loren Eric Swanson: Top Ten Breakthrough Books

Thursday, February 02, 2006

Top Ten Breakthrough Books

I chose these books because each one represents a paradigm shift, great or slight, in how something is done. My thinking was challenged and changed through these concepts. My one caveat is Tipping Point and Linked are similar concepts.
Built to Last : Successful Habits of Visionary Companies (Harper Business Essentials) by Jim Collins and Jerry I. Porras
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't by Jim Collins
Flight of the Buffalo : Soaring to Excellence, Learning to Let Employees Lead by Belasco and Ralph C. Stayer
Leading Change by John P. Kotter
The Wisdom of Teams : Creating the High-Performance Organization (HarperBusiness Essentials) by Jon R. Katzenbach and Douglas K. Smith
The Fifth Discipline by Peter M. Senge
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell
Blink : The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
Linked: How Everything Is Connected to Everything Else and What It Means by Albert-Laszlo Barabasi
The Leadership Engine: How Winning Companies Build Leaders at Every Level by Noel M. Tichy and Eli Cohen
Managing the Non-Profit Organization: Principles and Practices by Peter F. Drucker


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