The Harvard Business Review Press has teamed up
with Amazon.com to make chapters from its books available on the Kindle. The publishers will start by offering chapters from ten of its books. The chapters offered will be sold under the name Harvard Business Review Short Cuts. Publisher's Weekly
"We've chosen to make HBR Short Cuts available in the Kindle Store so that our readers can easily stay up to date on the latest business books we publish, as well as reference their previous favorites," said Joshua D. Macht, group publisher, Harvard Business Review Group. "Kindle makes the possibility of purchasing, downloading and reading a select and relevant chapter en route to a business meeting or while on a business trip a reality." HBP has priced the chapters at $3.95 and Amazon is selling them for $3.16.
The chapters will be exclusive to the Kindle Store for three months. The first round of topics will include strategy, leadership, innovation and management.