- As the novel Martin Dressler shows, the most ambitious endeavor in business is to create an immersive world.
- Innovators must prepare for their journey like adventurers: studying the conditions and being prepared to respond to dynamic elements along their path.
- April 5, 2021 by Daniel AkstThe novel In Bed We Cry had early insights into the lives of prosperous working women.
- March 31, 2021 by Theodore KinniIn her new book, Yale School of Management professor Marissa King explores the topographies of three network models and the networking styles of their builders.
- March 29, 2021 by Mike JakemanIn her new book, Freelancers Union founder Sara Horowitz urges people to rely less on government and more on a powerful cooperative spirit.
- March 17, 2021 by Daniel AkstIn his novel The Embezzler, Louis Auchincloss delved into the true story of Richard Whitney, a patrician financier who lost it all.
- March 15, 2021 by Mike JakemanIn his new book, Futureproof, Kevin Roose provides useful advice for humans on life amid rampant automation.
- March 2, 2021 by Theodore KinniIn Making Great Strategy, Stanford b-school professors Jesper Sørensen and Glenn Carroll bridge the gap between abstract strategic visions and executable plans.
- February 17, 2021 by Daniel AkstHomicide, David Simon’s classic study of Baltimore’s detective squads, contains powerful management lessons.
- January 20, 2021 by Daniel AkstFriday, 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.
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