The Book Corner
Faculty Members Review the Latest Business Books
The Book Corner offers reviews by Graziadio School faculty on a variety of books on business topics.
In this issue:
By Robert Tucker
Reviewed by Edward Rockey, PhD, Professor of Applied Behavioral Science
This is a rather comprehensive summary of key innovation concepts culled from a broad spectrum and clumped under the umbrella of “growth.
Professor Michael Kinsman,CPA, PhD, Professor of Finance and Accounting, takes a close look at three new books on surviving and thriving in today’s real estate market:
By David Lindahl
By David Petrovich
By Alexis McGee
By Jerry S. Wilson and Ira Blumenthal
Reviewed by Leo A. Mallette, EdD,
Adjunct Professor of Decision Sciences and Marketing
This book should be used by people who want to reinvent or rebrand themselves, but haven’t been exposed to personal branding in the last decade.
By Noel M. Tichy and Warren G. Bennis
Penguin Group, 2007
Reviewed by Sean D. Jasso, PhD,
Practitioner Faculty of Economics
By Terry J. Soto
Kaplan Publishing, 2006
Reviewed by Dave McMahon, DBA,
Associate Professor of Marketing
By George Soros
Public Affairs, 2008
Reviewed by Davide Accomazzo, MBA,
Adjunct Professor of Finance
In light of the recent market turmoil, Soros revisits his theory of reflexivity to try to explain the historical forces behind such crises.
By Daniel Goleman
Reviewed by Esther Bleuel, MA, MFT, MDR,
and William Bleuel, PhD, Professor of Decision Sciences
The most important take-away of this book is the impact of our social interaction on our health.
By Kenneth W. Gronbach
Reviewed by Jody Brightman, PhD,
Adjunct Faculty in Marketing
The Age Curve has a single message that is so powerful, it bears telling and re-telling in myriad forms.
By Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton
Harvard Business School Press, 2008
Reviewed by John Oppenheim,
Adjunct Professor of MIS
By Carol Kinsey Goman
Reviewed by Paul Gift, PhD,
Assistant Professor of Economics
By Charles R. Morris
Public Affairs, 2008
Reviewed by John J. Scully, PhD, CPA, Practitioner Faculty of Accounting and Finance
About the Author(s)
Graziadio Business Review, is an online journal that delivers relevant business information and analysis for business, government, and non-profit managers. From accounting and finance to ethics and work/life balance, the Graziadio Business Review extends current business debates in new directions that you can use to advance your business and professional career.