Recent Books

  • 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).

  • Management Science: The Art of Modeling with Spreadsheets Stephen G. Powell, Kenneth R. Baker
    Wiley, 2010

    Now in its third edition, Powell and Baker’s Management Science provides students and business analysts with the technical knowledge and skill needed to develop real expertise in business modeling. In this book, the authors cover spreadsheet engineering, management science, and the modeling craft.

  • CAREER GPS: Strategies for Women Navigating the New Corporate Landscape Ella L.J. Edmondson Bell
    Amistad, 2010

    In CAREER GPS, Professor Bell has drawn from her experience as a professor, consultant to Fortune 100 companies, and founder of ASCENT, the first management and leadership program committed to the professional development and career advancement of women. One of the nation’s most respected experts in women’s career advancement and retention, Bell profiles dozens of smart, successful women who have made it to the top of the corporate world—and explains how they did it.