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The Paradoxes of Aid Work: Passionate Professionals

by Silke Roth

This book explores what attracts people to aidwork and to what extent the promises of aidwork are fulfilled. 'Aidland' is a highly complex and heterogeneous context which includes many different occupations,...


Lean Enterprise: How High Performance Organizations Innovate at Scale

by Jez Humble, Joanne Molesky & Barry O'Reilly

How well does your organization respond to changing market conditions, customer needs, and emerging technologies when building software-based products? This practical guide presents Lean and Agile principles...


Digital Enterprise Transformation: A Business-Driven Approach to Leveraging Innovative IT

by Axel Uhl & Lars Alexander Gollenia

The integration of technological innovations, such as In-Memory Analytics, Cloud Computing, Mobile Connectivity, and Social Media, with business practice can enable significant competitive advantage. In order...


Transformative Sustainable Development: Participation, reflection and change

by Kei Otsuki

Recent debates about sustainable development have shifted their focus from fixing environmental problems in a technocratic and economic way to more fundamental changes in social-political processes and relations....


Reconstructing Sustainability Science: Knowledge and action for a sustainable future

by Thaddeus R. Miller

The growing urgency, complexity and "wickedness" of sustainability problems-from climate change and biodiversity loss to ecosystem degradation and persistent poverty and inequality-present fundamental challenges...


Place-making and Urban Development: New challenges for contemporary planning and design

by Pier Carlo Palermo & Davide Ponzini

The regeneration of critical urban areas through the redesign of public space with the intense involvement of local communities seems to be the central focus of place-making according to some widespread practices...


Economic Growth and Sustainability: Systems Thinking for a Complex World

by Karen L. Higgins

How to sustain our world for future generations has perplexed us for centuries. We have reached a crossroads: we may choose the rocky path of responsibility or continue on the paved road of excess that promises...


StartupPro: How to set up and grow a tech business

by Zwilling Martin

If your find yourself daydreaming about your own business and not just your next promotion, this book will help you shape your ideas as you begin your enrepreneurial journey.


The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement

by David Brooks

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

With unequaled insight and brio, New York Times columnist David Brooks has long explored and explained the way we live. Now Brooks turns to the building blocks of human flourishing...


How to Become a Millionaire Entrepreneur Starting from Scratch

by Dario Abate

Do you want to be rich? Do you want to be successful creating something on your own? Become boss of a company with many employees? In one word, do you dream of becoming a great entrepreneur? Here, this is the...


Reinventing Capitalism: How we broke Money and how we fix it, from inside and out

by Freeman Jon

Our financial systems are broken - not fit for purpose.  The evolution of capitalism has stalled and no longer meets our human needs or the conditions that we face.  When we examine how our relationship with...


Development as Freedom

by Amartya Sen

By the winner of the 1988 Nobel Prize in Economics, an essential and paradigm-altering framework for understanding economic development--for both rich and poor--in the twenty-first century. 

Freedom, Sen argues,...


Slack: Getting Past Burnout, Busywork, and the Myth of Total Efficiency

by Tom Demarco

To most companies, efficiency means profits and growth. But what if your “efficient” company—the one with the reduced headcount and the “stretch” goals—is actually slowing down and losing money?...


China's New Energy Revolution: How the World Super Power is Fostering Economic Development and Sustainable Growth through Thin-Film Solar Technology

by Li Hejun

China's Solar-Powered Revolution

China's New Energy Revolution explains how China can tackle its energy bottleneck and achieve a sustainable, peaceful rise by taking the lead in the solar industry.

The author...


Multipreneurship: Diversification in Times of Crisis

by Nicholas Harkiolakis

In Multipreneurship: Diversification in Times of Crisis, Nick Harkiolakis argues against the more commonly held view that diversification at the level of the individual entrepreneur, rather than that of the...


Degrowth: A Vocabulary for a New Era

by Giacomo D'Alisa, Federico Demaria & Giorgos Kallis

Degrowth is a rejection of the illusion of growth and a call to repoliticize the public debate colonized by the idiom of economism. It is a project advocating the democratically-led shrinking of production and...


Summary: Beyond the Obvious

by BusinessNews Publishing

The must-read summary of Phil McKinney's book: "Beyond the Obvious: Killer Questions that Spark Game-Changing Innovation".

This complete summary of the ideas from Phil McKinney's book "Beyond the Obvious" explains...


Summary: Big Data

by BusinessNews Publishing

The must-read summary of Viktor Mayer-Schonberg and Kenneth Cukier's book: "Big Data: A Revolution that Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think".

This complete summary of the ideas from Viktor Mayer-Schonberg...


Summary: Built to Sell

by BusinessNews Publishing

The must-read summary of John Warrilow’s book: “Built to Sell: Creating a Business that Can Thrive Without You”.

This complete summary of the ideas from John Warrilow’s book “Built to Sell” shows...


Summary: Business @ the Speed of Thought

by BusinessNews Publishing

The must-read summary of Bill Gates' book: "Business @ the Speed of Thought: Using a Digital Nervous System".

This complete summary of the ideas from Bill Gates' book "Business @ the Speed of Thought" shows...