Publication of this book was made possible in part by the generosity of the Writer Family and the Center for Business and Society at the Leeds School of Business, as well as David and Pamela Crabtree, co-owners of Electroshield Plating in Georgetown, KY.

Further, we would like to thank Anne Bliss for all her help with the process of writing the book as well as her guest lecture that started us out on the right foot. The following guest-lecturers also helped with different aspects of research for the book: Joseph Yue (libraries), Carol Krisman (libraries), and Gabe Lee (Ph.D. candidate).