Book Reviews

Receive all new Book Reviews as they're released each month.

Soundview has published several thousand business book reviews on a wide variety of business topics including leadership, management, strategy, marketing, sales, entrepreneurship and more. Browse all of our reviews to find the next business book you should be reading to help move your organization ahead or advance your own career.

  • Image of The Upside of Irrationality
    Image of The Upside of Irrationality

    The Upside of Irrationality

    The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home

    by Dan Ariely

    In his groundbreaking book, Predictably Irrational, social scientist Dan Ariely revealed the multiple biases that lead us into making unwise decisions. Now in The Upside of Irrationality, Ariely exposes the surprisingly negative and positive effects irrationality can have on our lives. Focusing on our behaviors at work and in relationships, he offers new insights about what really motivates us on the job, how unwise actions can become long-term habit, and more.

    View Details

  • Image of The Upside of the Downturn
    Image of The Upside of the Downturn

    The Upside of the Downturn

    Ten Management Strategies to Prevail in the Recession and Thrive in the Aftermath

    by Geoff Colvin

    Geoff Colvin, one of America's most respected business journalists, says even the scariest recession has an upside. The best managers know conventional thinking won't help them win in these tough times. They're taking smart, practical steps that will not only keep them strong, but will also distance them from the pack for years to come. In his latest work, Colvin, author of the bestselling Talent is Overrated, offers ten solidly grounded strategies that will increase your company's...

    View Details

  • Image of Power of 2
    Image of Power of 2

    Power of 2

    How to Make the Most of Your Partnerships at Work and in Life

    by Gale Muller, Ph.D., Rodd Wagner

    Many of the greatest accomplishments can be reached only by two people working together. Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary were the first to scale Mt. Everest; Karl Malone and John Stockton were the key to each other's success on the basketball court; Michael Eisner was never as effective at Disney without Frank Wells. Authors Rodd Wagner and Gale Muller teamed up to lead a five-year endeavor to crack the code on collaboration and to discover what elements are crucial for two people becoming

    View Details