What's on Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Sorenson's bookshelf?

Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Sorenson, the Army's chief information officer, shares his list of current favorites and a few classics

Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Sorenson, the Army’s chief information officer, shares his list of current favorites and a few classics.

Current Reads

“The Real Business of IT”
By Richard Hunter and George Westerman
Helped me determine how to make IT more relevant to the business of the Army.

“The Future of Management”
By Gary Hamel
Harness passion, creativity and innovation in the workforce, and organizations will propel forward.

“Googled: The End of the World As We Know It”
By Ken Auletta
Excellent example how disruptive technology transformed the future of media and invented a new verb: google.


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Classics

“Love and Profit: The Art of Caring Leadership”
By James A. Autry
Good reference of organizational leadership challenge vignettes and useful suggestions for creating balance in life and work.

“Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking”
By Malcolm Gladwell
Convinced me to learn how to trust my gut instincts in decision-making.

“Who Says Elephants Can't Dance?: Leading a Great Enterprise through Dramatic Change”
By Louis V. Gerstner Jr.
Inside IBM's historic turnaround. Excellent insights on how to transform large IT companies, which gives me some hope for current transformation efforts.

 

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