New Titles | Business Book Summaries http://www.bizsum.com/ Thu, 20 Sep 2018 09:00:19 -0400 Thu, 20 Sep 2018 09:57:48 -0400 Ask More http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/ask-more <div>Author: Sesno, Frank</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Questions are a key component of informed decision making, inspired creativity, and business success, but many people fail to understand the importance of questions and how to use them to achieve their goals. In...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries A Uterus Is a Feature, Not a Bug http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/uterus-feature-not-bug <div>Author: Lacy, Sarah</div> <div>Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Sarah Lacy grew up believing that women couldn’t have it all—that there was no way she could have a career and become a mother at the same time. But after several start-up ventures, tech blogs, books, and book press...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Business Model Generation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/business-model-generation <div>Author: Osterwalder, Alexander | Pigneur, Yves</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Business Model Generation</strong>, Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur teamed up with 470 co-contributors from around the world to develop a handbook for leaders who want to improve their organizations’...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries The Culture Builders http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/culture-builders <div>Author: Sparrow, Jane</div> <div>Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Most organizations recognize that engaged employees yield better results on virtually all metrics, from improved financial performance to greater team cohesion and individual work satisfaction. Yet despite the mounting...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries White Working Class http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/white-working-class <div>Author: Williams, Joan C.</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>White Working Clas</strong>s, Joan C. Williams provides insight into America’s middle class. She examines working-class values, motivations, and challenges and explains how anger toward the professional...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries La classe laborieuse blanche http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/la-classe-laborieuse-blanche <div>Author: Williams, Joan C.</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/french">French</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Dans <strong>La classe laborieuse blanche</strong>, Joan C. Williams livre ses analyses sur la classe américaine moyenne. Elle passe en revue les valeurs, les motivations et les défis de la classe laborieuse et...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Weiße Arbeiterklasse http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/weiBe-arbeiterklasse <div>Author: Williams, Joan C.</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/german">German</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In ihrem Buch <strong>Weiße Arbeiterklasse</strong> gewährt Joan C. Williams Einblicke in die amerikanische Mittelschicht. Sie untersucht die Werte, Motivationen und Herausforderungen der Arbeiterklasse und erklärt,...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries La clase trabajadora blanca http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/la-clase-trabajadora-blanca <div>Author: Williams, Joan C.</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/spanish">Spanish</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>En <strong>La clase trabajadora blanca</strong>, Joan C. Williams hace un análisis sobre la clase media de los Estados Unidos. Examina los valores, las motivaciones y los desafíos de la clase trabajadora y explica cómo...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries White Working Class (Chinese) http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/white-working-class-chinese <div>Author: Williams, Joan C.</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/chinese">Chinese</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>White Working Class</strong>, Joan C. Williams provides insight into America’s middle class. She examines working-class values, motivations, and challenges and explains how anger toward the professional...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries HBR Emotional Intelligence Series: Dealing with Difficult People http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/hbr-emotional-intelligence-series-dealing-difficult-people <div>Author: Business, Harvard</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2018</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>HBR Emotional Intelligence Series: Dealing with Difficult People</strong> from Harvard Business Review Press provides techniques for using empathy and social skills to transform unpleasant or dysfunctional...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Einstein’s Boss http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/einstein%E2%80%99s-boss <div>Author: Hromas, Robert | Hromas, Christopher</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2018</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Although he wasn’t a physicist or a mathematician himself, Abraham Flexner was responsible for some of the biggest scientific breakthroughs of the 20th century. As the director of the Institute for Advanced Studios (...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Commonsense Leadership http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/commonsense-leadership <div>Author: Llewellyn, PhD, Jack H.</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Commonsense Leadership</strong>, Jack H. Llewellyn draws on his experience as an athlete, business coach, and person with multiple sclerosis to teach people how to become leaders by totally committing to...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries The Activist Director http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/activist-director <div>Author: Millstein, Ira M.</div> <div>Publisher: Columbia University Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Activist Director</strong>, attorney Ira M. Millstein reveals the importance of board-centric oversight in corporate, not-for-profit, and government entities. He recounts his experiences with corporate...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries The Leadership Capital Index http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/leadership-capital-index <div>Author: Ulrich, Dave</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>When evaluating companies, investors know that the quality of their leadership is an important factor to consider. Financial metrics can predict about half of a company’s value on the market, while good leadership...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries L’indice de capital du leadership http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/lindice-de-capital-du-leadership <div>Author: Ulrich, Dave</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/french">French</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Les investisseurs désireux de prendre la mesure d’une entreprise savent qu’il est important d’évaluer la qualité de son équipe dirigeante. Si les chiffres servent à estimer une partie de la valeur d’une entreprise sur...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Der Wert von Führung http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/der-wert-von-fuhrung <div>Author: Ulrich, Dave</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/german">German</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Bei der Bewertung von Unternehmen wissen Investoren, dass die Qualität ihrer Führung ein wichtiger Faktor ist. Finanzielle Kennzahlen bestimmen etwa die Hälfte des Wertes eines Unternehmens auf dem Markt, gute&nbsp;Fü...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries El índice del capital de liderazgo http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/el-indice-del-capital-de-liderazgo <div>Author: Ulrich, Dave</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/spanish">Spanish</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Los inversores saben que, al momento de evaluar empresas, la calidad de sus líderes es un factor importante que considerar. Las métricas financieras permiten predecir aproximadamente la mitad del valor de mercado de...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries The Leadership Capital Index (Chinese) http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/leadership-capital-index-chinese <div>Author: Ulrich, Dave</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/chinese">Chinese</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>When evaluating companies, investors know that the quality of their leadership is an important factor to consider. Financial metrics can predict about half of a company’s value on the market, while good leadership...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries High-Stakes Leadership http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/high-stakes-leadership <div>Author: Dierickx, PhD, Constance</div> <div>Publisher: Bibliomotion, Inc., an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group</div> <div>Published Date: 2018</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Change and risk are inevitable in business today. Companies need leaders who can adapt to these threats with imagination, toughness, and solid direction. In <strong>High-Stakes Leadership</strong>, Constance Dierickx,...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries The New Global Road Map http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/new-global-road-map <div>Author: Ghemawat, Pankaj</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2018</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/global-business">Global Business</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The New Global Road Map</strong>, Pankaj Ghemawat provides a definitive guide to help organizations compete profitably in international markets, even as pressures against globalization are mounting. Leaders...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Business Model You http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/business-model-you <div>Author: Clark, Tim | Osterwalder, Alexander | Pigneur, Yves</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Over the course of your lifetime, you may change jobs or careers; however, the prospect of such a significant reinvention can be intimidating if you don’t have a structured process in place. In <strong>Business Model...</strong></p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Learning in the Age of Immediacy http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/learning-age-immediacy <div>Author: Carson, Brandon</div> <div>Publisher: ATD Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/technology">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Learning in the Age of Immediacy</strong>, Brandon Carson examines the invention of the Internet and its effect on every aspect of human life—especially on how people learn. Five factors of digital...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Live Large http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/live-large <div>Author: Crook, Elizabeth B.</div> <div>Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Many professionals who lead successful lives still feel discontent or restless at times. They dream about what’s next, but are unsure how to find what they’re looking for, move forward with confidence, or maximize...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Leadership Step by Step http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/leadership-step-step <div>Author: Spodek, Joshua</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Textbooks can only do so much to prepare people to be good leaders. Just as a woodworker must learn to craft lumber into buildings to become a carpenter, individuals need to learn how to work with other people if they...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Becoming a Better Boss http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/becoming-better-boss <div>Author: Birkinshaw, Julian</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Becoming a Better Boss</strong>, Julian Birkinshaw sheds light on the gap between what managers know and what they do. He believes that managers can become more effective by adopting realistic assumptions...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries