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Books to Read (Managing Organizations) January 29, 2005

Posted by dhar in Misc.
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Here are some excellent books on Managing Organizations that were recommended by Prof. Paul Ingram. As always quite a few of them are good for laymen and no not require you to do an MBA to appreciate the concepts they talk about.

Warning: The last two, according to Prof. Ingram, are slightly dry academic tomes. Caveat Emptor!

  • Why Smart People Make Big Money Mistakes And How To Correct Them [Gary Belsky, Thomas Gilovich]
  • The Winner’s Curse [Richard Thaler]
  • Competing by Design [Nadler and Tushman]
  • The Visible Hand [Alfred Chandler]
  • Tree: A Life Story [David Suzuki]
  • No Gods No Masters [Daniel Guerin]
  • Filling the Glass : The Skeptic’s Guide to Positive Thinking in Business [Barry Maher]
  • How we know what isn’t so [Tom Gilovich]
  • Organizations in Action [James Thompson]
  • Organization and Environment [Lawrence and Lorsch]
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1. Anonymous - February 8, 2005

Hi Sumit,

I am eagerly looking forward for the “Recommended Readings” on Accounting and Finance. Hope it will be soon up. I have posted a trackback to the collection in my blog

http://way2top.blogsome.com/pages/books-to-read

-Bharani.

2. Rallix - February 9, 2005

Unbelievable! You mean there is actually a book that requires an MBA to read?!

3. sudeep - February 9, 2005

abbe.. how abt new post ?


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