February 28, 2005
News & Opinion: Interview with Dorothy Leonard
mp3, 30:36min, 14.0MB
NEWS & OPINION: This Week - 2/28/05
By 800-CEO-READ, published February 28, 2005, at 4:07 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Welcome to a new week and Milwaukee again has new snow for a Monday morning. This is gettin a little scary. Sorry about Friday.
NEWS & OPINION: Take 'em to the beach.
By 800-CEO-READ, published June 19, 2007, at 2:25 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
If you're looking for a paperback to peruse on the beach, BusinessWeek suggests: The Poker Face of Wall Street by Aaron Brown (due out late July) -- how gambling fits in with finance. The Disposable American: Layoffs and Their Consequences by Louis Uchitelle -- the ugly side of layoffs. Mr.
NEWS & OPINION: Gladwell 3
By 800-CEO-READ, published April 30, 2008, at 6:12 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Following in the wake of The Tipping Point and Blink, Little, Brown and Company has announced Malcolm Gladwell's third book. Entitled Outliers: Why Some People Succeed and Some Don't, it is set to be released in November of this year. I haven't been able to track down much information about it online, but the publisher catalog reads: In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful.
NEWS & OPINION: More Authors Blogging
By 800-CEO-READ, published September 1, 2006, at 4:53 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Add Tim Sanders (Love is The Killer App) to the list of authors who have taken up blogging. I like his post yesterday on the ever present Barticle, articles that got turned into book and should not have. You'll see he mentions 800ceoread as a means to avoiding bad books.
NEWS & OPINION: Revisiting Malcolm Gladwell
By Sally Haldorson, published December 14, 2011, at 8:09 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
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.