New Releases Rss

There is a constant flood of new books being released into the business genre. Part of our job is to help filter that tide and find the very best new releases.


Great Ideas - Part I

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 30, 2005, at 5:24 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

A couple months ago, I saw a review in the Wall Street Journal about a new series that Penguin has put out. I would intrigued because they were small paperbacks of classic works. I got a set of the books in and I think they are marvelous (and have ever seen me use the word marvelous?


HUGE NEWS: Jim Collins releasing new material

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 4, 2005, at 3:12 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Jim Collins is releasing a 42 page monograph titled Good To Great and Social Sectors. This is something we had heard was in the works for some time. There has been a huge audience in the non-profit sector for Good to Great and there was some discussion about adding this material to the book.


New DVD Version of Cubicle Classic

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 25, 2005, at 2:33 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Office Space is the cult classic about working for corporate America. In case you weren't one of the 3. 5 million who bought the original DVD, here is the summary from the Internet Movie Database: Peter Gibbons just can't seem to catch a break.


New Releases - 2/9/04

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 9, 2005, at 4:27 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

As with most of my lists, this one has some releases from last week, this week, and next week. It is also not a complete list. It is a list of titles that caught my attenttion.


New Releases - 1/17/05

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 17, 2005, at 4:49 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

I am a little delayed on new releases. Here is what has hit the shelves in the last couple of weeks. Category Killers: The Retail Revolution and Its Impact on Consumer Culture by Robert Spector (HBSP, 1/7/05) Deep Smarts: How to Cultivate and Transfer Enduring Businesss Wisdom by Dorothy Leonard and Walter Swap (HBSP, 1/11/05) You're In Charge--Now What?


New Releases - 12/22/04

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 23, 2004, at 2:14 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Here are some new releases I wanted to highlight. A couple came out last week (shame on me) and the rest will start shipping during the holidays: The Art of Selling to the Affluent: How to Attract, Service, and Retain Wealthy Customers & Clients for Life by Matt Oechsli (Wiley, 12/17/04) How to Feed Friends and Influence People : The Carnegie Deli. .


New Releases - Week of 11/29/04

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 30, 2004, at 3:35 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

The only book I have run across dropping this week is The New CIO Leader by Marianne Broadbent and Ellen Kitzis. Since this is the only book this week, we'll give you a nice little summary of the title: Two converging factors-the ubiquitous presence of technology in organizations and the recent technology downturn-have brought Chief Information Officers (CIOs) to a critical breaking point. They can seize the moment to leverage their expertise into a larger and more strategic role than ever before, or they can allow themselves to be relegated to the sideline function of "chief technology mechanic.