Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk
"Against the Gods," a narrative that reads like a novel, chronicles the remarkable intellectual adventure that liberated humanity from the oracles and soothsayers by means of the powerful tools of risk management that are available to us today. This is a richly-woven tale of Greek philosophers and Arab mathematicians, of merchants and scientists, gamblers and philosophers, world-renowned intellects and obscure but inspired amateurs who helped discover the modern methods of putting the future at the service of the present, replacing helplessness before the fates with choice and decision.
NEWS & OPINION: Inc. Magazine's 30th Anniversary Book Recommendations
Posted April 8, 2009, 8:03 PM with category of Management & Workplace CultureInc. Magazine is celebrating 30 years of publication this month and as a part of their coverage have put together "The Business Owner's Bookshelf" - 30 books people running small businesses should read. Here is the list in its entirety: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk, by Peter Bernstein (1996) The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything, by Guy Kawasaki (2004) The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger, by Marc Levinson (2006) Brand New: How Entrepreneurs Earned Consumers' Trust from Wedgwood to Dell, by Nancy F. Read more
NEWS & OPINION: Two Lists
Posted October 28, 2008, 2:00 PM with category of Management & Workplace CultureThe Arizona Republic printed a list of recommended finance and business titles from Jeffrey L. Coles'--finance department chair at Arizona State University. They are: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk by Peter L. Read more
NEWS & OPINION: Finance Tools
Posted March 28, 2006, 4:00 PM with category of Current Events & Public AffairsRob Norton (former executive editor for Fortune) wrote an article in Strategy+Business on the art of finance (registration required). Describing today's finance world as being full of measurements and assessments, he suggests these seven resources for learning more: Against the Gods by Peter L. Read more
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