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Winter 2010 / Issue 61 (originally published by Booz & Company)

Best Business Books 2010: s+b’s Top Shelf

The Economy
Slapped by the Invisible Hand: The Panic of 2007
by Gary B. Gorton
(Oxford University Press, 2010)
Reflections on Leadership and Career Development: On the Couch with Manfred Kets de Vries
by Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
(Jossey-Bass, 2010)
Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation
by Steven Johnson
(Riverhead, 2010)
Country Driving: A Journey through China from Farm to Factory
by Peter Hessler
(Harper, 2010)
Human Capital
Chasing Stars: The Myth of Talent and the Portability of Performance
by Boris Groysberg
(Princeton University Press, 2010)
The Human Mind
Denial: Why Business Leaders Fail to Look Facts in the Face — and What to Do about It
by Richard S. Tedlow
(Portfolio, 2010)
The Power of Positive Deviance: How Unlikely Innovators Solve the World’s Toughest Problems
by Richard T. Pascale, Jerry Sternin, and Monique Sternin
(Harvard Business Press, 2010)
Biography and History
Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition
by Daniel Okrent
(Scribner, 2010)


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