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Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't

by Jim Collins

The Challenge

Built to Last, the defining management study of the nineties, showed how great companies triumph over time and how long-term sustained performance can be engineered into the DNA of an enterprise...


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...


Start Your Own Corporation: Why the Rich Own Their Own Companies and Everyone Else Works for Them

by Garrett Sutton

We live in a highly litigious world. As you live your life you must keep your guard up. As you grow your wealth you must protect it. For those who don’t predators await, and their attorneys will use every...


New Sales. Simplified.: The Essential Handbook for Prospecting and New Business Development

by MIKE WEINBERG & S. Anthony Iannarino

In sales, there's no such thing as forever. You need new customers and new business-all the time.


The Simplicity Cycle

by Dan Ward

The award-winning engineer, Air Force lieutenant colonel, and author of F.I.R.E offers a road map for designing winning new products, services, and business models, and shows how to avoid complexity-related...


Creating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress

by Joseph E. Stiglitz, Bruce C. Greenwald & Philippe Aghion

It has long been recognized that most standard of living increases are associated with advances in technology, not the accumulation of capital. Yet it has also become clear that what truly separates developed...


18 Steps for Starting Your Business

by Linda Pinson

Starting your own business is always exciting, but it also means that you need to understand and do all of the things that will turn your great idea into a functioning company.With all of the things to be considered...


Infinite Vision: How Aravind Became the World's Greatest Business Case for Compassion

by Pavithra Mehta & Suchitra Shenoy

The Arivind Eye Care System treats 2.7 million patients a year in the developing world for blindness and other eye problems and seems to violate every rule of business. Patients pay what they want (if they pay...


Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies

by Jim Collins & Jerry I. Porras

"This is not a book about charismatic visionary leaders. It is not about visionary product concepts or visionary products or visionary market insights. Nor is it about just having a corporate vision. This is...


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...


Integral Green Zimbabwe: An African Phoenix Rising

by Elizabeth Mamukwa, Ronnie Lessem & Alexander Schieffer

Integral Green Zimbabwe: An African Phoenix Rising by Ronnie Lessem, Alexander Schieffer and Liz Mamukwa is the first book in the Integral Green Society and Economy series, a series which has three overarching...


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...


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.


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...


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...