February 1, 2006
News & Opinion: Good To Great - Not That Great?
Rob over at Businesspundit has decided to take on Jim Collins and Good to Great. Among his complaints, he thinks the ideas are too general and can be applied to anything.
NEWS & OPINION: And you think we review alot of business books...
By 800-CEO-READ, published October 18, 2005, at 2:58 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Robert Morris is a management consultant based out of Texas. He likes reading business books. He says he has read over 1500 management books.
NEWS & OPINION: Inc. Magazine's 30th Anniversary Book Recommendations
By 800-CEO-READ, published April 8, 2009, at 8:03 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Inc. 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.
NEWS & OPINION: Best Business Books via U.S. News and World Report
By 800-CEO-READ, published May 18, 2007, at 7:06 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
U. S. News and World Report has a huge special report on the Best Business Books.
NEWS & OPINION: Freakonomics' Levitt Questioning Good To Great
By 800-CEO-READ, published July 30, 2008, at 6:48 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Steven Levitt on his Freakonomics blog takes a shot at Good To Great and the recent performance of GTG standouts Fannie Mae, Circuit City, and Wells Fargo. A purchase of either Fannie Mae or Circuit City at the time of the book's publication would have netted you an 80% loss in your investment today. Not so good.
NEWS & OPINION: Marc Miller/Selling Is Dead Interview
By 800-CEO-READ, published February 6, 2006, at 9:28 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
This week, our interview is with Marc Miller, author of Selling Is Dead: Moving Beyond Traditional Sales Roles and Practices To Revitalize Growth. Miller's work is based around the large sale, which is any sale that requires the customer time and consideration before a purchase is made. This podcast went a little long, but there is alot of good stuff so you are getting the whole thing.