PACE Institute of Management

To contribute to shaping a new business society in Vietnam by developing leadership capacity,
professional capability and ethical standards for individuals, organizations and community.

Book Publishing

Through DT Books, its publishing arm established since 2006, PACE selects, translates and publishes nearly 100 must-read books on business, management, economics, and education topics, including The Essential Drucker (Peter Drucker), Competitive Advantage (Michael Porter), Fifth Discipline (Peter Senge), Managing Flow (Ikujiro Nonaka and other co-authors), The Future of Human Resource Management (Dave Ulrich), Making Globalization Work (Joseph E. Stiglitz), Balanced Scorecard (Kaplan & Norton), Good to Great (Jim Collins), Kotler on Marketing (Philip Kotler) and other titles.  Additionally, PACE has established the Business Knowledge Bookshelf, which gathers and recommends valuable books to the business community.

PACE has also initiated “Business Knowledge Bookshelf” to recommend good books on business and economics. Through its publishing arms, PACE also selects, acquires the rights, translates and publishes must-read books in the global business circle for Vietnamese entrepreneurs.

PACE has also initiated “Business Knowledge Bookshelf” to identify and recommend classic books on business, economics and management to Vietnamese business community.

Some of the titles that DT Books has published include the following:

  • The Essential Drucker, Peter Drucker
  • Competitive Strategy, Michael Porter
  • Competitive Advantage, Michael Porter
  • Competitive Advantage of Nations, Michael Porter
  • Good to Great, Jim Collins
  • Built to Last, Jim Collins
  • The Future of Human Resource Management, Dave Ulrich, Mike Losey, Sue Meisinger
  • Balanced Scorecards, Robert Kaplan and David Norton
  • Strategy Maps, Robert Kaplan and David Norton
  • Managing Flow, Ikujiro Nonaka, Ryoko Toyam, and Toru HirataFree Fall, Joseph Stiglitz
  • Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization, Peter Senge
  • The World is Curved: Hidden Dangers To The Global Economy, David Smick
  • Managers not MBA, Henry Mintzberg
  • More than Money: Questions Every MBA Needs to Answer, Mark Albion
  • The Ten Commandments for Business Failure, Donald R.Keough
  • The SnowBall, Alice Schroeder
  • Untruth, Robert J. Samuelson
  • Killer Differentiators, Jacky Tai and Wilson Chew
  • Leaders, Warren Bennis and Burt Nanus
  • On Becoming a Leader, Warren Bennis
  • Learning to Lead: A Workbook on Becoming a Leader, Warren Bennis
  • The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008, Paul Krugman


PACE has launched research initiatives to identify and disseminate well-proven business theories, new effective management models, and practical solutions for management and leadership for the business community, governmental agencies, hospitals and schools in Vietnam. Research results are shared in seminars and conferences and embedded in training programs. For example, the results of “Vietnamese and global business theories” project are published into a 25-book series.