“If you want a crash course in the evolution of postmodern capitalism over the last five decades read Kochland.”
"Jeff Guinn studies the very different Edison and Ford as much as the places they camped.
“This well-researched, well-written book is a thoroughly enjoyable read . . .”
Joseph E. Stiglitz is one of America’s top economists.
Lean Out: The Truth About Women, Power and the Workplace though purporting initially not to be about Sheryl Sandberg and her well-known treatise Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to
For probably the silliest of reasons I wanted to review this book on one of New York City’s great landmark hotels, The Plaza.
“Read this book to learn which global companies are treating their contributing workers well and how to do business with them.”
Conformity is both necessary for a society and one of its grave dangers. Cass Sunstein has been interested in this tension for a significant part of his career.
“Boom: Mad Money, Mega Dealers, and the Rise of Contemporary Art tells many wild and rowdy stories about legendary artists and their work, and the gallery owners t
“No one seems to have an answer for the hyper-technological web that infuses every aspect of modern life, and indeed it often appears as if many people don’t want one as long as the program
“a smart, data-driven proof of the plight of Millennials.”
“Cracks in the Ivory Tower is a sometimes harsh, but honest indictment of the current state of higher education in the U.S. It should be required reading for ever
“O’Toole says the purpose of his book is to offer information that 'inspires and guides' the forthcoming class of corporate leaders.
“Perhaps most rewardingly and unexpectedly, Working is a book about what makes great writing: 'Rhythm matters. Mood matters. Sense of place matters.
“an important and interesting book about the future of the United States.”
“On Faith is more than just a book about Justice Scalia’s faith and beliefs. It is a book not just for Catholics, Christians, and believers.
Everyone talks about it, but no one does anything about it.
“The book’s strong point is in its critique of advertising and that industry’s relationship with baseball as a reflection of the changes, for good and bad, in American society.
Brad Stulberg and Steve Magness’ The Passion Paradox aims “to show you how you can find and cultivate passion and how you can manage its immense power for good.” The authors note, justifia
The author of The Ethical Leader, Morgen Witzel, knows his audience, or at least knows the resistance his audience will have to the book he wants them to read. His opening:
Dark commerce—smuggling, counterfeiting, pirating, fencing—is one of humanity’s oldest professions, noted and condemned by leaders of Mesopotamian empires, Egyptian scribes, and Greek philosophers.
“Parag Khanna is right that the world is becoming more multipolar. China’s challenge to the Western world order is real. How the U.S.
“Company of One is a treasure trove of business tips, ideas and suggestions on how to start the business of your dream and then un-think the typical busin
Innovation is a hot topic. And the dominant narrative today holds that innovation comes from lean, hungry startups, not from corporate giants that have become sluggish, risk-averse copiers.
“Collier endorses capitalism for the long haul because it ‘has the potential to lift us all to unprecedented prosperity.’ However, he writes that ‘capitalist societies must be ethical as we