March 10, 2006
News & Opinion: More Wal-Mart and Fishman
I just wanted to point you towards the Fast Company blog. This week they asked Charles Fishman, author of The Wal-Mart Effect, to host the blog. You can check out his entries here.
NEWS & OPINION: Chain of Links
By 800-CEO-READ, published May 3, 2006, at 2:06 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Here is a dump of some of those links that have been building up in my bookmarks: Charles Fishman walks around Wal-Mart with Washington Post reporter Bob Thompson and talks about The Wal-Mart Effect. Andy Kessler reads alot of business books, but doesn't know why because they mostly suck. He does see our view of the new business book as one that shows you a different way of viewing the world.
NEWS & OPINION: Place your vote.
By 800-CEO-READ, published September 20, 2006, at 3:33 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
The finalists for the annual Quill Book Awards have been announced. Place your vote before the end of September. Your business book choices: Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream by Barbara Ehrenreich The Girl's Guide to Being a Boss (Without Being a Bitch) by Caitlin Friedman and Kimberly Yorio Good to Great and the Social Sectors: Why Business Thinking Is Not the Answer by Jim Collins The Number: A Completely Different Way to Think About the Rest of Your Life by Lee Eisenberg The Wal-Mart Effect: How the World's Most Powerful Company Really Works - and How It's Transforming the American Economy by Charles Fishman Congrats to the finalists!
NEWS & OPINION: Rebecca's Best of 2006
By 800-CEO-READ, published December 18, 2006, at 6:25 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
2006 was, by far, one of the "changiest" years for me. I changed addresses, changed jobs, changed Internet providers. I saw the Pacific Ocean for the first time.
NEWS & OPINION: Todd's Best of Business Books 2006
By 800-CEO-READ, published December 13, 2006, at 8:08 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
I started with a list of 22 books that I thought deserved year-end honors. The narrowing of the list was the hard part. I quickly marked the ones I knew should be on my list and looked to see if they had something in common.
NEWS & OPINION: The Wal-Mart Effect: Too big to cover in one post
By 800-CEO-READ, published February 1, 2006, at 7:52 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Wal-Mart keeps getting larger and Charles Fishman's The Wal-Mart Effect keeps getting more press coverage. Earlier this week, Todd posted an interview with Charles. Here are a few other tidbits on the book and the company: 1.