Monday, July 4, 2011
The Economist Launches Quarterly Business Books Review
See the first episode here. Six books are briefly discussed, including My Years with General Motors (1964) by Henry Ford, William Whyte’s The Organisation Man (1956), the classic text Management: Tasks, Responsibilities, Practices (1973) by Peter Drucker, bestseller In Search of Excellence (1982) by Tom Peters and Robert Waterman, Clayton Christensen’s The Innovator’s Dilemma (1997) which introduced the notion of disruptive innovation and C.K. Prahalad’s The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid (2004).