Books Reviewed by Jeff Bezos

The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: "On Robustness and Fragility" (Incerto)

- May 11, 2010

The most influential book of the past seventy-five years: a groundbreaking exploration of everything we know about what we don’t know, now with a new section called “On Robustness and Fragility.” A black swan is a highly improbable event with three principal characteristics: It is unpredictable; ... Read More

The Innovator's Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail (Management of Innovation and Change)

- January 5, 2016

The bestselling classic on disruptive innovation, by renowned author Clayton M. Christensen. His work is cited by the world’s best-known thought leaders, from Steve Jobs to Malcolm Gladwell. In this classic bestseller--one of the most influential business books of all time--innovation expert Clay... Read More

Lean Thinking: Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation, Revised and Updated

- June 10, 2003

Expanded, updated, and more relevant than ever, this bestselling business classic by two internationally renowned management analysts describes a business system for the twenty-first century. Expanded, updated, and more relevant than ever, this bestselling business classic by two internationally ... Read More

Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies (Good to Great, 2)

- November 2, 2004

"This is not a book about charismatic visionary leaders. It is not about visionary product concepts or visionary products or visionary market insights. Nor is it about just having a corporate vision. This is a book about something far more important, enduring, and substantial. This is a book abou... Read More

Memos from the Chairman

- March 1, 1996

“Ace Greenberg did almost everything better than I do—bridge, magic tricks, dog training, and arbitrage—all the important things in life.” —WARREN BUFFETT Alan C. Greenberg, the former chairman of Bear, Stearns, and a celebrated philanthropist, was known throughout the financial world for his bit... Read More

Sam Walton: Made in America: My Story

- May 1, 1992

A biography of Samuel M. Walton, whose ingenuity and persistence contributed to his becoming one of the wealthiest men in America. A biography of Samuel M. Walton, whose ingenuity and persistence contributed to his becoming one of the wealthiest men in America. Read More

Data-Driven Marketing: The 15 Metrics Everyone in Marketing Should Know

- February 8, 2010

NAMED BEST MARKETING BOOK OF 2011 BY THE AMERICAN MARKETING ASSOCIATION How organizations can deliver significant performance gains through strategic investment in marketing In the new era of tight marketing budgets, no organization can continue to spend on marketing without knowing what's workin... Read More

Good To Great : Why Some Companies Make The Leap and Others Don't

- October 17, 2001

Can a good company become a great one and, if so, how?After a five-year research project, Collins concludes that good to great can and does happen. In this book, he uncovers the underlying variables that enable any type of organization to Can a good company become a great one and, if so, how?Aft... Read More

Creation : Life and How to Make It

Mankind now has within its grasp the power to synthesize true artificial life, playing out Dr Frankenstein's dream in both cyberspace and the real world. In this book, Steve Grand, a leading exponent of artificial life, provides the first authoritative and comprehensive tour of the frontiers of t... Read More

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Remains Of The Day

In the summer of 1956, Stevens, the ageing butler of Darlington Hall, embarks on a leisurely holiday that will take him deep into the English countryside and into his past . . . A haunting tale of lost causes and lost love, The Remains of the Day, winner of the Booker Prize, contains Ishiguro's n... Read More

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Lean Thinking: Cómo utilizar el pensamiento Lean para eliminar los despilfarros y crear valor en la empresa

- February 2, 2012

Dieciséis años después de su primera edición en 1996, el libro Lean Thinking sigue considerándose uno de los manuales de referencia del management y clave para entender el concepto del pensamiento Lean: el sistema más idóneo para crear valor y, al mismo tiempo, evitar los despilfarros en cualquie... Read More