Last week McKinsey published an interesting list of books that CEOs read during the summer holdiday season. For the readers of Strategy Blogs I have made a selection of the 2016 non fiction books from the list McKinsey published as they are related to the themes of Strategy Blogs. I have put the selected titles in my favourite order.
The Seventh Sense: Power, Fortune, and Survival in the Age of Networks—Joshua Cooper Ramo (Little, Brown & Company, 2016)
The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing—Benjamin Graham (Harper Business, 2006)
The End of Alchemy: Money, Banking, and the Future of the Global Economy—Mervyn King (W.W. Norton & Company, 2016)
Success and Luck: Good Fortune and the Myth of Meritocracy—Robert H. Frank (Princeton University Press, 2016)
The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces that Will Shape Our Future—Kevin Kelly (Viking Books, 2016)
Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike—Phil Knight (Scribner, 2016)
The Inner Lives of Markets: How People Shape Them—And They Shape Us—Ray Fisman and Tim Sullivan (PublicAffairs, 2016)
H is for Hawk—Helen Macdonald (Grove Press, 2016)
Enter Helen: The Invention of Helen Gurley Brown and the Rise of the Modern Single Woman—Brooke Hauser (HarperCollins Publishers, 2016)
The Fortunes of Africa: A 5,000-Year History of Wealth, Greed, and Endeavor—Martin Meredith (PublicAffairs Books, 2016)
This Brave New World: India, China and the United States—Anja Manuel (Simon & Schuster, 2016)
The Gene: An Intimate History—Siddhartha Mukherjee (Scribner, 2016)
When Breath Becomes Air—Paul Kalanithi (Random House, 2016)
The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time—Arianna Huffington (Harmony, 2016)
The Politicians and the Egalitarians: The Hidden History of American Politics—Sean Wilentz (W.W. Norton & Company, 2016).
What CEOs are reading, McKinsey, 2016.