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Business Decisions! by Michael E. McGrath Wins Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Award

Bronze In Business Category, Business Decisions! Has Been Featured On CNBC and FOX Business Network Author Is Gaining Worldwide Following


Newton, MA -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/13/2010 -- Best selling author Michael E. McGrath and his critically acclaimed book, Business Decisions! (ISBN 978-1-935112-15-0, Motivation Publishing, 2009) won the Bronze ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award in the category of business books at BookExpo America. In Business Decisions! , McGrath brings his years of renown decision making expertise from the corporate world to the forefront to provide the winning processes for companies and corporate leaders on how to navigate in today’s new and turbulent economy. McGrath has been described as one of the nation’s leading decision gurus. He gained international acclaim when he led the remarkable turnaround at i2 Technologies after the company had lost is NASDAQ listing. Applying the decision acumen that would later become the subject matter of Business Decisions!, McGrath led the company back to profitability and a triumphant return to Wall Street.

Business Decisions! has been described as the must read book for anyone in business who seeks to improve their decision making skills. Business Decisions! and its author have earned a worldwide following among business leaders and has been featured on FOX Business Network, CNBC, and in Investor’s Business Daily. The ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award is considered one of the most prestigious in the publishing industry and is awarded annually. The award has a gold, silver, and bronze level and one book per category is selected for each. Business Decisions! was selected over 500 other business books.

“I am very honored that Business Decisions! was awarded the Bronze ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award,” said Michael E. McGrath, author of Business Decisions!. “This recognition by the publishing industry is a great honor and very humbling. I am pleased to see that this book is receiving recognition from the publishing community for its contributions to business books. This book is a must read for anyone who has to make critical decisions in business. Unlike some books, the lessons taught in Business Decisions! will apply as much in the future as they do today. This book is the definitive book in how to develop the proper processes to make the necessary decisions to survive in the corporate world.”

In Business Decisions! Michael McGrath provides insight into making the right business decisions —something that has never been more critical than right now. But he goes beyond that to provide advice and techniques for making strong and calibrated decisions that will stand the test of time. The book is written for CEOs, key management executives, or anyone in the business world who wants to learn the winning formulas to make critical decisions while reducing risk. Business Decisions! has been described as a comprehensive guide to the key skills and practices necessary for developing a winning formula for making essential and successful business decisions.

Business Decisions! is available at Barnes & Nobles, Borders, and other leading book stores as well as online at McGrath is conducting workshops and speeches based upon the principles that he writes about in Business Decisions!.

About Michael E. McGrath and Decide Better
In 1986 when Michael McGrath initiated the PACE® (Product and Cycle-time Excellence) decision process for product development, it enabled thousands of companies to reduce time-to-market. In Business Decisions! he now changes the way and the process of how companies make decisions. Author and decision-making expert Michael McGrath has devoted his career to making winning business decisions. He has advised some of the largest companies in the world and created innovative new decision techniques used by hundreds of successful businesses. He has made countless decisions as a CEO building a world-leading consulting firm and leading a public company turnaround. He is the author of the best-selling book Product Strategy for High-Technology Companies and founder of Decide Better!. He currently is the executive chairman of Thomas Group, and serves on a number of private and nonprofit boards.

Decide Better! was founded in 2007 to help businesses and individuals achieve success through making better decisions. The company has two series of books. The Decide Better Self-Help series is targeted at individuals, with Decide Better! for a Better Life and Decide Better! for College published in 2008 and 2009, respectively. Business Decisions! is the first book in the Decide Better! Business Series, with additional books and workbooks to follow. In addition to publications, Decide Better! also provides decision workshops for executives, teams, and boards, as well as presentations to large groups. For more information, go to