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"This delightfully written, lesson-laden book deserves a place of its own in the Baseball Hall of Fame." —Forbes Moneyball is a quest for the secret of success in baseball. In a narrative full of fabulous characters and brilliant excursions into the unexpected, Michael Lewis follows the low-budget Oakland A's, visionary general manager Billy Beane, and the strange brotherhood of amateur baseball theorists. They are all in search of new baseball knowledge—insights that will give the little guy who is willing to discard old wisdom the edge over big money.

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Genre: Sports & Recreation
Author: Michael Lewis
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Release: 2004-03-17
File: 320 Pages
ISBN-13: 0393066231

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Explains how Billy Beene, the general manager of the Oakland Athletics, is using a new kind of thinking to build a successful and winning baseball team without spending enormous sums of money.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Michael M. Lewis
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Release: 2003
File: 288 Pages
ISBN-13: 0393057658

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For use in schools and libraries only. Explains how Billy Beene, the general manager of the Oakland Athletics, is using a new kind of thinking to build a successful and winning baseball team without spending enormous sums of money.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Michael Lewis
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Release: 2004-01
File: 320 Pages
ISBN-13: 1417663049

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Moneyball by Michael Lewis | Summary & Analysis Preview: Moneyball by Michael Lewis considers the unlikely success of the Oakland Athletics in the first few years of the twenty-first century. During this period, one of the teams with the lowest payrolls in Major League Baseball (MLB) consistently managed to make the playoffs and set an American League (AL) record of 20 consecutive wins in 2002… PLEASE NOTE: This is key takeaways and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Inside this Instaread Summary of Moneyball · Overview of the book · Important People · Key Takeaways · Analysis of Key Takeaways About the Author With Instaread, you can get the key takeaways, summary and analysis of a book in 15 minutes. We read every chapter, identify the key takeaways and analyze them for your convenience.

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Genre: Sports & Recreation
Author: Instaread
Publisher: Instaread
Release: 2016-03-02
File: 35 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781945048227

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Learn how Amazon.com, Apple Computer, Glaceau Vitamin Water, Proactiv Solution, Netflix and others used Moneyball Marketing tactics to out-market competitors with ad budgets several times their size. Like the "Moneyball" movie, Moneyball Marketing is all about redefining your metrics - to find higher-impact, under-valued approaches. Instead of measuring GRPs, reach and frequency, successful marketers today need to focus on conversion rates, retention rates and revenue per customer. Moneyball Marketing combines these new metrics with low-cost, iterative testing of alternative marketing tactics. It utilizes techniques from the best approaches in Online Marketing, Direct Response, and MMA/MMM models. Changes in consumer behavior have reduced the impact of many traditional marketing tools like TV, print and radio. To maximize marketing ROI, companies must dramatically reinvent their marketing programs.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Larry Popelka
Publisher: Lulu.com
Release: 2012-06-01
File: 130 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781105797088

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How can a smartwatch help patients with diabetes manage their disease? Why can’t patients find out prices for surgeries and other procedures before they happen? How can researchers speed up the decade-long process of drug development? How will "Precision Medicine" impact patient care outside of cancer? What can doctors, hospitals, and health systems do to ensure they are maximizing high-value care? How can healthcare entrepreneurs find success in this data-driven market? A revolution is transforming the $10 trillion healthcare landscape, promising greater transparency, improved efficiency, and new ways of delivering care. This new landscape presents tremendous opportunity for those who are ready to embrace the data-driven reality. Having the right data and knowing how to use it will be the key to success in the healthcare market in the future. We are already starting to see the impacts in drug development, precision medicine, and how patients with rare diseases are diagnosed and treated. Startups are launched every week to fill an unmet need and address the current problems in the healthcare system. Digital devices and artificial intelligence are helping doctors do their jobs faster and with more accuracy. MoneyBall Medicine: Thriving in the New Data-Driven Healthcare Market, which includes interviews with dozens of healthcare leaders, describes the business challenges and opportunities arising for those working in one of the most vibrant sectors of the world’s economy. Doctors, hospital administrators, health information technology directors, and entrepreneurs need to adapt to the changes effecting healthcare today in order to succeed in the new, cost-conscious and value-based environment of the future. The authors map out many of the changes taking place, describe how they are impacting everyone from patients to researchers to insurers, and outline some predictions for the healthcare industry in the years to come.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Harry Glorikian
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Release: 2017-11-20
File: 252 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781351984331

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Quicklets: Your Reading Sidekick! Never read a book alone again! Supercharge your reading with Quicklets. Quicklets are jam-packed with information like those notes you totally copied off that geeky kid you knew back in high school. But they're not boring like other study guides. They keep you entertained AND informed. You can conquer any book with your trusty sidekick. We've got your back :) Moneyball was written by Michael Lewis, a non-fiction and financial writer, and a contributing editor to Vanity Fair magazine. Lewis, a life-long baseball fan, wrote the book after taking up an interest in Billy Beane's uncanny success with the low-budget Oakland A's of the early 2000's. It became a New York Times bestseller, and has been cited as a book that is accessible both to baseball fanatics and non-sports fans alike. The book was published in 2004, and has since generated buzz about a new era of management in baseball.

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Genre: Study Aids
Author: Zachary Crockett
Publisher: Hyperink Inc
Release: 2011-11-08
File: 47 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781614640196

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Author: Joseph Davis
Publisher: Lulu.com
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ISBN-13: 9781105268458

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More than a decade ago, Michael Lewis penned the influential book "Moneyball." An examination of how Oakland Athletics General Manager Billy Beane used data to make his franchise competitive with wealthier baseball teams, the book struck a chord. Beane's strategy of making decisions based on data had a powerful and positive impact on the performance of the Oakland A's, and people quickly saw that this practice could and should be more widely applied. This paper suggests ways to revamp federal education policies and programs to help lawmakers spend public funds more effectively and efficiently to improve student outcomes. The aim is to identify a set of proposals that have some bipartisan appeal and can make a practical difference. This effort was informed by thinking from a select group of seasoned experts from the left and right who have much experience with federal education policy. Given strong-principled disagreements about the nature of the federal role in education, three caveats are vital. First, this exercise assumes that the recommendations will be revenue neutral. Second, this exercise does not assume that the federal government should dictate to states or localities exactly how to spend their funds. Third, "moneyball" strategies are not imagined to suggest that we should only value what can currently be measured, or paint everything as either "working" or "not working." Even with these caveats, however, promoting more use of data, evidence, and evaluation to do better for students is too important to pass up. Moneyball could also present a bipartisan pathway forward at a time when much of education policy seems to be increasingly stuck in fruitless debate.

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Author: Frederick M. Hess
Publisher:
Release: 2015
File: 13 Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:1066346783

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The story of Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball club on a budget by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players.

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Genre: Baseball
Author: Michael Lewis
Publisher: London
Release: 2011
File: 166 Pages
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