BusinessWeek gathered recommendations from Boston College Carroll School of Management professor Hassell McClellan, American University Kogod School of Business professor Heather Elms and Arizona State University W.P. Carey School of Business professor Dan Brooks. Their lists are tailored to current and aspiring MBAs but contain many titles that appeal to the lifelong learners among us as well. Here are a few that made the list:
- From Higher Aims to Hired Hands: The Social Transformation of American Business Schools and the Unfulfilled Promise of Management as a Profession by Rakesh Khurana
- Fool's Gold: The Inside Story of J.P. Morgan and How Wall St. Greed Corrupted Its Bold Dream and Created a Financial Catastrophe by Gillian Tett
- The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine, by Michael Lewis
- Thick and Thin: Moral Argument at Home and Abroad, by Michael Walzer
- Talent Is Never Enough, by John C. Maxwell
- The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century, Thomas L. Friedman
What's on your summer reading list?
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