Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap?

Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap? Author: Graham Allison Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (May 30, 2017) HBXer–Martin Ko’s review: The next entry in the book club: Destined For War, which is about whether the United States and China are on a collision course for either total war or no war at all. …

Competing Against Luck: The Story of Innovation and Customer Choice

Competing Against Luck: The Story of Innovation and Customer Choice Author: Clayton M. Christensen, Karen Dillon, Taddy Hall, David S. Duncan Publisher: HarperBusiness; 1 edition (October 4, 2016) HBXer–Marvin Hansen’s comment: It is worth reading the book Competing Against Luck from cover to cover. I got an early access of the ebook a few days before the printed version …

Negotiation readings recommended by HBX-Managing Your Career Development

At HBX-Managing Your Career Development session 5 (June 13, 2017), HBS Professor Alison Wood Brooks recommended the following supplemental readings: *** Negotiation Genius: How to Overcome Obstacles and Achieve Brilliant Results at the Bargaining Table and Beyond Author: Deepak Malhotra and Max H. Bazerman Publisher: Bantam; Reprint edition (August 26, 2008) *** Website: PON – …

Blockbusters: Hit-making, Risk-taking, and the Big Business of Entertainment

Blockbusters: Hit-making, Risk-taking, and the Big Business of Entertainment Author: Anita Elberse Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.; 1st Edition, 1st Printing edition (October 15, 2013) HBXer–Jingning Ao’s Recommendation: I was taking the 4th session of HBX-Managing Your Career Development led by Prof. Elberse earlier today. Prof. Elberse’s insightful research in the entertainment industry amazed me …

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: …

Design-Thinking books recommended by HBX-Managing Your Career Development

At HBX-Managing Your Career Development session 3 (May 30, 2017), HBX Professor Ariel Stern recommended 5 design-thinking books: I wanted to share a few book ideas for folks who are interested in reading more about Design Thinking and its applications. These are not listed in any particular order. Rather, each book considers the principles of Design Thinking …

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 …

Women Don’t Ask: Negotiation and the Gender Divide

Women Don’t Ask: Negotiation and the Gender Divide Author: Linda Babcock, Sara Laschever Publisher: Princeton University Press (September 22, 2003) 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 …