Free Press Summaries and Reviews

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8 Book

When the Center Held

Gerald Ford and the Rescue of the American Presidency
Donald Rumsfeld
Free Press, 2018
9 Book

The End of Normal

The Great Crisis and the Future of Growth
James K. Galbraith
Free Press, 2014
8 Book

Excellent Sheep

The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life
William Deresiewicz
Free Press, 2014
7 Book

The Nature of the Future

Dispatches from the Socialstructed World
Marina Gorbis
Free Press, 2013
8 Book

The Trust Edge

How Top Leaders Gain Faster Results, Deeper Relationships, and a Stronger Bottom Line
David Horsager
Free Press, 2012
8 Book

Resilience

Why Things Bounce Back
Andrew Zolli and Ann Marie Healy
Free Press, 2012
8 Book

The Face-To-Face Book

Why Real Relationships Rule in a Digital Marketplace
Ed Keller and Brad Fay
Free Press, 2012
7 Book

All In

How the Best Managers Create a Culture of Belief and Drive Big Results
Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton
Free Press, 2012
8 Book

Risk Intelligence

How to Live with Uncertainty
Dylan Evans
Free Press, 2012
8 Book

The 4 Disciplines of Execution

Achieving Your Wildly Important Goals
Sean Covey et al.
Free Press, 2012
8 Book

Abundance

The Future Is Better Than You Think
Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler
Free Press, 2012
8 Book

Smart Trust

Creating Prosperity, Energy, and Joy in a Low-Trust World
Stephen M.R. Covey et al.
Free Press, 2012
8 Book

The 3rd Alternative

Solving Life’s Most Difficult Problems
Stephen R. Covey
Free Press, 2011
9 Book

The New Deal

A Modern History
Michael Hiltzik
Free Press, 2011
9 Book

Plan B

How to Hatch a Second Plan That's Always Better Than Your First
David Kord Murray
Free Press, 2011
8 Book

The Case for Mars

The Plan to Settle the Red Planet and Why We Must
Robert Zubrin and Richard Wagner
Free Press, 2011
8 Book

Little Bets

How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries
Peter Sims
Free Press, 2011
9 Book

The Blame Game

How the Hidden Rules of Credit and Blame Determine Our Success or Failure
Ben Dattner and Darren Dahl
Free Press, 2011
7 Book

The Moral Landscape

How Science Can Determine Human Values
Sam Harris
Free Press, 2010
9 Book

The Orange Revolution

How One Great Team Can Transform an Entire Organization
Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton
Free Press, 2010
7 Book

The Way We're Working Isn't Working

The Four Forgotten Needs That Energize Great Performance
Tony Schwartz et al.
Free Press, 2010
7 Book

The Leader Who Had No Title

A Modern Fable on Real Success in Business and in Life
Robin Sharma
Free Press, 2010
8 Book

Wealth Watchers

A Simple Program to Help You Spend Less and Save More
Alice Wood
Free Press, 2009
9 Book

Forces of Fortune

The Rise of the New Muslim Middle Class and What It Will Mean for Our World
Vali Nasr
Free Press, 2009
9 Book

Fool's Gold

How the Bold Dream of a Small Tribe at J.P. Morgan Was Corrupted by Wall Street Greed and Unleashed a Catastrophe
Gillian Tett
Free Press, 2009
8 Book

The Nurture Assumption

Why Children Turn Out the Way They Do
Judith Rich Harris
Free Press, 2009
9 Book

The Predator State

How Conservatives Abandoned the Free Market and Why Liberals Should Too
James Galbraith
Free Press, 2008
9 Book

Yes!

50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive
Noah J. Goldstein et al.
Free Press, 2008
8 Book

The Pirate's Dilemma

How Youth Culture Is Reinventing Capitalism
Matt Mason
Free Press, 2008
7 Book

Happy for No Reason

7 Steps to Being Happy from the Inside Out
Marci Shimoff
Free Press, 2008
8 Book

The Lies About Money

Achieving Financial Security and True Wealth by Avoiding the Lies Others Tell Us – and the Lies We Tell Ourselves
Ric Edelman
Free Press, 2007
9 Book

The Power of Story

Rewrite Your Destiny in Business and in Life
Jim Loehr
Free Press, 2007
7 Book

The Art of Learning

A Journey in the Pursuit of Excellence
Josh Waitzkin
Free Press, 2007
7 Book

Go Put Your Strengths to Work

6 Powerful Steps to Achieve Outstanding Performance
Marcus Buckingham
Free Press, 2007
9 Book

The Machine That Changed the World

The Story of Lean Production – Toyota’s Secret Weapon in the Global Car Wars That Is Revolutionizing World Industry
James P. Womack et al.
Free Press, 2007
9 Book

The Halo Effect

...and the Eight Other Business Delusions That Deceive Managers
Phil Rosenzweig
Free Press, 2007
8 Book

The Emerging Markets Century

The New Breed of World Class Companies That Will Overtake the Industrialized World
Antoine van Agtmael
Free Press, 2007
8 Book

The Carrot Principle

How the Best Managers Use Recognition to Engage Their Employees, Retain Talent, and Drive Performance
Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton
Free Press, 2007
8 Book

The Real Pepsi Challenge

The Inspirational Story of Breaking the Color Barrier in American Business
Stephanie Capparell
Free Press, 2007
8 Book

The Real Toy Story

Inside the Ruthless Battle for America's Youngest Consumers
Eric Clark
Free Press, 2007
9 Book

The Elegant Solution

Toyota's Formula for Mastering Innovation
Matthew May
Free Press, 2006
8 Book

The Speed of Trust

The One Thing That Changes Everything
Stephen M.R. Covey and Rebecca R. Merrill
Free Press, 2006
8 Book

The Essence of Style

How the French Invented High Fashion, Fine Food, Chic Cafes, Style, Sophistication, and Glamour
Joan DeJean
Free Press, 2006
8 Book

The Number

A Completely Different Way to Think About the Rest of Your Life
Lee Eisenberg
Free Press, 2006
8 Book

Lean Solutions

How Companies and Customers Can Create Value and Wealth Together
James P. Womack and Daniel T. Jones
Free Press, 2005
7 Book

Unconventional Success

A Fundamental Approach to Personal Investment
David F. Swensen
Free Press, 2005
8 Book

Strategy Safari

A Guided Tour Through The Wilds of Strategic Management
Henry Mintzberg et al.
Free Press, 2005
9 Book

Brand Sense

Build Powerful Brands through Touch, Taste, Smell, Sight, and Sound
Martin Lindstrom
Free Press, 2005
8 Book

The One Thing You Need to Know

... About Great Managing, Great Leading, and Sustained Individual Success
Marcus Buckingham
Free Press, 2005
6 Book

The Corporation

The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power
Joel Bakan
Free Press, 2005
8 Book

All Your Worth

The Ultinate Lifetime Money Plan
Elizabeth Warren and Amelia Warren Tyagi
Free Press, 2005
9 Book

One Billion Customers

Lessons from the Front Lines of Doing Business in China
James McGregor
Free Press, 2005
8 Book

Survival of the Savvy

High-Integrity Political Tactics for Career and Company Success
Rick Brandon PhD and Marty Seldman PhD
Free Press, 2004
6 Book

The Next Great Bubble Boom

How to Profit from the Greatest Boom in History, 2005-2009
Harry S. Dent, Jr.
Free Press, 2004
8 Book

Brand Portfolio Strategy

Creating Relevance, Differentiation, Energy, Leverage, and Clarity
David A. Aaker
Free Press, 2004
9 Book

The Business of Software

What Every Manager, Programmer, and Entrepreneur Must Know to Thrive and Survive in Good Times and Bad
Michael A. Cusumano
Free Press, 2004
9 Book

The 8th Habit

From Effectiveness to Greatness
Stephen R. Covey
Free Press, 2004
9 Book

The Laws of Money, The Lessons of Life

Keep What You Have and Create What You Deserve
Suze Orman
Free Press, 2003
9 Book

Tearing Down the Walls

How Sandy Weill Fought His Way to the Top of the Financial World and then Nearly Lost It All
Monica Langley
Free Press, 2003
10 Book

The Power of Full Engagement

Managing Energy, Not Time, is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal
Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz
Free Press, 2003
8 Book

The Biggest Game of All

The Inside Strategies, Tactics, and Temperaments that Make Great Dealmakers Great
Leslie Cauley and Leo Hindery, Jr.
Free Press, 2003
9 Book
Everett M. Rogers
Free Press, 2003
9 Book

Supreme Command

Soldiers, Statesmen, and Leadership in Wartime
Eliot A. Cohen
Free Press, 2003
8 Book

The Influentials

One American in Ten Tells the Other Nine How to Vote, Where to Eat, and What to Buy
Edward B. Keller and Jon Berry
Free Press, 2003
6 Book

Building Global Biobrands

Taking Biotechnology to Market
Philip Kotler and Francoise Simon
Free Press, 2003
7 Book

The Naked Corporation

How the Age of Transparency Will Revolutionize Business
Don Tapscott and David Ticoll
Free Press, 2003
7 Book

The Mind of the Soul

Responsible Choice
Gary Zukav and Linda Francis
Free Press, 2003
6 Book

The Leadership Pill

The Missing Ingredient in Motivating People Today
Ken Blanchard and Marc Muchnick
Free Press, 2003
9 Book

First Among Equals

How to Manage a Group of Professionals
Patrick McKenna and David H. Maister
Free Press, 2002
6 Book

Whale Done!

The Power of Positive Relationships
Ken Blanchard et al.
Free Press, 2002
5 Book

Stand Up For Your Life

Develop the Courage, Confidence, and Character to Fulfill Your Greatest Potential
Cheryl Richardson
Free Press, 2002
8 Book

What Management Is

How It Works And Why It's Everyone's Business
Joan Magretta and Nan Stone
Free Press, 2002
8 Book

Key Account Management and Planning

The Comprehensive Handbook for Managing Your Company's Most Important Strategic Asset
Noel Capon
Free Press, 2001
9 Book

The Purchasing Machine

How the Top Ten Companies Use Best Practices to Manage Their Supply Chains
Jonathon Stegner et al.
Free Press, 2001
8 Book

Cracking the Genome

Inside the Race to Unlock Human DNA
Kevin Davies
Free Press, 2001
9 Book

The Fed

The Inside Story of How the World's Most Powerful Financial Institution Drives the Markets
Martin Mayer
Free Press, 2001
8 Book

Practice What You Preach

What Managers Must Do to Create a High Achievement Culture
David H. Maister
Free Press, 2001
9 Book
Robert I. Sutton
Free Press, 2001
8 Book
Marcus Buckingham and Donald O. Clifton
Free Press, 2001
7 Book
David H. Maister et al.
Free Press, 2000
5 Book

High Tech Start Up

The Complete Handbook for Creating Successful New High Tech Companies
John L. Nesheim
Free Press, 2000
7 Book

Brand Leadership

Building Assets in the Information Society
David A. Aaker and Erich Joachimsthaler
Free Press, 2000
9 Book

The Technology Machine

How Manufacturing Will Work in the Year 2020
Patricia E. Moody and Richard E. Morley
Free Press, 1999
7 Book

Discovering the Soul of Service

The Nine Drivers of Sustainable Business Success
Leonard L. Berry
Free Press, 1999
8 Book

Kotler on Marketing

How to Create, Win and Dominate Markets
Philip Kotler
Free Press, 1999
8 Book

The Soul of Battle

From Ancient Times to the Present Day, How Three Great Liberators Vanquished Tyranny
Victor Davis Hanson
Free Press, 1999
7 Book

Market Driven Strategy

Processes for Creating Value
George S. Day
Free Press, 1999
8 Book

The Market Driven Organization

Understanding, Attracting and Keeping Valuable Customers
George S. Day
Free Press, 1999
10 Book

Competitive Advantage

Creating and Sustaining Superior Performance
Michael E. Porter
Free Press, 1998
9 Book
Michael E. Porter
Free Press, 1998
6 Book
Peter Ferdinand Drucker and Jack Beatty
Free Press, 1998
7 Book

Winning the Global Game

A Strategy for Linking People and Profits
Jeffrey A. Rosensweig
Free Press, 1998
8 Book

Creating Shareholder Value

A Guide for Managers and Investors
Alfred Rappaport
Free Press, 1997
9 Book

The Synergy Trap

How Companies Lose the Acquisition Game
Mark L. Sirower
Free Press, 1997
7 Book

True Professionalism

The Courage to Care About Your People, Your Clients, and Your Career
David H. Maister
Free Press, 1997
7 Book

Unlimited Power

The New Science of Personal Achievement
Anthony Robbins
Free Press, 1997
5 Book

The Leader's Companion

Insights on Leadership Through the Ages
J. Thomas Wren
Free Press, 1995
7 Book
David A. Aaker
Free Press, 1995
8 Book

The Connected Corporation

How Leading Companies Win Through Customer-Supplier Alliances
Jordan D. Lewis
Free Press, 1995
8 Book
David H. Maister
Free Press, 1993
9 Book

The Prize

The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power
Daniel Yergin
Free Press, 1993
7 Book

Awaken the Giant Within

How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical, and Financial
Anthony Robbins
Free Press, 1992
5 Book

Managing Brand Equity

Capitalizing on the Value of a Brand Name
David A. Aaker
Free Press, 1991
8 Book

Competing Against Time

How Time-Based Competition Is Reshaping Global Markets
George Stalk, Jr. and Thomas M. Hout
Free Press, 1990
9 Book

Thinking in Time

The Uses of History for Decision Makers
Ernest R. May and Richard E. Neustadt
Free Press, 1988
8 Book

World Class Manufacturing

The Lessons of Simplicity Applied
Richard J. Schonberger
Free Press, 1986
9 Book

Competitive Strategy

Techniques for Analyzing Industries and Competitors
Michael E. Porter
Free Press, 1980