New Books Network

Robert Sroufe, “Integrated Management: How Sustainability Creates Value for Any Business” (Emerald, 2018)
Integration has been a key theme across the general management, organizational behavior, supply chain management, strategy, information systems and the environmental management literature for decades. Sustainability continues to be, at the “top of the agenda” in the C-suite. Despite this, specialists in academia and organizations lack the peripheral vision to... Read More
Tim Koller, “Valuation: Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies” (Wiley, 2020)
What’s a company worth? To judge by the stock market, you might think that there is little rhyme or reason to the exercise. Yet, since the beginning of commerce thousands of years ago, people have been asserting the value of enterprises. Despite that long history, the math and specific logic... Read More
Caroline Stokes, “Elephants Before Unicorns: Emotionally Intelligent HR Strategies to Save Your Company” (Entrepreneur Press, 2019)
How does avoidance of conflict ultimately create more conflict in the workplace? Today I talked to Caroline Stokes, author of Elephants Before Unicorns: Emotionally Intelligent HR Strategies to Save Your Company (Entrepreneur Press, 2019) Stokes is the CEO of FORWARD, and the podcast host of The Emotionally Intelligent Recruiter. She... Read More
Peter J. Boettke, “Public Governance and the Classical-Liberal Perspective” (Oxford UP, 2019)
Today I spoke with Professor Peter J. Boettke, co-author of Public Governance and the Classical-Liberal Perspective (Oxford University Press, 2019) with Paul Dragos Aligica and Vlad Tarko. Dr Boettke is University Professor of Economics and Philosophy, Director of the F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics,... Read More
Charlene Li, “The Disruption Mindset: Why Some Organizations Transform While Others Fail” (IdeaPress, 2019)
What does it take for a company’s culture to enable ongoing growth? Today I talked to Charlene Li, author of The Disruption Mindset: Why Some Organizations Transform While Others Fail (IdeaPress, 2019). Li is the author of six books, including the New York Times bestseller, Open Leadership, and is also... Read More
Zachary Carter, “Price of Peace: Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes” (Random House, 2020)
Keynes was not only an economist but the preeminent anti-authoritarian thinker of the 20th century, one who devoted his life to the belief that art and ideas could conquer war and deprivation. As a moral philosopher, political theorist, and statesman, Keynes led an extraordinary life that took him from intimate... Read More
Pavlina Tcherneva, “The Case for a Job Guarantee” (Polity, 2020)
One of the most enduring ideas in economics is that unemployment is both unavoidable and necessary for the smooth functioning of the economy. This assumption has provided cover for the devastating social and economic costs of job insecurity. It is also false. In this The Case for a Job Guarantee... Read More
E. Lonergan and M. Blyth, “Angrynomics” (Agenda/Columbia UP, 2020)
How are we going to address inequality and put the economy on a sounder footing? Today I talked to Eric Lonergan and Mark Blyth about their new book Angrynomics (Agenda Publishing/Columbia University Press, 2020). Lonergan is an economist and macro fund manager in London whose writings often appear in The Financial... Read More
Marcia Chatelain, “Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America” (Liveright, 2020)
Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America (Liveright, 2020) by Marcia Chatelain is a fascinating examination of the relationship between the fast-food industry, Black business owners, and the communities where they set up franchises after the Holy Week Uprisings of 1968. Using McDonalds as a “prism” to study the expansion... Read More