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Biz Books from B-Schools - Part II

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 29, 2004, at 8:18 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

When I told Jack about the series, he proudly pointed me to the same exercise BusinessWeek did in 2000. The panel then was a combination of practioners and professors. Along with Mr.

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T.O.C. of The Seven-Day Weekend

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 29, 2004, at 7:40 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

We are going to try out different content features over the next couple of months. Some authors are going to stop by and chat. We are going to bring in outside reviewers to talk about books they like and dislike.

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Biz Books from B-Schools - Part I

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 28, 2004, at 6:09 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Thanks to a post at vazhiambalam, I was alerted to a feature over at BusinessWeek. BW recently asked over 30 business school professors what books they would recommend to readers. The layout is a little clunky.

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A Few Changes at the Blog

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 28, 2004, at 5:03 PM – Filed under: The Company

I just wanted to point out a couple of new features we have added to the site. They all have to do with the RSS feeds. First, we have changed the feed so you get the full entry with all of the links and images.

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Creative Class Controversy

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 28, 2004, at 4:45 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

I am familiar with Richard Florida's The Rise of the Creative Class, but was unfamiliar with the controversy that his ideas have generated. Florida writes a piece over at The Next American City providing data and refuting his detractors.

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Cover Art

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 27, 2004, at 7:45 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Church of the Customer talks about Guy Kawasaki's upcoming book and points to the book cover contest entries.

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Signed business books

By Jack, published April 27, 2004, at 5:10 PM – Filed under: Publishing Industry

Lawrence Block has been writing books forever. He has won everything a mystery writer can win. Edgar's et.

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Recommends from Around

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 26, 2004, at 3:35 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

Here are some recommendations and reviews from around the blogsphere: Curt Rosengren at Passion Catalyst starts reading Roadtrip Nation. Barry Ritholtz at The Big Picture runs down a list of books for those interested in economics and capital markets. Some of his picks include Jack Schwager's Market Wizards and New Markets Wizards, Todd Buchholz's New Ideas from Dead Economists, and Robert Prechter's Prechter's Perspectives.

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Strategy+Business' Best Business Books of 2003

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 26, 2004, at 2:16 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

I know it is almost May and it might be a little late to talk about the best of 2003. Think of it as a way to check and see if you missed anything. Our first list comes from strategy+business via NPR.

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John Byrne's Reviews

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 26, 2004, at 2:00 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

I really enjoy the book reviews by Fast Company's John Byrne. You'll see him posting them from time to time on the FC Now blog. The first recommendation I came across was Fierce Conversations by Susan Scott.

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Searching for Books

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 26, 2004, at 1:45 PM – Filed under: Publishing Industry

Angie McKaig has some problems with the Amazon search engine. Angie contends that while Amazon's Search in Book has added functionality, but makes the results less relevant. Our search engine is far from perfect.

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The Epidemiography of the Page 23 Meme

By Jack, published April 25, 2004, at 8:44 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Laughing Meme has researched the origins of the Page 23 Meme, that many were recently infected with. [via JimCarson.