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A Game of Thrones in the Boardroom


 By Rachel King, Feb 24, 2019, FORTUNE  

A new book explores what managers can learn from the Machiavellian fantasy series. Courtesy of HBO It is said in George R.R. Martin’s fantasy saga, A Song of Ice and Fire, that when you play the Game of Thrones, you win or die—there is no middle ground. In real life, mercifully, the stakes aren’t so brutally high. Yet as Columbia Business School professor Bruce Craven describes in Win or Die: Leadership Secrets From Game of Thrones (Thomas Dunne Books), there are real-world lessons to be gleaned Read the full story 

10 Business Books You Need to Read in 2019


 By Leigh Buchanan, Editor-at-large, Inc. Magazine 

 When it comes to most-anticipated business books, Win or Die: Leadership Secrets From Game of Thrones is the one to beat, if endless Quora debates are anything to go by. We don't know much about that entry, which comes out in March. But here are 10 other titles that have us intrigued.  

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2019 business: These books are well worth your reading


By JR Ball, January 16, 2019, Business Report 

 Readers, by studying the successes and failures of Game of Thrones leaders, will learn how to face conflict and build resilience, develop contextual and emotional intelligence, develop their vision and more. 

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Nonfiction Book Review - Win or Die: Leadership Secrets from Game of Thrones


By, Reviewed on March 15, 2019

Craven (Fast Sofa), director of Columbia Business School’s Advanced Management Program, extracts intriguing management lessons from George R.R. Martin’s wildly popular A Song of Ice and Fire series of novels and the series’ smash hit television adaptation, HBO’s Game of Thrones, in this enjoyable and surprisingly relevant guide. 

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