December 21, 2004
News & Opinion: The Economist's Best Books of the Year 2004 (Business and Economics)
Here is The Economist's Best of 2004 list. You will definitely not find any reference to numbers or animals in any of these titles. I have the same problem with this list as Troy Worman had with our other lists - I haven't read any of these.
- Why Globalization Works by Martin Wolf
- Global Crises, Global Solutions edited by Bjorn Lomborg
- Mr China: A Wall Street Banker, an Englishman, an ex-Red Guard and $418,000,000 Disappearing Day by Day by Tim Clissold [due out in Feburary 2005]
- The King of Sunlight: How William Lever Cleaned Up the World by Adam Macqueen [not available in US]
- The Modern Firm: Organisational Design for Performance and Growth by John Roberts
- The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid: Eradicating Poverty Through Profits by C.K. Prahalad
- Innovation and Its Discontents: How Our Broken Patent System is Endangering Innovation and Progress, and What to Do About It by Adam B. Jaffe and Josh Lerner
- Other People’s Money: The Corporate Mugging of America by Nomi Prins
About Dylan Schleicher
Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.