In “Shaky Ground” Bethany McLean explores what she believes to be one of the biggest unresolved issues remaining from the 2008 financial crisis
The Book Corner offers reviews by Graziadio School faculty and others for a variety of books on business topics.
In the big picture, it is up to the leadership team of a business to develop strategies that promote the key value propositions of the enterprise.
The use of groups and teams has become increasingly prominent in business strategies and change efforts, and facilitation enables success to occur within such groups.
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.
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.
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.
In essence, in his new book Prof. Hart makes the case for two major strategic drivers: technology and Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP) approach.
Jonah Berger, a marketing professor at Wharton, analyzes “Why Things Catch On” in a sort of Malcolm Gladwell approach to marketing analysis.
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?
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.
The author provides an amazing array of ideas on “how to” create online lifestyle businesses by setting up and using the internet.
Whitney concentrates on the economic prospects for individuals states. Particularly disturbing are Whitney’s long term projections for California and Illinois.
An excellent-read both for academics seeking a practice-oriented perspective to technical analysis and for active investors seeking analytical tools.
Written in the parable style of such books as The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, the authors offer a story of the challenges and tribulations of the CEO role.
Larson’s book, The Devil in the White City, is a case study of a very large project in the early 1890s—the project was the conception and building of the 1893 World’s Fair; also known as the Columbian Exhibition.