Demand is one of the few economic terms almost everyone knows. Demand drives supply. When demand rises, growth happens - jobs are created, the economy flourishes and society thrives. So goes the theory.
It sounds simple, yet almost no one really understands demand, including the business owners, company leaders and policy makers who try to stimulate and satisfy it. Aimed at a business and general non-fiction readership, DEMAND is a book which searches for clues as to where demand really comes from, and why, and how we might control it.
"Combines the clever, counterintuitive stories about everyday life and human behavior of Freakonomics with the big idea impact of Execution and Good to Great to provide a powerful way of getting a grip on the big issue facing not only business but nonprofits and cultural organizations: declining demand. A core business title as useful for CEOs and middle managers as for the pastor of a church wondering how best to build a congregation and the head of the local symphony looking to diversify and build an audience"--