Management & Workplace Culture


Workplace Poker: Are You Playing the Game, or Just Getting Played?

By 800-CEO-READ, published March 29, 2016, at 9:00 AM in New Releases

Career advisor Dan Rust reaches readers to get out of their own way at work and master workplace politics.


An Everyone Culture: Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 24, 2016, at 12:30 PM in Editor's Choice

Developmental psychologists Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey show us how to build development organizations that bring our workers out of hiding.


Under New Management: How Leading Organizations Are Upending Business as Usual

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 17, 2016, at 2:00 PM in Editor's Choice

David Burkus provides us with a great list of seemingly heretical ideas to make out businesses more efficient.


Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 3, 2016, at 2:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Douglas Rushkoff, in his usual expansive and incredibly erudite manner, dissects the digital economy and points a more considered way forward.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.