O que os maiores CEOs do mundo estão lendo?

A McKinsey and Company perguntou a alguns dos maiores CEOs do mundo quais livros os têm mantido ocupados ao longo dos últimos meses. De Satya Nadella, da Microsoft, a Fabio Schvartsman, da Vale, confira o que os líderes das grandes corporações mundiais estão lendo – e inspire-se.

Maria Ramos, Barclays Africa

  • The Gene: An Intimate History—Siddhartha Mukherjee (Scribner, 2016)
  • Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies—Nick Bostrom (Oxford University Press, 2014)
  • The Ministry of Utmost Happiness—Arundhati Roy (Knopf, June 2017)

Fabio Schvartsman, Vale

  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind—Yuval Noah Harari (Harper, 2015)
  • Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike—Phil Knight (Scribner, 2016)
  • Sigmund Freud en son temps et dans le nôtre—Élisabeth Roudinesco (Seuil, 2014)

Satya Nadella, Microsoft

  • Leonardo da Vinci—Walter Isaacson (Simon & Schuster, 2017)
  • Dawn of the New Everything: Encounters with Reality and Virtual Reality—Jaron Lanier (Henry Holt and Co., 2017; )
  • Exit West—Mohsin Hamid (Riverhead Books, 2017)
  • Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City—Matthew Desmond (Broadway Books, 2017)

Francisco Pérez Mackenna, Quiñenco

  • The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds—Michael Lewis (W. W. Norton & Company, 2016)
  • Why They Do It: Inside the Mind of the White-Collar Criminal—Eugene Soltes (PublicAffairs, 2016)
  • Life After Life—Kate Atkinson (Reagan Arthur Books, 2013)
  • Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology—Jim Al-Khalili & Johnjoe McFadden (Crown, 2014)
  • Boom Towns: Restoring the Urban American Dream—Stephen J. K. Walters (Stanford University Press, 2014)

David McKay, Royal Bank of Canada

  • Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis—J. D. Vance (Harper, 2016)
  • Only Humans Need Apply: Winners and Losers in the Age of Smart Machines—Thomas H. Davenport and Julia Kirby (Harper Business, 2016)
  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind—Yuval Noah Harari (Harper, 2015)
  • Wild Ride: Inside Uber’s Quest for World Domination—Adam Lashinsky (Portfolio, May 2017)

Sir Martin Sorrell, WPP

  • Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood’s Creative Artists Agency—James Andrew Miller (Custom House, 2016)
  • Universal Man: The Seven Lives of John Maynard Keynes—Richard Davenport-Hines (HarperCollins, 2015)
  • Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future—Ashlee Vance (Ecco, 2015)

Dominic Barton, líder global da McKinsey & Company

  • The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future—Kevin Kelly (Viking, 2016)
  • Easternization: Asia’s Rise and America’s Decline from Obama to Trump and Beyond—Gideon Rachman (Other Press, 2017)
  • Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow—Yuval Noah Harari (Harper, 2017)

Andrew Liveris, da Dow Chemical Company

  • Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder—Arianna Huffington (Harmony, 2015)
  • The Sympathizer—Viet Thanh Nguyen (Grove Press, 2016)
  • The Quantum Spy—David Ignatius (W. W. Norton & Company, 2017)

Gail Kelly, membro do G30 e ex-CEO da Westpac

  • Lab Girl—Hope Jahren (Vintage, 2017)
  • Pachinko—Min Jin Lee (Grand Central Publishing, 2017)
  • The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics—Daniel James Brown (Penguin Books, 2014)

General sir Nick Carter, chefe do Estado-Maior do Exército britânico

  • Churchill: The Power of Words—Martin Gilbert (Da Capo Press, 2012)
  • Fighting Talk: Forty Maxims on War, Peace, and Strategy—Colin S. Gray (Potomac Books, 2009)
  • Sun Tzu: The Art of War for Managers: 50 Strategic Rules Updated for Today’s Business—Gerald A. Michaelson and Steven W. Michaelson (Adams Media, 2010)

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