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Mandate
     

Mandate

by Jon Westfall
 

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Rich Heel is an average American. He works a somewhat steady job, has two kids, and a loving wife. He cares about his family and others, but doesn't care much for politics. All of that changes after a chance encounter on television, a seemingly overnight campaign, and a landslide election that propels Rich from a nobody to the most powerful man in the world. But as

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Rich Heel is an average American. He works a somewhat steady job, has two kids, and a loving wife. He cares about his family and others, but doesn't care much for politics. All of that changes after a chance encounter on television, a seemingly overnight campaign, and a landslide election that propels Rich from a nobody to the most powerful man in the world. But as Rich finds out, things aren't always easy to understand, even at the top. And as he soon discovers, as a somebody, you're the perfect target for anybody.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940011835698
Publisher:
Jon Westfall
Publication date:
10/03/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
212
File size:
257 KB

Meet the Author

Jon Westfall is the Associate Director for Research and Technology with the Center for Decision Sciences at Columbia Business School. As a researcher and technologist working in New York City, his work focuses on how individuals make economic and public policy decisions, and consumer behavior. In addition to his research, he also maintains an active career in information technology, where he has worked as a consultant since 1997, founding his own firm, Bug Jr. Systems. As a consultant he has developed custom software solutions (including native Windows 32 applications, Windows .NET applications, ASP, ASP.NET, and PHP web applications), and served as a senior network and systems architect and administrator (on both Windows and Unix networks, and hybrids). He also writes for the Thoughts Media Network, serving as Executive Editor of Android Thoughts, and News Editor of Windows Phone thoughts. He has been recognized as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in Windows Mobile / Windows Phone since 2008, and holds a Ph.D. in cognitive experimental psychology.

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