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Narconomics : how to run a drug cartel

Author: Tom Wainwright
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"How does a budding cartel boss succeed (and survive) in the $300 billion illegal drug business? By learning from the best, of course. From creating brand value to fine-tuning customer service, the folks running cartels have been attentive students of the strategy and tactics used by corporations such as Walmart, McDonald's, and Coca-Cola. And what can government learn to combat this scourge? By analyzing the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wainwright, Tom, 1982-
Narconomics.
(DLC) 2015032727
(OCoLC)905686145
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Wainwright
ISBN: 9781610395847 1610395840
OCLC Number: 940950692
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 278 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: Cartel incorporated --
Cocaine's supply chain: the cockroach effect and the 30,000 percent markup --
Competition vs. collusion: why merger is sometimes better than murder --
The people problems of a drug cartel: when James Bond meets Mr. Bean --
PR and the mad men of Sinaloa: why cartels care about corporate social responsibility --
Offshoring: the perks of doing business on the mosquito coast --
The promise and perils of franchising: how the mob has borrowed from McDonald's --
Innovating ahead of the law: research and development in the "legal highs" industry --
Ordering a line online: how internet shopping has improved drug dealers' customer service --
Diversifying into new markets: from drug smuggling to people smuggling --
Coming full circle: how legalization threatens the drug lords --
Why economists make the best police officers.
Responsibility: Tom Wainwright.

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An intrepid Economist reporter and analyst takes us on an extraordinary journey into the business of being a drug lord- a 300 billion global industry with 250 million customers-showing how its  Read more...

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"[Tom Wainwright] brings a fine and balanced analytical mind to some very good research...By looking at the drug trade as a business, Wainwright is able to reveal much about why it wreaks such havoc Read more...

 
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