We strive to deliver the best value to our customers and ensure complete satisfaction for all our textbook rentals.
You can return your online books for any reason within our refund period – no questions asked.
Every order is available for express shipping, and return shipping is always free.
You'll be happy with the quality of your books (or we'll ship you another one on our dime).
You can extend your rental up to 14 days – at the same cheap daily rental rate.
If you decide to keep the book it will never cost more than the purchase price.
As always, you have access to over 5 million titles. Plus, you can choose from 5 rental periods, so you only pay for what you’ll use. And if you ever run into trouble, our top-notch U.S. based Customer Service team is ready to help by email, chat or phone.
WHICH INDUSTRIES WILL BE EXTINCT IN THE 21st CENTURY. This book is as close to a crystal ball as you may ever find. It may make the difference between your company s survival and extinction. Reading the future and being able to spot tomorrow s trends today demands a combination of imagination and knowledge. But if companies are to succeed in the new...
WHICH INDUSTRIES WILL BE EXTINCT IN THE 21st CENTURY. This book is as close to a crystal ball as you may ever find. It may make the difference between your company s survival and extinction. Reading the future and being able to spot tomorrow s trends today demands a combination of imagination and knowledge. But if companies are to succeed in the new global economy, they will need that and more they will need a guide. The New Industrial Revolution is that guide, a fascinating examination of two defining eras in American business: The Industrial Revolution and today s Information Age. But it goes one step further to help identify changes, trends and the underlying dynamics that will be necessary to incorporate into any company looking to survive in the evolving worldwide marketplace. Benny Madsen and Rob Brownstein, authors of The New Industrial Revolution: The Power of Dynamic Value Chains, characterize today s Industrial Age by micro-technology, digitalization and low-cost global communication. By comparing the first Industrial Revolution with the New Industrial Revolution, they were able to identify the common denominators that separate the business winners from the business losers based on how well they can: Embrace the concept of value chains and modularization Accelerate product or service design, implementation and manufacturing Eliminate redundancy and valueless costs Determine low-cost systems that work faster to produce high-end results Provide consumers with value, choice and quality for less money The New Industrial Revolution breaks new ground as it helps corporate executives and small business owners with the importance of: Identifying an opportunity and being the first to do so Providing a sequence of differentiated products and marketing them effectively Establishing and fine-tuning an efficient distribution scheme Introducing new products to coincide with declining demand for previous ones The consumer electronics industry has led the way, but the pioneering lessons learned will be crucial to the survival of all industries in the 21st century.
Since launching the first textbook rental site in 2006, BookRenter has never wavered from our mission to make education more affordable for all students. Every day, we focus on delivering students the best prices, the most flexible options, and the best service on earth. On March 13, 2012 BookRenter.com, Inc. formally changed its name to Rafter, Inc. We are still the same company and the same people, only our corporate name has changed.