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Best Business Books 2004: s+b's Top Shelf

(originally published by Booz & Company)

Confronting Reality: Doing What Matters to Get Things Right
by Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan


The Real Thing: Truth and Power at the Coca-Cola Company
by Constance L. Hays


IT & Innovation
The Keystone Advantage: What the New Dynamics of Business Ecosystems Mean for Strategy, Innovation, and Sustainability
by Marco Iansiti and Roy Levien


Authentic Leadership: Rediscovering the Secrets to Creating Lasting Value
by Bill George


Back to the Drawing Board: Designing Corporate Boards for a Complex World
by Colin B. Carter and Jay W. Lorsch


Change Management
Change Without Pain: How Managers Can Overcome Initiative Overload, Organizational Chaos, and Employee Burnout
by Eric Abrahamson


The Bubble
Rational Exuberance: Silencing the Enemies of Growth and Why the Future Is Better Than You Think
by Michael J. Mandel


Behavioral Economics
The Company of Strangers: A Natural History of Economic Life
by Paul Seabright


The New Consumer
The Substance of Style: How the Rise of Aesthetic Value Is Remaking Commerce, Culture, and Consciousness
by Virginia Postrel

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