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: Wal-Mart: The Bully of Bentonville
By 800-CEO-READ, published February 13, 2006, at 5:00 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
The Bully of Bentonville (due out tomorrow on V-day) is the latest in Wal-Mart books (the most recent being The Wal-Mart Effect). Business Week's February 13th issue featured an excerpt from The Bully of Bentonville. The topic: unions vs.
NEWS & OPINION: Charles Fishman/The Wal-Mart Effect Interview
By 800-CEO-READ, published January 30, 2006, at 10:59 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
In this interview, we talk with Charles Fishman, author of The Wal-Mart Effect: How the World's Most Powerful Company Really Works--and How It's Transforming the American Economy. Charles has been writing for Fast Company since issue number one. If you have read the magazine, you have undoubtedly read Charles Fishman.
NEWS & OPINION: The Wal-Mart Effect Part 2 with Charles Fishman
By 800-CEO-READ, published March 6, 2007, at 7:14 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
I decided to bring back Charles Fishman, author of The Wal-Mart Effect: How the World's Most Powerful Company Really Works--and How It's Transforming the American Economy. In the paperback version of the book, Charles has added an afterword. In it, he writes about his visit to Wal-Mart headquarters.
NEWS & OPINION: Defending the business book genre.
By 800-CEO-READ, published March 19, 2008, at 2:18 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
It seems just a bit ironic that the last page in April's Fast Company is a grueling review and warning of the business section of your local bookstore. Especially considering more than a handful of business book authors--including the Heath brothers, Dan Roam, Amy Sutherland*, Tim Ferriss, Robert Scoble, Fred Krupp--contributed to or were mentioned in the issue. The last page is Elizabeth Spiers' (founding editor of Gawker and Dealbreaker) article "Library of the Living Dead.
NEWS & OPINION: Our Response to BusinessWeek
By 800-CEO-READ, published February 9, 2009, at 3:32 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
There are only a few people in the media who know business books as well as Jack and I. Hardy Green, an associate editor at BusinessWeek, is one of those people. We met with Hardy in New York two weeks ago and he quickly commenced with critiquing our selections for The 100 Best.