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The Story of American Business Editor Guest on KAZI Book Review

Posted by Hopeton on November 29, 2009

The November 29 guest on KAZI Book Review is Nancy Koehn, editor of The Story of American Business: From the Pages of the New York Times.  Listen live to the interview 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m. central time at  http://www.live365.com/stations/kazifm?site=pro&play. The Story of American Business which focuses on The New York Times’ most fascinating and relevant articles about business, opens a compelling window onto how one of the most powerful economies in human history came to be, including the men and women who have helped create it. Introduced and narrated by Harvard Business School historian Nancy Koehn, The Story of American Business walks you through content ranging from feature stories to in-depth news analysis to obituaries, spanning from the 1850s to today.

Nancy Koehn

Koehn is a historian at the Harvard Business School where she holds the James E. Robison chair of Business Administration. Koehn’s research focuses on entrepreneurial leadership and how leaders, past and present, craft lives of purpose, worth, and impact.  At the Harvard Business School, she teaches the MBA elective Entrepreneurial Leadership in Turbulent Times.  She is currently working on a book about the most important leadership lessons from Abraham Lincoln’s journey and another on social entrepreneurs. Nancy is also the author of Brand New: How Entrepreneurs Earned Consumers’ Trust from Wedgwood to Dell (2001) and The Power of Commerce: Economy and Governance in the First British Empire .

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