We are often asked about good books and resources about management and management development. Below is a list of resources that we suggest. Click on the title to get a full description from Amazon.com.
What Got You Here Won't Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful by
Marshall Goldsmith. An excellent resource for managers on the
rise. Marshall Goldsmith is one of the leading executive coaches and
provides extremely usable advice and guidance. An easy read!
The Essential Drucker: The Best of Sixty Years of Peter Drucker's Essential Writings on Management (Collins Business Essentials) by
Peter F. Drucker. Drucker is considered by many to be the father of
modern management. His insights and guidance is converted to action in
companies of all sizes, industries and countries. A review of his
writing helps develop a higher-level understanding of the practice of
management and the importance of management to all organizations.
Breakthrough Performance: Managing for Speed & Flexibility by William R. Daniels. I have had the pleasure of working with Bill
Daniels. His approach to improving team performance has been successful
in many companies that require groups of smart, talented people to come
together and contribute unique skills and abilities to develop and
deliver products and services. A must read for any manager who is
responsible for managing IT/technology employees.
Successful Manager's Handbook by Susan H. Gebelin. This is a great resource for new and experienced managers, great reference for personal guidance and coaching others. A must have for every managers library, an excellent gift.