June 26, 2006
Jack Covert Selects: Lost in My Computer - HBR's Book List for 2006
I found this entry I started writing in February and thought it might still be relevant.
In the February issue, Harvard Business Review put together their 2006 Reading List.
- The Elephant In The Room: Silence and Denial in Everyday Life by Eviatar Zerubavel (Oxford University Press, March)
- Working With Your Is Killing Me: Freeing Yourself From Emotional Traps In Work by Katherine Crowley and Kathi Elster (Warner Business Books, March)
- Family Capitalism: Wendels, Haniels, Falcks, and the Continental European Model by Harold James (Harvard University Press, March)
- Silos, Politics, and Turf Wars: A Leadership Fable by Patrick Lencioni (Jossey-Bass, March); a March Jack Covert Selects
- The New Argonauts: Regional Advantage in a Global Economy by AnnaLee Saxenian (Harvard University Press, April)
- Questions of Character: Illuminating the Heart of Leadership Through Literature by Joseph Badaracco (Harvard Business School Press, April)
- Guanxi (The Art of Relationships): Microsoft , China, and Bill Gates' Plan to Win the Road Ahead by Robert Buderi and Gregory Huang (Simon and Schuster, May)
- Leading Through Conflict: How Successful Leaders Transform Difference into Opportunities by Mark Gerzon (Harvard Business School Press, May)
- The Managerial Moment of Truth: The Essential Step in Helping People Improve Performance by Bruce Bodaken and Robert Fritz (Free Press, May)
- Treasure Hunt by Michael Silverstein and John Butman (Portfolio, May); a May Jack Covert Selects
- Appreciative Intelligence: Seeing the Mighty Oak in the Acorn by Tojo Thatchenkery and Carol Metzker (Berrett-Koehler, May)
- The G-Quotient: How Gay Men Are Changing the Face of Leadership by Kirk Snyder (Jossey-Bass, June)
- Untapped: Creating Value in Underserved Markets by John Weiser et al. (Berrett-Koehler, June)
- Shopportunity! A Manifesto for Retail Revolution by Kate Newlin (Collins Business, August)
- CEO Pay and What to Do About It: Restoring Integrity to Both Executive Compensation and Capital Market Relations by Michael Jensen and Kevin Murphy (Harvard Business School Press, August)
- Applebee's America: What Political, Business, and Religious Leaders Can Learn from Each Other by Ron Fournier, DouglasSosnik, and Matthew Dowd (Simon and Schuster, September)
- The J Curve: The Shape of the World by Ian Bremmer (Simon and Schuster, September)
- The High-Purpose Company: Why It Wins, How It Grows, and What Sets It Apart from the Fakes by Christine Arena (Collins Business, September)
About Dylan Schleicher
Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.