Business Book Club
The Black Swan (Second Edition) by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
(Penguin, 2010, RRP$29.95)
If you are not familiar with Taleb’s work, the central theme is simple: we don’t know what we don’t know.
Fit To Bust: How great companies fail by Tim Phillips
(Kogan Page, RRP$29.95)
The Big Tilt by Bernard Salt
(Hardie Grant, RRP$29.95)
This latest work from demographer, Bernard Salt, examines the population shifts that are now widely acknowledged. The boomers are approaching retirement, Gen X is looking for the top job and Gen Y is still living at home.
Getting started in Small Business IT
(Wiley Publishing, Australia, 2011, RRP$19.95)
Adapt: Why success always starts with failure by Tim Harford
(Little Brown, RRP$17.82)
Failure is a fashionable topic. No less than the Harvard Business Review recently devoted an entire edition to the issue.
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