Carnegie Mellon University
January 21, 2015

Linda Babcock’s Books Earn High Praise From The Business Journals

Linda BabcockTwo books authored by Linda Babcock, the James M. Walton Professor of Economics at the Heinz and Dietrich colleges, have been recognized among "the most important business books ever written" by Ed Stych, national special section editor at The Business Journals. The books are "Women Don't Ask: The High Cost of Avoiding Negotiation — and Positive Strategies for Change" and "Ask For It: How Women Can Use the Power of Negotiation to Get What They Really Want." Both books were co-authored by Sara Laschever, who along with Babcock WAS A founding faculty member of Carnegie Mellon's Leadership and Negotiation Academy for Women.

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