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Jump-Starting America: How Breakthrough Science Can Revive Economic Growth and the American Dream Jonathan Gruber, Ford Professor of Economics Simon Johnson, Ronald A. Kurtz (1954) Professor of Entrepreneurship Jonathan Gruber and Simon Johnson tell the story of how America once created the most successful economy the world has ever seen and, through reviving U.S. support of science and technology, how we can do it again.

The Source: Open Your Mind, Change Your Life Tara Swart, Neuroscientist and Senior Lecturer at MIT Sloan In her new book, MIT Sloan Executive Education faculty member Tara Swart explores a fundamental truth backed by neuroscience: most of the things we want from life are governed by our ability to think, feel, and act; in other words, by our brain. (For sale on and available for preorder on

Questions Are the Answer: A Breakthrough Approach to Your Most Vexing Problems at Work and in Life Hal Gregersen, Senior Lecturer, Work and Organization Studies Executive Director, MIT Leadership Center What if you could unlock a better answer to your most vexing problem—in your workplace, community, or home life—just by changing the question? Innovation and leadership expert Hal Gregersen will show you how.

Designed for Digital: How to Architect Your Business for Sustained Success Jeanne Ross, Principal Research Scientist, MIT Sloan CISR Cynthia Beath, Professor Emerita, University of Texas McCombs School of Business Martin Mocker, Professor at ESB Business School, Research Scientist at MIT Sloan CISR Grounded in five years of case studies from the MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research (CISR), Designed for Digital discusses five capabilities that enable established companies to execute—and constantly refine—their business strategies. (Forthcoming from MIT Press in September 2019; available for preorder on

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Summer 2019 Dean's Circle Recommended Reading List  

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