January 23, 2006
News & Opinion: Lencioni and Publishers Weekly
NEWS & OPINION: Books To Watch For - Spring '06
By 800-CEO-READ, published January 30, 2006, at 8:58 PM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy
We did this last fall and thought you might enjoy another look at the season ahead. So, here are the books we think you should be watching for in the first part of 2006. The Number by Lee Eisenberg (1/06, Free Press) - If you have walked into any Barnes & Noble since New Year's it would have been impossible to miss this book.
NEWS & OPINION: Books Available in Spanish
By 800-CEO-READ, published July 25, 2008, at 7:29 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Here are some titles available now in Spanish. If ordering these books, or any titles in another language, take care to note that availability of these books can change without notice due to publishing need, copyrights, popularity, etc. Menos es Mas: It's All Too Much by Peter Walsh - Veteran "organizational consultant" TV show host and author Walsh (How to Organize 'Just About' Everything) has more ideas in his latest book on clutter management then the spare closet has junk, and, even better, it's organized, in depth and entirely user-friendly!
NEWS & OPINION: Best Books To Make Best Workplaces
By 800-CEO-READ, published October 8, 2007, at 12:36 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Last week, The Wall Street Journal announced their Top Small Workplaces 2007 winners. The Journal asked the folks who run those places what books they would recommend to others trying to create first-class workplaces. Here the alphabetical list of their selections.
JACK COVERT SELECTS: Jack Covert Selects -- Silos, Politics and Turf Wars
By Jack, published March 1, 2006, at 9:15 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Silo, Politics, and Turf Wars: A Leadership Fable About Destroying the Barriers That Turn Colleagues Into Competitors by Patrick Lencioni, Jossey-Bass, 224 pages, $22. 95 Hardcover, March 2006, ISBN 0787976385 I think Patrick Lencioni has the record for the most Jack Covert Selects (including Death by Meeting, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team and The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive). Why?
NEWS & OPINION: Reviewing Reviews
By 800-CEO-READ, published September 26, 2008, at 4:30 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Heather Green has written a wonderful review of Jeff Howe's Crowdsourcing: Why the Power of the Crowd is Driving the Future of Business for the September 29 issue of BusinessWeek. After observing that "Books about the crowd are becoming a crowd unto themselves," Green writes: What sets Howe's book apart is his focus on business, an examination of different crowdsourcing models, and a deep dive into academic research to explain why people work together. It's a welcome and well-written corporate playbook for confusing times.