October 17, 2007
News & Opinion: Happy anniversary, Tom!
NEWS & OPINION: Bad to Worse (Failure - Part One In A Series)
By 800-CEO-READ, published April 19, 2007, at 4:53 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
There is no shortage of books written to explain the success of companies. In Search of Excellence and Good to Great are the best known for using this technique. There are not many books that do the opposite—look at why companies failed.
NEWS & OPINION: Remembering Michael Hammer
By 800-CEO-READ, published September 6, 2008, at 4:07 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
If the book of the 80's was In Search of Excellence by Peters and Waterman, then book of the 90's was Reengineering the Corporation by Michael Hammer and Jim Champy. We were saddened to hear Michael Hammer died this week at age 60. The best way we can think of to acknowledge his impact is by announcing the inclusion of Reengineering The Corporation in our upcoming book.
NEWS & OPINION: Forbes' 20 Most Influential Business Books
By 800-CEO-READ, published April 21, 2006, at 1:52 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
In the Forbes' article that Tom referred to yesterday, the writer Dan Ackman pointed to a list of business books the magazine put together in 2002. Forbes calls these The 20 Most Influential Business Books. As you look down the panel experts, you'll notice our own Jack Covert was among those called to contribute.
NEWS & OPINION: Biz Books from B-Schools - Part III
By 800-CEO-READ, published April 30, 2004, at 5:00 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Here are a couple more people who were on the 2000 BW list. Jeff Bezos' single recommendation was Built to Last by Jim Collins. And Jim Collins had no shortage of ideas for your reading list: THE SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY OF ORGANIZING by Karl E.
NEWS & OPINION: Five Books from 2007: Wikinomics, Halo Effect, Firing Back, one on Starbucks and a Fable.
By 800-CEO-READ, published December 26, 2007, at 5:42 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Carol Hymowitz over at the WSJ shared her list of business books for holiday reading (you may need to log in). On it, were these books: Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything by Don Tapscott and Anthony Williams. This is what we've all been talking about in the past few years and even more so since the rise of Wikipedia.