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The Golden Passport: Harvard Business School, the Limits of Capitalism, and the Moral Failure of the MBA Elite

Duff Mcdonald · Harperbusiness
Pages: 688
Format: Print book

A riveting and timely intellectual history of one of our most important capitalist institutions, Harvard Business School, from the bestselling author of The Firm.With The Firm, financial journalist Duff McDonald pulled back the curtain on consulting giant McKinsey & Company. In The Golden...
Extreme You: Step Up. Stand Out. Kick Ass. Repeat.

Sarah Robb O'Hagan · Harperbusiness
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

"Every once in a while, you need someone standing by your shoulder, inspiring you, cheering you on, pushing you to go further. Sarah might be just the coach you're looking for." - Seth Godin, author of Linchpin

As a child, Sarah Robb O'Hagan dreamed she could be a champion....

Beyond the Label: Women, Leadership, and Success on Our Own Terms

Maureen Chiquet · HarperBusiness
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The former global CEO of Chanel charts her unlikely path from literature major to global chief executive, guiding readers to move beyond the confines of staid expectations and discover their own true paths, strengths, and leadership values.

Driven. Shy. Leader. Wife. Mother. We live...

Down and Out in the New Economy: How People Find (or Don't Find) Work Today

Ilana Gershon · University Of Chicago Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Finding a job used to be simple. You'd show up at an office and ask for an application. A friend would mention a job in their department. Or you'd see an ad in a newspaper and send in your cover letter. Maybe you'd call the company a week later to check in, but the basic approach was easy....
The New Rules of Work: The Modern Playbook to Finding the Perfect Career Path, Landing the Right Job, and Waking Up Excited for Work Every Day

Kathryn Minshew · Crown
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

The world of work has changed. Remember the days when, for the vast majority of people, a job was (at best) a means to a paycheck and (at worst) total drudgery? When you had blindly to scour the web for generic job postings? When picking a major meant picking a life-long career path?
Hacking Growth: How Today's Fastest-Growing Companies Drive Breakout Success

Sean Ellis · Crown Business
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The definitive playbook by the pioneers of Growth Hacking, one of the hottest business methodologies in Silicon Valley and beyond. It seems hard to believe today, but there was a time when Airbnb was the best-kept secret of travel hackers and couch surfers, Pintrest was a niche web site...
The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age

David Callahan · Knopf
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

An inside look at the secretive world of elite philanthropists--and how they're quietly wielding ever more power to shape American life in ways both good and bad.

While media attention focuses on famous philanthropists such as Bill Gates and Charles Koch, thousands of donors...
The Power of Positive Leadership: How and Why Positive Leaders Transform Teams and Organizations and Change the World

Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

We are not positive because life is easy. We are positive because life can be hard. As a leader, you will face numerous obstacles, negativity, and tests. There will be times when it seems as if everything in the world is conspiring against you and your vision seems more like a fantasy than...
Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions

Brian Christian · Picador Usa
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

A fascinating exploration of how computer algorithms can be applied to our everyday lives, helping to solve common decision-making problems and illuminate the workings of the human mind All our lives are constrained by limited space and time, limits that give rise to a particular set of problems....
The Land of Enterprise: A Business History of the United States

Benjamin C Waterhouse · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A new, gripping history of America - told through the executives, bankers, farmers, and politicians who paved the way from colonial times to the present - reveals that this country was founded as much on the search for wealth and prosperity as the desire for freedom.The Land of Enterprise...