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Unstoppable: Discover Your True Value, Define Your Genius Zone, and Drive Your Dream Career

For anyone looking to obtain lifelong tools rather than a step-by-step guide to success, this book is for you. Recommended for fans of Carey Davidson’s The Five Archetypes.
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Entrepreneurs Who Changed History

This is essentially a reference book that provides brief, basic information on the accomplishments of select entrepreneurs. It will likely be a resource for people interested in business history rather than being read from cover to cover.
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The Hype Machine: How Social Media Disrupts Our Elections, Our Economy, and Our Health—and How We Must Adapt

Timely for readers interested in important issues, such as data ethics, privacy, platform policies and regulations, the role of social media tech giants in our lives, and how these tools impact consumers’ behaviors., CA
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Foretelling the End of Capitalism: Intellectual Misadventures Since Karl Marx

An insightful study of capitalism and the “harbingers of doom” that have been part of its history. Faculty researchers, and students of economics and philosophy should find this informative and timely. Highly recommended.

What’s Wrong with Economics? A Primer for the Perplexed

This is an excellent overview of the field and a good starting point for students of economics. Highly recommended reading.
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Overcome AI: How To Build a Secure Financial Future in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

This book achieves what it sets out to do
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How To Lead: Wisdom from the World’s Greatest CEOs, Founders, and Game Changers

This is more successful as a set of biographical interviews or personality profiles than as a guide to effective leadership.
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Better, Not Perfect: A Realist’s Guide to Maximum Sustainable Goodness

This will appeal to those seeking practical suggestions for improving business and philanthropic behavior.
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The Secret Life of Groceries: The Dark Miracle of the American Supermarket

Lorr succeeds in raising awareness of the people who make our food systems possible and the conditions in which they live and work. Yet the stories do not always effectively cohere to create a well-rounded narrative.

The New Chardonnay: The Unlikely Story of How Marijuana Went Mainstream

Cabot cuts through the hype and romance of the counterculture to identify the emergence of a burgeoning industry focused on housewives and seniors. Highly recommended.
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The Heart of a Leader: Fifty-Two Emotional Intelligence Insights To Advance Your Career

This informative, detailed guide to using emotional intelligence on the job is tailored to those in midcareer, seeking careers in business, or wishing to learn more about emotional intelligence. Business administration students could use this as supplemental reading for management courses.

Zconomy: How Gen Z Will Change the Future of Business—and What To Do About It

Vital for all businesses and organizations with any direct contact with Gen Z. Highly recommended for all university libraries supporting business and psychology curriculum.
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The Infinite Machine: How an Army of Crypto-hackers Is Building the Next Internet with Ethereum

This will appeal to people fascinated with the possibilities of cryptocurrency, as well as those interested in the personalities involved and the business history of the concept.
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Outsmarting AI: Power, Profit, and Leadership in the Age of Machines

Recommended for general readers curious about AI, and business owners interested in implementing AI to realize a ROI (return on investment). A great addition to collections in which Alex Castrounis’s AI for People and Business circulates well.
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The Innovation Delusion: How Our Obsession with the New Has Disrupted the Work That Matters Most

Vinsel and Russell’s observations make a compelling counterpoint to the innovation mania that has dominated this decade. Will appeal to innovation skeptics and fans of Daniel Kahneman’s Thinking Fast and Slow and Charles Duhigg’s The Power of Habit.
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Obsessed: Building a Brand People Love from Day One

At once imaginative and pragmatic, this will appeal to those who regard branding as a sometimes daunting task of creating and fostering emotional connections with customers.
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From Boots to Business: Transitioning from the Service to a Career in Business

Recommended for service veterans or those who belong to a military force and are interested in pursuing a career in business.
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The Buddha and the Badass: The Secret Spiritual Art of Succeeding at Work

A solid self-help choice for business managers who seek to live, sleep, and dream their jobs.
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Slowdown: The End of the Great Acceleration—and Why It’s Good for the Planet, the Economy, and Our Lives

Dorling’s thought-provoking findings, fears, and hopes for the future are an excellent introduction for both students and a wider audience interested in the consequences of shifting demographics.
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How To Listen and How To Be Heard: Inclusive Conversations at Work

Many practical and actionable suggestions throughout the book make it a valuable read for anyone interested in working on their communication practices. Recommended for expanding business and self-help collections in the area of work-related communication.
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Intentional Integrity: How Smart Companies Can Lead an Ethical Revolution

Sound advice for the corporate world on creating and maintaining a culture of trust and integrity. Will appeal to aspiring corporate leaders and readers interested in a glimpse of the inner workings of successful start-ups.

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Entrepreneurial Leadership: The Art of Launching New Ventures, Inspiring Others, and Running Stuff

Recommended for anyone interested in developing entrepreneurial or leadership skills.
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Lights Out: Pride, Delusion, and the Fall of General Electric

This revealing and accessible postmortem of GE’s downward spiral will be important reading for a wide audience, including customers, employees, former employees, and investors, as well as anyone interested in 21st-century corporate management.
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Capital and Ideology

This meticulous analysis will interest those with a serious concern for economic public policy.

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The Fix: Overcome the Invisible Barriers That Are Holding Women Back at Work

With forewords by Gillian Anderson and Jennifer Nadel, this inspirational, thought-provoking guide is highly recommended for women at all stages in their careers.
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The Catalyst: How To Change Anyone’s Mind

While beneficial for all readers, this helpful guide would make a perfect gift for college students entering the job market.
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Radical Uncertainty: Decision-Making Beyond the Numbers

This informative book will appeal to readers wishing to delve further into the processes of modern finance and economic forecasts

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Upstream: The Quest To Solve Problems Before They Happen

Many of the situations addressed in this book--from customer service to crime to chronic illness--are daunting. Yet, the commitment and ingenuity used to tackle the issues are nothing less than inspirational. Every organization could benefit from upstream thinking.
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Wild Success: 7 Key Lessons Business Leaders Can Learn from Extreme Adventurers

Offering a unique perspective in the highly saturated field of leadership advice, this breezy work, with its quick-paced and conversational style, makes for an engaging read. It may interest anyone looking for unconventional approaches to business.

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More Than Ready: Be Strong and Be You...and Other Lessons for Women of Color on the Rise

Women in all phases of life should find encouragement from Muñoz’s experiences and career-centered advice.

Dark Towers: Deutsche Bank, Donald Trump, and an Epic Trail of Destruction

Part exposé, part mystery, Enrich’s account richly illuminates Deutsche Bank’s excesses and Trump’s business practices. Readers of Andrew Sorkin’s Too Big To Fail, which unveiled vulnerabilities in the financial industry, will find Enrich’s more focused account equally compelling.

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Designing Your Work Life: How To Thrive and Change and Find Happiness at Work

A worthy successor to the authors’ previous work that also stands on its own, this should be an essential read for college students and might also become a hit on the lecture circuit.
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Wait, I’m the Boss?!? The Essential Guide for New Managers To Succeed from Day One

A comprehensive look at workforce strategies for the 21st century. Every person promoted to a management position should be given a copy of this informative guide.
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Fit To Compete: Why Honest Conversations About Your Company’s Capabilities Are the Key to a Winning Strategy

Great practical business advice from a teacher with real-world experience.
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Edge: Turning Adversity into Advantage

An Ivy League short course for the price of a book. Huang’s guidance will resonate with avid readers of business books.

#MeToo in the Corporate World: Power, Privilege, and the Path Forward

An informative book based on qualitative and quantitative analysis. The advice will benefit companies and organizations of all sizes.
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Think Outside the Building: How Advanced Leaders Can Change the World One Smart Innovation at a Time

A useful book for those aspiring to lead organizations, especially managers wishing to enact social change.
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Extreme Economies: What Life at the World’s Margins Can Teach Us About Our Own Future

Davies makes the science of economics accessible and personal by identifying trends connected to the communities and people he encountered across the globe, and by showing how their efforts and resilience hold promise for a better future. For all interested in the global economy.

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Risk, Choice, and Uncertainty: Three Centuries of Economic Decision-Making

An academic work for serious readers of economic theory.

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Billion Dollar Brand Club: How Dollar Shave Club, Warby Parker, and Other Disruptors Are Remaking What We Buy

Ingrassia presents a fascinating look at successful startups and their impact on consumer culture. This guide will be especially valuable for business students, practitioners, and aspiring entrepreneurs.

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Rewriting the Rules of the European Economy: An Agenda for Growth and Shared Prosperity

This straightforward assemblage of practical solutions for revitalizing Europe's economy will have an audience with readers of Stiglitz's earlier work and anyone interested in economics.

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The Velvet Rope Economy: How Inequality Became Big Business

Economists and business professionals will be well-served by this insightful analysis, as will social activists and all those concerned by the growing separation between rich and poor.

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The Velvet Rope Economy: How Inequality Became Big Business

Economists and business professionals will be well-served by this insightful analysis, as will social activists and all those concerned by the growing separation between rich and poor.

Trade Is Not a Four-Letter Word: How Six Everyday Products Make the Case for Trade

Hochberg has written an accessible, necessary book that will increase our understanding of trade and economic policies and the ways in which they impact our daily lives. Highly recommended.

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Leading with Gratitude: Eight Leadership Practices for Extraordinary Business Results

For managers focused on motivation and productivity and anyone else seeking advice on how to express thankfulness.
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The Proximity Paradox: How To Create Distance from Business as Usual and Do Something Truly Innovative

A respectable business work recasting vintage techniques that may be compelling to a more scholarly audience.
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Martha Stewart’s Organizing: The Manual for Bringing Order to Your Life, Home & Routines

Readers on a budget or establishing a household will find inspiration and customizable ideas here. Those seeking a philosophical discussion about downsizing or decluttering as they undertake organizing should also look to Margareta Magnusson’s The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning or Joshua Becker’s The Minimalist Home.
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Napkin Finance: Build Your Wealth in 30 Seconds or Less

Perfect for financial novices and students--the unique compact format and simple sketches make even the most complex financial concepts both easy to read and understand.
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A World Without Work: Technology, Automation, and How We Should Respond

This work is sure to be controversial, but it will find an audience with those interested in public policy relating to unemployment and inequality.
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Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America

The book sticks close to its focus of franchising McDonald’s restaurants among black communities in the 20th century, and covers the topic well. This niche subject may not have wide-ranging appeal, but the research is invaluable for those studying the intersections of race, economics, and business in the United States.
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Arguing with Zombies: Economics, Politics, and the Fight for a Better Future

While Krugman’s rousing, jargon-free writings will please progressive readers, they will be disconcerting to many conservative ones. An informative and controversial study combining business and political science.
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Disney’s Land: Walt Disney and the Invention of the Amusement Park That Changed the World

Much has already been written about Disney’s theme parks, but Snow’s readable business history explores the work and innovation that went into launching the park.
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It’s How We Play the Game: Build a Business. Take a Stand. Make a Difference

This book offers some sound lessons for those involved in retail, and will also benefit those who learn best from personal narratives.
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Market Mover: Lessons from a Decade of Change at NASDAQ

An intriguing perspective on the intersections of IT, management, and finance.
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That Will Never Work: The Birth of Netflix and the Amazing Life of an Idea

A worthwhile personal account and career guide for budding entrepreneurs.
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Aesthetic Intelligence: How To Boost It and Use It in Business and Beyond

Will appeal to those interested in the intersection of marketing and consumer behavior.
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Seeing Around Corners: How To Spot Inflection Points in Business Before They Happen

A useful guide that is most appropriate for actual or aspiring managers and management consultants.

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Start Finishing: How To Go from Idea to Done

Gilkey’s constructive guidance will likely appeal to white-collar workers, especially those in managerial and administrative positions

Transaction Man: The Rise of the Deal and the Decline of the American Dream

Through the stories of individuals, often from varied neighborhoods, businesses, and corporations, Lemann makes these experiences come alive. Readers can use this insightful business history to guide their forecasts

Kochland: The Secret History of Koch Industries and Corporate Power in America

Based on six years of research and with a fast-paced writing style that interweaves multiple stories, this illuminating work on the exceedingly influential Koch and his company will be welcomed by all readers of business or politics. Leonard does for Koch what Andrew Sorkin’s Too Big To Fail did for the 2008 financial crisis
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The Innovation Mandate: The Growth Secrets of the Best Organizations in the World

While the work overall is hindered by repetition, it also contains suggestions that will likely provoke reflection by business owners and experienced managers.

The Memo: What Women of Color Need To Know To Secure a Seat at the Table

A much-needed resource for women of color in the workplace that realistically looks at the issues faced and offers advice on how to enact change. Highly recommended.

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Connect First: 52 Simple Ways To Ignite Success, Meaning, and Joy at Work

A how-to guide that will appeal to managers and leaders seeking advice for improving and maintaining morale in workplace culture.

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How To Be an Inclusive Leader: Your Role in Creating Cultures of Belonging Where Everyone Can Thrive

This resource encourages readers to consider all aspects of inclusion, even the less obvious ones. Brown asserts that one need not be in a position of power to make a difference; anyone can advocate for what’s right, though it won’t always be easy.

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A Fool’s Errand: Creating the National Museum of African American History and Culture during the Age of Bush, Obama, and Trump

While centering on a specific narrative, this book serves as much more than an overview of the NMAAHC and will not solely appeal to museum curators or academics, as Bunch addresses the ways in which public spaces must be disrupted and dehierarchized to change cultural narratives.

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The Optimist’s Telescope: Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age

An intriguing look at strategies for the long-term with citations from business executives, sociologists, and philosophers; highly recommended.

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The Handy Accounting Answer Book

Anyone interested in learning more about personal or corporate accounting will find useful information here.

Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor

Although somewhat uneven in its coverage of labor history, this lively and informative read will appeal to those interested in the current challenges facing American workers.

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Why Digital Transformations Fail: The Surprising Disciplines of How to Take Off and Stay Ahead

A useful primer for the next generation in IT and business management.

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Superpower: One Man’s Quest To Transform American Energy

Green energy enthusiasts will appreciate this account of how hard work, capitalist wiles, and negotiation are needed to turn a good idea into a reality.

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From Sabotage to Support: A New Vision for Feminist Solidarity in the Workplace

This guide will prove useful for human resource managers, individuals involved in hiring processes or staff training and development, and those who address gendered inequities in the workplace, as well as readers interested in how gendered oppression and feminist responses to it has shaped organizational cultures

Nine Lies about Work: A Freethinking Leader's Guide to the Real World

This thought-provoking work will appeal to organizational and team leaders and those who aspire to such positions.

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To Start a Business and Ignite Your Life: A Simple Guide to Combining Business Wisdom with Passion

Recommended for anyone interested in being an entrepreneur and for students of business administration.
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Selling to China: A Guide to Doing Business in China for Small and Medium-Sized Companies

A useful book aimed at serious entrepreneurs ready to enter the China market. Recommended.
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The Outsiders: Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success

Thorndike’s analysis of these overlooked business executives will appeal to business school students and investors looking for a way to evaluate companies outside marketplace chatter. Highly recommended.
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How They Got Away with It: White Collar Criminals and the Financial Meltdown

A good complement to Thomas Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum’s That Used To Be Us or Robert Shiller’s Finance and the Good Society, this book is a valuable resource for details about the financial crisis.
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Making the European Monetary Union

James’s focus on the EMU’s development yields insights about current regional financial crises. This in-depth history will appeal to academic readers looking for extensive details about the EMU from several decades. Recommended.
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The Baker’s Son: My Life in Business: The Story of How the Golden Krust Empire Was Built, from a Village Shop in Jamaica to the Heights of American Enterprise

Hawthorne’s story is compelling on many levels: it offers a peek into life in Jamaica, a classic immigrant narrative, and a testament to the strength of family. Hawthorne’s is a Horatio Alger tale with a Caribbean flavor, which should find an appreciative audience among entrepreneurs and business aficionados.
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Spark & Hustle: Launch and Grow Your Small Business Now

Overall, this is a good starting point for any woman with an idea for starting her own business, but without the confidence and information to do so.
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Key Moments: Experiences in a Dedicated Life

Rather ostentatious, this book’s many descriptions of philanthropic projects are somewhat self-congratulatory; readers may wonder how truly effective they are. This will have limited readership.
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Double Entry: How the Merchants of Venice Created Modern Finance

With little mathematics or accounting described in its pages, this is not a technical work. The book instead explains how accounting, a natural human instinct, became a profession. Recommended for readers interested in the origins of modern accounting and how that history relates to the recent financial near collapse.
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The Surprising Design of Market Economies

For readers willing to challenge the status quo, this book will wrap their minds around a new way of thinking about markets and economies.
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