Harvard Business Review Press books are to be added to EBSCO’s Business Book Summaries.
The Business Book Summaries is updated on a daily basis and offers concise summaries of thousands of leading business books, an iPhone app and audio summaries of selected titles.
For more information see the EBSCO website.
The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) has announced the winners of this year’s Business Book of the Year competition.
The competition is sponsored by Henley Business School and run in association with the British Library.
· The management role is made, not given. You need to shape it rather than let it shape you.
· If you let your team be successful, you will be successful.
· Being a manager is something to be proud of. Fundamentally every organisation builds from its management.”
Management and Leadership Textbook
Managing Equality and Diversity: Theory and Practice by Savita Kumra and Simonetta Manfredi
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Winning at Innovation: The A-F Model by Fernando Trías de Bes and Philip Kotler
The New Manager
The Leadership Skills Handbook: 50 Essential Skills You Need to be a Leader by Jo Owen
The Commuter’s Read
The Strategy Book: How to Think and Act Strategically to Deliver Outstanding Results by Max Mckeown
If one of your new year’s resolutions is to read more business books you may have found yourself overwhelmed by the quantity of books available.
Over on the State of Search website Bas van den Beld has come up with some great ideas for your next business book read. An infographic designed by Koozai helps take you to choices in a number of subject areas, including:
· Web analytics
· Business development
· Content marketing
· Paid search
· Web theory
· Social media
In September’s issue Allan Foster reports on what he terms ‘the relative buoyancy of popular business book publishing’ with an increase in UK sales of 10%. Penguin has carried out a global rollout of its business book imprint (Portfolio). Meanwhile, the longlist for the Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year 2010 has been announced. The shortlist will be announced on 16th September.