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Not all accidents are bad ones

Advantages: very informative, witty and allows you to appreciate what we have today
Disadvantages: None

I found this book by searching Play.com after watching the documentary "Triumph Of The Nerds" which was a three part series on Channel 4 based on this book which Robert X Cringley wrote himself. First the author, stated above, has more than enough expe ...

shaun_hull 30.12.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Accidental Empires: How the Boys of Silicon Valley Make Their Millions, Battle Foreign Competition and Still Can't Get a Date - Robert X. Cringley

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Haynes Manual Of Success

Advantages: Clear Easy To Understand style
Disadvantages: none really apart from hard to put down

...Based on the authors own research, and development of Millionaire MBA(.com) this book explains the strategies and mindset of successful entrepreneurs in a clear and engaging style A worthy upgrade for you and your business! Like many good books this ...

tommietucker 10.02.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Millionaire Upgrade - Richard Parkes Cordock

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Good to Great - much like classic text 'In Search of Excellence'

Advantages: Some useful concepts and discussion
Disadvantages: Tarnished by relevations that one 'great' company was central to the worldwide banking failure.

This strong text is the contemporary equivalent of 'In Search of Excellence' that every self-respecting manager had on their bookshelf during the 1980s. Time will tell if the conclusions of this book are any more reliable than Peters & Waterman's contribu ...

roryridleyduff 26.09.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Good to Great - Jim Collins

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The 50th Law of the concrete jungle -the new entrepreneur's bible

Advantages: clear, presice how to ideas, easily used
Disadvantages: not for everyone

Background/Context The collaboration between 50 cent and Robert Greene seems a bit confusing at first. It would seem unique to say the least. The first question would be who the intended audience maybe? The authors have there own distinct following, ...

kingkong218 13.11.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The 50th Law - 50 Cent

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Calling all Accounting wannabees

Advantages: Doesn't assume prior knowledge; not text heavy; good introductory book
Disadvantages: Bullet point style doesn't always give necessary depth

"Get out your Cox and Fardon," I told the class and they dissolved into paroxysms of laughter but then teenagers see double entendres in everything and Fardon's co-author was always going to get a titter. I used the book as a basic text for an Access to B ...

geoman50 11.09.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Management of Finance (A Guide to Business Finance for the Non-Specialist) - David Cox, Michael Fardon

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