Managing people is difficult and at times we all need advice. Here are 10 books that will help any manager navigate difficult situations. [Swipe Left]
Built to Last is on every M.B.A students must read list. A look at 18 exceptionally successful and long-lasting companies; dissecting the traits that helped make them successful. Buy it Now at Amazon: $13.64
Jim Collins and team, years later, expand on Built to Last with Good to Great. In this follow-up book Collins explores how good or mediocre companies can become great. Spoiler Alert: Unfortunately there is no single, easy answer.
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How Google Works gives everyone a look into one of the most successful companies of all time.
An in-depth look at How Google was able to scale, how they hire talent, how they make decisions and more.
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Not a traditional management book but there isn't a better example of how to manage a team in crisis than Theodore Roosevelt's experience in the Amazon jungle. The River Doubt is a fantastic read and displays the epitome of leadership.
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The Five Dysfunctions of a Team helps all of us navigate the all too difficult task of managing and working on a team.
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For over 25 Years the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has been a staple of management books and it still stands-up today as one of the best.
A book that you can come back to every few years for a refresher course. Buy it at Amazon Now: $10.20
The One Minute Manager is concise and an easy read that will teach you three things: One Minute Goals, One Minute Praisings, and One Minute Reprimands.
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If you can stretch the advice out a year and read a lesson every week then 52 Weeks of Coaching for Leadership Effectiveness is perfect for you.
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The Goal is again a MBA favorite that relates the struggles a factory worker experiences when it comes to bottlenecks and relates those experiences to your everyday job; amazingly we experience more factory-like bottlenecks than we realize.
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Jack Welch can come off as pompous but he created and established one of the best cultures of management at GE.
Learn more about what it takes to create great leaders. Buy it Now at Amazon: $17.90