Watch List: Books

The Watch List identifies products, services and companies emanating from the Wharton community that are worthy of your attention. In this case: books written by alumni.

 

EssenceofStrategy

THE ESSENCE OF STRATEGY

After 20 years at McKinsey, Robert Lawrence Slane WG72 wrote a book to pass on his knowledge about effective strategy and execution.

 

 

 

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THE HIP INVESTOR

R. Paul Herman WG89 introduces a new math into philanthropic investing. HIP = Human Impact + Profit.

 

 

 

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GALGORITHM

Published by Simon & Schuster, Galgorithm, a novel that mixes young adult hormones with analytics, is the latest from author and comedian Aaron Karo W01.

 

 

 

DoingTheDeal

A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO DOING THE DEAL

Jeffrey Hooke WG77 goes from managing director at Focus investment banking to author providing insights and techniques for closing merger and acquisition deals.

 

 

 

TheNextAfrica

THE NEXT AFRICA

Aubrey Hruby WG15 and Jake Bright describe how rising entrepreneurs, burgeoning technology and flourishing markets are reshaping Africa into the world’s unlikely next powerhouse.

 

 

 

Televisionaries

TELEVISIONARIES

Marc Tayer WG85 documents how entrepreneurs and innovators (such as himself) built a revolutionary digital industry.

 

 

 

LibertyTrail

PHILADELPHIA LIBERTY TRAIL

Explore the rich history of Philadelphia in this all-encompassing guidebook from Michael Milne WG86 and wife Larissa.

 

 

 

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GET BIG THINGS DONE

Learn how to combine ambition, technology and knowledge in a way to “Get Big Things Done” on a global scale in this book by Erica Dhawan W07 and Dr. Sajnicole Joni.

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