April 28, 2005
News & Opinion: The World is Really Flat
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: 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: 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 Financial Times and McKinsey & Company 2014 Business Book of the Year Award
By 800-CEO-READ, published May 21, 2014, at 7:46 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
There has been a shake up around one of the major business book awards given every year, with McKinsey & Company taking the place of Goldman Sachs as the partner of the Financial Times for the tenth year of their prestigious award. Submissions have been open since last month, and they officially announced the launch of the 2014 Business Book of the Year Award yesterday. Also a first this year, they have announced an additional award—the Bracken Bower Prize—which "will be given to a promising young writer with the best proposal for a book about an emerging business theme.