10 Christmas Gift Ideas For Old-School Record Execs

image from farm3.static.flickr.com Next week, things around the record industry will be winding down. Just in case you've run out of gift ideas as to what you should get the record executive in your life, we've taken the time to compile a list of books to choose from. All of them are great titles to curl up with by Jay-Z's fireplace and immerse yourself in. These are some coffee table approved, Hypebot favorites. Enjoy!

  1. Right of the Dial: The Rise of Clear Channel and the Fall of Commercial Radio

  2. I Live in the Future & Here's How It Works: Why Your World is Being Creatively Disrupted

  3. Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard

  4. The Curse of the Mogul: What's Wrong with the World's Leading Media Companies

  5. Fun Inc.: Why Gaming Will Dominate the Twenty-First Century

  6. Denial: Why Business Leaders Fail to Look Facts in the Face—and What to Do About It
  7. The Power of Positive Deviance: How Unlikely Innovators Solve the World's Toughest Problems

  8. Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs and Bad Decisions

  9. The Chaos Scenario: Admit the Ruins of Mass Media, The Choice For Business Is Stark: Listen or Perish

  10. How The Mighty Fall: And Why Some Companies Never Give In

Honorable Mention:

  1. Googled: The End of the World As We Know It

  2. The Music Industry: Music in the Cloud

  3. The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That Is Connecting The World 

  4. The Future of the Internet–And How to Stop It

  5. Piracy: The Intellectual Property Wars from Gutenberg to Gates

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