Further management reading

Other book recommendations from management experts:

"Candide" by Francois Voltaire — satirical novel published in 1759 that follows the trails and travails of Candide and others.

"Being Digital" by Nicholas Negroponte — decodes the mysteries and debunks the hype surrounding digital technologies.

"Managing the Unknowable: Strategic Boundaries between Order and Chaos in Organization" by Ralph Stacy — old beliefs and traditions cannot help managers manage the unknown.

"Unnatural Leadership: Going Against Intuition and Experience to Develop Ten New Leadership Instincts" by David Dotlich and Peter Cairo — 10 "unnatural acts" committed by effective leaders in today's chaotic business environment.

"Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...and Others Don't" by Jim Collins — how 11 companies made the transition from good to great.

"Managing Projects in Organizations: How to Make the Best Use of Time, Techniques and People" by J. Davidson Frame — applies principles of project management to today's business.

"Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In" by Roger Fisher, William Ury and Bruce Patton — the art of negotiating professional and personal disputes.

"Cultivating Communities of Practice" by Etienne Wenger, William Snyder and Richard McDermott — provides practical methods for forming and sustaining communities of practice.

"Leveraging Communities of Practice for Strategic Advantage" by Hubert Saint-Onge and Debra Wallace — incorporating communities of practice into an organization's strategic vision.

"Common Knowledge: how Companies Thrive by Sharing What They Know" by Nancy Dixon — how organizational knowledge is created and effectively shared.

"The Social Life of Information" by John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid — shows the relationship between technology and the social network of which it is a part.

"The Cluetrain Manifesto: The End of Business as Usual" by Christopher Locke, Rick Levine, Don Searls and David Weinberger — how the Internet is changing business, challenging traditional hierarchies.

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