Business & Economics Book Reviews (page 6)

GAME-CHANGER by David McAdams
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: Jan. 27, 2014

"Real-life lessons presented in a readily accessible way for the benefit of nonbusiness readers."
McAdams (Duke Univ. Fuqua School of Business) transforms the concept of game theory, used in business, statistics and elsewhere, to introduce what he calls the "game-theory approach to life." Read full book review >
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: Jan. 20, 2014

"Wisdom from time immemorial—take it a day at a time and moderation in all things—reworked by Arnold to morph broad goals into manageable, measurable microresolutions."
Goldman Sachs managing director and technology leader Arnold tenders some advice you may have heard from your kindergarten teacher: Focus, and take smaller bites. Read full book review >

BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: Jan. 20, 2014

"Valuable reading for policymakers."
A hopeful view of the future as we enter a second machine age. Read full book review >
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: Jan. 16, 2014

"Uncovering cant and weak practice with some common sense and plenty of experience, Harford puts the art of macroeconomics within reach, making the unruly study considerably less dismal."
It's hard enough to manage, or even understand, our own finances. The "Undercover Economist" seeks to teach us how to manage the economic affairs of nations. Read full book review >
Focus for The Fuzzy Front End of Product Development by Eric G. Parker
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: Jan. 16, 2014

"Relevant for some product development teams, but others may find the core idea too basic for their needs."
A former product engineer serves up a simple process to help companies choose the right ideas. Read full book review >

BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: Jan. 11, 2014

"A guide to the fundamental principles of building and maintaining personal wealth, relying more on the author's instinct than on quantitative data."
Criniti (The Necessity of Finance, 2013) interprets the key concepts underlying economic and financial behavior, with an emphasis on personal finance. Read full book review >
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: Jan. 9, 2014

"A gold mine for readers interested in learning more about the benefits of increased visual literacy."
A noted visual literacy expert reveals how doodling can transform the thinking process in both individual and group contexts. Read full book review >
100-Year Market Theory by Kevin A Tuttle
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: Jan. 8, 2014

"An alternative approach to investment management, explained in detail."
A finance professional refines and promotes his strategy for maximizing investment gains by understanding stock market trends through a long-term view. Read full book review >
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"A provocative reconsideration of the power of positive thinking."
Rosenzweig (IMD Business School, Switzerland; The Halo Effect: And the Eight Other Business Delusions that Deceive Managers, 2007) offers a different slant on how successful businessmen and other leaders assess risk. Read full book review >
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"As fair and balanced as a solar-plexus punch can be."
A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist summarizes and analyzes the reasons the press, prior to the 2008 mortgage crisis, failed to pursue some obvious villains. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"A not always convincing, mostly amusing glimpse at the grinding gears of the young male in pursuit of love and economic stability."
A romantically challenged Londoner offers new strategies on playing the dating game, attempting to "make sense of something he doesn't understand, using something that he does." Read full book review >
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Overly professorial in tone, yet it sufficiently delivers the importance and impact of sexual equality for all."
A verbose chronology of the perpetual demonization of prostitution. Read full book review >