Alan Hargreaves


December's top business book

12:56PM | Friday, 16 December 2011 |  Henry Mintzberg's new book about management may prompt you to question a few established assumptions about the challenges of being the boss. BY ALAN HARGREAVES.

October's top business books

10:19PM | Friday, 7 October 2011 |  Nassim Nicholas Taleb's The Black Swan's practical suggestions are a touch disappointing compared with the robust, and at times uplifting, critique of modern risk analysis. BY ALAN HARGREAVES.

August's top business books

8:57PM | Friday, 5 August 2011 |  Gihan Perera provides a practical guide to marketing, while demographer Bernard Salt charts Australia’s shifting demographic in The Big Tilt. BY ALAN HARGREAVES.

July’s top business books

7:55PM | Friday, 8 July 2011 |  Thank the lord for the Dummies series. You might be embarrassed to be seen buying one in a bookshop, but you’ll know what you are buying and why. BY ALAN HARGREAVES.

June’s top business books

6:17PM | Friday, 3 June 2011 |  Failure is a fashionable topic. No less than the Harvard Business Review recently devoted an entire edition to the issue.