Shelf Life

Shelf Life

March 1, 2009

WHAT WERE WE THINKING?

This issue, a look at some classics and at a whole new field.

READING LIST A Short History of Financial Euphoria by John Kenneth Galbraith, Penguin Group, 1990. The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money by John Maynard Keynes, first published 1936. How We Decide by Jonah Lehrer, Houghton Mifflin […] Read More

January 1, 2009

SHELF LIFE

Forward reviews books on business, economics and trade.

by Avinash K. Dixit and Barry J. NalebuffW. W. Norton & Co., 2008 The Art of StrategyIf I know that you know that I know that your company has no operations in lower Baluchistan, then […] Read More

November 1, 2008

SHELF LIFE

Forward reviews the latest books on business, economics and trade.

By Robert S. Kaplan and David P. NortonHarvard Business Press, 2008 THE EXECUTION PREMIUM: LINKING STRATEGY TO OPERATIONS FOR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGEIf you would like a do-it-yourself MBA course on strategy, buy the five books by […] Read More

September 1, 2008

SHELF LIFE

Forward editors review the latest books on business, economics and trade.

By Richard C. LongworthBloomsbury USA, 2008$25.95 Caught in the Middle: America’s Heartland in the Age of GlobalismWhat happens to America happens to the Midwest first—and so far globalization has destroyed more in the heartland than […] Read More

July 1, 2008

SHELF LIFE

Forward editors review the latest books on business, economics and trade.

By Kevin PhillipsPenguin Group, 2008U.S. $25.95, Canada $28.50 Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics, and the Global Crisis of American CapitalismNervous about the state of the U.S. economy? Author Kevin Phillips thinks you may not […] Read More