Five Classic books with Innovative thinking a list by FastCompany™

  FastCompany™ list of five classic books that have inspired innovative thinking throughout time

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Title: Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy

Now featuring a new introduction by Schumpeter biographer Thomas K. McCraw, Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy is essential readu00ading for anyone who seeks to understand where the world economy is headed.
Author(s): Joseph A. Schumpeter
ISBN 13: 9780061561610
Pages: 464
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Title: The Power of Myth

The noted mythologist discusses the relationship of ancient myths to modern life, including discussions of recent heros, tales of love and marriage, the power of myth, and mythic themes
Author(s): Joseph Campbell
ISBN 13: 9780385418867
Pages: 293
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Title: Essential Drucker: In One Volume the Best of Sixty Years of Peter Drucker's Essential Writings on Management

In one volume a selection of the essential writings from Peter F. Drucker's sixty years of work on management.

The first selection of Drucker's management work from The Practice of Management (1954) to Management Challenges for the 21st Century (1999), this book offers, in Drucker's words, "a coherent and fairly comprehensive Introduction to management [and] gives an overview of my works on management and thus answers a question I have been asked again and again: which of my writings are essential?"

The Essential Drucker contains twenty-six selections on management in the organization, management and the individual, and management and society. It covers the basic principles and concerns of management and its problems, challenges, and opportunities, giving managers, executives, and professionals the tools to perform the tasks that the economy and society of tomorrow will demand of them.

The first selection of Drucker's management work from The Practice of Management (1954) to Management Challenges for the 21st Century (1999), this book offers, in Drucker's words, "a coherent and fairly comprehensive Introduction to management [and] gives an overview of my works on management and thus answers a question I have been asked again and again: which of my writings are essential?"

Author(s): Peter F. Drucker
ISBN 13: 9780066210872
Pages: 368
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Title: The Miracle of Mindfulness

"In this beautifully written book, Buddhist monk and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Thich Nhat Hanh explains how to acquire the skills of mindfulness.
Author(s): Thich Nhat Hanh
ISBN 13: 9781846041068
Pages: 140
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Title: SADHANA. The Realisation of Life

Perhaps it is well for me to explain that the subject-matter of the papers published in this book has not been philosophically treated, nor has it been approached from the scholar's point of view. The writer has been brought up in a family where texts of the Upanishads are used in daily worship; and he has had before him the example of his father, who lived his long life in the closest communion with God, while not neglecting his duties to the world, or allowing his keen interest in all human affairs to suffer any abatement. So in these papers, it may be hoped, western readers will have an opportunity of coming into touch with the ancient spirit of India as revealed in our sacred texts and manifested in the life of to-day.
Author(s): Tagore Rabindranath
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