Digital Bookshelf

Check out the latest good reads published by Babson faculty and staff:

Extreme Entrepreneurship: Inspiring Life and Business Lessons from Entrepreneurs and Startups around the World

Extreme Entrepreneurship: Inspiring Life and Business Lessons from Entrepreneurs and Startups around the World

Adam J. Sulkowski

Based on his interviews with startup founders in more than 120 countries he has visited, Associate Professor Adam J. Sulkowski explores how entrepreneurs are making their startups work in some of the most challenging contexts. Van Rye Publishing, LLC , 2021

Family Entrepreneurship: Insights from Leading Experts on Successful Multi-Generational Entrepreneurial Families

Family Entrepreneurship: Insights from Leading Experts on Successful Multi-Generational Entrepreneurial Families

Matt R. Allen and William B. Gartner (editors)

This comprehensive exploration—edited by Matt R. Allen, associate professor and founder of the Family Entrepreneurship Amplifier Program, and William B. Gartner, Bertarelli Foundation Distinguished Professor of Family Entrepreneurship—examines why entrepreneurial families are successful over generations. Palgrave Macmillan, 2021

Innovation in Global Entrepreneurship Education: Teaching Entrepreneurship in Practice

Innovation in Global Entrepreneurship Education: Teaching Entrepreneurship in Practice

Heidi M. Neck and Yipeng Liu (editors)

Illustrating how global collaboration can foster entrepreneurship education, international contributors—led by Professor of Entrepreneurship Heidi Neck—share their experiences as educators, scholars and thought-leaders involved in the Babson Collaborative. Edward Elgar Publishing, 2021

Goliath Strikes Back: How Traditional Retailers Are Winning Back Customers from Ecommerce Startups

Goliath Strikes Back: How Traditional Retailers Are Winning Back Customers from Ecommerce Startups

Peter S. Cohan

Peter S. Cohan, a lecturer of strategy and entrepreneurship in the Management Division, examines the current industry shift in the decades-long battle between ecommerce and large traditional retailers. Apress, 2020

A Hygienic City-Nation: Space, Community, and Everyday Life in Colonial Calcutta

A Hygienic City-Nation: Space, Community, and Everyday Life in Colonial Calcutta

Nabaparna Ghosh

Assistant Professor of Global Studies Nabaparna Ghosh explores how kinship ties have configured urban space in South Asia, crafting areas of self-government within colonial town plans. Cambridge University Press, 2020

How to Manage Student Consulting Projects: A Practical Guide for Project Advisors

How to Manage Student Consulting Projects: A Practical Guide for Project Advisors

Joseph R. Weintraub, George A. Lee, Arline A. MacCormack

Professor Joseph R. Weintraub, founder and faculty director of the Babson Coaching for Leadership and Teamwork Program; George A. Lee, executive in residence; and Arline A. MacCormack, associate director of experiential programs, describe the key principles and tools needed by project advisors to manage student consulting projects in an academic setting. Edward Elgar Pub, 2020

Organizational Behavior: Developing Skills for Managers

Organizational Behavior: Developing Skills for Managers

Eric Lamm and Jennifer Tosti-Kharas

Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior Jennifer Tosti-Kharas and co-author Eric Lamm, using an underlying theme of change management, examine how students can succeed in today’s constantly changing business world. Pearson Education, Inc., 2020

Scaling Your Startup: Mastering the Four Stages from Idea to $10 Billion

Scaling Your Startup: Mastering the Four Stages from Idea to $10 Billion

Peter S. Cohan

Discover how to scale a business the smart way by learning the four stages of scaling from Peter S. Cohan, a lecturer of strategy and entrepreneurship in the Management Division. Apress, 2019

Rogue Money and the Underground Authority: An Encyclopedia of Alternative and Cryptocurrencies

Rogue Money and the Underground Authority: An Encyclopedia of Alternative and Cryptocurrencies

John Edmunds

This guide from Professor of Finance John Edmunds examines the history, development, and current operations of cybercurrencies and the underground economy around the world. Greenwood, 2020

The Ideate Method: Identifying High-Potential Entrepreneurial Ideas

The Ideate Method: Identifying High-Potential Entrepreneurial Ideas

Dan Cohen, Greg Pool and Heidi Neck

Professor of Entrepreneurship Heidi Neck and her co-authors illustrate an empirically proven method to identify problems, develop solutions, and pursue the most entrepreneurial ideas. SAGE Publications, Inc., 2020

Entrepreneurial Marketing: A Blueprint for Customer Engagement

Entrepreneurial Marketing: A Blueprint for Customer Engagement

Beth Goldstein

Beth Goldstein, adjunct lecturer in entrepreneurship at Babson, offers a cutting-edge perspective on creating a customer-centric, multi-channel marketing program to effectively build a sustainable brand. SAGE Publications Inc., 2020

Night: A Philosophy of the After-Dark

Night: A Philosophy of the After-Dark

Jason Bahbak Mohaghegh

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature Jason Bahbak Mohaghegh explores the human experience of the after-dark through ancient rituals, medieval storytelling, modern philosophy, and futuristic images. Zero Books, 2020

High Growth Women’s Entrepreneurship: Programs, Policies and Practices

High Growth Women’s Entrepreneurship: Programs, Policies and Practices

Amanda Bullough, Diana M. Hechavarria, Candida G. Brush, and Linda E. F. Edelman (editors)

F. W. Olin Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship Candida G. Brush and her co-authors offer extensive research around the world that examines the high-growth potential of women entrepreneurs. Edward Elgar Publishing, 2019

The Global Phenomenon of Family-Owned or Managed Universities

The Global Phenomenon of Family-Owned or Managed Universities

Philip G. Altbach, Edward Choi, Mathew R. Allen, and Hans de Wit (editors)

Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship Matthew R. Allen and his co-authors examine issues of governance, finances, and more related to the large number of family-owned or managed universities. Brill, 2019

The Healing Organization: Awakening the Conscience of Business to Help Save the World

The Healing Organization: Awakening the Conscience of Business to Help Save the World

Raj Sisodia and Michael J. Gelb

F.W. Olin Distinguished Professor of Global Business Raj Sisodia and co-author Michael J. Gelb explore how corporations can become healing forces in society. Harper Collins Leadership, 2019

Go-To-Market Strategies for Women Entrepreneurs: Creating and Exploring Success

Go-To-Market Strategies for Women Entrepreneurs: Creating and Exploring Success

Victoria L. Crittenden (editor)

Professor of Marketing Victoria L. Crittenden and a cast of global contributors examine the power, the challenges, and the inspiration of women entrepreneurship. Emerald Publishing, Ltd., 2019

Maternal Optimism: Forging Positive Paths Through Work and Motherhood

Maternal Optimism: Forging Positive Paths Through Work and Motherhood

Jamie Ladge and Danna Greenberg

This resource for working mothers from Babson Professor Danna Greenberg and alumna Jamie Ladge ’95 shows how having a family is an asset to managing life’s unknowns.
Oxford University Press, 2019

Seminal Ideas for the Next Twenty Five Years

Seminal Ideas for the Next Twenty Five Years

Jerome A. Katz and Andrew C. Corbett (editors)

Andrew C. Corbett, the Paul T. Babson Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies and Chair of the Entrepreneurship Division, and Jerome A. Katz examine influential contributions to the series Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence and Growth. Emerald Publishing Limited, 2019

Omnicide: Mania, Fatality, and the Future-In-Delirium

Omnicide: Mania, Fatality, and the Future-In-Delirium

Jason Bahbak Mohaghegh

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature Jason Bahbak Mohaghegh offers a fragmentary catalogue of poetic derangements that reveals the ways in which mania communicates with an extreme will to annihilation. MIT Press and Urbanomic, 2019

Casting Deep Shade

Casting Deep Shade

C.D. Wright with photographs by Denny Moers

Arts & Humanities Adjunct Lecturer Denny Moers illustrates this book with dramatic photographs of beech trees that amplify C.D. Wright’s powerful words, written in prosimetric style. Copper Canyon Press, 2019

Leading a Surgical Revolution: The AO Foundation—Social Entrepreneurs in the Treatment of Bone Trauma

Leading a Surgical Revolution: The AO Foundation—Social Entrepreneurs in the Treatment of Bone Trauma

Jean-Pierre Jeannet

Professor emeritus Jean-Pierre Jeannet tells the story of the AO Foundation, which pioneered a surgical bone trauma treatment and is an outstanding example of social entrepreneurship. Springer, 2019