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Management & Workplace Culture


Illuminate

Illuminate: Ignite Change Through Speeches, Stories, Ceremonies, and Symbols

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 18, 2016, at 2:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Nancy Duarte & Patti Sanchez have written a beautiful—in so many ways—book on change, and what it takes to bring it into your organization and the world.

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The Episodic Career: How to Thrive at Work in the Age of Disruption

By Dylan Schleicher, published February 3, 2016, at 12:30 PM in New Releases

Farai Chideya presents a practical guide to navigating today’s volatile, fast-changing job market.

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Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 29, 2016, at 10:05 AM in New Releases

Jane Mayer discusses the interplay of big business and big government, and what that means for both business and government.

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Cal Newport on Work Culture and Books

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 21, 2016, at 9:15 AM in Interviews

In the second part of our interview with Cal Newport, we ask him what his biggest question about work culture is, and what books have influenced him.

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The Geography of Genius: A Search for the World's Most Creative Places from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley

By Blyth Meier, published January 7, 2016, at 8:58 AM in New Releases

Eric Weiner's new book is an informed romp through history that will start a national conversation about the importance of culture in nurturing creativity.

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6 Non-Fiction Gift Books for the Business Reader (and really, anyone)

By Sally Haldorson, published December 15, 2015, at 10:00 AM in Staff Picks

When a tie or scarf just won't do.

Drivendelight

Driven to Delight: Delivering World-Class Customer Experience the Mercedes-Benz Way

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 10, 2015, at 12:30 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Joseph Michelli explores how Mercedes-Benz went from being a company that delivered great cars to people to one that delivers great customer experiences, as well.

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The 2015 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist

By Ryan Schleicher, published December 8, 2015, at 8:58 AM in News & Opinion

In which we announce our eight category winners, which become the finalists for our book of the year.

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Black Box Thinking: Why Most People Never Learn from Their Mistakes—But Some Do

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 19, 2015, at 1:23 PM in Jack Covert Selects

In his new book, Matthew Syed explains how mistakes and failures can be used to drive progress and innovation.

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Inside the Longlist: General Business

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 10, 2015, at 11:00 AM in News & Opinion

We begin taking a closer look at the books in the 2015 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards longlist by looking at five in the General Business category.

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Why Should Anyone Work Here: What It Takes to Create an Authentic Organization

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 5, 2015, at 11:20 AM in Jack Covert Selects

Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones talk about how the "old paradigm has flipped" with regards to organizations and employment, and authenticity is an organizational advantage all should tap into.

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The 2015 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Longlist

By Ryan Schleicher, published November 3, 2015, at 8:00 AM in News & Opinion

These 40 books—five selections across eight distinct categories—make up the 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Longlist.