Check out the latest good reads published by Babson faculty and staff:
Beth Wynstra, associate professor of English, examines the traditions and gender roles that underscored marital life in the early 20th century with a bold and timely approach to the plays of Eugene O’Neill with its attention to the engagements, weddings, and marriages. University of Iowa Press, 2023.
Rob Cross, the Edward A. Madden Professor of Global Leadership at Babson, and co-author Karen Dillon explain the science behind the phenomenon of microstress and share the secrets of high achievers to build resilience against microstress and find purpose. Harvard Business Review Press, 2023.
Tina Opie, associate professor of management at Babson, and co-author Dr. Beth Livingston examine solutions for driving gender and racial equity in organizations, and the book invites everyone to join the movement to advance equity for all. Read more on Babson Thought & Action. Harvard Business Review Press, 2022.
Professor Sandra Jean Graham wrote the introduction and contributed a chapter in this volume that collects research and analysis that originally appeared in the journals American Music and the Black Music Research Journal, and in the Music in American Life book series. University of Illinois Press, 2022
Virginia (Jenny) Rademacher, professor of Hispanic literature and culture, explores the surge in biofiction in Spain and globally, relating literary expression to concepts such as circumstantiality, derivatives, speculation, and game studies. Bloomsbury Academic, 2022
English Professor Mary Pinard was awarded the Ex Ophidia Press Poetry Book Prize for her manuscript of original poems. Ex Ophidia Press, 2022
In this ambitious book, Professor of Politics Kevin Bruyneel confronts the chronic displacement of Indigeneity in the politics and discourse around race in American political theory and culture. The University of North Carolina Press, 2021
Professor of Marketing Victoria L Crittenden, along with seven co-authors, examines direct selling, framed within the context of entrepreneurship and an historical overview of the long-term sustainability of the business model. Business Expert Press, 2021
Through in-depth stories, coaching breaks, and tools, Associate Professor Rob Cross illustrates how workers can reclaim close to a day a week in this highly influential book—named the Best Management Book of 2021 by strategy+business. Harvard Business Review Press, 2021
Professor of Economics Kent Jones explores the impact of populist regimes and the damage inflicted on global trade and trade policy institutions. The book traces the influence of populism on trade policy and explains the role of trade anxiety in a populist election strategy. Oxford University Press, 2021