- Friday, the Thirteenth, a classic 1907 novel by the muckraker and stock manipulator Thomas Lawson, reminds us that telling stories can weaponize resentment.
- January 4, 2021 by Daniel AkstIn his new book, John Hudson, a survival instructor for the British military, offers lessons on how to get through the most challenging ordeals.
- December 15, 2020 by Mike JakemanIn her new book, Can’t Even, Anne Helen Petersen lays out the immense challenges millennials face in gaining a foothold in the economy.
- December 14, 2020 by Daniel AkstDavid Lodge’s comic novel explores what business can learn from literature, and vice versa.
- November 9, 2020Writers at strategy+business pick the year’s best books in seven categories.
- November 9, 2020 by David LancefieldStrategy with a purpose
- November 9, 2020 by Daniel GrossIn the 20th edition of strategy+business’s Best Business Books section, our writers identify the three most compelling reads in seven genres.
- November 3, 2020 by Daniel AkstThe iconic novel, which celebrates risk-taking and self-interest, has important lessons for current debates surrounding inequality and liberty.
- October 19, 2020 by Daniel AkstThe novel The Magnificent Ambersons reveals the dangers of complacency in the face of transformative new technologies.
- October 15, 2020 by Mike JakemanIn his new book, journalist Matthew Yglesias argues that the U.S. should strive to triple its population.
- September 16, 2020 by Suvarchala NarayananNYU’s Christian Busch makes the case that serendipity is a skill, resulting from a mindset that allows you to see and act on opportunities in seemingly unrelated facts or events.
- September 10, 2020 by Daniel AkstPhilip Roth’s American Pastoral measures the gulf between a careful business leader and his radical daughter.Related tags: business books
- August 31, 2020 by David LancefieldIn The Ends Game, professors Marco Bertini and Oded Koenigsberg explain how companies can help their customers meet goals by rewriting the rules of commerce.
- August 14, 2020 by Daniel AkstWhat captains of industry can learn from captains in the great age of sail.
- July 27, 2020 by Vikram MansharamaniIn an age of big data, artificial intelligence, and continual forecasting, fiction can help us navigate uncertainty by opening our eyes to a wide range of scenarios.
- July 23, 2020 by Daniel AkstA 20th-century working-class philosopher has a lot to teach modern workers — and managers — about finding meaning in life, and on the job.
- July 1, 2020For those who want to slow down and still keep up.
- June 26, 2020 by Daniel AkstGeorge Bernard Shaw’s 1905 play Major Barbara, the best stage drama written about business, has lessons that resonate with today’s audiences.
- June 12, 2020 by Mike JakemanIn his new book, historian Rutger Bregman argues that people are actually fundamentally good.
- May 26, 2020 by Daniel AkstIn his new book, American Business History, Walter A. Friedman offers a highly concise history of free enterprise in the United States.
- May 11, 2020 by Daniel AkstThe 1952 novel Executive Suite tells us what it takes to fill the shoes of an icon.
- April 30, 2020 by David K. HurstUnderstanding how ecosystems grow, thrive, and regenerate can help leaders steer their organization in the future.
- April 27, 2020 by Daniel AkstElizabeth Gaskell’s Victorian-era novel North and South has a great deal to teach us about the enduring tensions between progress and prosperity, industry and labor, and rural and urban life.
- April 6, 2020 by Mike JakemanIn their comprehensive new book, Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism, economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton explain why mortality rates in the U.S. are rising.
- March 30, 2020 by Daniel AkstThe novelist’s 1947 book, The Plague, highlights the importance of shared purpose and belonging in the face of uncertainty.
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