The Challenge of Waste

Stuart CHASE (1888 - 1985)

"The Challenge of Waste" examines the wasteful nature of the competitive market system, particularly from a Veblenian point of view. He also praises World War I era planning by the Fuel Administration and other government wartime agencies. (Summary by progressingamerica)

Genre(s): Business & Economics

Language: English

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Play 01 01 - Introduction by Harry W. Laidler progressingamerica
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Play 02 02 - Introduction by Stuart Chase progressingamerica
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Play 03 03 - The lesson of the war progressingamerica
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Play 04 04 - Fuel control progressingamerica
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Play 05 05 - What is waste? progressingamerica
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Play 06 06 - The wants of man progressingamerica
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Play 07 07 - The minimum budget progressingamerica
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Play 08 08 - Output of present system progressingamerica
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Play 09 09 - Is there enough to go around? progressingamerica
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Play 10 10 - The extent of waste progressingamerica
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Play 11 11 - Reducing waste to labor hours progressingamerica
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Play 12 12 - Illth progressingamerica
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Play 13 13 - The luxury bill progressingamerica
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Play 14 14 - The waste of idleness progressingamerica
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Play 15 15 - Wastes in the technical process progressingamerica
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Play 16 16 - Failure to utilize present equipment progressingamerica
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Play 17 17 - Destruction of goods progressingamerica
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Play 18 18 - A summary progressingamerica
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Play 19 19 - Human wastes progressingamerica
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Play 20 20 - And finally progressingamerica
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