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William H. Whyte

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William Hollingsworth "Holly" Whyte (October 1, 1917 – January 12, 1999) was an American urbanist, organizational analyst, journalist and people-watcher. [1]

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Amanda Burden

Amanda Jay Mortimer Burden (born January 18, 1944) is a Principal at Bloomberg Associates, an international consulting service founded by Michael Bloomberg as a philanthropic venture to help city governments improve the quality of life of their citizens.

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A bestseller is, usually, a book that is included on a list of top-selling or frequently-borrowed titles, normally based on publishing industry and book trade figures and library circulation statistics; such lists may be published by newspapers, magazines, or book store chains.

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Bryant Park

Bryant Park is a privately managed public park located in the New York City borough of Manhattan.

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Business improvement district

A business improvement district (BID) is a defined area within which businesses are required to pay an additional tax (or levy) in order to fund projects within the district's boundaries.

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Chief executive officer

Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.

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Dan Biederman

Daniel A. (Dan) Biederman is an American urban redevelopment expert and public space management consultant.

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Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as "Ford") is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.

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Fortune (magazine)

Fortune is an American multinational business magazine headquartered in New York City, United States.

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Fred Kent

Fred Kent is the founder and president of the nonprofit organization Project for Public Spaces.

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General Electric

General Electric Company (GE) is an American multinational conglomerate incorporated in New York and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Groupthink is a psychological phenomenon that occurs within a group of people in which the desire for harmony or conformity in the group results in an irrational or dysfunctional decision-making outcome.

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Is Anybody Listening? (book)

Is Anybody Listening?: How and why United States Business Fumbles when it Talks with Human Beings is book by urbanist William H. Whyte.

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Jan Gehl

Jan Gehl Hon. FAIA (born 17 September 1936, Copenhagen) is a Danish architect and urban design consultant based in Copenhagen whose career has focused on improving the quality of urban life by re-orienting city design towards the pedestrian and cyclist.

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Jane Jacobs

Jane Jacobs (née Butzner; May 4, 1916 – April 25, 2006) was an American-Canadian journalist, author, and activist who influenced urban studies, sociology, and economics.

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Journalism refers to the production and distribution of reports on recent events.

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List of urban theorists

This is a list of urban theorists notable in their field, in alphabetical order.

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Marines, also known as a marine corps or naval infantry, are typically an infantry force that specializes in the support of naval and army operations at sea and on land, as well as the execution of their own operations.

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Middletown, Delaware

Middletown is a town in New Castle County, Delaware, United States.

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New York City Department of City Planning

The Department of City Planning (DCP) is the department of the government of New York City responsible for setting the framework of city's physical and socioeconomic planning.

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Paco Underhill

Paco Underhill is an environmental psychologist, author, and the founder of market research and consulting company Envirosell.

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Placemaking is a multi-faceted approach to the planning, design and management of public spaces.

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A plaza, pedestrian plaza, or Place is an open urban public space, such as a city square.

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Princeton University

Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey.

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Project for Public Spaces

Project for Public Spaces (PPS) is a nonprofit organization based in New York dedicated to creating and sustaining public places that build communities.

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St. Andrew's School (Delaware)


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The Organization Man

The Organization Man is a bestselling book by William H. Whyte, originally published by Simon & Schuster in 1956.

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West Chester, Pennsylvania

West Chester is a borough and the county seat of Chester County, Pennsylvania, in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_H._Whyte

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