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Good To Great
Why Some Companies Make The Leap and Others Don't
Jim Collins - 2001-10-17
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To find the keys to greatness, Collins's 21-person research team read and coded 6,000 articles, generated more than 2,000 pages of interview transcripts and created 384 megabytes of computer data in a five-year project. The findings will surprise many readers and, quite frankly, upset others.The ChallengeBuilt to Last, the defining management study...
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Getting Things Done
David Allen - 2015-03-17 (first published in 2001)
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Since it was first published in David Allen's Getting Things Done has become one of the most influential business titles of its era, and the book on personal organisation. 'GTD' has become shorthand for an entire way of approaching the professional and personal tasks everyone faces in life, and has spawned an entire culture of websites, organisatio...
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First, Break All the Rules
What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently
Marcus Buckingham - 2000-01-01 (first published in 1998)
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Gallup presents the remarkable findings of its revolutionary study of more than 80,000 managers in First, Break All the Rules, revealing what the world’s greatest managers do differently. With vital performance and career lessons and ideas for how to apply them, it is a must-read for managers at every level....
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Strategic Project Management Made Simple
Practical Tools for Leaders and Teams
Terry Schmidt - 2009-02-09
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When Fortune Magazine estimated that 70% of all strategies fail, it also noted that most of these strategies were basically sound, but could not be executed. The central premise of Strategic Project Management Made Simple is that most projects and strategies never get off the ground because of adhoc, haphazard, and obsolete methods used to turn the...
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How to Win Friends and Influence People
Dale Carnegie - 2020-01-03 (first published in 1936)
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You can go after the job you want...and get it! You can take the job you have...and improve it! You can take any situation you're in...and make it work for you!Since its release in 1936, How to Win Friends and Influence People has sold more than 15 million copies. Dale Carnegie's first book is a timeless bestseller, packed with rock-solid advice th...
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Start with Why
How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
Simon Sinek - 2011-12-27 (first published in 2009)
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"A powerful and penetrating exploration of what separates great companies and great leaders from the rest." -Polly LaBarre, coauthor of Mavericks at Work Why are some people and organizations more innovative, more influential, and more profitable than others? Why do some command greater loyalty?In studying the leaders who've had the greatest influe...
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The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
A Leadership Fable
Patrick Lencioni - 2002-04-10 (first published in 1998)
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In The Five Dysfunctions of a Team Patrick Lencioni once again offers a leadership fable that is as enthralling and instructive as his first two best-selling books, The Five Temptations of a CEO and The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive. This time, he turns his keen intellect and storytelling power to the fascinating, complex world of t...
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Drive
The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
Daniel H. Pink - 2011-04-05 (first published in 2009)
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The New York Times bestseller that gives readers a paradigm-shattering new way to think about motivation Most people believe that the best way to motivate is with rewards like money—the carrot-and-stick approach. That's a mistake, says Daniel H. Pink (author of To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Motivating Others). In this provocative and...
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Project Management for Non-Project Managers
Jack Ferraro - 2012-04-18
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As a seasoned project management consultant and instructor for the American Management Association, author Jack Ferraro has gained years of experience bridging the gap between project managers and functional managers to help countless teams improve their performance. Now, in this practical guide he shares engaging stories and lessons from his exper...
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The Effective Executive
The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done (Harperbusiness Essentials)
Peter F. Drucker - 2006-01-03 (first published in 1966)
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What makes an effective executive?The measure of the executive, Peter F. Drucker reminds us, is the ability to "get the right things done." This usually involves doing what other people have overlooked as well as avoiding what is unproductive. Intelligence, imagination, and knowledge may all be wasted in an executive job without the acquired habits...
High Output Management by Andrew S. Grove
The Innovator's Dilemma by Clayton M. Christensen
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management by Eric Verzuh
Project Management Absolute Beginner's Guide by Greg Horine
Measure What Matters by John Doerr
The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
The Essential Drucker by Peter F. Drucker
Project Management by Harold Kerzner
Brilliant Project Management by Stephen Barker
The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz
The Making of a Manager by Julie Zhuo
Inspired by Marty Cagan
Peopleware by Tom Demarco
Crossing the Chasm by Geoffrey A. Moore
Radical Candor by Kim Scott
Crucial Conversations by Kerry Patterson
Essential Scrum by Kenneth S. Rubin
FranklinCovey Project Management for The Unofficial Project Manager Paperback by Kory Kogon
Rescue the Problem Project by Todd C. Williams Pmp
Leading Change, With a New Preface by the Author by John P. Kotter
A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge by Project Management Institute
Influence by Robert B. Cialdini
Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
Scrum by Jeff Sutherland
Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande
The Culture Code by Dc
Cracking the Sales Management Code by Jason Jordan
The Toyota Way, Second Edition by Jeffrey Liker
Coaching Salespeople into Sales Champions by Keith Rosen
The New One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard
Alpha Project Managers by Andy Crowe Pmp Pgmp
Project Management JumpStart by Kim Heldman
The First-Time Manager by Jim McCormick
The ONE Thing by Gary Keller
Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek
The Lean Startup by Eric Ries
The Manager's Path by Camille Fournier
Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh
Escaping the Build Trap by Melissa Perri
Powerful by Patty McCord
The New Rules of Management by Peter Cook
Multipliers by Liz Wiseman
Do the Work by Steven Pressfield
The Coaching Habit by Michael Bungay Stanier
The Accidental Sales Manager by Chris Lytle
Sales Management. Simplified. by Mike Weinberg
Now, Discover Your Strengths by Gallup
Project Management Lite by Juana Clark Craig
The project manager who smiled by Peter Taylor
The Plugged-In Manager by Terri L. Griffith