Books give insight into corporate leaders’ business technology ideas

August 19, 2013 

  • Top sellers: Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose Tony Hsieh Grand Central Publishing, 253 pages The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business Eric Schmidt, Jared Cohen Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 336 pages The Start-up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career Reid Hoffman, Ben Casnocha Crown Publishing Group, 272 pages

Here are some recent bestsellers in business technology from Barnesandnoble.com:

Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion and Purpose, by Tony Hsieh, Grand Central Publishing, 253 pages: The CEO of Zappos shows how a different kind of corporate culture can make a huge difference in achieving remarkable results. Strategies such as making focusing on company culture the No. 1 priority are standard at Zappos, the online retailer that’s doing more than $1 billion in gross merchandise sales annually.

The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business, by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen, Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 336 pages: The authors give us their vision of a world where everyone is connected. Eric Schmidt took Google from a small startup to one of the world’s most influential companies. Jared Cohen is the director of Google Ideas and a former adviser to Secretaries of State Condoleezza Rice and Hillary Clinton.

Breakpoint: Why the Web Will Implode, Search Will be Obsolete and Everything Else You Need to Know About Technology is in Your Brain, by Jeff Stibel, Palgrave Macmillan, 256 pages: The author tells how leaders such as Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer are using artificial intelligence to remake companies.

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