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Richard A. Moran is a San Francisco based venture capitalist, social scientist, best selling author and evangelist for organization effectiveness. He earned an A.B. at Rutgers College; M.S. at Indiana University; and Ph.D. at Miami University, Oxford Ohio. He is best known for his series of humorous business books beginning with bestselling, Never Confuse a Memo with Reality and is credited with starting the genre of "Business Bullet Books".

Rich Moran’s work is derived from his observations in the venture world as a Partner at Venrock, as a Partner at Accenture and a lifetime of trying to improve the effectiveness of organizations from the San Francisco waterfront to the executive aeries of global corporations. Business clients include News Corp, Hewlett Packard and Apple Computer. His work also draws from the public sector, where he has applied his organizational expertise as Chairman of the Board for: Golden Gate University, San Francisco; San Francisco Museum and Historical Society; and Project Open Hand, San Francisco. Moran was the former Chairman of Portal Software, now part of Oracle, and serves on the Boards of Glu Mobile Games, Mechanics Bank, PerfectForms an internet video venture with William Randolph Hearst III called TurnHere, Accretive Solutions and FirstGiving. He serves also on the board of The Craig's List Foundation, The Council of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and is the Chair of the Audit Committee at the Noyce Foundation.

In the quest for improved outcomes, he often works with corporate boards to improve effectiveness and clarify roles. He serves on the Board of the Silicon Valley Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors.

From the turbulent workplace and the talkative workforce, Moran has distilled over 2000 bulleted prescriptions, “too simple not to know”, encompassing technological change, cubical life and career/life management. His observations cut through complexity, providing honest, humorous anecdotes that give insight and hope to those who go to work every day. He has been featured on NPR, in Fastcompany, GigaOm's Found|Read and is a columnist for wine country newspapers, including the St. Helena Star, in which he describes the perils of starting a winery and country living. His blog is Moran at Work and his Twitter comments are found at workvoodoo. His popular commentaries "In the Workplace" are heard weekly on KCBS Radio.

His newest book is Sins and CEOs, released in late 2010.

He began his career of observations as a lifeguard on the ocean in Seaside Park, N.J.Moran's theories are influenced by Dilbert, Studs Terkel, Bob Newhart and Peter Drucker. His current activities include encouraging start-up companies, writing and wine making Moran Manor Vineyard and Winery in the Knights Valley region of Sonoma County, California.

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Total Books: 26
The Story of My Life Narrative and Self-Understanding
2015 - The Story of My Life Narrative and Self-understanding (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780874621877
ISBN-10: 0874621879
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences
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Big Left Handed Guitar Chord Book
2012 - Big Left Handed Guitar Chord Book (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781471653766
ISBN-10: 1471653765
Genre: Reference
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Executioner's Current  Thomas Edison George Westinghouse and the Invention of the Electric Chair
Doomsday End Of The World Scenarios
2002 - Doomsday End of the World Scenarios (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780028643151
ISBN-10: 0028643151
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Science & Math
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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Authority and Estrangement An Essay on Self-Knowledge
2001 - Authority and Estrangement an Essay on Self-knowledge (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780691089447
ISBN-10: 0691089442
Genre: Nonfiction
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Knowing Right From Wrong  The Insanity Defense of Daniel McNaughtan
Cold Sea Rising
1999 - Cold Sea Rising (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780688011475
ISBN-10: 0688011470
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Earth Winter
1996 - Earth Winter (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780812530124
ISBN-10: 0812530128
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 7

The Empire of Ice
1995 - The Empire of Ice (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780812530094
ISBN-10: 0812530098
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 8

The Empire of Ice
1994 - The Empire of Ice (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780312855277
ISBN-10: 0312855273
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Dallas Down
1990 - Dallas Down (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780515104684
ISBN-10: 051510468X
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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Cold Sea Rising
1986 - Cold Sea Rising (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780877957553
ISBN-10: 087795755X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Knowing Right from Wrong The Insanity Defense of Daniel McNaughtan
1981 - Knowing Right From Wrong the Insanity Defense of Daniel Mcnaughtan (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780029218907
ISBN-10: 002921890X
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Cold Sea Rising
Cold Sea Rising (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780006173496
ISBN-10: 0006173497
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Cold Sea Rising
Cold Sea Rising (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780425095584
ISBN-10: 0425095584
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 6

Fundamentos de Termodinamica Tecnica 1
Fundamentos De Termodinamica Tecnica 1 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788429141689
ISBN-10: 8429141685
Genres: Nonfiction, Science & Math
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