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BOOK PEEK Quick look at a few books


Contents of Book Peek - October 4, 2012 Reviews 1) ‘Performing Heritage: Art of exhibit walks’ by Navina Jafa (Sage) 2) ‘Poor but Spirited in Karimnagar: Field notes of a civil servant’ by Sumita Dawra (Harper) 3) ‘Build, Borrow, or Buy: Solving the growth dilemma’ by Laurence Capron and Will Mitchell (Harvard) 4)

‘Fundamentals of Financial Instruments: An introduction to stock, bonds, foreign exchange, and derivatives’ by Sunil Parameswaran (Wiley)

Research Bytes on Alliance 1) ‘Managing a Global Partnership Model’ by Suresh Kotha and Kannan Srikanth (SSRN) 2) ‘The Joint Venture (JV) Handbook’ by Mark Jelinek and Justin Pettit 3) ‘Technology Alliance Portfolios and Financial Performance’ by Dries Faems et al.

Research Bytes on Financial instruments 1) ‘Financial Instruments, Financial Reporting, and Financial Stability’ by Christian Laux 2) ‘What part did derivative instruments play in the financial crisis of 20072008?’ by Richard Lartey 3) ‘Disclosures of Material Weaknesses by Japanese Firms after the Passage of the 2006 Financial Instruments and Exchange Law’ by Anna Chernobai and Yukihiro Yasuda


Contents of Book Peek - October 4, 2012 – contd. Short snatches 1) ‘The Hour between Dog and Wolf: Risk-taking, gut feelings and the biology of boom and bust’ by John Coates (Harper) 2) ‘The Intention Economy: When customers take charge’ by Doc Searls (Harvard) 3) ‘Public Hinduisms’ Edited by John Zavos et al. (Sage) 4) ‘Habib Tanvir: Towards an inclusive theatre’ by Anjum Katyal (Sage) 5) ‘Worshipping False Gods: Ambedkar, and the facts which have been erased’ by Arun Shourie (Harper) 6) ‘Cooking on the Run: An average Indian man’s encounters with food’ by Boria Majumdar (Harper) 7) ‘The Illicit Happiness of Other People’ by Manu Joseph (Harper) Subscriptions: http://www.magzter.com/IN/Shrinikethan/Book-Peek/Business/

Forthcoming Publications Pitstop4Performers (About enterprise and entrepreneurs)

Business Advisor (On finance, accounting, controls, risk management, taxation, and more)


Short snatches

Published by: Shrinikethan, Chennai http://bit.ly/ShriMap Edited by: D. Murali http://bit.ly/dMurali http://bit.ly/TopTalk October 4, 2012


Book Peek - October 4, 2012 - Contents