The Mark of a Good Library

17 May 2015 at 7:09 am 7 comments

| Peter Klein |

I took this photo in the conference room of the Beijing Information Science and Technology University, School of Economics and Management. A display case holds a large collection of Chinese works and just two books in English. Most of you will recognize the silver one with the blue letters. Now, where is Organizing Entrepreneurial Judgment?

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  • 1. Per Bylund (@PerBylund)  |  17 May 2015 at 7:15 am

    Funny how the silver one is as easy to read as the other ones… ;-)

  • 2. Peter Klein  |  17 May 2015 at 7:17 am

    Au contraire, Monsieur Bylund! https://organizationsandmarkets.com/2006/05/15/how-bad-is-academic-writing-really/ (I’d like to see the Fog Index for Frontiers of Input-Output Analysis.)

  • 3. Divine Economy Consulting  |  17 May 2015 at 7:57 am

    I will donate a copy of each of the four core books in the divine economy theory series when they are completed later this year and then again later when they are translated into Mandarin.

  • 4. Der Chao Chen  |  17 May 2015 at 10:29 am

    Since it’s found in the conference room, not a bookshelf in a library, I believe these books are extra copies or “slack” books donated someone else. Actually, similar situation doese happen in the bookshelfs of the conference room here. Anyway, I assure their Real library will soon have your masterpieice in their collections , don’t worry. :)

  • 5. Peter Klein  |  17 May 2015 at 10:33 am

    Of course, you’re right, this is not the library collection, but a set of volumes donated by a professor. Still, interesting that he had Williamson, and practically nothing else, in English!

  • 6. stevepostrel  |  17 May 2015 at 1:14 pm

    Some prose is so poetic as to be untranslatable.

  • 7. amir emami  |  17 May 2015 at 3:27 pm

    Maybe someone had borrowed it to read !

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