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  • September 16, 2013

    The World’s Largest Ungoverned Space

    by Mark Stahlman
    Google executives Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen examine the political ramifications of digital ubiquity in The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations, and Business.
  • August 27, 2013

    The Wizards of Money

    by Rob Norton
    In The Alchemists, economic journalist Neil Irwin argues that the financial crisis of 2007–08 made the central bankers of the U.S., U.K., and Europe the most powerful people on earth.
  • August 27, 2013

    Strategic Change without Tears

    by Cynthia A. Montgomery
    A review of Strategic Transformation: Changing while Winning, by Manuel Hensmans, Gerry Johnson, and George Yip.
  • August 27, 2013

    A Robot Ate My Job

    by David K. Hurst
    A review of Metaskills: Five Talents for the Robotic Age, by Marty Neumeier.
  • August 27, 2013

    Feminine Values Ascending

    by Sally Helgesen
    A review of The Athena Doctrine: How Women (and the Men Who Think Like Them) Will Rule the Future, by John Gerzema and Michael D’Antonio
  • May 28, 2013

    Skill or Luck?

    by David K. Hurst
    A review of The Success Equation: Untangling Skill and Luck in Business, Sports, and Investing, by Michael J. Mauboussin.
  • May 28, 2013

    The Practitioner’s Tale

    by David Warsh
    A review of Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy: Markets, Speculation, and the State, by William H. Janeway.
  • February 26, 2013

    Need Skills? Start Training

    by Andrea Gabor
    A review of Why Good People Can’t Get Jobs: The Skills Gap and What Companies Can Do about It, by Peter Cappelli.
  • February 26, 2013

    Sourcing Growth

    by Ken Favaro
    A review of Build, Borrow, or Buy, by Laurence Capron and Will Mitchell.
  • February 26, 2013

    Fill ’er Up

    by Milton Moskowitz
    A review of Private Empire, by Steve Coll.