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

getAbstract unveils the 2023 International Book Award finalists today. The winners will be announced later in October.

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

LUCERNE, Switzerland, October 2, 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.

Thomas Bergen, CEO and Co-Founder of getAbstract

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 couldalso 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 Frankfurt Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany. The “Learning Impact” winners will be announced on October 25, 2023 at DevLearn in Las Vegas, US. 

About the getAbstract International Book Award

The getAbstract International Book Award is among the world’s oldest, continuously presented non-fiction book awards. Since 2001, it has been awarded to authors whose work has significantly impacted contemporary social, political, and economic understanding. In alignment with our mission to provide actionable, business-relevant knowledge, the getAbstract International Book Award focuses on works that help people make better decisions in their personal and professional lives – as encapsulated in our slogan, “Know Better. Do Better.”

Please refer to our International Book Award website for summaries of all the longlisted works, select author interviews, and the Readers’ Choice voting. 

About getAbstract

The right insight at the right time can make all the difference. By providing easy access to summarized expert knowledge, getAbstract helps professionals worldwide find solutions to real-life challenges and use knowledge efficiently. We work with clients around the world, including more than one-third of the Fortune 500, to put knowledge into action. Know Better. Do Better.

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October, 2 2023 — Update: October, 3 2023