This work exposes the biggest challenge in leadership. The authors look at what conspires against 'a culture of candor' in organizations to create disastrous results, and suggest ways that leaders can achieve healthy and honest openness.
NEWS & OPINION: strategy + business's Best Business Books 2011
Posted November 23, 2011, 4:48 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
strategy + business's yearly list of the best business books is always one of the finest. They do something really simple, but simply brilliant, having authors and thinkers who work in each category come in and curate the year's books with lengthy essays. This always makes it one of the most thorough and thoughtful lists put out every year, and this year is no exception.
NEWS & OPINION: strategy + business Best Books of 2009
Posted November 25, 2009, 4:52 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
The strategy + business annual books list is always one of the finest and most anticipated of the year. They get really smart and talented people who know how to pick 'em, and have them write (always highly intelligent and insightful) essays on their category—and, of course, the books in it. I've listed the picks below, but it really is worth heading over to strategy + business for the essays.
NEWS & OPINION: The 2008 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards - Leadership
Posted December 12, 2008, 8:24 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
The books on our 2008 shortlist for the Leadership Category are:
Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us by Seth Godin (Portfolio, October 2008) This may be Seth Godin's most important book yet. It's human nature to want to be part of a group that shares a connection, passion and a common leader: a tribe. Technologies today have changed the make-up and creation of tribes, enabling them to communicate and grow in ways not possible in the past.