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Table of Contents :
Chapter 1. Practice, Practice, Practice.
Chapter 2. Do the Right Thing.
Chapter 3. The Firm: Commoditiy and Delight.
Chapter 4. Project Management.
Chapter 5. Making a (Financial) Statement.
Chapter 6. To Market, to Market.
Chapter 7. Laws and Order.
Chapter 8. Risky Business.
Chapter 9. New Modes of Service and Project Delivery.
Chapter 10. Nontraditional Practice.
Chapter 11. Social Responsibilities.