Shantytown

Shantytown

by John Laski

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Overview

A "survey" of America's postwar decline, in reference to both social and economic policies. An indictment of sustaining the current path, and a confirmation for those believing America is on the wrong path.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781545318546
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 11/09/2017
Pages: 516
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.04(d)

About the Author

Dr. John Nelson Laski is an author and Professor of Finance and Management at New Jersey City University, School of Business.

Dr. Laski's most recent book, Shantytown, released in 2013, reflects on America's post-war decline, and offers a searing indictment of the country's economic and social policies. Previously, Capitalism and Christianity: A Moral and Ethical Struggle released in March, 2008, wrestles with the conflict between business and a personal theistic philosophy.

Dr. Laski was also Professor of Finance and International Business and founding Director of the MBA Program at the Nyack College. Dr. Laski received his Doctorate in Finance along with a second specialty in International Business from Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Laski's MBA in Finance is from St. Thomas Aquinas College and his Baccalaureate from Nyack College in Organizational Management with distinction. Dr. Laski received an A.S. in Criminal Justice from Salve Regina University in Newport, RI, and is a Certified Manufacturing Engineer, with a specialization in Manufacturing Systems.

Dr. Laski spent 8 years on active duty with the U.S. Navy; an analyst at the Center for War Gaming, NAVWARCOL, NPT, RI and teaching ship handling at the NETC, NPT, RI for OCS Students, using the 20A61, YP Craft, and DESRON 28.

Dr. Laski has been V.P. and National Sales Manager for UVA Machine Company of Bromma, Sweden, and Senior Sales Engineer for Marubeni Corp., later founding his own enterprise, Skyline Consultants, Inc., and subsequently Ark Research Consulting, LLC, consulting in areas of manufacturing engineering, academic integration, and facilities utilization.

Dr. Laski spent ten years working in finance and investment capacities for Merrill Lynch, Citicorp, and Northeast Securities, where he was Vice President for Investments, holding a series 7, series 24, series 63 as well as New York and New Jersey, Life, Health and Annuity licenses.

Dr. Laski is a certified business administrator for the New Jersey School System.

Dr. Laski was the former Battalion Chief for the Upper Greenwood Lake Fire Company in West Milford Township, part of their Search and Rescue Team, and received the Passaic County Medal of Honor for saving the lives of three people in an ice rescue on Greenwood Lake, NJ.

Dr. Laski spent eight years as Commissioner of the Passaic County Planning Board, several years as an Assistant Scoutmaster, and is a member of St. Johns Lodge No. 1, AF&AM, Newport, RI.

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