October 9, 2006
News & Opinion: National Book Month
Kathy Sierra at Creating Passionate Users has a great post going called The book I wish people would read... She chose The Fifth Discipline and Stardust.
There are 83 others who have left their suggestions as well...
NEWS & OPINION: Toddcast #1 - BEA, Swanson, Classics, and the Market
By 800-CEO-READ, published June 13, 2006, at 12:17 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
This is the first in what I think will be a series of Toddcasts. This week's podcast is a conversation between myself and Todd Berman of Harvard Business School Press. Both of us have quite the passion for business books and I think it comes through.
NEWS & OPINION: The Wall Street Journal Business Gurus List
By 800-CEO-READ, published May 6, 2008, at 5:38 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
The Wall Street Journal yesterday had a major feature titled "New Breed of Business Gurus Rises. " The article provides a ranking of the thought leaders in business today. The ranking system is based on the 2003 book What's the Big Idea?
NEWS & OPINION: 80 Books Every Manager Should Read - 1990-1999
By 800-CEO-READ, published January 14, 2005, at 8:35 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
1990-99 1990 Kenichi Ohmae: The Borderless World 1990 Michael Porter: The Competitive Advantage of Nations 1990 Peter Senge: The Fifth Discipline 1990 Richard Pascale: Managing on the Edge 1992 Tom Peters: Liberation Management 1993 Fons Trompenaars: Riding the Waves of Culture 1993 James Champy and Michael Hammer: Reengineering the Corporation 1993 Ricardo Semler: Maverick! 1994 Gary Hamel and C. K.
NEWS & OPINION: Peter Senge On Presence
By 800-CEO-READ, published March 30, 2006, at 9:00 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
This week Doubleday/Currency released a revised version of Peter Senges classic The Fifth Discipline, a paperback with more than 100 additional pages. This new material is based on interviews with many practitioners of Senges ideas over the past 15 years, and includes 8 strategies on the art of implementing the principles of organizational learning. A terrific upgrade to a fundamental resource.
JACK COVERT SELECTS: Jack Covert Selects: How to Grow a Backbone
By Jack, published May 24, 2004, at 8:57 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
How to Grow a Backbone: 10 Strategies for Gaining Power and Influence at Work by Susan A. Marshall Format: Paperback, 197pp, $14. 95 It is always fun to read a book that you can instantly apply to your everyday life and work.