I was delighted earlier this week when my first book review of the year was published on the Newtown Review of Books. This website does a great service to Australia's book industry and it is a pleasure to be edited by the founders of the website, Jean Bedford and Linda Funnell I reviewed Jane Gleeson-White’s latest book, Six Capitals: The revolution capitalism had to have – or … [Read more...] about Wisps of Change in Global Business?
Historians, turn to the longue durée and focus your minds on the needs of our age. Your insights are needed to address intractable global issues such as climate change, inequality and governance. Dig deep into long time to assist policy makers to steer humanity into a better place. This is the siren call of The History Manifesto. Written by historians, Jo Guldi of Brown … [Read more...] about Review: The History Manifesto
Businesses have acted as an artery of global life since time immemorial. Our lives and culture today would be severely curtailed without the innovation and trade that have been fostered for centuries by businesses. If we are to have a good grasp of history we need to include in our reading those books which explore the history of commerce. Jane Gleeson-White's book, Double … [Read more...] about Maths, Accounting and the Environment