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  • The Power of Community: How Phenomenal Leaders Inspire their Teams, Wow their Customers, and Make Bigger Profitsby Howard Partridge

    McGraw-Hill Education 2018; US$ 28.00

    Build a culture based on the values of “community”—a win-win solution that benefits employees and drives profitability Every human being has a longing for belonging. We all need to feel loved, accepted, and validated, but today’s digital culture has broken down the spirit of traditional communities—and people crave the commitment and togetherness... more...

  • Precision Medicine and the Reinvention of Human Diseaseby Jules J. Berman

    Elsevier Science 2018; US$ 125.00

    Precision Medicine and the Reinvention of Human Disease clarifies the foundational concepts of precision medicine, distinguishing this field from its early predecessors, such as genomics, pharmacogenomics and personalized medicine. Until recently, most of medicine was focused on either the beginning or end-point of diseases. With precision medicine,... more...

  • What Makes a Terroristby Alan B. Krueger; Alan B. Krueger

    Princeton University Press 2018; US$ 27.95 US$ 25.43

    Why we need to think more like economists to successfully combat terrorism If we are to correctly assess the root causes of terrorism and successfully address the threat, we must think more like economists do. Alan Krueger’s What Makes a Terrorist , explains why our tactics in the fight against terrorism must be based on more than anecdote, intuition,... more...

  • Nordic Contributions in IS Researchby Susanne Stigberg; Joakim Karlsen; Harald Holone; Cathrine Linnes

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 45.24

    This book constitutes the proceedings of the 8thScandinavian Conference on Information Systems, SCIS 2017, held in Halden, Norway, in August  2017.  The 11 full papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 24 submissions. They focus on so-called “smart” systems that prevail in many areas and influence work processes, communication,... more...

  • The Case against Educationby Bryan Caplan

    Princeton University Press 2018; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25

    Why we need to stop wasting public funds on education Despite being immensely popular--and immensely lucrative—education is grossly overrated. In this explosive book, Bryan Caplan argues that the primary function of education is not to enhance students' skill but to certify their intelligence, work ethic, and conformity—in other words, to signal... more...

  • Black Edgeby Sheelah Kolhatkar

    Ebury Publishing 2018; US$ 14.09

    Nominated for the FT/McKinsey Business Book of the Year Nominated for the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction Amazon Top 5 Business Books of 2017 'A prodigious feat of reporting' - Malcolm Gladwell ‘Black Edge has the grip of a thriller … Everyone should read this book’ - David Grann, New York Times bestselling author of... more...

  • Judgment and Strategyby Robin Holt

    OUP Oxford 2018; US$ 74.99

    This book re-orients our thinking about strategy away from its being a mode of control and towards its being one of self awareness. The author defines strategic inquiry as the undertaking of successive attempts to present an organization to itself and others. This, the book argues, is an activity of judgment, not decision. more...

  • Contestants, Profiteers, and the Political Dynamics of Marketizationby Helen Callaghan

    OUP Oxford 2018; US$ 49.99

    This book highlights the role of "profiteers" in political efforts to expand market-based competition. Political struggles surrounding the gradual marketization of corporate control in Britain, Germany and France from the 1860s provide empirical illustration. more...

  • Narrowing the Attainment Gap: A handbook for schoolsby Daniel Sobel

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2018; US$ 26.99

    The attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers is one of the most insidious social injustices in the developed world. It is a significant factor in the growing inequality of our societies and persists across time and nations. For this reason, narrowing the gap is a top priority for governments and policymakers, and an issue that all... more...

  • The Growth Delusionby David Pilling

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2018; US$ 10.99

    A revelatory and entertaining book about the pitfalls of how we measure our economy and how to correct them, by an award-winning editor of The Financial Times 'A near miracle' Ha-Joon Chang, author of 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism In The Growth Delusion , author and prize-winning journalist David Pilling explores how... more...