April 28, 2005
News & Opinion: The World is Really Flat
NEWS & OPINION: Forbes' Best Business Books of 2005
By 800-CEO-READ, published January 27, 2006, at 2:58 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Personal Development & Human Behavior
I thought we had seen all of the lists for 2005, but Forbes published their selections on Tuesday. To determine the very best of the crop, we polled a dozen writers, editors and publishers from Forbes. Thirty-three books were nominated, which we then winnowed down to the five very best, with the help of the editors of Forbes magazine and Forbes.
NEWS & OPINION: The FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year
By Dylan Schleicher, published November 23, 2015, at 10:26 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Publishing Industry
Martin Ford takes home the prize for The Rise of the Robots, a look at the human and economic implications of rising technology.
NEWS & OPINION: Why Businesspeople Should Read Wired
By 800-CEO-READ, published May 9, 2005, at 4:47 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs
I like Wired alot. Most people think is a tech magazine. I think it is about the future and that is something all businesspeople should be aware of.
NEWS & OPINION: FT/Goldman Sachs Business Book Award Finalists
By 800-CEO-READ, published September 20, 2005, at 1:37 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs
This morning, they announced the finalists for The Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of The Year Award. The finalists are: The Search: How Google and Its Rivals Rewrote The Rules of Business and Transformed Our Culture by John Battelle (Portfolio) The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Globalized World in the 21st Century by Thomas Friedman (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux) Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner (William Morrow) Fast Second: How Smart Companies Bypass Radical Innovation to Enter and Dominate New Markets by Constantinos Markides and Paul Geroski (Jossey Bass) The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy: An Econonmist Examines the Markets, Power and Politics of World Trade by Pietra Rivoli (Wiley) DisneyWar: Battle for the Magic Kingdom by James Stewart (Simon & Schuster) Each finalist receives £5000 (~$9000) and the winner will receive £30000 (~$54,000). The overall winner will be announced Monday, November 21st.
NEWS & OPINION: The Wall Street Journal Business Gurus List
By 800-CEO-READ, published May 6, 2008, at 5:38 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
The Wall Street Journal yesterday had a major feature titled "New Breed of Business Gurus Rises. " The article provides a ranking of the thought leaders in business today. The ranking system is based on the 2003 book What's the Big Idea?