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We just love a good book! These days when we are glued to our screens day and night, the touch of a new book can bring the well-deserved peace and quiet. That is why we collected some of our favorite ones here. We are repeatedly asked by subscribers to present a collection of thought-leader HR publications, a request that we are now meeting gladly.

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Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader

Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader

You aspire to lead with greater impact. The problem is you're busy executing on today's demands. You know you have to carve out time from your day job to build your leadership skills, but it's easy to let immediate problems and old mind-sets get in the way. More info →
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Implementing Beyond Budgeting: Unlocking the Performance Potential

Implementing Beyond Budgeting: Unlocking the Performance Potential

The future of management is here! Traditional management was invented for very different times and is today in serious trouble. The level of volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity in business environments is record high. People s expectations towards their employers and leaders have also radically changed. More info →
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Helping People Win at Work : A Business Philosophy Called “Don’t Mark My Paper, Help Me Get an A”

Helping People Win at Work : A Business Philosophy Called “Don’t Mark My Paper, Help Me Get an A”

Ken Blanchard's Leading at a Higher Level techniques are inspiring thousands of leaders to build high-performing organizations that make life better for everyone. Now, in Helping People Win at Work, Blanchard and WD-40 Company leader Garry Ridge reveal how WD-40 has used Blanchard's techniques of Partnering for Performance with every employee--achieving levels of engagement and commitment that have fortified the bottom line. More info →
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The Why of Work: How Great Leaders Build Abundant Organizations That Win

The Why of Work: How Great Leaders Build Abundant Organizations That Win

THE NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER! Before you ask, "Why aren't my employees working harder?" ...ask yourself, "Why are my employees working?" More info →
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HR from the Outside In: Six Competencies for the Future of Human Resources

HR from the Outside In: Six Competencies for the Future of Human Resources

"This definitive work on HR competencies provides ideas and tools that help HR professionals develop their career and make their organization effective". (Edward E. Lawler III, Professor, University of Southern California). More info →
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Why Should Anyone Work Here? : What It Takes to Create an Authentic Organization

Why Should Anyone Work Here? : What It Takes to Create an Authentic Organization

Imagine designing the best company on earth to work for ...What would that company be like? How would you build and sustain it? As a leader, you need to know. More info →
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Fearless HR: Driving Business Results

Fearless HR: Driving Business Results

Fearless HR is about HR’s purpose of driving business results and improving the competitive position of the company. It is about being a business leader, not a department head or a passive participant at a table full of unequals.

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Lead the Work : Navigating a World Beyond Employment

Lead the Work : Navigating a World Beyond Employment

A detailed look at the evolution of employment and its far-reaching implications. Lead the Work takes an incisive look at the evolving nature of work, and how it's affecting management and productivity at the organizational level. More info →
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The 100-Year Life : Living and Working in an Age of Longevity

The 100-Year Life : Living and Working in an Age of Longevity

Whether you are 18, 45 or 60, you will need to do things very differently from previous generations and learn to structure your life in completely new ways. The 100-Year Life is here to help. More info →
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The Culture Map (INTL ED) : Decoding How People Think, Lead, and Get Things Done Across Cultures

The Culture Map (INTL ED) : Decoding How People Think, Lead, and Get Things Done Across Cultures

Whether you work in a home office or abroad, business success in our ever more globalized and virtual world requires the skills to navigate through cultural differences and decode cultures foreign to your own. Renowned expert Erin Meyer is your guide through this subtle, sometimes treacherous terrain where people from starkly different backgrounds are expected to work harmoniously together. More info →
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The Power of People : Learn How Successful Organizations Use Workforce Analytics to Improve Business Performance

The Power of People : Learn How Successful Organizations Use Workforce Analytics to Improve Business Performance

Transforming the immense potential of workforce analytics into reality isn't easy. Pioneering practitioners have learned crucial lessons that can help you succeed. The Power of People shares their journeys-and their indispensable insights. Drawing on incisive case studies and vignettes, three experts help you bring purpose and clarity to any workforce analytics project, with robust research design and analysis to get reliable insights. More info →
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The Mindful Workplace: Developing Resilient Individuals and Resonant Organizations with MBSR

The Mindful Workplace: Developing Resilient Individuals and Resonant Organizations with MBSR

This book offers a practical and theoretical guide to the benefits of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in the workplace, describing the latest neuroscience research into the effects of mindfulness training and detailing an eight-week mindfulness training course. More info →
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Why Should Anyone Be Led by You? With a New Preface by the Authors: What It Takes to Be an Authentic Leader

Why Should Anyone Be Led by You? With a New Preface by the Authors: What It Takes to Be an Authentic Leader

Are you an authentic leader? Too many companies are managed not by leaders but by mere role players and faceless bureaucrats. What would it take to replace these empty suits with real leaders--men and women who are confident in who they are and what they stand for and who truly inspire people to achieve extraordinary results? Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones argue that leaders don't become great by aspiring to a list of universal character traits. Rather, effective leaders are authentic: they deploy individual strengths to engage followers' hearts, minds, and souls. More info →
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Superbosses : How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent

Superbosses : How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent

'First and foremost, this is a book about leadership - how the best recruit, nurture, and build teams of strong leaders. Consider it a beacon, written about superbosses who manage talent innovatively and achieve unrivaled success in their field - and written for those who want to excel and play at the top of their game. Sydney Finkelstein has nailed it.' General James Amos, USMC (Ret.), 35th commandant of the Marine Corps More info →
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Victory Through Organization

Victory Through Organization

#1 Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author Dave Ulrich offers HR professionals a new line of defense in the corporate "war for talent." Destined to be a classic in the field, this game-changing book from HR visionary Dave Ulrich tackles one of the greatest challenges in Human Resources today: the talent wars. More info →
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The Shift:The Future of Work is Already Here

The Shift:The Future of Work is Already Here

Work: love it or hate it, it's an all-consuming part of our society, it's changing fast, and the impact on our working lives will be extraordinary.We are now facing a revolution in the way we work. More info →
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