NEWS & OPINION: The Elite Eight: Our Picks for the Top Business Books of 2013
Posted December 23, 2013, 4:17 PM with category of Publishing Industry
Click on the links below to read more about our choices for the top books of 2013, as well as the books that made our category shortlists. We will be announcing the Best Business Book of 2013 at our (mostly) annual We Believe in Books party in NYC the second week of January. Stay tuned!
NEWS & OPINION: 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards: General Business
Posted December 17, 2013, 5:17 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
The entries were submitted, the books were read, the shortlists determined, and we are now ready to announce the category winners of the 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards!
In the General Business category. .
NEWS & OPINION: The 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist: General Business
Posted December 11, 2013, 11:34 AM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
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NEWS & OPINION: The FT/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Longlist
Posted August 7, 2013, 8:51 PM with category of Publishing Industry
The Financial Times & Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year longlist has been announced. It is, as Andrew Hill of the FT writes, a reading list that mixes low deeds and high hopes (registration required).
The list includes:
After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead by Alan Blinder, The Penguin Press
The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and a World on Fire by Neil Irwin, The Penguin Press
Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger & Kenneth Cukier, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Billionaire’s Apprentice: The Rise of The Indian-American Elite and The Fall of The Galleon Hedge Fund by Anita Raghavan, Business Plus
The End of Competitive Advantage: How to Keep Your Strategy Moving as Fast as Your Business by Rita Gunther McGrath, Harvard Business Review Press
The End of Power: From Boardrooms to Battlefields and Churches to States, Why Being In Charge Isn’t What It Used to Be by Moisés Naím, Basic Books
The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone, Little Brown and Company
Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success by Adam Grant, Viking Books
The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality by Angus Deaton, Princeton University Press
How Asia Works: Success and Failure in the World’s Most Dynamic Region by Joe Studwell, Grove Press
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg, Knopf Publishing Group
Making it Happen: Fred Goodwin, RBS and the Men Who Blew Up the British Economy by Iain Martin, Simon and Schuster (I don't see that this is being released in the U.
JACK COVERT SELECTS: Jack Covert Selects - The End of Competitive Advantage
Posted June 13, 2013, 1:55 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
The End of Competitive Advantage: How to Keep Your Strategy Moving as Fast As Your Business, Harvard Business Review Press, 204 pages, $30. 00, Hardcover, June 2013, ISBN 9781422172810
Many books hail the end of major institutions or mainstream conventions. Rita Gunther McGrath’s The End of Competitive Advantage is one of these books, but it is unique among its peers.