More Business books

  • May 14, 2019

    The case for general excellence

    by Daniel Akst
    In his new book, Range, David Epstein argues that although specialization has its virtues, businesses need people with wide horizons and ranges of interests in order to succeed.
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    April 30, 2019

    Bad meetings no more

    by Theodore Kinni
    In his new book, UNC-Charlotte professor Steven Rogelberg offers an evidence-based guide to holding better meetings.
  • April 23, 2019

    Machine learned

    by Mark Gimein
    In his new book, Globotics Upheaval, economist Richard Baldwin wrestles with the opportunities and perils brought about by globalization and robotics.
  • s+b Blogs
    April 8, 2019

    Poetry at work

    by Daniel Akst
    The brilliant poet Wallace Stevens spent his career in the insurance industry. To what extent did these two aspects of his life nourish one another?
  • April 1, 2019

    Why big-wave surfers are just like actuaries

    by Allison Schrager
    In her new book, Allison Schrager argues that we can learn a lot about risk management, moral hazard, and financial safety from the dudes who tackle 80-foot waves on fiberglass boards.
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    March 7, 2019

    The wisdom of The Old Wives’ Tale

    by Daniel Akst
    A 1908 novel about the fate of two sisters in Victorian England has a great deal to teach us about the challenges women face in the business world.
  • March 1, 2019

    Finding your company’s cultural sweet spot

    by Theodore Kinni
    In her new book, psychology professor Michele Gelfand explains some of the differences between social groups, and the conflicts that erupt among them.
  • February 15, 2019

    Can Capitalism Be Fixed?

    by David J. Lynch
    In his new book, The Future of Capitalism, Oxford economist Paul Collier lays out a path to restore the ethical foundations of the free-market system in the U.S. and Europe.
  • s+b Blogs
    February 11, 2019

    Finance, Disaster, and You

    by Daniel Akst
    The Financier, an overlooked 1912 volume by iconic novelist Theodore Dreiser, has a great deal to teach businesspeople about hubris, adversity, and redemption.
  • January 17, 2019

    Muddling Through

    by Mark Gimein
    Scott Belsky’s new book offers inspiration to leaders slogging through the life span of a successful business.
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    January 7, 2019

    Ken Iverson’s Plain Talk

    by Theodore Kinni
    The management philosophy of the CEO who disrupted Big Steel is as relevant today as it was 20 years ago.