Book Corner Archives

“Keeping Up with the Quants” By Thomas H. Davenport and Jinho Kim

“Keeping Up with the Quants” By Thomas H. Davenport and Jinho Kim

This a translation from “quant” language to standard business English that offers insight to those who see “quants” as people who have a strange vocabulary.

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“AHA Moments in Talent Management” by Mark Allen

“AHA Moments in Talent Management” by Mark Allen

A fable about hiring, developing, retaining, and creating a culture that not only says, “People are our most valuable asset,” but shows how to put it into action.

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“Customer Experience 3.0” by John A. Goodman

“Customer Experience 3.0” by John A. Goodman

John Goodman offers a view of how industry will look at customers in the future. Goodman shows us the new world of the Customer Experience.

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“Capitalism at the Crossroads” by Stuart L. Hart

“Capitalism at the Crossroads” by Stuart L. Hart

In essence, in his new book Prof. Hart makes the case for two major strategic drivers: technology and Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP) approach.

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“Contagious: Why Things Catch On” by Jonah Berger

“Contagious: Why Things Catch On” by Jonah Berger

Jonah Berger, a marketing professor at Wharton, analyzes “Why Things Catch On” in a sort of Malcolm Gladwell approach to marketing analysis.

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“The Diversity Index” by Susan E. Reed

“The Diversity Index” by Susan E. Reed

In The Diversity Index, Reed raises one of the most critical issues facing managers today..what happens to the qualified female and traditional minority candidates?

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“Idea Agent” by Lina M. Echeverria

“Idea Agent” by Lina M. Echeverria

She grounds her key points by referring to specific experiences she had in developing products and working within a technical corporation to bring the products to market.

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Click Millionaires by Scott Fox

Click Millionaires by Scott Fox

The author provides an amazing array of ideas on “how to” create online lifestyle businesses by setting up and using the internet.

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Fate of the States by Meredith Whitney

Fate of the States by Meredith Whitney

Whitney concentrates on the economic prospects for individuals states. Particularly disturbing are Whitney’s long term projections for California and Illinois.

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Technical Analysis for the Trading Professional, Second Edition, by Constance M. Brown

Technical Analysis for the Trading Professional, Second Edition, by Constance M. Brown

An excellent-read both for academics seeking a practice-oriented perspective to technical analysis and for active investors seeking analytical tools.

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