“This book should have been titled Thinking Inside the Box About Third World Growth.”
“. . . despite Ms. Freeland’s tut-tutting about the new power elite, her unintended message is that money, status, and power have always been the gods we pursue.”
“These stories vividly illuminate how New York is perhaps the most rewarding of places to succeed and the most unforgiving of places to suffer a reversal.”
“. . . anyone concerned about the destiny of a place needs to comprehend and appropriately apply the insights and techniques of this seminal book.”
“. . . helps us to understand how we got here.”
“Beyond Outrage is a rant . . .”
“True to his word, the author manages to spell it all out for us in down-to-earth detail with nary a hint of academia clogging up the process.”
“Ms. Vanderkam's interesting book argues that much of what we want is within reach. ‘Every dollar is a choice,’ and often we make those choices without thinking them through. . . .
“It’s too bad, really, that Against Thrift fails at its most basic level. Dr. Livingston is daring, original, obviously well read, and—to a liberal reader—well intentioned.
“. . . with a title paying tribute to vampires, this is a book you can sink your teeth into. . . . Floss will be useless for clearing out the debris.”
“. . . a useful, timely, relevant contribution.”
Most books about major business events tend to focus on the most recent activity, to concentrate on consequences rather than causes, and to emphasize the perpetrators’ personalities more than their
“Mr. Neuwirth seamlessly blends history and economic theory in with his narratives, . . . This is a fun read, and not just for professors of political economy.
Let’s get the bad out of the way first: This is a terribly titled book. Surprisingly, there are three other identically named books in the world. One suspects they must share an editor.
“The author of such works as Liar’s Poker and Moneyball, Mr.
“Rob Hopkins combines cutting-edge process model analysis with modern scientific data using a pleasantly conversational mode.”
“Ultimately, How to Measure Anything is a treatise on decision making involving applied logic and behavioral economics.
“The contributors to this volume are all very interesting people, but one has a sneaking suspicion that they might have taken way too much LSD at some point in their carbon footprints.”
If you are expecting an entertaining and humorous book accented with personalized, experiential case studies to back up empirical data, you will find yourself sorely mistaken.
“The financial crisis of 2008 was a beauty pageant of fraud, failure, and forgiveness.
Ideas are profoundly important, yet many are innocent of the phenomenal power of ideas. Renowned economist John Maynard Keyes proclaimed:
“Greed is good: Philosophy will help you to enjoy it without guilt.” Such might be the motto of Why Businessmen Need Philosophy, a compilation of essays dedicated to the thought of Ayn Ran
The pillars of commerce—trade and finance—now seem like lost relics in an archaeological dig.
A marked shift has occurred in the tone and assumptions surrounding our national fortune.
Of Washington, it has often been noted that it doesn’t much matter what you say so long as you say it at the right time.