Recent Books

  • Strategic Capitalism: The New Economic Strategy for Winning the Capitalist Cold War Richard D'Aveni
    McGraw-Hill, 2012

    The United States and its economic allies are under attack by a force unlike any they have ever faced. China and other emerging nations are competing for markets around the world using their own versions of capitalism—and, thus far, they are winning handily. In Strategic Capitalism, one of the world’s leading authorities on global business strategy, Richard D’Aveni, describes how the “economic cold war” began, how it is being played out now, and how the West can change the course of events in its favor.

  • The Wide Lens: A New Strategy for Innovation Ron Adner
    Penguin Group, 2012

    How can great companies do everything right—identify real customer needs, deliver excellent innovations, beat their competitors to market—and still fail? In The Wide Lens, innovation expert Ron Adner draws on over a decade of research and field testing to reveal the hidden structure of success in a world of interdependence.

  • Minority Business Success: Refocusing on The American Dream Leonard Greenhalgh and James Lowry
    Stanford Business Books, 2011

    The authors chart a path for the full participation of minority businesses in the U.S. economy. Today, minorities are on their way to becoming the majority of the workforce and a large part of entrepreneurial endeavors; their full contribution is essential to national competitive advantage in a global economy. The book lays out a new paradigm for developing minority businesses so that they can fully contribute to the national competitive advantage and prosperity.

  • Handbook of Corporate Finance: Empirical Corporate Finance, Volumes 1&2 (Chinese edition) B. Espen Eckbo
    Dongbei University Finance & Economics Press, 2011

    Now available in Chinese, this handbook takes stock of the main empirical findings across an unprecedented spectrum of corporate finance issues.

  • 7 Bad Habits of Unsuccessful People Sydney Finkelstein
    New Word City, 2010

    Talented leaders can be brought low by their own success. Self-confidence slides into over-confidence. Good press leads to prideful thinking.

  • The Other Side of Innovation: Solving the Execution Challenge Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble
    Harvard Business Review, 2010

    A new book about carrying out big ideas, by Tuck faculty members Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble, takes on that misconception and uses the inventor’s words of caution inside the cover: “Genius is 1 percent inspiration, 99 percent perspiration.” The Other Side of Innovation: Solving the Execution Challenge (Harvard Business Press, September 2010) is about the latter. The book builds on the pair’s 2005 international best-seller, 10 Rules for Strategic Innovators: From Idea to Execution (Harvard Business Press).