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The U.S. ranks 28th out of 41 countries in its ability to solve a math problem. Less and less young children are pursuing fields of study rooted in math and science, this includes engineering. The U.S. demand for engineers is projected to grow 29% over the next 10 years. Going by current trends, U.S. supply is not meeting U.S. demand. This is a problem a problem that effects U.S. economy, production, and the United States overall ability to continue to thrive as a nation. It is also a problem rooted in a lack of discipline, and problems with the U.S. education system. It is also a problem that author Sam Johnson foreshadowed years ago, and one he still sees existing. Today General Motors has many problems. The company lost $38 billion in 2007. My son and I are not sure the company can survive. Sam Johnson, written circa January 2008. On October 9, 2008 General Motors stock plummeted over 31%. The company is in the weakest condition it has seen since the Great Depression. Which Way explores these issues and also proposes some solutions to put this country back on the right course as a manufacturing powerhouse and mend our broken education system. Which Way is written by Samuel Johnson, an engineer of over 50 years turned author, with inspiration from his wife, a math teacher with over 40 years experience.
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Sam Johnson was born on December 2, 1928 in Trenton, New Jersey. Ever since he was a young boy Sam knew of the importance of hard work and discipline, and the value of a quality education. As a parent of 4 engineers and an architect, an engineer himself, and a contributing citizen, Sam s concern over certain American trends in education, work and politics inspired him to become an author and try to do his part to solve some of these problems. Which Way is Sam s second book, and he hopes to have many more. The inspiration for Which Way came primarily from his wife, Eloise.
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Book Description Classic Day Publishing, 2008. Condition: Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP77892182