How Japan's Pop Culture Conquered the World
Since their export trade was fully reestablished with tin toys in the 1950s, Japan has steadily built a global reputation for creating goods that offer entertainment and quality. From anime to the Walkman, emojis and the recent resurgence of Pokémon, Matt Alt explores the ingenuity of the people behind the country’s products, and how, over the last six decades, Japanese pop-culture has become so widespread.
The Business Book
Recipes for business success and tips for effective working have generated hundreds of bestselling books over the years and this compendium distils the theories and ideas into one volume alongside explanations of business terminology and influential concepts in strategy, marketing, financial management and leadership. Each topic is addressed with accessible introductions, diagrams, fact boxes, side panels and profiles of key business leaders and thinkers.
Edison and the Rise of Innovation
Drawing on documents and photographs in the vast collections of the Thomas Edison National Historical Park, this book offers a richly illustrated study of the life and achievements of Thomas Edison (1847–1931), describing the groundbreaking innovations and inventions – particularly the phonograph and commercial electric light and power systems – that changed the world, but also focusing on his laboratories, his approach to business and how he revolutionized the way we develop new technologies. Foreword by Bill Gates.