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Recommended generalist titles for better understanding and guiding accelerating change in business and the economy.

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(10) Lessons from the Future, Wolfgang Grulke, 0273653296
2000 Index of Economic Freedom, Driscoll, 0891952470
A Future Perfect: Globalization, Macklethwait, 0812966805
Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk, Peter Bernstein, 0471295639, Robert Spector, 0066620422
Being Local Worldwide, Belanger, 080148717X
Bionomics: Economy as Ecosystem, Michael Rothschild, 0805010688
Blur: Speed of Change in the Connected Economy, Stan Davis, 0201338970
Buffetology, Mary Buffet, 068484821X
Built for Use, Karen Donoghue, 0071383042
Built To Last, James Collins, 0060516402
Business at the Speed of Thought, Bill Gates, 0446675962
Clock Speed, Charles Fine, 0738201537
Cloning Silicon Valley, David Rosenberg, 1903684064
Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits, Philip Fisher, 04711927X
Competing in the Age of Digital Convergence, David Yoffie, 0875847269
Connexity, Geoff Mulgan, 0875848508
Creative Destruction, Lee McKnight, 026263256X
Creative Destruction: Transforming Companies, Richard Foster, 0385501331
Creative Destruction: Positive Impacts of Globalization on Culture, Tyler Cowen, 0691090165
Cycles, Maddy Dychtwald, 0743226143
Designing and Managing the Supply Chain, David Simchi-Levi, 0072357568
Development as Freedom, Amartya Sen 0385720270
Differentiate or Die, Jack Trout, 0471028924
Digital Darwinism, Evan Schwartz, 0767903331
Digital Dealing, Robert Hall, 0393042103
Digital Marketing, Jerry Wind, 0471361224
Direct from Dell, Michael Dell, 0887309151
DoCoMo, John Beck, 0814407536
Do IT Smart, Rolf-Dieter Kempis, 0684864258
Dow 36,000, James Glassman, 0609806998
Executive Economics, Shlomo Maital, 0029197856
Experimentation Matters, Stefan Thompke, 1578517508
From Silicon Valley to Singapore, McKendrick, 0804741832
Clockspeed, Charles Fine, 0738201537
Crossing the Chasm, Geoffrey Moore, 0060517123
Inside the Tornado, Geoffrey Moore, 0887308244
Global Trends 2005, Michael Mazaar, 0312235003
Harnessing Complexity, Robert Axelrod, 0684867176
High Tech, High Hope, Paul Franson, 047123981X
How Digital is Your Business?, Adrian Slywotsky, 0609607707
How to Think like Benjamin Graham and Invest Like Warren Buffett, 0071409394
Increasing Returns and Path Dependence in the Economy, Brian Arthur, 0472064967
Inevitable Surprises, Peter Schwartz, 1592400272
Information Rules, Carl Shapiro and Hal Varian, 087584863X
Inside Intel, Tim Jackson, 0452276438
Investing in a Post Enron World, Paul Jorion, 0071409386
Irrational Exuberance, Robert Schiller, 0767907183
It's Alive, Stan Davis, Christopher Meyer, 1400046416
It's Not the Big that Eat the Small, It's the Fast that Eat the Slow, Jason Jennings, 0066620546
Learning from the Future: Competitive Foresight Scenarios, Liam Fahey, 0471303526
Managing Innovation, Joe Tidd, 0471496154
Manias, Panics and Crashes, Robert Kindelberger, 0471389455
Microsoft Secrets, Michael Cusumano, 0684855313
Millennium Intelligence, Jerry Miller, 0910965285
Momentum, Ron Ricci, etc, 157851522X
Motley Fool's Rule Breakers, Rule Makers, David and Tom Gardner, 0684857170
Navigate the Noise, Richard Bernstein 0471388718
New Venture Creation, Jeffry Timmons, 0256197563
Next: Trends for the Near Future, Ira Matathia, 1585670839
Now is Too Late, Gerald Baron, 0130461393
Numbers Guide, The Economist, 1576601447
Only the Paranoid Survive, Andy Grove, 0385483821
Open Innovation, Henry Chesbrough, 1578518377
Opening the Xbox, Dean Takahashi, 0761537082
Patents, Citations, and Innovations: A Window on the Knowledge Economy, Jaffe, 0262100959
Paths of Innovation: Technological Change in 20th Century, Mowery and Rosenberg, 0521646537
Place to Space, Peter Weill, 157851245X
Positioning, Reis and Trout 0071373586
Principles of Marketing, 9th Ed, Kotler and Armstrong, 0130263125
Quantum Investing, Stephen Waite, 1587991403
Regional Advantage: Silicon Valley vs. Route 128, AnnaLee Saxenian 0674753402
Rethinking the Future, Rowan Gibson, 1857881087
Risk: A Country By Country Guide:, Coface, 074942997-6
Ruling the Waves: Compass to the Internet, Debora Spar 01562702X
Simplicity Marketing, Steven Cristol 0684859181
Socially Responsible Investing, Amy Domini, 0793141737
Sony, John Nathan, 0618126945
Starving to Death on 200 Million: The Story of the Industry Standard, James Ledbetter 1586481290
Stock Cycles, Michael Alexander, 0595132421
Talking about Machines, Julian Orr, 0801483905
Twenty Ads that Shook the World, James Twitchell, 0609807234
Telecosm, George Gilder, 0684809303
The Accelerated Learning Fieldbook, Lou Russell, 0787946397
The Accelerating Organization, Arun Maira, 007057720X
The Art of the Long View, Peter Schwartz, 0385267320
The Biology of Business, John Clippinger, 078794324X
The Commanding Heights, Daniel Yergin, 068483569X
The Company of the Future, Frances Cairncross, 1578516579
The Dance of Change, Peter Senge 0385493223
The End of Work , Jeremy Rifkin, 0874778247
The Engines of Tomorrow, Robert Buderi, 074320225
The Ethical Challenge, Tichy, 078796767X
The Extraordinary Leader, John Zenger, 0071387471
The Eye of the Storm: Cisco Collapse and Rebound, Robert Slater, 0060188871
The Fabulous Decade: Macroeconomic Lessons from the 90's, Alan Blinder, 0870784676
The Fifth Discipline, Peter Senge 0385260954
The Future of Advertising, Joe Cappo, 0071403159
The Future of Leadership, Warren Bennis, 0787955671
The Global Competitiveness Report (2001-2), Porter, 019521837X
The Go-Go Years, John Brooks, 1880559919
The Gorilla Game, Geoffrey Moore, 0887309577
The Guru Guide to the Knowledge Economy, Joseph Boyett, 0471390852
The Innovator's Dilemma, Clayton Christiansen, 0060521996
The Intelligent Investor, Benjamin Graham, 0060555661
The Knowledge Advantage, Rudy Ruggles, 1841120677
The Lexus and the Olive Tree, Thomas Friedman, 0385499345
The Long Boom, Peter Schwartz, 0738203645
The Machine that Changed the World, James Womack, 0060974176
The Microsoft Way, Randall Stross 020132797X
The Natural Laws of Business, Richard Koch, 0385501595
The New Global Investors, Robert Monks, 1841121096
The New Positioning, Jack Trout, 0070653283
The Next Big Thing is Really Small, Jack Uldrich, 1400046890
The Next Economy, Elliott Ettenberg, 0071412956
The Overworked American (Choosing Money over Time), Juliet Schor 04650543X
The Perfect Store, Adam Cohen, 0316164933
The Power of Now, Vivek Ranadive, 0071356843
The Power of Simplicity, Jack Trout, 0071373322
The Predictors, Thomas Bass 0805057579
The Research Driven Investor, Timothy Hayes, 007135462X
The Ultimate Competitive Advantage: Innovating the Business Model, Donald Mitchell, 1576751678
The Valley of the Hearts Delight (Silicon Valley), Michael Malone, 047120191X
The Venture Capital Cycle, Paul Gompers, 0262571587
The Virtual Corporation, William Davidow and Michael Malone, 0887306578
The Wal-Mart Decade, Robert Slater, 1591840066
The Wealth of Knowledge, Thomas Stewart, 03855000718
Trend Watching, Ron Insana, 0060084626
Triumph of the Optimists, Elroy Dimson, etc., 0691091943
What's Next?: Exploring the New Terrain for Business, Eamon Kelly/GBN, 0738207608
Winners, Losers, and Microsoft, Liebowitz, 0945999844
Winning through Innovation, Michael Tushman, 1578518210
Word of Mouse: Power of Collaborative Filtering, John Riedl, 0446530034
World View, Jeffrey Garten, Ed., 1578511852

Key Questions
What is accelerating change?
Why is accelerating change important?
What are the historical drivers of accelerating change?
What is the "technological singularity"?
Where will accelerating change take us in the 21st century?
What are our major benefits and risks with regard to accelerating change?

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