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Making it in America

Making it in America Author Elliott Robert Barkan
ISBN-10 9781576070987
Release 2001
Pages 448
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Hopeful immigrants have come to America for four centuries, trying to make a better life for their families. Making It in America: A Sourcebook on Eminent Ethnic Americans relates the stories of 400 first- and second-generation Americans who have uplifted our quality of life. The book celebrates multicultural success throughout U.S. history; the nationally renowned are found right alongside the not-so-famous who improved the lives of those in their own communities.

Make It In America Updated Edition

Make It In America  Updated Edition Author Andrew Liveris
ISBN-10 9781118294949
Release 2011-12-15
Pages 256
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The case for revolutionizing the U.S. economy, from a leading CEO America used to define itself by the things we built. We designed and produced the world's most important innovations, and in doing so, created a vibrant manufacturing sector that established the middle class. We manufactured our way to the top and became the undisputed economic leader of the world. But over the last several decades, and especially in the last ten years, the sector that was America's great pride has eroded, costing us millions of jobs and putting our long-term prosperity at risk. Now, as we struggle to recover from the worst recession in generations, our only chance to turn things around is to revive the American manufacturing sector—and to revolutionize it. In Make It in America: The Case for Reinventing the Economy, Andrew Liveris—Chairman and CEO of The Dow Chemical Company—offers a thoughtful and passionate argument that America's future economic growth and prosperity depends on the strength of its manufacturing sector. The book explains how a manufacturing sector creates economic value on a scale unmatched by any other, and how central the sector is to creating jobs both inside and outside the factory Explores how other nations are building their manufacturing sectors to stay competitive in the global economy, and describes how America has failed to keep up Provides an aggressive, practical, and comprehensive agenda that will put the U.S. back on track to lead the world It's time to stop accepting as inevitable the shuttering of factories and staggering job losses that have come to define manufacturing. It's time to acknowledge the cost of inaction. There is no better company to make the case for reviving U.S. manufacturing than The Dow Chemical Company, one of the world's largest manufacturers and most global corporations. And there's no better book to show why it needs to be done and how to do it than Make It in America.

Making It in America

Making It in America Author Barry Minkow
ISBN-10 0961590009
Release 1985
Pages 136
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Making it in America

Making it in America Author Jerry J. Jasinowski
ISBN-10 PSU:000026569574
Release 1995-01-01
Pages 350
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Analyzes the successes of fifty top companies to examine the comeback of American manufacturing

Making It in America

Making It in America Author John Bassett
ISBN-10 9781455563579
Release 2016-05-10
Pages 272
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Everyone knows you can't build things in America anymore. Everyone, that is, except John D. Bassett III. While one corporation after another exported their manufacturing to high-volume factories in low-wage locations overseas, Bassett's traditional wood bedroom furniture manufacturing company has not only survived, but thrived, making premium products right here in America. When everyone else was rushing for the exits, Bassett bet on the talent, dedication, and uncompromising quality of American workmanship. And he won. In Making It in America, Bassett tells you the secrets that have made Vaughan-Bassett Furniture so successful doing what everyone said couldn't be done. Drawing on rich life experience, including the everyday challenges running a traditional manufacturing company, Bassett constructs a 12-point plan to achieve successful leadership in any business. These steps include: Have a winning attitude, respect your employees, don't panic, reinvest constantly, and make the best of the worst. Bassett's story is about how those values underpinned his personal success and how they can revitalize America itself. In the face of feckless leadership, crumbling infrastructure, and global competition, Bassett's story is a blueprint for how America can revitalize its role as leader of the free world and how your success can be part of it.

Making It in America

Making It in America Author Peter Hagos Gebre
ISBN-10 IND:30000116132873
Release 2004
Pages 158
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Conversations with eleven successful Ethiopians in America from different ethnic backgrounds who are in different businesses

Making it in America Social Mobility in the Immigrant Population

Making it in America  Social Mobility in the Immigrant Population Author
ISBN-10 OCLC:990534099
Release 2006
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Latino Lives in America

Latino Lives in America Author Luis Fraga
ISBN-10 9781439900505
Release 2010-02-23
Pages 224
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A nuanced and insightful assessment of Latino life in America.

Making it in America

Making it in America Author David Medina
ISBN-10 OCLC:70222829
Release 2006
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Abstract: The larger share of immigrants in America today has important implications in American society. How immigrants can achieve their American dream and how they become integrated in American society remains unclear. What is clear is that these immigrants typically live in the lower rung of the socioeconomic ladder, but many come here so their children will have better opportunities and exceed them in socioeconomic status. Children's educational achievement and aspirations are essential for their success. It is for this reason that the determinants of educational aspirations are so important. I use data from the Children of Immigrants Longitudinal Study (CILS) to determine the relationship between parental language retention and educational aspirations. I include in my analyses three ethnic groups: Cubans, Filipinos, and Mexicans. The initial results reveal that speaking parental language at home increases children's college aspirations. However, this relationship is reversed when both peer and frequency of language use is taken into consideration. This relationship takes yet another turn as it is demonstrated that immigrant children are most likely to have college aspirations if they are able to speak parental language and are proficient in English. In contrast, immigrants who are proficient in English but are poor in parental language have lower level of college aspiration compared to the bilingual children. I discuss these general findings and some anomalies among ethnic groups using the theories of classical and segmented assimilation.

The Immigrant s Guide to the American Workplace

The Immigrant s Guide to the American Workplace Author Anna Graf Williams
ISBN-10 0130619434
Release 2003
Pages 266
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This easy-to-read book helps people who want to be successful in the U.S. job market--targeting the needed life and professional skills and providing the " how to" for integrating into the American workforce. It gives concrete, prescriptive techniques for workplace success to immigrant populations and the people who mento them. Coverage includes hygiene and dress, finding and working with a mentor, dealing with culture shock, learning to understand and communicate with others, getting around, government services, housing, handling money, getting and keeping a job, on-the-job benefits, being professional, and becoming independent. For human resource managers, construction mangers, and managers and supervisors in the fields of business, technology, hotel restaurant management, hospital and home health care, career placement, childcare--and basically everything else.

By Luck Possessed

By Luck Possessed Author Manfred Weidhorn
ISBN-10 1530983150
Release 2017
Pages 393
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Making it in Corporate America

Making it in Corporate America Author Diane Smallen-Grob
ISBN-10 027598110X
Release 2003
Pages 152
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The first generation of women expecting to be executives offers survival techniques for today's young business women.

How to Make It in America

How to Make It in America Author Danzig Sheila
ISBN-10 093697706X
Release 2015-10-20
Pages 276
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FREE EDUCATION CASE ANALYSIS FOR IMMIGRATION EDUCATION OR FURTHER STUDIES We specialize in Difficult Cases, RFEs, denials, 3-year degrees, ICWAI, CA, exam-based certifications, work + education evaluations, expert letter assessments... If you have just moved to or are planning to immigrate to the United States, this book was written for you! Whether you are just here for a couple years or plan to become a permanent resident, you can use the information in this book to build a strong career and successful life in this country. If you think that press coverage is only for politicians, celebrities, and groundbreaking discoveries, think again. If you think you have to do something outstanding or remarkably unique to get press coverage that will help kick-start your successful new life in the United States, think again.

The Emigrant Edge

The Emigrant Edge Author Brian Buffini
ISBN-10 9781501169298
Release 2017-08-01
Pages 320
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A New York Times, USA TODAY, LA Times, and Wall Street Journal bestseller! Brian Buffini, an Irish immigrant who went from rags to riches, shares his strategies for anyone who wants to achieve the American dream. Born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, Brian Buffini immigrated to San Diego, California at the age of nineteen with only ninety-two dollars in his pocket. Since then, he has become a classic American rags-to-riches story. After discovering real estate, he quickly became one of the nation’s top real estate moguls and founder of the largest business training company, Buffini & Co., in North America. But Brian isn’t alone in his success: immigrants compose thirteen percent of the American population and are responsible for a quarter of all new businesses. In fact, Forbes magazine boasts that immigrants dominate most of the Forbes 400 list. So what are the secrets? In The Emigrant Edge, Brian shares seven characteristics that he and other successful immigrants have in common that can help anyone reach a higher level of achievement, no matter their vocation. He then challenges readers to leave the comfort of their current work conditions to apply these secrets and achieve the success of their dreams.

An Immigrant s Guide to Making It in America

An Immigrant s Guide to Making It in America Author Virgilia Kaur Pruthi
ISBN-10 061594132X
Release 2014-02-03
Pages 218
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Immigration has always been part of the fabric of America's history and its future. However, the emphasis on high-skilled workers-today's foreign graduates at US universities with advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math-is a fairly new phenomenon. The effects of "reverse brain drain" are becoming increasingly common, as professionals have begun taking knowledge and skills they've learned in America back to their home countries. Policymakers are realizing that foreign students are not only a major pipeline to innovators, but are also the catalysts behind the growth of new ideas and capital. In An Immigrant's Guide to Making It in America, Virgilia Kaur Pruthi reveals why this is the best time in modern US history for young immigrants to begin making their mark by highlighting the stories of a diverse set of those who've made it in America. Filled with practical advice on how to navigate the immigration system and tip for adjusting to US culture and understanding the visa process, the book gives readers the knowledge they need to succeed. An Immigrant's Guide to Making It in America presents a complicated process in an accessible format and is useful for the recently immigrated as it is for those long in the United States, looking for inspiration in the stories of their new peers. "I wrote this book for those looking to understand what it takes to succeed in America," Kaur Pruthi writes. "It is meant to follow you through your time as a student, a job-seeker, a family-starter, and a hopeful candidate for a green card and citizenship. It also tells the stories of immigrants who came to America, each motivated by unique aspirations. I aim to demystify the current immigration terminology while sharing tips on how to succeed in America from those who have been through the process." In chapters that detail the various issues for immigrants and naturalized citizens to understand Kaur Pruthi covers such topic as: The Current State looks at the evolution of immigration in America and takes a look at some of the hard statistics that shape our nation's diversity and education system. The People highlights the stories of more than thirty-five immigrants who hail from more than thirty countries and possess an extremely diverse set of professional backgrounds. They share their most honest advice and their stories are divided into the most common traits immigrants exude, including the bridging the gap between two cultures, getting comfortable with networking and building relationships, being open to the unknown, setting clear goals in life and remaining focused, and being confident of their own willpower and forward-thinking despite any barriers. The Skills lists the necessary skills people should be aware of and utilize in order to grow and succeed in any profession. The Real Answers addresses the most frequently asked questions posed by immigrants when moving, working, and continuing a life in America. The States details the demographics, trends toward immigrants and employment outlook of all fifty states. Resources highlights organizations in America that are doing incredible work for immigrants that individuals coming to this country should feel comfortable in approaching if in need while The Glossary is meant to translate the bureaucratic terminology, from A-Number to Visa Waiver, it's your portable dictionary to immigration. "I would love for my readers to take apart this book by extracting the information that is most important to them at a certain stage in life," Kaur Pruthi writes. "My aim is to make information about immigration and visas more accessible and clear without getting blindsided by politics. I hope that what you learn about the immigration system in this book will help you stay positive, patient, and courageous throughout your journey in the United States."

Making It Big in America

Making It Big in America Author Andrew Wood
ISBN-10 0761500189
Release 1995
Pages 248
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Andrew Wood arrived in America a penniless 18-year-old. Today, in his early 30s, he is a self-made millionaire who owns three successful businesses. In his book, he reveals his success secrets and those of other well-known figures, including Winston Churchill, Sylvester Stallone, and Babe Ruth.About the AuthorAndrew Wood is a motivational speaker and seminar leader on the topic of success. Born in England, he lives in Lake Forest, California.

Making in America

Making in America Author Suzanne Berger
ISBN-10 9780262019910
Release 2013-08-23
Pages 250
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America is the world leader in innovation, but many of the innovative ideas that are hatched in American start-ups, labs, and companies end up going abroad to reach commercial scale. Apple, the superstar of innovation, locates its production in China (yet still reaps most of its profits in the United States). When innovation does not find the capital, skills, and expertise it needs to come to market in the United States, what does it mean for economic growth and job creation? Inspired by the MIT Made in America project of the 1980s, Making in America brings experts from across MIT to focus on a critical problem for the country.MIT scientists, engineers, social scientists, and management experts visited more than 250 firms in the United States, Germany, and China. In companies across America--from big defense contractors to small machine shops and new technology startups--these experts tried to learn how we can rebuild the industrial landscape to sustain an innovative economy. At each stop, they asked this basic question: "When you have a new idea, how do you get it into the market?" They found gaping holes and missing pieces in the industrial ecosystem. Critical strengths and capabilities that once helped bring new enterprises to life have disappeared: production capacity; small and medium-size suppliers; spillovers of research, training, and new technology from big corporations. ( Production in the Innovation Economy, also published by the MIT Press in 2013, describes this research.)Even in an Internet-connected world, proximity to innovation and users matters for industry. Making in America describes ways to strengthen this connection, including public-private collaborations, new government-initiated manufacturing innovation institutes, and industry-community college projects. If we can learn from these ongoing experiments in linking innovation to production, American manufacturing could have a renaissance.