Arms and Influence

Thomas Schelling
Yale University Press, 2008, 331 pp.
Descrição da editora:

"Traditionally, Americans have viewed war as an alternative to diplomacy, and military strategy as the science of victory.  Today, however, in our world of nuclear weapons, military power is not so much exercised  as threatened."

Leading Change

John Kotter
Harvard Business Review Press, 2012, 208 pp.
Descrição da editora:

"Reading this highly personal book is like spending a day with the world’s foremost expert on business leadership. You’re sure to walk away inspired—and armed with the tools you need to inspire others."

The Human Side of Enterprise

Douglas McGregor
McGraw-Hill Education, 2006, 481 pp.
Descrição da editora:

"Now more than ever, the timeless wisdom of Douglas McGregor can light the path towards a management style that nurtures leadership capability, creates effective teams, ensures internal alignment, achieves high performance and cultivates an authentic value-driven workplace."

The Idea Factory

Jon Gertner
Penguin, 2012, 448 pp.
Descrição da editora:

"Today, when the drive to invent has become a mantra, Bell Labs offers us a way to enrich our understanding of the challenges and solutions to technological innovation. Here, after all, was where the foundational ideas on the management of innovation were born."

A Concise History of the United States of America

Susan-Mary Grant
Cambridge University Press, 2011, 473 pp.
Descrição da editora:

"Woven through this richly crafted study of America's shifting social and political landscapes are the multiple voices of the nation's history: slaves and slave owners, revolutionaries and reformers, soldiers and statesmen, immigrants and refugees."

Creativity, Inc.

Ed Catmull e Amy Wallace
Randon House, 2014, 368 pp.
Descrição da editora:

"Creativity, Inc. is a book for managers who want to lead their employees to new heights, a manual for anyone who strives for originality, and the first-ever, all-access trip into the nerve center of Pixar Animation."

The Oxford Handbook of Criminology

Mike Maguire, Rod Morgan e Robert Reiner
Oxford University Press, 2012, 1029 pp.
Descrição da editora:

"The most comprehensive and authoritative single volume text on the subject, the fifth edition of the acclaimed Oxford Handbook of Criminology combines masterly reviews of all the key topics with extensive references to aid further research."

A Practical Guide to Public Procurement

Abby Semple
Oxford University Press, 2015, 288 pp.
Descrição da editora:

"Drawing upon a detailed understanding of the motivations for the reform process and the relevant case law of the Court of Justice, it is a valuable reference for public sector practitioners, lawyers and others with an interest in what the rules mean in practice."

A History of Ancient Rome

Mary Beard
Profile, 2015, 608 pp.
Descrição da editora:

"Its history of empire, conquest, cruelty and excess is something against which we still judge ourselves. Its myths and stories - from Romulus and Remus to the Rape of Lucretia - still strike a chord with us. And its debates about citizenship, security and the rights of the individual still influence our own debates on civil liberty today."