The Prosperity Paradox: How Innovation Can Lift Nations Out of Poverty

The Prosperity Paradox: How Innovation Can Lift Nations Out of Poverty Author: Clayton M Christensen, Efosa Ojomo, Karen Dillon Publisher: HarperBusiness (January 15, 2019) HBXer–Marvin Hansen ‘s recommendation: When I started reading my copy, I got a deeper understanding that the prosperity paradox explains the phenomena of diminishing return that is so prevalent in modern day capitalism.The …

HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Entrepreneurship and Startups (and book discussion online)

This book is recommended by our HBXer – Edward Scanlan, representing #PagesOfBusiness Book Club DC and HBX Community Chapter, Washington DC. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Entrepreneurship and Startups Author: Steve Blank et al. Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press (February 13, 2018) Topic: strategic planning, competition, small business & entrepreneurship (Book photo source: Amazon) *** BOOK DISCUSSION Message …

Organizational Behavior (Harvard Extension School) Spring 2018

This reading list, from MGMT E-4000 Organizational Behavior at Harvard Extension School (HES) in Spring 2018, is kindly shared by our HBXer – Marvin Hansen  Enjoy Reading! Happy New Year 2018! Part One: Organizational Behavior Articles *** 1. Intro. How Great Companies Think Differently (Harvard Business Review) 2. Attitudes, Diversity & Job Satisfaction. How to Play to Your …

Optimizing Leadership (Harvard Extension School) Week 11-15

This list of music, video, article, and book is from MGMT E-4178 Optimizing Leadership at Harvard Extension School (HES) in Fall 2017 (Week 11-15), generously shared by our HBXer – Marvin Hansen Part One: Music *** 1. Audiomachine – Existence 2. Epic Score – Liberators (Epic Powerful Hybrid Action) 3. Epic Hybrid | Ivan Torrent – The Bounds of the …

The Talent Code: Greatness Isn’t Born. It’s Grown. Here’s How

The Talent Code: Greatness Isn’t Born. It’s Grown. Here’s How Author: Daniel Coyle Publisher: Bantam; 1 edition (April 28, 2009) HBXer–Danah Al Majthoub ‘s recommendation: I would like to share with you great book i am reading now , The Talent Code: Unlocking the Secret of Skill in Sports, Art, Music, Math, and Just About Everything Else …

Optimizing Leadership (Harvard Extension School) Week 1-10

The list of music, videos, articles, and books is recommended from MGMT E-4178 Optimizing Leadership at Harvard Extension School (HES) in Fall 2017, dedicatorily shared by our HBXer – Marvin Hansen Part One: Music *** 1. Stephen Walking – Walkers [Monstercat Release] 2. Heist – Lindsey Stirling 3. Brighter Future – Big Gigantic (ft. Naaz) 4. Skillet – …

Artificial Intelligence books & articles (Harvard Extension School)

Here is the Artificial Intelligence (AI) book list from Harvard Extension School (HES), again, generously shared by our HBXer – Marvin Hansen: Part One: AI Readings *** Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future Author: Andrew McAfee, Erik Brynjolfsson Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition (June 27, 2017)   *** Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning …

The Americanization of Narcissism

The Americanization of Narcissism Author: Elizabeth Lunbeck Publisher: Harvard University Press (March 10, 2014) HBXer–Jingning Ao’s comment: Narcissism is usually a negative word in psychology, but do you know there is also a healthy narcissism? Professor Elizabeth Lunbeck is a professor in Department of History of Science at Harvard. I had the absolute honor to …

Leadership Books (MGMT-4178, Harvard Extension School)

Here is the leadership book list from MGMT-4178 in Fall 2017 at Harvard Extension School (HES), generously shared by our HBXer – Marvin Hansen: *** Multipliers, Revised and Updated: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter Author: Liz Wiseman Publisher: HarperBusiness; Revised, Updated ed. edition (May 16, 2017) HES review: Multipliers remains the all time leadership …

The Party & Asia’s Reckoning

The Party: The Secret World of China’s Communist Rulers Author: Richard McGregor Publisher: Harper Perennial; Reprint edition (July 31, 2012) HBXer–Martin Ko’s review: I really enjoyed reading Richard McGregor’s book The Party (which is the funniest most informative account I have ever read about China’s Communist Party, and I’ve read them all, believe me) *** Asia’s …