Review: Sons of Wichita by Daniel Schulman

This surprisingly successful biography tells the story of the rich and secretive Koch brothers

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Alison Davis-Blake
Michigan’s Alison Davis-Blake on the Ross school and women on boards
– Della Bradshaw
Dean’s column
Theodore Levitt’s intellect was both sharp and inspirational
– John Quelch, Ceibs
Should a company’s employees have a say in who manages them?
– Simon Caulkin

Review: The Alliance

A Silicon Valley view of the future of employment

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Review: Executive Presence

Sylvia Ann Hewlett’s guide is more image than substance

Review: Myth-Busting China’s Numbers

An informative primer on murky Chinese data that will light the path of the unwary

Review: Roadside MBA

A primer on what keeps small-business managers awake at night

Review: A Social Strategy

A study of the businesses that are getting social media right, and how they are doing it

‘The Glass Closet’, by Lord Browne

The former BP chief on the plight of gay people at work

‘Creating Global Opportunities’

A story of the Maersk Line carrying too much ballast

A new £15,000 book proposal award

Financial Times and McKinsey team up to encourage future authors

Books we will need tomorrow

Experts in the fields of business, economics, academia and publishing look at the themes they think authors should tackle