In November 2013 Goldman Sachs and the Financial Times bestowed their Business Book of the Year award. The honour is given to “the book that provides ‘the most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues” as chosen by the judges. Competition is fierce, as the award includes a £30,000 prize.
The prizewinning book and the five runners up are all available at BCIT Library, so stop by and check them out.
And the winner is: The Everything Store : Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon / by Brad Stone
Call #: Z 473 B47 S76 2013
Runners up, in alphabetical order:
The Alchemists : Inside the Secret World of Central Bankers / by Neil Irwin
Call #: HG 1181 I79 2013
Big Data : A Revolution that will Transform how we Live, Work, and Think / by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier
Call #: QA 76.9 D343 M396 2013
The Billionaire’s Apprentice: The Rise of the Indian American Elite and the Fall of the Galleon Hedge Fund / by Anita Raghaven
Call #: HG 4928.5 R34 2013
Lean In : Women, Work and the Will to Lead / by Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Sovell
Call #: HD 6054.3 S265 2013
Making it Happen: Fred Goodwin, RBS and the Man Who Blew Up the British Economy / by Iain Martin
Call #: HG 935 M37 2013