World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century — Business Books in Bulk - 800-CEO-READ

The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century

    By Thomas L Friedman
In this brilliant book, an award-winning New York Times columnist explains how the flattening--i.e., connectedness--of the world happened at the dawn of the 21st century, what it means to the global economy, and how governments and societies must adapt.
Thomas L. Friedman has won the Pulitzer Prize three times for his work at "The New York Times. "He is the author of two other bestselling books, From Beirut to Jerusalem," "winner of the National Book Award, and The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization,"" He lives in Bethesda, Maryland, with his family.


NEWS: The FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year

Posted November 23, 2015, 10:26 AM with category of Leadership & Management
Martin Ford takes home the prize for The Rise of the Robots, a look at the human and economic implications of rising technology. Read more

NEWS: The Financial Times and McKinsey & Company 2014 Business Book of the Year Award

Posted May 21, 2014, 7:46 PM with category of General Business
There has been a shake up around one of the major business book awards given every year, with McKinsey & Company taking the place of Goldman Sachs as the partner of the Financial Times for the tenth year of their prestigious award. Submissions have been open since last month, and they officially announced the launch of the 2014 Business Book of the Year Award yesterday. Also a first this year, they have announced an additional award—the Bracken Bower Prize—which "will be given to a promising young writer with the best proposal for a book about an emerging business theme. Read more

NEWS: The FT/Goldman Sachs Book Award, Now Accepting Submissions

Posted May 29, 2012, 2:39 PM with category of Publishing Industry
The search is now on for the 2012 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year. From the official announcement: This annual Award, promoted by the Financial Times Limited and the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. aims to identify the book that provides the most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues, including management, finance and economics. Read more

NEWS: Revisiting Malcolm Gladwell

Posted December 14, 2011, 8:09 PM with category of General Business
One of the most fascinating trends to follow in business literature is the continual expansion of what a business book actually is. The parameters have widened significantly from the influential management and theory books of the 1980s. While there are still books made available each year on such practical matters as team building, developing a social media strategy, making a new hire, and sensible budgeting, there are also a great number of books that study decision-making from a neuroscience angle or theorize about how social and environmental influences affect human behavior. Read more

NEWS: The FT/Goldman Sachs Book Award Longlist

Posted August 19, 2011, 3:35 PM with category of Publishing Industry
Understandably (looking at the award sponsors), the FT/Goldman Sachs Book Award always tends more toward macroeconomics, high finance and big business. But they always seem to pick well, and I always find books I feel the need to revisit when they announce their list. Just in case you missed the announcement of the the award's longlist as I did, it is: Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius by Sylvia Nasar, Simon & Schuster No Angel: The Secret Life of Bernie Ecclestone by Tom Bower, Faber & Faber Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty by Abhijit V. Read more



  Choose a format
  •   For use in United States   United-states-16

Price: $9.99/ea

App required iOS or Google Play
ISBN 9781429923071
Language English
Publish Date 07/23/2007
Publisher Picador

Interested in eBooks?Please read our brief introduction before purchasing.