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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Book list of Service Design Thinking from HBXer Mike Oren

This is Service Design Thinking: Basics, Tools, Cases Author: Marc Stickdorn, Jakob Schneider Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (January 11, 2012) HBXer–Mike Oren’s Recommendation: It was one of the most holistic but more academic. *** Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation Author: Tim Brown Publisher: HarperBusiness (September 29, 2009) HBXer–Mike Oren’s Recommendation: …

Getting (More of) What You Want: How the Secrets of Economics and Psychology Can Help You Negotiate Anything, in Business and in Life

Getting (More of) What You Want: How the Secrets of Economics and Psychology Can Help You Negotiate Anything, in Business and in Life Author: Margaret A. Neale, Thomas Z. Lys Publisher: Basic Books (July 14, 2015) HBXer–Joshua Senne’s Recommendation: I’m taking a negotiation course as part of my executive education at Stanford and wanted to post the recommended …

Influence: Science and Practice (5th Edition)

Influence: Science and Practice (5th Edition) Author: Robert B. Cialdini Publisher: Allyn and Bacon; 5th edition (August 8, 2008) HBXer–Joshua Senne’s Recommendation: I’m taking a negotiation course as part of my executive education at Stanford and wanted to post the recommended readings from the course if your interested in reading more about negotiation and such. (Book photo …