The Business of Building a Better World: The Leadership Revolution That is Changing Everything, written and edited by David Cooperrider, Char and Chuck Fowler Professor of Business as an Agent of World Benefit and professor of organizational behavior, along with co-author Audrey Selian—won international best book of the year award in the readers' choice category for getAbstract's annual book awards.
The prize was awarded by getAbstract in cooperation with the German business magazine brand eins.
getAbstract receives 10,000 books per year and longlists books in three catagories of business books: business impact, readers' choice awards and learning impact. The getAbstract International Book Award has been presented annually since 2001 to books that offer brilliant contributions to current economic, social and entrepreneurial topics.
"We are so grateful to Harry Halloran and Tony Carr of Halloran Philanthropies, and University of St. Thomas, for the research grant that supported the book and the Fowler Center’s 5th Global Forum for Business as an Agent of World Benefit where it’s early draft was previewed," said Cooperrider. "We are also grateful to Jesper Brodin, CEO of IKEA, and Halla Tomasdottir, the CEO of the BTeam, who together wrote the brilliant foreword. We are proud of the remarkably courageous and bold chapter co-authors, such as Paul Polman and Andrew Winston, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Marga Hoek, Michelle Hunt, Nadya Zhexembayeva, Ron Fry, Raj Sisodia, Kim Cameron, Chris Laszlo and Ignacio Pavez, and many others."
The Business of Building a Better World: The Leadership Revolution That is Changing Everything is published by Berrett-Koehler Publishers and was released in October 2021.
getAbstract recently interviewed Cooperrider about his book: