getAbstract Announces 2023 International Book Award Business Impact & Learning Impact Shortlists

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LUCERNE, Switzerland, October 4, 2023 – getAbstract, the world’s go-to platform for actionable knowledge and microlearning, announces today the shortlist for its Business Impact and Learning Impact categories of the 2023 getAbstract International Book Award. The ‘Learning Impact’ category recognizes titles that offer significant insights for people leaders in the L&D space and the ‘Business Impact’ category recognizes titles that provide business leaders and entrepreneurs with actionable knowledge in areas like leadership, technology, career, and more.

“Our shortlisted titles are a testament to outstanding contributions in business and learning & development,” said Thomas Bergen, CEO and Co-Founder of getAbstract. “These books equip business leaders and decision-makers with invaluable tools to better manage their organizations.”

2023 International Book Award Shortlist – “Business Impact” Category

Broken How Our Social Systems Are Failing Us and How We Can Fix Them by Paul LeBlanc, Matt Holt Books, 2022

Chip War The Fight for the World’s Most Critical Technology by Chris Miller, Scribner, 2022

Leadership Two Words at a Time Simple Truths for Leading Complicated People by Bill Treasurer, Berrett-Koehler, 2022

More than a Glitch Confronting Race, Gender, and Ability Bias in Tech by Meredith Broussard, MIT Press, 2023

Viral Justice How We Grow the World We Want by Ruha Benjamin, Princeton UP, 2022

2023 International Book Award Shortlist – “Learning Impact” Category

Building a Second Brain A Proven Method to Organize Your Digital Life and Unlock Your Creative Potential by Tiago Forte, Profile Books, 2022

Coachability The Leadership Superpower by Kevin Wilde, Kevin Wilde, 2022

Learning at Speed How to Upskill and Reskill Your Workforce at Pace to Drive Business Performance by Nelson Sivalingam, Kogan Page, 2022

The Power of Potential How a Nontraditional Workforce Can Lead You to Run Your Business Better by Thomas D’ Eri, HarperCollins Leadership, 2023

The Psychological Safety Playbook Lead More Powerfully by Being More Human by Minette Norman and Karolin Helbig, Karolin Helbig, 2023

Since 2020, getAbstract has invited readers to vote for their favorite book longlisted in the main “Business Impact” category. This year, readers could also cast their vote for their favorite title of the “Learning Impact” longlist. The “Readers’ Choice” award goes to the work with the most votes in each category.

The winners of the “Business Impact” category will be announced on October 19, 2023, on the occasion of the Frankfurt Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany. The “Learning Impact” winners will be announced on October 25, 2023, at DevLearn in Las Vegas, US.