Good To Great
By Jim Collins
In this book, Jim Collins uncovers the underlying variables that enable any type of organization to make the leap from good to great while other organizations remain only good. Rigorously supported by evidence, his findings are surprising – at times even shocking – to the modern mind.
The Toyota Way Fieldbook
By Jeffrey Liker
Jeffrey Liker first revealed the management principles Toyota’s worldwide reputation for quality and reliability in the international bestseller The Toyota Way.
Now, he and Toyota veteran David Meier take those lessons a step further with The Toyota Way Fieldbook. You’ll receive the diagnostic tools, worksheets, and exercises–many adapted from Toyota originals–so you can craft the most effective approach for your organization.
Blue Ocean Strategy
By W. Chan Kim
Written by the business world’s new gurus, Blue Ocean Strategy continues to challenge everything you thought you knew about competing in today’s crowded market place. Based on a study of 150 strategic moves spanning more than a hundred years and thirty industries, authors W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne argue that lasting success comes from creating ‘blue oceans’: untapped new market spaces ripe from growth.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
By Stephen R. Covey
Hugely acclaimed, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People discusses and brings together the many closely relatable dilemmas that people are most often faced with, on both the professional and the personal fronts of their lives. The book, in combination, offers its readers with integrated and rationally augmented solutions to face these problems head on and fix them with integrity.
By Eliyahu M. Goldratt
The main protagonist of the story is Alex Rogo who is a manager of the production plant of UniCo Manufacturing. The plant schedules run behind time and are in extremely low efficiency levels, posing a threat to the sustainability of the company. In the event of such an emergency situation, Bill Peach, a company executive informs Alex that the latter has three months in hand to convert the plant into a profitable and successful one. A parallel story of Alex’s troubled marriage develops through the book.
Cartoon Guide to Statistics
By Larry Gonick
If you have ever looked for P-values by shopping at P mart, tried to watch the Bernoulli Trails on “People’s Court,” or think that the standard deviation is a criminal offense in six states, then you need The Cartoon Guide to Statistics to put you on the road to statistical literacy.
The One Thing
By Gary Keller
The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results is a 2013 book written by authors Gary Keller and Jay Papasan. The book, The One Thing, explains how the habit to succeed can be incorporated in our life to overcome the hurdles like the lies that will block our success, the thieves that will steal our time and increase our concentration in the purpose, the way we prioritize and the productivity of our business.
First, Break All The Rules
Gallup presents the remarkable findings of its revolutionary study of more than 80,000 managers in First, Break All the Rules, revealing what the world’s greatest managers do differently. With vital performance and career lessons and ideas for how to apply them, it is a must-read for managers at every level.
By Angela Duckworth
In this must-read for anyone seeking to succeed, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth takes us on an eye-opening journey to discover the true qualities that lead to outstanding achievement. Winningly personal, insightful and powerful, Grit is a book about what goes through your head when you fall down, and how that – not talent or luck – makes all the difference.
By James Clear
World-renowned habits expert James Clear has discovered a simpler system for transforming your life. He knows that lasting change comes from the compound effect of hundreds of small decisions – doing two push-ups a day, waking up five minutes early, or holding a single short phone call. He calls them atomic habits.
Great at Work
By Morten T. Hansen
From the New York Times bestselling author of Great by Choice comes an authoritative, practical guide to individual performance – based on analysis from an exhaustive, groundbreaking study. Why do some people perform better at work than others? This deceptively simple question continues to confound professionals in all sectors of the workforce. Now, after a unique, five-year study of more than 5,000 managers and employees, Morten Hansen reveals the answers in his ‘Seven Work Smarter Practices’ that can be applied by anyone looking to maximise their time and performance.
The Winning Way
By ANITA BHOGLE & HARSA BHOGLE
The Winning Way: Learning from Sports Managers The answer to questions like, “What makes a sports champion?” and “Why do only some teams keep winning while others win only for a while and then lose?” are stored between the 226 pages of The Winning Way. It is a self-help book that gives the key elements that make a winning team.