May 20, 2005
News & Opinion: Flat World Manifesto
OverMatter has pretty much posted the entire Thomas Friedman article from New York Times Magazine. For those looking for a introduction to The World Is Flat, this is a great start.
NEWS & OPINION: What's the right word?
By 800-CEO-READ, published August 6, 2005, at 12:06 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
In yesterday's Wall Street Journal, Jagdish Bhagwati (In Defense of Globalization) wrote an op-ed entitled A New Vocabulary for Trade [sub. needed]. In the piece, he questions Thomas Friedman's use of the word "flat" to describe to disappearance of competitive advantage among countries.
NEWS & OPINION: Internet Algorithm Arrives at Top 100 Business Books
By 800-CEO-READ, published August 31, 2009, at 5:59 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Jurgen Appelo at Noop. nl has created and algorithm that takes the number of Amazon reviews, average Amazon ranking, and number of hits on Google to create the Top 100 Best Books for Managers, Leaders & Humans. In talking about some of the analysis Appelo says: The book with the largest number of Amazon reviews is Freakonomics (#53, by Steven D.
NEWS & OPINION: The What and Where Generation
By 800-CEO-READ, published July 6, 2005, at 4:04 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
This a little further into the Immelt/Fast Company interview: What makes a growth leader today, and how does that differ from the sort of leader who was effective at GE in the past? GE has always been a believer in leadership development. When the economy was growing at 5% a year, when oil was $14 a barrel, and when the world was at peace, the science of management was all about the how-to.
NEWS & OPINION: Favorite Books from Wes Moss
By 800-CEO-READ, published December 2, 2005, at 5:04 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
I posted my interview with Wes Moss (Starting From Scratch) on Monday. After we were done recording, I asked what his favorite books were. Here is his favorites: The E-Myth Revisited by Michael Gerber Freakonomics by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T.
NEWS & OPINION: The State of Business Books
By 800-CEO-READ, published November 22, 2005, at 4:47 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
In the last week, there have been two great pieces written on the state of business books. The first comes from Simon London at the Financial Times. His article runs under the title Who moved my business book?