BUSINESS

This category is for books about individual businesses (like Pipe Dreams by Robert Bryce) and about the rules of business (like The Divine Right of Capital by Marjorie Kelly.)

List of available reviews of books on business and finance

PRINCIPAL
AUTHOR
TITLE
(Linked to review)
RATING
(0-5)
REVIEW
DATE
ONE-LINE
DESCRIPTION
Bryce, Robert Pipe Dreams 5.0 12/30/2005 Aftershocks from Enron's 2001 collapse are still being felt throughout the nation. Texas journalist Bryce tells us what brought the high-flying energy trading company down.
Dorsey, Gary Silicon Sky 4.5 2/18/2000 Gary Dorsey takes us inside space startup OrbComm as it struggles to be "first with the best."
Kelly, Marjorie The Divine Right of Capital 5.0 9/01/2011 Cofounder of the journal Business Ethics, Ms. Kelly makes the case for a new, more equitable form of corporate governance with passion, cogency and impeccable scholarship.
Krantzler, Mel Down and Out in Silicon Valley 4.0 6/30/2011 Although it's worth reading, this book about the downside of the computer revolution contains little originality or insight.
Morris, Charles R. The Sages 5.0 6/18/2011 You think economists know what they're talking about? Here are three very successful investors who beg to disagree.
Quality Ranges for Book Reviews
The books are rated from 0 to 5 in increments of 0.5. Colors represent the following quality ranges:
4.0 to 5.0 Quality: HIGH (Color = Aqua) Competent to exceptional; well worth the money
2.0 to 3.5 Quality: FAIR (Color = Lime) Useful despite some flaws; may or may not be worth buying.
0.5 to 1.5 Quality: POOR (Color = Yellow) Seriously flawed; read it if you wish, but don't buy it.
0.0 to 0.0 Quality: YUCK (Color = Fuchsia) Avoid this book at all costs!
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