In a piece on new books which “address etiquette for every imaginable awkward circumstance,” the New York Times have recommended Berman and Bernard’s Treating People Well: The Extraordinary Power of Civility at Work and in Life. It’s a little misleading to call TREATING PEOPLE WELL: The Extraordinary Power of Civility at Work and in Life… Read more »
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At the Management Science for Health blog, Dr. Jonathan Quick shares the background on his forthcoming book, The End of Epidemics: The Looming Threat to Humanity and How to Stop It. What drove me to write The End of Epidemics: The Looming Threat to Humanity and How to Stop It, however, were the compelling stories… Read more »
Joshua Gans has co-authored two new books. The recently released Survive and Thrive and the forthcoming Prediction Machines.
Congrats to both speakers. Meredith Wadman’s The Vaccine Race (“Scientific anecdotes, historical detail and quirky characters enliven this tale of how researchers developed vaccines against polio, rubella, rabies and more.”) and Liza Mundy’s Code Girls (“Because they were sworn to secrecy, the women recruited to decipher German and Japanese codes were barely known after World… Read more »
Helen Thorpe’s new book The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in an American Classroom is out now. Malcolm Gladwell says, “Helen Thorpe has taken policy and turned it into literature.” Here is an interview Helen conducted with 5280 Magazine, and read this great view in the Denver Post.
Liza Mundy’s new book Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War IIis out now. Check out coverage in Politico and the Washington Post: In the past few years, forgotten women of science, from the genteel astronomers who classified the stars at the Harvard Observatory in the 1890s to… Read more »
Learn more about Linda Bernardi’s new book at TheInversionFactor.com.
Bhu Srinivasan’s Americana: A 400-Year History of American Capitalism is available now. In connection with the release, Bhu has made a series of videos at Americana.tv. Also, the book received a glowing review in The Economist. BHU SRINIVASAN’S new book, “Americana”, is a delightful tour through the businesses and industries that turned America into the… Read more »
At LinkedIn, Bob Sutton has published a new piece on his forthcoming book, The Asshole Survival Guide: How to Deal With People Who Treat You Like Dirt. Dear friends, colleagues, random people on LinkedIn, and anyone who has told me your crazy, terrible, and funny stories and offered advice about workplace jerks: My new book… Read more »
Portions of Angela Zutavern’s new book The Mathematical Corporation: Where Machine Intelligence and Human Ingenuity Achieve the Impossible has been excerpted in the Stanford Social Innovation Review (link below) and by MIT Sloan. Why do leaders expect so much of themselves today? One reason is that society has become so interconnected—we face problems that, when… Read more »