately.

To good sure any of the his better and ossia unfortunate like the New map has very promised.
5 / 5
Describes some needs of energy of the military endeavours of Cina and Chinese to control a Sea of Cina Of the sud. And some endeavours of EUA to maintain a Sea of Cina Of the sud opens to unrestricted trade, trade that is of entity to both the Giappone and Korea of Of the sud. A possibility of armed conflict is big. Taiwan, Vietnam, Indonesia is affected also for the desire to allege of Cina a Sea of Cina Of the sud likes the territory has controlled Chinese.
4 / 5
Find Yergin to be objective and pertinent. There is no better resource that Yergin for information in subjects of energy. Fascinating History of an oil industry shale development of oil and a transition of some the USA like the player that imports again in some phases of world-wide oil. Electrical and self-driving the cars are coming folks. Some the USA is cutting his emissions by means of solutions to stage much more effectively that government fiats and the bureaucratic solutions can do. A delicate balance now is to spend roughly more durability but not ruining our economy in a process.
5 / 5
In general for any what follows an industry of energy reasonably closely this adds a lot little. If you are not familiarised with a revolution of energy in of the fuels of carbon of traditional fossil, then this can add to the yours sympathetic. A fashion is quell'has bitten too breathless for mine in pleasant and a book feels rushed. A more collected volume - specifically 'A rewarded is a lot well, a historical distance the difference to a depth and balance of an analysis.
5 / 5
This rids the work adds partorisca aim some complexities of police of energy very so only in a level of individual country but by all the world level. It examines oil, natural gas liquid (LNP), renewables. Further of biomass that on 3 thousands of presents of the millions around a world depends on partorisca heat or can.

Is a book of entity partorisca have like the fund like world-wide works partorisca regulate his mix of energy partorisca struggle against transmission of climate.
4 / 5
Good book, but the plot of of the this repeats a prize, commanding Heights, etc

Partorisca any the one who there is not reading these books, can be the add intro to a space of energy
4 / 5
Another masterly overview of a world by means of a lentil of need of oil, policemen, and production around a world, A New Map tip the one who far a world-wide and the oil is coming from/come from a first author has directed these subjects in a @@@1970s. The United States' reemergence like the provider of entity by means of a shale the revolution gives a history the plot partorisca satisfy with reverberations around a world. An author does not neglect policemen of climate, a decrease of the globalisation and other subjects is direct in a lot of decades of incisive, insightful that writes that the use that says detail partorisca build persuasive querelle in ours world-wide and where the history is by train partorisca take.
4 / 5
The history adds in of the sources of American energy and some challenges and pleasure some companies of energy have had to that adapt for survival. Included Habladurías in Covid!
5 / 5
Developer of excellent description of energy, use, and global politician wrt energy. The forecasts of long term are a lot of the pessimists of the perspective of global heating unless the one of technical entity breakthrough arrives and is actuated quickly.
5 / 5
Brilliant of global analysis. Fracking Has changed a world-wide to be able to and has situated some the USA in a cup. Obama has Iraq of data in Iran, which have not seen never in a press. Much more deep idea.
4 / 5
The book has better read in sometime, has to read for those with an interest geopolitics and like some the world-wide powers interact with each another.
4 / 5
Analysis and utmost studio of energy and subjects of world-wide chances for and highly credible amd the writer has learnt. Of the fish of fog for all the politics and any informative outlet or paper for one in-description of depth of a current state of a world. Last chapter is particularly of entity.
4 / 5
Daniel Yergen is the brilliant historian, economist and expert in the energy that impact a global financial matrix; highly it recommends that this reserves the laymen of economy and financial professionals equally.
4 / 5
Adds read, easy to comprise and follow some ideas. Door in quite background of some regions, political players without taking sides.

Top Customer Reviews: Chernobyl: The ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 2 ratings
4 / 5
Formed: Kindle the edition has read this shortly after the active book seen a HBO miniseries in a subject same. This book is writing a lot well for an author the one who has had direct experience with a chance. I have learnt enough it has bitten it further of this was in a show of television, which can have directed too much in some functions of the small number of people. This book resupplies idea the life for behind a Curtain of Iron, especially in a mid 80 east. Fly has had little worry for a health of the citizens exposed the radiation of a reactor broken and a key proponents of a disaster looked more concerned with his careers that treating a cleanup. It recommends this book so that they want to know a whole history in Chernobyl.
5 / 5
Formed: Hardcover This account of a catastrophe of epic that arrived in a paste of USSR all some aims, which essentially does east the thorough examination of some politician tribulaciones and rampant secrecy that invariably headed to some chances that still has to that last environmental repercussions to this day and undoubtedly , a future.

Has seen a HBO miniseries, this will develop to a lore of Chernobyl, and give the transparent more / factual view of a concatenation of the circumstances so that the thousands have paid with his lives . Some KGB the documents were recently declassified and think that is reason there is the panoply of material this is to be release a year spent regarding a disaster. This book has won a Pushkin price of Book of the House and is an informative read... One critical so only(s) has had really was that it has had any one 'dramatis personae' of some people have involved with an accident , and of then there there is roughly 50 characters have mentioned partorisca comprise members of a politburo, KGB, firemen, nuclear physicists , the time was the little intimidating to maintain clue of all the world (Half night in Chernobyl has comprised the comprehensible cast on page 1 ). Some photos have resupplied was a lot of scarce and an author has not resupplied the comprehensible explanation of Reactors like this Nuclear in fact laws. But that averts, a text delves boss in the first place to some inner machinations of an USSR, pulls it any one attacks when developing reason an accident has taken place, when in reality easily can be be avert is no be partorisca one 'appartchik' mentality of a war partorisca stick Stalinist communist diet where the people sooner would save his own hides and betray/accuse his legislations of hand-held deputies, next friends and his first own people to admit to the deception and be resisted responsible.

A first accident that headed to one dominates the effect was probably a Kysthym disaster in 1957. Because of a secrecy that surrounds Mayak, some populations of has affected the zones have not gone initially informed of an accident. A week later (the 6 October 1957), an operation partorisca evacuate 10,000 people of a zone affected has begun, still without giving an explanation of some reasons partorisca evacuation. The sound familiarised?? A cover-up headed to another and has not been until 1976 that a plenary extend of an accident has been done known to a world. Again, an accumulation of the lies that surrounds the nuclear reactors would come full circle almost 30 years later. RBMK I reactors would be considered like this sure , in fact, that Anatoly Alexandrov (president of Soviet academy of Sciences) has alleged could be installed in Red Place. Another culprit partorisca dip his political aspirations on a security of a vox populi was Anatolii Maiorets , an again chosen minister of energy (around 1985?) , The one who was anxious to try he so that it says a politburo that can oversee an edifice of the reactor and REDUCE a time of construction for two years (of 7 to 5). As to the plot of shortcuts and liberties have been taken while building Chernobyl Reactor 4. Any one only that , but because of a estimativa constrained of a Soviet empire during this time, one state always cut corners and partorisca chances, a cement used in place 4 was like this economic that once a material harden would have holes during a structure because it was like this inconsistent (any one mentioned in some serious). I have maintained partorisca shake my boss in a sheer complacency in some of these decisions.

Besides, a way Anatolii Dyatlov has been described in a series is not a lot attentive (but each show requires the villian ). Yes, you are a uncompromising character and treated his subordinates like esub-human' and the grave deceptions do on ABRIL 26th 1986 because of gross incompetence and 'fear', but was so only the a lot of the victim like the party has blamed. In reality, any one has required partorisca be a scapegoat and in place of Gorbachev (the one who has visited so only a city of Pripyat 2 years after an accident and so only then) or Liashko , has to be a man that spends for big a test (does not import never that it sustain 100 times a durable radioactive dose) and like the result died in 1995. You could say that Diatlov (so only like each only one of the his cohorts) was the man of party in the first place , and the second of nuclear engineer. This in spite of categorically creates these defects to draw was a definite cause of a disaster (that in the way , is tips of Boron in some canes of control, ANY HOUSE of security in a reactor).

A course a more sad was Legasov, the one who in an end was has betrayed a lot so only for a party, reason in his intent partorisca appease all the world-wide and save the lives alienate those confidences.. Comprising his mates in a scientific field ; so only after his suicide, (that it was it SEGUNDO tentativa : he in the first place tried OD partorisca take a boat of whole pill) stands up and speak was against RBMK reactors.

Top Customer Reviews: Renewable Energy: A ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 31 ratings
4 / 5
This book resupplies the good introduction to an economy of renewable energy, directing on wind and photovoltaics (solar), without going the too partorisca detail on some technical appearances of generation of energy. Other renewable sources like tidal, wave, etc. Is mentioned in a prompt chapter but any one have covered in depth. There is also the useful chapter in of the electrical vehicles and his report with renewables. It is the readable book that gives the good overview of some subjects, but is already familiarised with a basics could does not give a depth is looking for.
5 / 5
The renewable energy is one of entity but subject intimidating partorisca spend up in any conversation. In this prime minister, Brian Usher explains in the clear way, intelligible and has balanced an increase of renewable energy. Using the examples and the data the chance partorisca oblige (in the concise way) partorisca a transition partorisca outline some subjects and occasions; and insiemi out of some potential and losing winning-character, subjects and countries.

HIGHLY would recommend this book to any the one who is interested in REY but demoralised by the information overburdens.
5 / 5
This book offers the glorious prime minister in a state of a phase a present time. Enough detail to answer your questions, without any unnecessary additional waffle. Factual, enjoyable, And a lot of writing, an excellent book.
5 / 5
A lot informative and interesting book to read.
Recommended to all the world.
4 / 5
Is an easy book to read and perfect for a intro in of the renewable energies with some numbers and dates
5 / 5
目新しい事は何も無かった。再エネの変遷と
現状、今後の課題を述べている。

At all new. Mentioning a current/of transition and the situation @@subject defiant of Renewable energy.
5 / 5
An absolute must read for all the world-wide any one comprises energy that renewable and the electrical vehicles will resupply one the majority of transformation and utmost energy more urgent in history. It does not leave a understated title fool you. This book is far further some boring scholarly work. It is the a lot of writing and has researched fascinating drives concealed calm to give you the chair of row of the front in seeing a future dazzles it these technologies quickly are resupplying.

Professor Usher the work is not a first book to describe the one who solar PV and the electrical vehicles will grow to dominate our future of energy. Exponential Solar has been written more than years of first dozen to use a PV curve to learn that recently it had been identified aiming 20 decrease lateralmente for each bending of cumulative solar PV production. It is at the same time state written in 2006 a total of the annual energy produced for all some the solar cells in a world was to grieve the same to a plant of big coal to be able to shot and seeing any discharge-in the electrical vehicle was scarce view . Exponential Solar audaciously aimed the one who solar PV could be produce all an electrical energy has required to be able to all some houses, subjects, and vehicles in a whole world for 2055. To some this can have equally wildly optimistic in 2006. But Professor Usher the work tries that solar PV and the electrical vehicles are well at the head of a decrease lateralmente and growth timeline has the place is gone in Exponential Solar. Some two books validate each one which so another. Usher The analysis and the up to date data involves a need to burn fuels of the fossil for electricity and transport could be almost deleted like this collected to like @@@2030s. And Usher done the chance to oblige for this transformation to spend quickly to avert some worse consequences of global heating.
4 / 5
Gentleman Usher pulls chance and data beside través of time, the country and the industries and I resupply with ideas and the comprehensible view to that the ours sources of energy, this drives our economy and every day living (ours existence), has evolved overtime and an on going transition to renewables.

Hands with us like this to level a field to touch when measuring different sources of energy and where a point to game is spent in a past and how is near of that that spends with renewable sources. He also touches in of the winners and of the losers during this transition and some of some utmost inovations now when be adopted, like V2G.

This book is to add it first and can see it when be used in of the discussions of police of the government and education of consumer.

I Gentleman of hope Usher continuous this line to think and hands more ideas in the near future.

Grant Lawrence
4 / 5
This book is an easy to digest first so that they want to learn more in renewable energy. A house to reserve on transmission of climate like the business and economic defy which can be solved with business and economic tools. It paints the pragmatic but optimistic view of a revolution of energy. Different a lot of books of industry, this rids no read like him textbook but spends a reader to the long of throughout.
4 / 5
This book resupplies the still readable explanation thorough of an industry of renewable energy and some economic forces that transition of walk of energy. An author speaks a development of sources of traditional energy during human history (forest, coal, oil, gas) and like renewables (particularly solar and wind) there is anticipated partorisca be competitively priced with fuels of fossil.
5 / 5
Fantastic bed. It resupplies idea to an economy of renewable energy, and the walk was with one comprising that it is a forward of way partorisca a transition of energy. It is packed with real-world-wide examples, and draws to tone of historical context. A depth and practicality of an information resupplied do lacking motivation like this strong partorisca lawmakers, homeowners, car owners, engineers, voters, and frankly any in a planet partorisca do to the feasible solution.
4 / 5
Is the book adds with multiple well has has thought ideas: it analyses transformations of energy of a past (biological to coal to oil to gas) has the habit partorisca plan that more probably will spend with renewables in a upcoming decades.

Has the good investigation on storage and of the electrical vehicles and is report with development of renewable energy.

Is a book in business and phases, no the book of technology.

A book is a lot of writing in the simple tongue, easy to comprise for any with or without experience in a field.

Adds read partorisca any any one comprises more.
4 / 5
With the urgency augmented in subjects of transmission of the climate, this rids quickly can create a level of literacy of energy partorisca everything. It writes objectively and well-organised, a book resupplies concise historical context partorisca take a current state and comprise the advances defies/occasions. In spite of a pre-COVID date partorisca write, does not have any impact to the his relevancy. Zones of home is wind , solar and EV is. Like a novice of energy, drenches in. Partorisca A professional, a comprehensible description will surprise in his history of transitions of energy and ideas of the offer in some rests hurdles partorisca fund, parity and convergence.
4 / 5
This book is a lot of-writing and clearly explains a pros and gilipollas of renewables. The concepts are defined in a text and there is the glossary partorisca easy reference . A book has the house in an economy of renewables like me compared to fuels of fossil, but concealed is not amazing data he querella of an author that the costs finally will determine a step of transition. A precaution is that a book predates a COVID-19 pandemic, as some of some forecasts can be too optimistic. Highly it recommends this book.
4 / 5
Overview very Deep of an industry and historical context without being technical. Awsome Book, well partorisca some all levels of understanting of an industry. Easy to read and well writes
5 / 5
This prime minister was súper involving and concise. Usher Distills years of knowledge/of academic industry to one the majority of interesting and pressing points, and presents him in a way to involve. Beware That that can try calm to the transmission of career - the literally catalyzed my movement partorisca fund of project of renewable energy.
5 / 5
A lot adds read. Amur That spends calm by means of some turns of evolution and different paradigm of energy, particularly generation of electricity and renewables. Highly recommend for any the one who for real wants to have a developer of recognition of renewable energy
4 / 5
are in no way an expert of sector of the energy, but this book resupplies the very good overview of as the sector of renewable energy has evolved on some years and where is today. An author, Bruce Usher, written in the very clear and concise fashion and some difficult concepts relatively easy to comprise. An author remains neutral in his seen but offered some interesting idea to the equal that to a potential future of an energy (and transport) sector.
5 / 5
A book equally of entity for these scouting a renewable sector so as those already involved in him. Bruce directs to underline economic tone fundamentals this remains some same in the fast emotional industry like east. My favourite part is that that describes a history and potential of storage of energy and electrical vehicles and the one who a combination of renewables and the storage means for a future... The transmission of real game.
4 / 5
The introduction adds to a space of renewable energy. It is gone in partorisca know at all more than a half character, and Usher done the work adds that it resupplies foundational knowledge in an easily-digestible way. If you are new to a space, ossia a perfect place partorisca begin .
4 / 5
Has bought this book partorisca my first class of Energy in university and was for far a material has better read partorisca a class. It is partorisca update and door out of some defects in same some better solutions more than saying a reader that a solution will be one saves-everything. This present pound of the complex technologies and of the economic situations in an easily digestible way that will spark a creativity of readers and imagination.
4 / 5
Desglosa Excellent of subjects of entities and complexes and some interesting read!
4 / 5
Partorisca Any one looking partorisca comprise an impact the renewable energy has had, and will continue to have in our world, ossia a book partorisca take . He the wonderful work that dips out of a groundwork partorisca an industry of renewable energy, specifically solar and wind. There is also a lot of utmost examples that helps a better reader comprehend an information. Highly recommend this book.
4 / 5
A content is concise, has explained clearly partorisca the general audience, and house in actionable can not take the society partorisca struggle transmission of climate. If it wants to comprise like this it funds and need of police partorisca answer to a challenge of our time in of the terms or of the investments in renewable energy, beginning here!
5 / 5
Is now of partorisca take actions and augment an use of sources of renewable energy partorisca avert emissions of carbon. This book is easy to read, has examples of sum of real life and will help partorisca comprise the one who alternative of the energy can begin use asap.
4 / 5
This book is comprehensible moment when being extremely digestible. It resupplies information ossia critic partorisca all of us partorisca comprise so much write a reality of transmission of climate, and does like this in an easy-to-the way has read. To good sure would recommend!
4 / 5
There is wanted to this drives sincere to a landscape of current renewable energy. It is the quite quickly read and very accessible for any the one who is not familiarised with concepts or terminology around funds of climate. Highly recommend!
4 / 5
Highly recommend this book for a newbie the renewable energy. A detail was easy to follow and writing in the way that has done this the quickly read.
4 / 5
Rids very useful to comprise a history of some phases of energy and an importance of a transition to some sources of renewable energy. A book is writing very good and add it read for any one.
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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 15 ratings
4 / 5
Ken Dips was a product of the very religious fund in the small Midwestern city. During work in his PhD in economy, the enamoured result of a world of stock. He parlayed InterNorth, the company of small energy the Enron. You are the rich man , in that he $ 4 millions in stocks lovely increases of a fusion of Gas of Houston the InterNorth, later renamed Enron. It was also a big plus has paid CEO United States. The forces of a company were also his weakness: a constant risk-taking; one uploads big debt the ward of potential absorptions; 'ardent embrace of deregulation;' constant reorganisation; and adoption of instant of some new business ideas hotter. Early they have struggled partorisca cash.
In a moment, Dips had created the new culture in Enron. It was his faith that all one has has had to that it was partorisca assume a better and a brilliant plus, resupply the half free, and the things would cure they. He the question there was also that says any to any one. It assumes a fellow old to be a 'bad type,' except the apparent prompt result to all that has won money partorisca a company could take anything there is wanted.
Watkins Has been hailed in 2001, that follows a collapse of Enron, like the hero for his 'those whistles unexpectedly.' If his actions in fact constitute quell'appeal is opened to question. Certainly you are a insider, and his account develops extracted adds more than a financial shenanigans in detail more adds that a leading book has revised, Anatomy of Avidity. It interact Constantly with Dipping, Skilling and Fastow, and yes take really nervous in that street, perhaps that the whistles of swipes was so only the way to protect his behind.
That has begun was like the new paradigm, the different way to rid energy, early is resulted the chance of a invidente that directs a invidente, or the corporate version of Transmission and more Transmission, as jointed and Enron the employees have begun to create numerous new ways to hide losses, has included to do the shows of look of the losses. It is the enormous, house never augmenting of papers.
Watkins Is an accountant and has had of course the strong sense of some financial deceptions a company had shipped to, but a impending the doom warns of in his now-famous memo to Dip would have to that it has been obvious to all the world. Enron Boss typical of researching said presciently, "Each was taken some clowns deserves."
If they any never the film of this book, has to be the comedy . It is surprising the one who stupid a lot of some 'better and more brilliant' the graduates of the Americans of business schools were, as his bellied until a trough of corporate avidity. Sherron Has done a tentativa to fulfil with Ken Dips, but in the first place has to that convince his personal secretary to fix the meeting. A secretary has informed Watkins concealed 'Ken gravitates to good informative. . . .' He no bode well for a meeting. Another insider has said to do a presentation like simple like possible and delete any slang of accounting. It obliges and reworked his presentation so that his daughter of two years could comprise it. A meeting was the flop, and was to clear his this Dips could not comprise - or perhaps has not wanted to comprise - the thing speaks roughly.
Ironically, The exploits of Osama bin Laden grieve dented an economy of EUA. It dips it is machinations and a free fall accionaría subsequent has resupplied the vicious slambang.
5 / 5
The power has failed interested and well quite written, that considers a complexity of some subjects that directed until and surrounding Enron final disaster.
Is not that it surprises that I I Mimi has found Swartz account to be esoteric in spite of protagonist-and-regulated-coautor CPA Sherron Watkins is nods the Swartz capacity to clear chance. Ossia Reason when turn of subjects to subjects of numbers my eyes tend to glaze on with those my edges (also the CPA) attributes to soyath anxiety.'
This in spite of, is apparent that not even some experts were quite astute to call Enron in that included clearly can deduce of this book was years of fudging subject.
Enrons The structure was the tangled web of establishments cobbled together in ad hoc way. It looks a lot the few people have been given a whole history in all the chance. It has done like this other readers, I also asked reason Watkins has expected like this long to blow a whistle, but in this half where can was the sad substitute for common sense, perhaps also could have expected, especially when it does not look that any alternating appeal has loomed was I to leave. And it is difficult to touch a function of Cassandra in a half where the people are doing gobs of money.
According to this book, that load has had the hubristic attitude that uncooperative people didn any 'take it ,' and each question could and would have to that be managed for Enron?S Department of public reports.
This test read, especially the backsides, like this condescending semiotics, like a upbeat studio of opinions of the employee taken while a subject has blocked.
Is depressing to ask if this cycle, in spite of herculean barn-cleaning in a business community, will repeat , but some casualidades is . After a stab-and-tactical to burn that follows a prompt @@@1980s recession, one would think that that the subject would have been humbled or at least more careful.
Apparently no. In one was of gratification of instant, the old lessons are forgotten quickly.
4 / 5
Ossia A third Enron the book has read and, in my opinion, this one is clearly upper to some books for Bryce and Cruver. Power fails has has had things in disposal for him that another two no - a insider the one who had been in Enron partorisca quite the moment and the one who was at least quite big on a ladder to have some contact with the little of some players keys and the professional author to do a writing. Also, a insider here is the person of connoisseur quite business to maintain this book to do roughly signals bobos found in some other books. A result is the quite good book that it is quite very written.
That his like this faint yours praise? I suppose that it have to that reason ossia quite a chair of way roughly The fault to Be able to. Has not founding defects of entities, but neither has found I savoring a same book although I am interested obviously in a subject. I can say that I have read another work for Mimi Swartz in Knitting Monthly magazine and has had generally the alike reaction - can take the @@subject add and produce a GOOD, but no exceptional history. In this book, perhaps so only has not shared has declared the admiration adds for Lady Watkins. Material something concealed has taken value, but always laws in his own better interests (and inside an organisation) and no, in mine dress, deserves to be grouped with a whistleblowers of one FBI and Worldcom how has been. Also it thinks Lady Swartz has lost a mark in his description of a Boxer/Skilling transmission in some listened of Senate and his consequences. I have looked those and there is not founding the commentaries of the boxer almost like this powerful likes Lady Swartz recounted his (perhaps Tops Swartz likes liberal Democrats, particularly is female?) And I have thought a commentary in Skilling red or teary the eyes well could have been due to a transmission in Baxter suicide and no in a whupping take of Watkins and Boxer.
In all the chance, enough says - is interested in a Enron history, these costs to reserve to read. A same time, there is still room for the really good book in a subject.
5 / 5
Imagines a life of Sherron Watkins: the posh does with one of one the majority of companies of successful energy in a world, everything of some amenities that come with wining-and-dining contacts of entities while negotiating lovely millions of the deals --- and the nagging suspicious that something inside a company is doing for him is not quite right. It has had thousands of Enron employees, everything with a same increasing mobility and in satisfactory salaries that Sherron Watkins has possessed. As it spouse Watkins averts they? You are a fact that was has had to that to risk the sacrificing everything to expose some corrupt practices that had done Enron like this profitable.
In the fault of FACULTY, a whole history of Enron is explored, of the his inception in 1985 his death in 2001. Writing for Mimi Swartz with assistance of whistle-blower Sherron Watkins, this book will take a reader in the travesía that comprises Enron the failures and the earliest successes, some súper-the conferences of management have touched, some politically wrong Enron ad of walk and researches it of a Room of Listened of Senate and subsequent test.
But The fault to BE ABLE To is much more that so only one exposes in the corrupt company. Also it resupplies the view to scare on the one who a big-the business atmosphere is resulted. A history of Enron shows the one who delicate a balance of politics, the money and the business practices is, and the one who thin a line among legal and illegal can be.
Swartz And Watkins effectively say a history of Enron without the clue of aprovechamiento tabloid. And with all some aprovechamientos that arrived inside Enron, ossia at all short of the miracle. I damage an attentive perspective, sincere on everything of some chances that has taken place in a history of a company and portray some characters of Enron without sprains. It conceal it is not to say that there is no the negative statements have done in people during a book --- just that is given in the diplomatic way. A book is written in an informative still entertaining way, complete with entertaining sidebars and humorous episodes to maintain the attention of a reader. And they have comprised abundance of pictures to signal out of just those who a evildoers is. Ossia Have to that read for business people, tax evaders, any the one who plans to deceive a system, or an average Joe any one knows that really spent in Enron.
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5 / 5
Ossia a history of the company focused for loan, people a lot ready. There is not any guarantee that the ready people are sincere. A better part of a book is that it comes from/comes from any the one who was the part of this ready crew, no like this ready to achieve a cup, but was quite ready to be in some right places to know a whole history. Sherron Watkins A lot so only knows a good history but also relates in a same step and emotion of the company of fast clue. Had Enron has published this book, has won money trading in a manuscript before it have achieved a press. It have reserved the few dollars of millions in available profit of the future editions that use a "mark to stage" street. Some ready executives those who had thought of this brilliant idea would have walked was with to fat prize included first of one first copies of a book had left a press to print. This was Enron.
Like Headed like the successful company that gas transported, arrivals to trade in all can dip his delivery on. His innovations of accountings are at all courts of manipulations of elephantine proportions, has spent was with blessings of a control now defunct company. The person annoyed while the money flowed in, to some right pockets. " You can a lot of fool all some people all a time", but these ends of history when almost all some people those who has invested in Enron arrived like this fools. Ossia A history of the company that once boasted to result "the company more orders of Some World-wide". Well, this is not the history.
4 / 5
Unless you are the counter of corporate grain and have the foundation in firm of a Enron disaster, suggest you the sleeps of the pipe of Robert has read Bryce: Avidity, Ego, and a Death of Enron first to read 'Whistle-blower' Sherron Watkins' history, here with a help to Knit Mimi Monthly Swartz. Power fails is directed more in Enron people and personalities that A Big Picture. If you are clueless roughly soyarca the Accounting of Phase, turn to Pipe Sleeps and does not collect your now worthless Enron-the pension backed.
Some photos are more plentiful here and some personalities come alive in his wicked glory. There is no footnotes, and little quote attributions - which can head to subjects of credibilities. That was his motivation , That knows and when know it? Reason attended like this late? There is a quota -and is attributed included- quote, which, unfortunately, Azon is 'editors' will not leave me quote here in his entirety. It goes something has taken: G of Peter of the Senator. Fitzerald To Kenny-Chico (Pres. G.W. It is name of pet for him) Dips: you are perhaps a more fulfilled confidence man of then Chat Ponzi. You say that it was the carnival barker, but concealed would not be so only to carnival barkers.
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4 / 5
am struggling with a question of him Crown Watkins can be trusted in some things said and does. Commentary (and some could contend was complicit in) and has comprised a wrongdoing, remained silent roughly the while it looks for the new work, then, as still wall @@@crumble -- and still little list to defy management -- she penned an anonymous memo, so only that stands up when it was absolutely sure to do like this. It looks more self-that servants that heroic.
Are generally very cynical, but attack me that each Cups of movement Watkins publicly the fact has been calculated for personal profit. A testimony, some tongues, a book, some television interviews ... It is this all has feigned the chronic some laws of some corporate criminals detests, or is this which she thickets of some stains of his own part in the spent? It maintains to import this Lady Watkins was an agent, no the employee of low level; I suspect it you can have done more, and sooner, first of a harm is result irreparable.
While this book is written declaratively (and well -- kudos the Lady Swartz in his journalism and work of word), rest with one that feels that it Tops Watkins is that it washes white she and, sadly, has found new ways to profit of his association (perhaps implication?) With one of some more utmost scandals in a history of free company. Some lives of the a lot of employees and the retail shareholders have been destroyed. I ask like this celery in some Cups of money Watkins is doing to sell this history.
Do a lot of indictment against Lady Watkins, so only am reflecting in that I there is remarked to look his promotional activites of this history has broken. I am not never be a Enron shareholder or employee, has not been Lady Watkins and can be the way was base in my commentaries here. I expect that they are, but my instincts and the business experience say me are not .
[Note: this is not a estaca anonymous.]
5 / 5
One a lot obliging read. One of these books that wishes it to you had expected the pair of years likes some authors could comment on anything will spend to Andy Fastow, Jeff Skilling, Ken Dips, and to the. I have lived in Houston during a Enron heyday and know a lot of people those who has lost all have had in a collapse. I found unable to detach of an arrogance of an upper management, sometimes comprising Lady Watkins, the one who was part of a long first question to decide to help with a solution. It was to interest to see like him all results.
4 / 5
Abril 23, 2003
Iï½m has finalised so only ï½Can Failureï½ a history of interior of Enronï½s has failed. A book is for Mimi Swartz and Sherron Watkins of Enron afamada. It is the very very written and entertaining: it was pleasantly he surprised it. Sherron Was splits it key in an increase and falls later of ï½Enronï½.
Sherron Has run in fact some of a ï½Was-Balance-Sheetï½ paralizaciones Andy Fastnow. A book spent on plots pertinent history of ï½Corporate Americaï½sï½ use of ï½Was-Balance-Sheetï½ material and other policemen of recognition of the shows and pleasure some companies of accountings aided and abetted. A book has the data augments to a question of entity, how has been able to spend: itï½s evident that has more fraud to be discovered.
Itï½S My opinion that this book will be comprised in another now famous period to the pieces like: ï½Where is some Clients' Yachts?ï½ For Fred Schwed, ï½One Adds Crashï½ for John Kenneth Galbraith and
ï½Reminiscences of the Stock Operatorï½ for Edwin Lefevre
The spent in Enron agree me of the ï½Tom Clancy ï½book, a lot of movement and bad people.
4 / 5
FAILURE to BE ABLE To is quite an eye-opener in that I harm the subject corrupt can do. He tought that it no longer can trust the subject big likes him has used to. A pilfering of billions the dollars is further inexcusable. These people have flown funds that the majority of knots 'common folk' would consider to be the entrance of winning lottery. And his he consistently.
Sherron Alexander would owe that be resisted in a main estimate for a unrelenting the laws done to leave the people know those pasts in 'A World-wide' Main Company'. Bravo Sharron, thank the thousands million!
This book is the must -read for any involved in subject corporate.
4 / 5
Disappointing. Although Watkins has taken the plot of game like the "whistleblower," you can develop the different opinion has read his real memo. At all new, which is disappointing data his immunity of treatment, and too much long in coming. Technically proficient writer of ghost.
5 / 5
Mimi Swartz Writes the wonderful history. An idea to some personalities of Jeffrey Skilling and Andy Fastow. Where Loses is when you try to think that Sherron Watkins is heroic. Baloney! Crown Watkins was like this greedy, like this bad, like this self-do fault like this embezzled they. So only it write a memo Ken Dips partorisca protect his work, no of point of view of the corporate saviour. It was concerned so only as to where goes partorisca take his obscene prize. His salary was excessive to a point of disgust. Still it has an arrogance of Arthur Andersen countable. Master the quell'has been his boss as well as Andy Fastow boss. His both would have been in a first street of sundown. Thank you, Mimi, partorisca the writing of good book. Shame on you Sherron partorisca yours avidity and lack of ethics.
5 / 5
Has chosen on this book and read the in the weekend. If one wants to learn on some very big egos for behind a failure of Enron and like a fraud of corporate culture directs finally of accounting this book has all some details. Of the idea to the each function of people in a collapse of a giant of energy. It was able to follow a fraud of accounting without difficulty, but was interested even more in some people that has done some decisions.
Readers also empathize with some employees of Enron this has followed his leader the personal financial ruin - while some leaders have taken rich to sell stock. It results the sad realisation that ego and the avidity included can ruin the company that is to be build on touch business decisions.
5 / 5
This reserves looks in some personalities and of the people behind some chances in place of some business details. Some the business details are old informative and Swartz has done the terrific work partorisca spend out of a human dimension to a company and some people have involved.
A fashion to writes faeces interested in some people and his behaviour, any one some details of some deals.
Forced to the the little self the examination around that would have done yes employed in Enron.
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4 / 5
An interesting and involving read in an increase, death and fall of Enron. A book draws a reader to this history of of corporate avidity, corruption and deception.

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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 45 ratings
5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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A look in as the capitalist economic system reinforces it and a need for true democracy for the fight.
Has said of another way,, to restore a balance in character requires the balance in of the political systems want to survive .
5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
Creates urgent awareness of some environmental worries that now more than when Klein has written a book is resulting more urgent!
4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
Formed: Paperback This was the textbook partorisca the University course has taken. Any I in fact buys a book partorisca my run but I have found a course so that it interests that are to exit and has bought a book after a course had finalised!

A book is the fascinating read in the one of truth fascinating subject. There is so much misinformation there and his excellent to see the book that careers by means of him all and taking to a point! Well it validates he!
4 / 5
Formed: Hardcover has to that have the plot in some means comunicacionales on some have spent few years in global heating, emissions of carbon, green energy and how is related. Unfortunately the plot that the be be write has been exagerated, or has presented so only a side of a history with a intent partorisca promote the character of favourite idea of a writer or theory. This book has said a science for behind a differnet forms of production of the energy and that will do and the one who any, that is practical and that is not .
5 / 5
Formed: Hardcover This book is an absolute must partorisca any concerned partorisca a future of our civilisations or planet. If you are the hardcore greenie or the jaded capitalist without consideration partorisca a planet, this book will clear the plot of a FUD out of both camps.
4 / 5
Formed: Paperback Need to know material.
4 / 5
Formed: Paperback One adds read.
5 / 5
Formed: Hardcover in this second work headed to 'future presidents' (but meanings partorisca any reader interested), an author, the physicist, explains some practical facts in a science of energy and technology has associated. It covers so only roughly everything potentially-useful (and much less potentially-useful) sources of energy imaginable. These comprise: coal, oil, natural gas, synfuel, nuclear fission, solar, wind, same geothermal fusion , nuclear, tides, etc. Speaks a potential, an economy, some environmental effects, some advantages and some disadvantages of the each one as well as any one has related subjects of interest. The transmission of climate is directed also at length together with a diverse has has tried improvements to an environmental friendliness of an automobile.

In spite of everything of some facts and technical information that is presented, a book is written in the prose that is clear, animate, friendly, authoritative and quite captivating. I have found that an author has presented an information in the a lot of unbiased and objective way. Endnotes Resupplies additional details and of the simple calculations to complete a main text. This excellent book would owe that be to interest in any reader the one who is curious on some diverse subjects that surrounds our investigation for energy that is plentiful, available, economic and like this environmentally friendly like possible - if this reader aspires to be the future president or no.

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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 47 ratings
4 / 5
This book illustrates that all the world knows.

Big, publicly-traded the companies cook some reservation to geese his prize of action - simple and simple. A CEO is and another C-level execs evasion with him because they know probably will not go the prison partorisca fleecing investors and these same execs collect reward enormous partorisca create 'fake imposiciones.

One first word of the title of a book - 'DELUSION' says it everything. Well read.
4 / 5
The history adds of as the public prosecutor/of salesman can lose view that he his or his company adds partorisca begin
4 / 5
is the book written for any without first hand-held knowledge of some people/of company or happenings during this time. Pulled near of clippings. It dulls.
5 / 5
Produced (book) was well, but the delivery sucked. It has taken way of way the
long.
4 / 5
Tragic bed. Page turner that could not dip down because of my personal history with this once storied company. My father was one of some workers of with the blue the one who has done in a distribution of appliance like the technician partorisca 30+ years. In business pupil all read in a GE the way and Jack adds Welch. Little we know it was all the ardid. I have done there partorisca the little more than the year after a Bufé the bail was and has seen all describes in a book. Sad.
5 / 5
In the first place has left dipped me in context my interest in this book. They are the GE has employed, no for election, but by means of casualidad likes the company has done takes has been done taken on 9 years ( was the bit there is disappointed that an absorption has not been mentioned in a book, although it guesses $ 3 billions of the dollars is small passage in this history). As such I has lived inner some of a history have the place was here and partorisca me is fascinating partorisca see that it is gone in behind some scenes in level of joint, of the majority of that has been underlying like simple employees. Fascinating And slightly horrifying that the company with such the reputation like Ge could be like this dysfunctional.

A book also echoes the plot that has learnt in GE. A 1st what precise knows is that there are two world-wide views of GE. In Amsterdam, GE the state is almost mythological. These roots of a 60s and 70s when GE looked partorisca run American life of jet, turbines of power the refrigerators and toasters. It has not had the part of life of EUA that GE has not touched. Any so only the concealed but looked a lot well win money. Under his CEO Jack Welch, the growth looked limitless and some actions were a darling of the plans of pension partorisca offer the sure port and guaranteed dividends. In a rest of a world-wide this in spite of, GE does not have a same state. Yes it has the big presence in some other parts, but was little known out of some niches.

Some starts of book were with GE history. If works in GE is said is a boy of Thomas Edison, a master inventor (in fact recognition GE investigation in Niskyuna, will find Edison the office preserved in an entrance). This in spite of as the plot of a Edison history, this is not really true. Like some insiemi of book was, GE was the creation of has failed Edison the subjects have joined neighbours for a banker , and Edison has little had to in fact do with a company. Like this more than the industrial company based in some ideals of industrial innovation, was the company dips up for the house of finance partorisca industrial domination. These characteristic forms the big part a rest of a history.

Some starts of history with a legendary president Jack Welch the one who dip was that it transforms a company and result the byword partorisca Exc manager. This in spite of underlying under a successful history is another of practices of shady accountings, the labyrinths of financial and opaque deals structure to the equal that has had the habit partorisca maintain a myth of almost of infinite growth.

Like a like this industrial side was supported by an increase of behemoth GE main that has touched a phase of financial instrument partorisca ensure the supply in firm of cash. Do like his widths of long tentacles partorisca touch new lines crediticias with small apparent recognition of risk. It feels in hindsight that Jack Welch the main talent was in timing and when being able to locate a wave of fast that grows economy while any that has to that be resisted the account partorisca some years of consequences to a future. It was also the little there is disappointed that there was little analysis of one of Jack Welch the worse legacy is, the system has called stack classifies that has estimated all the world-wide and a plus down 10 has been forced partorisca leave. This system that at the same time was lauded, has been aimed partorisca be in a term along destructive to the equal that creates the atmosphere of rear stabbing and distrust in the business and was amply sited likes one of some reason the Microsoft has lost there way in him one 90 east. While no longer actuated, his shadow still dips a culture in GE today and well can be been partly partorisca blame for a Ge the main risk that takes culture.

In 2001, Jeff Immelt there is taken on like this CEO. Gentleman Immelt is the a lot charismatic character, this in spite of his fund was sales more than the engineering and he have struggled with running the company that was both big and schizophrenic in character. A main side that resupplies enormous dividends, but with big risks while an industrial side that is less profitable, but more stable. This is coming to before almost instantly there is taken on with some consequences of some 9/11 attacks and some financial fallout that bad that a main phase shrank at night. In some way Immelt could be considered miserable, this in spite of some consequences of the charismatic CEO meant that a no longer done joint and has failed the queen in the CEO with the experience has limited. This is to be aim in two episodes.

In the first place was one of Immelt main initiative, an industrial internet.

An idea of an industrial internet was an idea to connect die of industrial sources partorisca generate new industries around this data. In a lot of ways an idea is the cost a, unfortunately an implementation has estimated under a cost and of the difficulties. As any those who has been involved, can testify to this. More than taking the evolutionary approximation, GE his money has pumped that dips on GE software in California partorisca advance it of walk. It has had two questions with east. In the first place a GE the department of software has tried to do all partorisca write an industrial integer stack partorisca create an infrastructure of whole data partorisca store a data. In spite of GE measured has not been the company of software and so only has not had some resources partorisca direct this. Instead it has to that of has has created society the piggy behind has been to the to any one LIKES him IBM. The amazon Etc. Secondly has had the big ethos clash among a cost of the these traditional industries and some gurus of west cost of new technology. One was traditionally conservative (after all calms can not have the engine of jet fails in an air), while another was more so only the try and see. A lack of direction and comprising bad of some two philosophies have meant that the money was pored in with concrete aim, another that the slogan of imprecise sales.

A second was a compraventa of Alstom, the provider has possessed big French of the power that generates crew. Jeff Immelt dipped his reputation on purchasing this, this in spite of the virtually all the majority of world looked the compraventa odd . First of resultant part of GE, had been run of Alstom and could testify that it was the company with big questions to a large extent propped up for a French government. A more some negotiations have been in and some main concessions GE has has had to that do, a less sense has done. In fact a French government really was manoeuvred GE partorisca take GE partorisca take the industry has nationalised turbulent of his hands and in a timer although you have guaranteeed losses very labour partorisca the period along, something quell'included now rankles in GE to external France. A fact that a joint has failed the queen Jeff Immelt in and Immelt could not see some distinguished subjects to the company no longer in full control or governance.

Jeff Imelt the reigned has arrived to his final in 2017, and a CEO the place was breifly resisted for John Flannery. This in spite of some excesses of a two forward CEO this and a lack of adaption to a phase partorisca change there is quite be to do well an impossible work. Also some of some risks taken by the capitals has gone back partorisca pursue GE with the enormous debt partorisca fund policemen of insurances of the health taken out of more collected. Also it had had enormous investment in both gas turbines and undertook of production of the oil. This in spite of an increase in renewables there was prendido any growth in a forward, and an accident in a prize of the oil there is severely state dented a last. It Flannery Has done this in spite of era the a lot of overdue shaken on a joint and take some to some excesses likes him some 2 of plans Immelt had used partorisca travel in.

My own history in GE, echoes this a lot of. In the a lot of ways was there in a start. It had visited our CEO likes part of the program partorisca leave engineers partorisca fulfil our then CEO. Has has had to that regularly exit a room partorisca take calls of telephone, and has asked our group if our company would owe that remain independent. Obviously it could I have taken partorisca give details, but in hindsight was wooed for GE. And our company had been the success . We had grown to the million of the thousands undertook of dollar in 5 years, partorisca be agile, responsive and innovative. This in spite of that he prendemos that grows was a lack of capital to take on the main projects. When be run of GE appearance partorisca promise that accesses.

A number of the things of the entity changed when I have been partorisca take on this in spite of. In the first place our CEO always had travelled in his own. One first meeting of our new boss, was when we were bussed to stadium of the football and he are has arrived flanked for roughly 20 flunkeys. One instruments of the senior management has been sent to the hotel in Dubai, where the video has been done of the tongue that looked more as the evangelical rally that the conference. Our CEO has there was setup fixes it where directly could ask the question. While it has abused sometimes it has resupplied it the canal comunicacional partorisca create subjects and surgeries. This quickly prendido and clear result that the information would flow so only of upper thorough. Our head office had been the alone paving of the office shared in the industrial suburb of Parigi. It concealed apparently the has not fulfilled an image of GE, and has been moved to the expensive old edifice to centrical Bets. Or I so that I am said reason the person out of an upper crew is remained partorisca visit.

More importantly a structure of the management changed of the pyramid to the matrix. This has meant there was no longer decision very directed that does authorship anymore. A management has decided that we already have does not love a bit systems, but produced of mark. The systems are more difficult that direct, but the products require the different integers mindset. I have been partorisca say that we were partorisca transform GE, but we quickly found that other parts of GE has maintained neither in period of arms because we threaten his works, or have seen likes some the easy sales win like this splits of a GE to GE program.

Had been bought reason were that GE has not been, agile Innovative and not risking downpour. After spending 3 thousands million partorisca take on, his then dipped roughly trying hacerprpers more like GE. A same time, the costs were piled on . GE The companies are careers more like this of the franchises with each one that paid partorisca headquarter services. As each excess of a joint and each corporate jet has been paid partorisca for some subjects in the inferior line have reduced. Another thing is that our CEO was an ex-engineer. They have known a product as well as a subject. In GE, looks partorisca locate to a precise cup are sales of finance. The engineers have the ceiling of managerial glass.

Like this behind to a book. Generally it gives the fascinating contrives to one of some worlds undertaken main and some idea on to the equal that has lost his way. I gave certainly ideas in many of some things that affected directly like an employee.

This in spite of seat that some authors have lost the trick.

A GE the history is in fact an American history. Like Companies that has done the things have taken seduced was to a world of financial instruments. Where In the winning money are deceived partorisca do wealth. A truth is a GE the myth was the a lot of based in sleight partorisca rid that industrial excellent. It was so only federal laws likes Franco Dodds law that undressed was a lot a obfuscation and has sinister investors partorisca take the true view that went in it. These laws this in spite of sound attack basses for a right wing of-control group of pressure the one who feels that the executives would not owe that have forget of companies. He of state the last useful chapter partorisca some authors partorisca look in a been present of bond and American capitalism to one that would have to that change to fulfil some challenges of the quickly changing world.

A GE the history is an American history . Like The famous company partorisca do everything of the toasters to the engines of aircraft have forgotten his roots and is resulted an emperor with new cloths. It is the lesson in some dangers of a deification of CEO is, reports callejeras of lack and cosy wall of business transparency. It is the lesson on like the companies lose partorisca touch with his employees and like the big to fail is not in fact the thing. In an end is the lesson like the industry of Amsterdam has lost his way
4 / 5
was very interested partorisca see this book to the equal that have looked of far to see a collapse of GE. Two writers that dips near an account has touched ideal. Looking of the mine vantage point, a GE the Main history always looked bit it too good to be true but that it was? Some insiemi of book on a Immelt years with the most balanced view of a Welch the years that underlines his obvious skills but also that underlines likes given some seeds partorisca an eventual collapse. One feels more compassion partorisca Immelt the one who finds like this more the tragic character that anything more. Some 9/11 attacks that goes in to to his second day likes CEO of the chance on the dot. Any when being pas able to see a forest partorisca some trees is an obvious but desert like this easy to see like this develops among the like this directed company on ridding imposiciones quarterly. Notably strong tongue in an epilogue in a to the fault of one boards the one who oversaw the all without really that challenge that is gone in. Full stop, in 340 pages, a book is thorough but calculates it could have been 240 pages he so that has the just terracing of repetition. I admit that it is the company complicated with abundance of subjects and moving parts I so that it can comprise concealed to the point. My only flu in a otherwise that the interests have read.
5 / 5
Has think that a book was the fascinating read and partorisca the business book an easy bed. Perfecto partorisca the present navideño partorisca any the one who enjoys business books. His says an interesting history and of the calm leaves with the plot partorisca think roughly. Still after reading it. His still hard to say where the all has been he bad takes GE. Thats Any partorisca say after a bed is not left with your own opinion of where has been bad. You are. So it likes that it speaks in of the books have read, this one leaves calm with a lot of subjects partorisca explore.
5 / 5
Some authors have achived his primary aim, the summarize a history of of the this adds Amrican undertaken, his increase to proeminence under a leadership of Jack Welsch, and his decrease in some last 20 years, to his current state, the pale shadow : too much financial risk, too much leverage, too much diversification, also opportunitic in his management, etc. Among others sinned of conglomerization.
BUT a book is also a bit in disappointing : any one a lot besides surround it well of old pages of a Wall Street Journal, but no new idea , original to some difficulties of good management.
4 / 5
Interesting partorisca past or present GE employee partorisca take an idea to a recent history and the decision that does in a cup of a company.
Any a lot of clearly has articulated lessons like this has to that coming to your own conclusions.
4 / 5
Electrical general or GE was a Corporate that it was a forefront of modern a Curve of Bell the Sig Sigma the epitomised action and constant growth with profits in firm, and with him an unbeatable PR diagrams pitchforking his CEO, Jack Welch likes man partorisca marvel the one who scripted this envidiable action. This book is the memory that something is too good to be true, further of the chance is must and the just smoke that reads to fully comprise,like Corporates with longitude cherished histories in old world-wide brick and Subjects of mortar' is captured in the self way of deception of a CEO image, and because a persecution partorisca value of the shareholder and the quarterly results are likely to be tried for cleverly dressed on suppositions of accountings of imposiciones, bordering in of the frauds, with big powered M & As, and treats it that he , so only partorisca be eaten by some forces of time and unavoidable calculating ,when swipes of realities after the pair of years. Typically, it is a chance when it is the conglomerate meshed in of the multiple subjects with his complexities and measure that is taken for has admitted that “everything is well”, quotes his reputation and careful image timely memory that all this glitters is not never gold!! An I well rids researched and superbly writing...
5 / 5
Accompanies The GE of or anus 80 and any end two 90 read many imports the respect gives succession Jack Welch. One reading rid leaves partorisca accompany the gradual loss of home a lot of profit to the clients; gradually you leaders desconectam real world and spend live it in a species of redoma. Certainly it is not The only company that stray or home any client and that the faith has forced pay he a quite expensive price for such action.
4 / 5
An a lot of the book has built well , taking some main chances sequentially. Comprising some subjects and compatible impact of some decisions in a clearly spent company were. Some stairs of a aprovechamiento sistémico of some principles and controls for such the reputed and the company has recognised as a whole, faith of beggars. When Some supervises presionados - a leeway and manipulation ! Has has had to that take.
4 / 5
Will not leave a book averts the box takes to a last page
Invaluable ideas to the Company a lot the time has admired, this in spite of tip inside the beautiful edifice , the cupboard of skeletons exists
5 / 5
Sauber zusammen gestellte Übersicht über GE Niedergang. Sachlich Neutral wird dargestellt dass Immelt ein schweres Herbs vom Supermann Jack Welch hinterlassen bekommen aber letztendlich doch quotes Verantwortung für gives Niedergang trägt.
5 / 5
Kann ich jedem wirtschaftsinteressiertem Leser sehr empfehlen, liest sich wie ein Krimi dipped starkem Fokus auf Quotes Immelt Jahre. Upper!
4 / 5
Would have preferred more details roughly disvestments and in the GE is now
5 / 5
am spent 25 years with GE (17 like an employee of executive band), and fact in 6 different subjects inside a company. It has joined one of the programs of corporate leadership of a company directly of the 4 recognition of year with an Army - I pointed GE specifically to the equal that has left a soldato and is spent 6 month that annoys a company for an interview first there is agreed to to speak with me. When finally it has taken one offers so only could not think that blessed was. They are proud of the mine GE pursues, and am appreciated for some casualidades has has had to that do with people of big quality during my time there. It has not been an easy place to do the career, and a company there has been the plot of warts, but has found a culture to be mostly inspiring (lower Welch that Immelt) and some occasions for growth were incredible.

Reliving An untangling of the company has loved has not been easy, but still would recommend this book to any that asks that has spent. For me, it was the difficult, almost cathartic read. My forward GE mates, especially one some those who is spent a lot of years with GE, will recognise many of some people, chances and dynamic cultural an author describes. This book is very researched and very written.
5 / 5
I have purchased a book mainly because I do partorisca some digital operations of one of GE rival and many of our leadership are GE alumni.
Thinks a book really fails to aim that has been it bad in GE (ironically a title is a fall of GE). The authors are spent 2/3 of a book that speaks on GE the business unit was practically shrunked for mid @@@2010s and there have been a lot of deeper questions in GE that Main. The authors do not speak never Renewables that practically the has not turned never the profit, Transport that has not had a lot of sales partorisca years. In brief Converged in Digital that was the enormous disaster , mentions Power the little time although it was arguably the unit that has broken his behind. A whole book is in dissing Jeff Immelt, which in to good sure was an incompetent CEO the one who has contributed big time to GE misery. But partorisca the company with 8 9 business units where all but one or two was in an absolute state of disarray, some questions are far more deeply rooted that the bad CEO in corporate office the one who is not involved with business units' day the decisions of day.
A book there has been to plot of potential to take deep in reason the things have been wrong but like this far is all ' was Jeff Immelt' lack'.
4 / 5
An excellent book that detail a fall of GE of when Jack has left until Jeff has taken request partorisca leave. Weighed in a GE Main side, would have been a lot if more emphasis has been dipped on Aviation and Can partorisca take the full picture that has spent it really.
4 / 5
Like one 8 executive of year of the business bought for GE, has found this incredibly attentive.
5 / 5
If this is not an indictment of a criminality of both of then is resisted by a same character, at all approaches. The failure has not been in some hands of Welch, Immelt, or Flannery. A Joint has created the half toxic the one who silenced an organ; disbanded a heart; and it has sold one the chapel mantra like gospel.
5 / 5
Has left Gryta and Mann take you on the hundred and twenty travesía of year with emphasis in a last fifty of Electrical General (GE) corporate experiences. A modern GE is a “House that Jack has Built,” but Jeff Immelt some renewal that has spent one of a more add industrialists fallen of grace!

Looks of this a lot of the text written a lot of GE has begun “Enron practical” of accounting of the Type” in 2007 to maximizas imposiciones was hemorrhaging in his industrial side with a company of accounting KPMG the agreement was on that. A schism that developed with Jeff Immelt leadership among the financial services and some the industrial distribution has had the transmission of entity in a GE culture. Like GE rival historical, “Westinghouse,” dabbling in the financial services there is wounded a industrialist. Ossia When GE has begun his torsion that goes down that it was further exacerbated for a financial crisis of 2008

In a half of a book some authors quote GE the stock has been estimated a year 2000 $ 38, but for January of 2009 was $ 12. A walk has continued down to go down that $ 7 later that year. The, that resists the place, during this time has been terrified partorisca was coupled with GE that loses his AAA indication crediticia that adds to the east despondency. That a lot no @to give is GE has had the paintbrush with insolvency during this period! This book ameno out of an interior workings of GE an investor has known no during this time. Like the fifty shareholder of year has found this reservation a lot of enlightening to an interior workings of a company that says a to of history of the interior some communications of shareholder of a leadership these years.

A physical product of this hardcover is excellent. A creation of some leaves of book for the fast easy and comfortable bed. Coupled With comprehensibly has presented the material is a enjoyable has read. This history is the good illustration the corporate failure when some the individual “dual hats was” like CEO and President of a Joint. It is GE moving behind to his industrial roots? As “GE the people” hurt of shareholders for the renaissance of a company and the recent market trends tip a stock arrives more than 35 in some last 6 months.
4 / 5
Was an employee of GE Main start in 2012 until a dissolution of a distribution. A culture described for some authors was a lot near of that has seen. I think that like this it has been it has mentioned that the majority of employees no in some a lot of upper facts a lot hard for the company really believes in. As we said 'GE done of the things that change a world-wide'. And we could see that every day. It was the defiant and thrilling place to do. An experience to see the company that read big to be flexible and adapt to the a lot of changing the world has reinforced a need to be expert in that has done. As they have said in work, 'calm can not spell transmission without GE'. I have learnt some ideas on reasons the things am spent a way has done excepts would not trade my time and experience in GE for anything.

My only reservation with a book is some commentaries for some authors to the equal that to some actions where have taken that has thought was the upper tone that indicates that the people would owe that prpers have known better. A beauty to write the book is that has upper hindsight. I know that some people have done with in GE has been poured in doing the things do a better way could and achieving upper results in the defiant world. Cela Has amused every day.
5 / 5
A insightful book and entertainingly writing. In a late @@@1990s/ punctual @@@2000s a company the paralizaciones have experienced the mega-fusion, and particular attention like this pays to other fusions in of the different sectors, comprising Daimler/Chrysler (another car accident, as to speak) and GE/Honeywell. More memorable mine in a last listened to Jack Welch in television of United Kingdom cheerfully and a bit arrogantly saying his interviewer that ensuring the European approval was essentially he slams dunk (any one his words esatte). I have thought at the same time it concealed it was to sew more the transmission had listened the the USA the business leader has said. Apparently, has Gentleman Mario like this done Mountain, Commissioner of European Competition at the same time, and is coming like any surprise when a fusion has not been estada in consonance. Gentleman Welch entirely misjudged a regulatory atmosphere in a Ue or, preferred to ignore it, or was simply simple stupid. A business own aim classical, if he not having never one. If some casualidades of the approval was down previously his interview of television, was non-existent with which that. It was his consultores fearful to inform , or simply ignores a joint has taken? Of an image that surfaces of him in this splendid book, has bet in a forward, and some consequences were quite devastating partorisca GE and his multiple stakeholders.
4 / 5
There is not reading a lot of books of this field until more recently, and the books like this are reasons has begun to devour them. While the period of chapter can be the little crazy, especially to an end where look very short- a book follows the clear street on in a last 30 or like this years of GE. It is directed more strongly in a Immeult Was, but Welch and Flannery is also characters keys.

He the work adds to aim like the questions are often fine-faceted and any whenever expect. Like this, it looks to be the interior of good view those that the companies probably operate, where a prize of the action and the aims of short term dominate fiscal discussions. Ossia The chance of good example for because discussions and of the sincere questions are your for the business to treat some better, and to avert @@subject that some have involved can see.

This feels very researched, and does the good work of not signalling lacking, but instead dipping was a lot of pieces that has been it bad. Highly it recommends, how it is the good book to revise a history of GE, to take it peek to prize of dread of obsessed corporate action, and a turn of American companies especially out of fields of the low profit once results competitive.
5 / 5
Studio of excellent chance of management that saw them stray that had done a company adds and instead directed in maximizing value of shareholder and prizes of management to a detriment of term along and dead next of GE. MSV, Which is resulted a national religion of corporate Amsterdam, is turning this country to the lunar-feudal dystopia. The lights was to explain some interiors workings of an organisation to aim like this is spending.
5 / 5
This book is the quite undisguised, sincere condemnation of Jack Welch and Jeff Immelt, and his enormous ego, concealed in an end cratered the company once orders. Apparently all this imported to Welch and Immelt was resulted quarterly, maintaining a stock prize on, preserving a stock dividend and, deep down, preserving his place in a panteón of Americans of business giants. Like the result, his thickness the bad deals have pursued in of the industries have known at all roughly, eg Immelt adventure to oil and gas, and overpaid for them - Immelt especially, according to some authors, is gone in frequently too big with the first offer; manipulated GE accounting (and GE countable) to do sure some numbers are exited well; left GE Main to result one 7th main bank in some the EUA and then often misused his goodnesses to maintain a rest of the numbers of a company up; extended a truth (like minimum) in a lot of calls of analyst; and it has run roughshod in the compliant jointed of the one who members (with an exception has identified, then Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam) was happy to go probably die, as you remark of book, the value of container of the risarcimento until $ 300K annually more the $ 1mm kicker when that goes of a joint to be headed to the charity of the departing the election of member of joint. To his credit, Welch and Immelt has been poured in GE and his history; to touch discredit, has believed apparently that they could maintain GE historical place to run a company seemingly mainly to go with his respective “gut(s)” and brooking any dissents to trust on, among other things, his outsized personality to daunt his subordinates neither directly or indirectly. It is the sad history , and one that there is finally hurts real to million people - employed those who has resisted GE stocks; GE pensioners, individual shareholders, the institutional investors etc. Aim in a book, some do any the point to say GE down Welch and Immelt has not been Enron. But like a bed on, results increasingly difficult to see a difference. (And, for this @@subject and a lot of loosely, a difference among GE and Bernie Madoff. Madoff Has promised his investors the turn regulates inside the narrow row every year. There is rid in his promise until it no longer could maintain his house of papers. GE Has promised basically his shareholders the regular turn. Each neighbourhood some numbers are exited enough correctly based in to the such things likes them to them the abuse of SPVs, manipulations of accountings, hiding tones of breaking of sure transactions eg animal a subject of sure has sold, disingenuous comment slopes of the calls of analyst etc etc until GE no longer could pulls era.)

Apparently, GE is in-of the lawyers of house were nowhere to be found during GE fallen of grace. A company is to house- the legal function was practically canonized for a legal press this in spite of a lot of GE in-pleaded of the house is mentioned another the GC Brackett Denniston III. And it is mentioned so only he handful of time and never like the player key but like the bystander. It is possible that Welch and Immelt has chosen simply ignore GE is to house- legal crew like the questions of the company have multiplied. If this was a chance , concealed does not reflect well in that a lot has been directed to believe was a better in-house legal crew in a country.

An idea that CEOs there is outsized ego is hardly novel - Immelt has had a plan of the empty company follows an in fact travelled plan in to ensure that it would not be never late for the meeting. If his plan there has been the question, has had another legislation behind him. Neither it is informative that CEOs often explode his place to his financial profit on and on his generous (for the dipped a bit) arrangements of risarcimento - Welch divorces proceedings developed details like this embarrassing in his GE container to start with that has abandoned a lot a perks has been admitted. But GE, a company of Edison, has been supposition to be different. It was part of a cloth of a country. It has Had the crew of management, and the philosophy of management, this was better that that of another company. Well, perhaps for the long time, but no for these last 30 years or so many. It results that during this period GE has not gone really different. It was so only another company whose leaders have done a terrible plot of bad decisions, decisions that left it today the shadow that once was.

My subject main with a book, likes Bob Woodward reserves for example, is that there is so only relatively few quoted people for name. I comprise reason ossia a chance , but think that is the value to desert that it comment. This has said, is the terrific bed, especially for any with some terracing of familiarity with like this function of companies.
5 / 5
Ossia The good book has researched that spent Jeff Immelt tenure like CEO of GE and some questions that is arisen under his leadership.

A good:
- A book the good work to explain so only that has spent to turn GE of such the powerful player in an American economy to a less-that-state adds is in today.
- Is written clearly and concisely without a need for extracted adds of background knowledge in a subject in a part of a reader.
- Some authors have interviewed the plot of people and has done to treat it well of investigation in a @@subject and aims.
- Unbiased

A bad:
- A house to reserve strongly in GE Main and so only in brief mentions some disasters that was Digital and Can.
- Some chapters are short (often 5 to 6 pages or less) and can give read a book like this slightly jerky, disconnected feeling like this time skips to a next chance in a next chapter.
- Has put where there looks to be more depth to a history that a book simply does not cover in his short chapters. If you are looking for the deep dive to some subjects of leaderships and questions of corporate culture in GE this is not a book for you.

Have come to a book not knowing any one a lot in GE at all and was able to quickly take on the the history and some people have involved in him. There is put where the desire had gone of more than detail, as some subjects with GE has beaten. In general, I have found a book to be informative and entertaining and can say that I have learnt the treat well in GE and his questions during some last twenty years. If a subject calm interests, recommend a book.
4 / 5
Like the current employee of Electrical General, I often asked like such one iconic company could be like this thoroughly eroded lovely less than 2 decades. This rids - what follows some conversations, discussions, and finally some decisions of players keys - read more like the mystery to murder that the documentary. Each page left unwilling of the place down. You can feel some emotions of some men and women those who has done some decisions that headed to GE untimely dead. It feels as if you are in a room to joint that listens to some conversations. And you can remark an inability of Immelt to captain to an enormous ship likes GE. One is has felt for the ask Immelt can included kayak of captain for an end.
4 / 5
Decent book, some chapters are courts with quickly changing subject or histories, like facts for some easy beds. If you have done for GE in some last 15 years or you am interested roughly likes GE does ossia the decent book .

Like the GE employee, has has had always the a bit pessimist view in of the things. It results the plot of my thoughts was true... Agree when GE has spoken in Predix and Digital. Our class of department learns of has thought was the joke , as it results it really was...
4 / 5
This book is history of a last two CEOs of GE. Mainly the fact based with small idea to reason the decisions have been done and more importantly an eventual impact of some decisions. It has looked for more idea to an interior workings of a Company during this period together with ideas to some personalities that do these decisions. A long read that read like the book of history.
4 / 5
Big on accuracy and detail; down in of the ideas or the deepest reflection like a function of a joint/governance this has failed like this miserably. It reduces a fall to an or two men egotistical ways— but failure to direct on because financial controls internally and in a level partorisca joint permitted such decision/that does actions, smoke and accounting of practical mirrors. Atrocious really.
5 / 5
Some authors' the investigation was thorough and a book is extremely a lot-written. An examination that has been it bad in GE is widespread and complex. It is in fact a 'definite history of Electrical General' decrease of epic'. Really insightful and the sad history of decisions like this poor, practices of aggressive accounting and external forces (9/11, housing incident and now C19) can combine the wreak havoc.
5 / 5
Has done in GE the capital and some authors have very taken a disorder Immelt has done out of the company adds. Had the plot more than could have informed but this book is the utmost overview . Partorisca A record Jeff Immelt could not direct the parade in the cabin téléphonique.
5 / 5
Another history in that spends when the company adds abandons Critical has thought in favour of successful theatre and Strategy like the simple history that says. Little heroine. A lot of tragic characters. An attended a next chapter in GE the history is of the remarkable turnaround built on integrity, transparency and One drawing, building and selling of utmost products.
5 / 5
Ossia An informative and entertaining read. This in spite of a writer has looked for partorisca be chosen last in his instrument of note of school basketball. His slime with the disparaging yours against any and all 'backslapping' 'jock' mentality. His odd, more than presents a history, a negative character slant is so only odd against Immelt especially.
5 / 5
Is easy the morning of Monday QB all a GE decisions of leaderships. The deceptions have been done but macro the factors have had a flu also. I add read partorisca any that directs the business but ideas in the quite big level.
4 / 5
Well writing. Divided to short digestible chapters. In essence a book is an examination of GE the decision that does process. Prpers Having said that really it applies to any big public company. Engine of Ford of the substitute partorisca GE and the same book.

Happy bed that.
4 / 5
GE Was propped up for GE Main partorisca years.
All the world looked another way - Welch has comprised!
Amazing!
5 / 5
Takes the majority of that has been bad. Except a LTC authorship--still wondrring like this is to spend.
4 / 5
Has read this book partorisca the business school class, the very intriguing glimpse behind some curtains of an American institution. A lot that writes well and easy to read. It could it has not dipped down it has begun it once. Calm does not have to that be the finance of entity partorisca comprise some details- some do any the work adds partorisca explain some concepts by means of analogies and episodes.
5 / 5
Law like the thriller . Calm maintain you on a flange of your chair. Scary In some aims so that it can spend it when the leaders suffer self deception
4 / 5
repititious to a point partorisca be 4 times while a real message. Any recommended.
5 / 5
The book adds in some realities of business. The history is not strategy, the optimism is not the plan and the legacy is not the prologue partorisca a future. The strategy is hard but the execution is harder. The success is not the simple function to win, also requires the recognition of reality.
4 / 5
The book adds. No the piece unexpectedly, so only the solid examining of as such the dominant company could finalise where has done.
5 / 5
Another history of total hubris doing the shareholders pay a prize.

Top Customer Reviews: Energy: A ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 6 ratings
5 / 5
In this relatively short book, an author speaks energy. Start with unit and of the basic concepts of measure, speaks energy in character, in human history, in a modern world, in daily life and in a future – each one that like this in his own separate chapter.

How is usual partorisca some reservation that has read of this author, law like the textbook – authoritative, factual, concentrated, and dense with information still a lot readable. Each glows of page with facts – roughly that Less it founds them interest but more which found quite mesmerizing. So only roughly all the appearances of energy, of his production to his consumption, is covered here is the a lot concise way. I think that that this book would be to interest mainly to serious readers to to those who would like him expand his knowledge is the majority of @@subject of entity.
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
So only 4 stars for one drives of beginners
5 / 5
Like the latecomer to all-things-Smil, am very impressed with as an author is able to open some marvels of a world of energy to the relative tyro likes I without being pedantic or condescending. I guess it is in his present adds to be able to teach for effectively using examples and statistician to do his points keys. To start with, Smil submerges well in without defining energy like the concept, reason the energy is such ubiquitous and indispensable force of character that the , for his sheer can, invariably the explain. Enough, it begins to explore a natural world, suddenly to modern time, investigations of the scientific system or order concealed contains this energy in his multiplicity of forms. A thesis for his prime minister is simple still deep: the energy or the power is unleashed both in our ecosystems by means of chemical processes and of the the mechanics likes the wind, wave action, tectonic, fire, photosynthesis, metabolism, and reproduction and natural regeneration. Of an organic world is complex and finely-the system balanced of the web of canal feed interconnected that contains different levels of use of energy, the energy created in some levels would owe that take eaten by forms of the main life for way of new biomass. The any one surprised, humans/of mammals, in a cup of an alimentary canal, is one the majority of inefficient producing and users of energy when it comes to give something has retreated to a system. Smil Takes his readers to some organic and inorganic realms vast to comprise, in the small way, a potential of energy adds concealed has been, or rests to be, touched by means of some advances of technology. All Smil said in this all-comprising the subject is backed for easily of verifiable facts.