Category Archives: Book Reviews

Talent stats – A book review of ‘Moneyball’ by Michael Lewis

Update for ‘Football Manager’ fans. It probably tells me something about the state of the talent management ‘profession’ when a book on baseball proves to be the best source I could find on how to use statistical evidence to identify … Continue reading

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Humanity finally arrives in the workplace – A book review of ‘Beyond the Corporation’ by David Erdal

‘Beyond the corporation – Humanity Working’ (Bodley Head 2011) by David Erdal is written so lucidly and with such passionate argument that it should leave you in a state of euphoria if you share his ideals.  This will not be … Continue reading

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The greatest management story ever told. A book review of ‘The Puritan Gift’

The Puritan Gift – Reclaiming the American Dream Amidst Global Financial Chaos – Kenneth Hopper & William Hopper, 2010 (I.B.Taurus) An investigative, business journalist calls me for an interview. He is in the closing stages of writing his “definitive” account of … Continue reading

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