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Guanxi: It's Not Who You Know, It's What They Know

Poll #732642 Bana's "to read" list

Which of these books on Bana's short list have you read?

Guanxi (The Art of Relationships): Microsoft, China, and Bill Gates's Plan to Win the Road Ahead by Robert Buderi and Gregory T. Huang (2006)
0(0.0%)
The World Is Flat, by Thomas Friedman (2005)
1(5.9%)
The DaVinci Code, by Dan Brown (2003) *
9(52.9%)
Consilience, by Edward O. Wilson (1998)
0(0.0%)
The Fifth Discipline, by Peter Senge (1994)
0(0.0%)

Which of these books are on YOUR "to read soon" list?

Guanxi (The Art of Relationships): Microsoft, China, and Bill Gates's Plan to Win the Road Ahead by Robert Buderi and Gregory T. Huang (2006)
1(7.1%)
The World Is Flat, by Thomas Friedman (2005)
4(28.6%)
The DaVinci Code, by Dan Brown (2003) *
3(21.4%)
Consilience, by Edward O. Wilson (1998)
2(14.3%)
The Fifth Discipline, by Peter Senge (1994)
1(7.1%)


In other news: Apropos of guanxi, who else but gondhir could I rely on as a purveyor of all that is cool, and weird, and cool and weird?

* That's right, I was checking to see if you were paying attention. In this case, it's not so much "book to read and absorb" as "book that must be read before mocking incessantly".

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Banazir
Tags: books, business, china, consilience, dan brown, fiction, global themonuclear war, guanxi, learning, nonfiction, organizational theory, the davinci code, the world is flat, unlimited power
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