The futurist says work in futures is about patterns, not predictions. He recommends five books about the future that look backwards as well as forwards.
Blaming "the quants" for the recent financial crisis is simplistic and short-sighted, says the author of The Physics of Wall Street. He picks five books showing the contribution physics has made to understanding financial markets.
The Chairman of the Institute for Fiscal Studies in London selects his top five books on managerial culture. He discusses decline in American traditional management excellence but remains optimistic for the future.
The CEO of iOpener, a human asset management consultancy, explains how you can increase happiness and thus productivity in the workplace. Essential reading for bosses and employees, less relevant to the self-employed
Former UNESCO Professor of Maths and Economics at Columbia University selects five intriguing books on catastophic risks, making statistical decisions and reasoned gambling