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Age Old Truth

Advantages: Interesting from a historical point of view, some good ideas
Disadvantages: The world's moved on, much of it has long since caught up

Why am I reading it? Regular readers of my bookish opinions will know that I am that rare combination of self-help-junkie and management-guru-cynic. Why should such a combination be so rare? Well, mainly because the two types of books differ only ...

hiker 02.12.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Moments of Truth - Jan Carlzon

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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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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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investment

Advantages: Excellent materiels regarding investment
Disadvantages: too much context!

...this book is excellent for investment information. it contains the relevant information that is required (even though a persons own common sense is required for investments). it gives valuable information regarding stocks, Isas, PEPS, and is good to ge ...

imrankhan1 08.03.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Armchair Investor - Bernice Cohen

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