Los mejores libros de 2005 según Strategy and Business

Los mejores libros de 2005 según Strategy and Business
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Interesante el dossier que han preparado en la revista Strategy+Business, en el que a lo largo de 40 páginas hacen un análisis de los mejores libros sobre el mundo de los negocios publicados en 2005. Para facilitar su tarea, los han agrupado por categorías, y estos son los mencionados:


  • Eveything bad is good for you: how today's popular culture is actually making us smarter, de Steven Johnson
  • In the bubble: designing ina a complex world, de Johtn Thackara
  • The long emergency: surviving the converging catastrophes of the 21st century, de James Howard Kunstler
  • Massive change, de Bruce Mau
  • Radical evolution: the promise and peril of enhancing our minds, our bocies... and what it means to be human, de Joel Garreau
  • A whole new mind: moving from the information Age to the conceptual Age, de Daniel H. Pink
  • The world is flat: a brif history of the 21st century, de Thomas L. Friedman Estrategia:

  • Blue Ocean strategy: how to create uncontested market space and make the competition irrelevant, de W. Chan Kim y Renée Mauborgne

  • The fortune at the bottom of the pyramid: erradicating poverty through profits, de C.K. Prahalad
  • Market busters: 40 strategic moves thatdrive exceptional business growth


  • Capitalism at the crossroads: the unlimited business opportunities in solving the world's most difficult problems, de Stuart L. Hart
  • Confessions of an economic hit man, de John Perkins
  • The end of poverty: economic possibilities for our time, de Jeffrey D. Sachs
  • The travels of a T-Shirt in the global economy: an economists examines the markets, power and politics of world trade, de Pietra Rivoli


  • Blood on the street: the sensational inside story of how Wall Street anaysists duped a generation of investors, de Charles Gasparino
  • Conspiracy of fools: a true story, de Kurt Eicherwald
  • Ponzi's scheme: the true story of a financial legend, de Mitchell Zuckoff
  • Will your next mistake be fatal? Avoiding the chain of mistakes that can destroy your organization, de Rober E. Mittelstaedt Jr.
  • Winning, de Jack Welch

Conciliación de vida personal y profesional:

  • Creating the good life: applying Aristottle's wisdom to find meaning and happiness, de James O'Toole
  • In praise of slowness: how a worldwide movement is challenging the cult of speed, de Carl Honoré
  • The time divide: work, family and gender inequality, de Jerry A. Jacobs y Kathleen Gerson
  • Time off for good behavior: how hardworking women can take a break and change their lives, de Mary Lou Quinlan


  • All marketers are liars: the power of telling authentic stories in a low-trust world, de Seth Godin
  • Brand Hijack: marketing without marketing, de Alex Wipperfurth
  • How customers think: essential insights into the mind of the market, de Geral Zaltman
  • Profitbrand: how to increase the profitability, accountability and sustainability of brands, de Nick Wreden

Medios de comunicación:

  • Hard new: the scandals at The New York Times and their meaning for American media, de Seth Mnookin


  • Coach: lessons on the game of life, de Michael Lewis
  • Joy at work: a revolutionary approach to fun on the job, de Dennis W. Bakke
  • Lessons on leadership by terror: finding Shaka Zulu in the attic, de Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
  • A life in leaderhip: from D-Day to Ground Zero, an autobiography, de John C. Whitehead

Como toda selección, a buen seguro es discutible la inclusión de determinados libros: todos tenemos nuestros favoritos. Pero no deja de ser una buena orientación si buscamos cosas interesantes para leer. Lógicamente, todos ellos están editados en inglés, pero poco a poco van llegando al mercado las versiones en castellano.

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