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by William A. Sahlman
William A. Sahlman is Baker Foundation Professor at Harvard Business School. Sahlman explains that a business plan can't be a tightly crafted prediction of the future but rather a depiction of how events might unfold and a road map for change. He emphasises the notion that successful entrepreneurs constantly seek the right mixture of people, opportunity, context, and deal
by The Financial Times
The most comprehensive annually updated guide for entrepreneurs. The guide takes you through every important aspect of starting and running a business, including developing your idea and getting financial backing and much more.
by Peter F. Drucker
This practical book, written out of Drucker's many years of experience in working with managements of small, medium and large corporations, aims to be a management guide, enabling readers to examine their own work and performance.
by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein
Thaler and Sunstein show, no choice is ever presented to us in a neutral way. Using dozens of eye-opening examples the authors demonstrate how to nudge us in the right directions, without restricting our freedom of choice.
by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Looking at some of the most paradoxical aspects of life below the poverty line - why the poor need to borrow in order to save, or why, despite being more risk-taking than high financiers, they start businesses but rarely grow them - the authors offer a new understanding of the surprising way the world really works