Category: Book Review
Reengineering the Corporation
James Champy and Michael Hammer
The most successful business book of the last decade, Reengineering the Corporation is the pioneering work on the most important topic in business today: achieving dramatic performance improvements. This book leads readers through the radical redesign of a company's processes, organization, and culture to achieve a quantum leap in performance.
Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street
A born storyteller, Michael Lewis shows us how things really worked on Wall Street. The bond traders, wearing greed and ambition as badges of honor, might well have swaggered straight from the pages of Bonfire of the Vanities. But for all their outrageous behavior, they were in fact presiding over enormous changes in the world economy. Lewis' job was to transfer money, in the form of bonds, from those outside America who saved to those inside America who consumed.
The Power of Habit
In The Power of Habit, award-winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. Distilling vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives that take us from the boardrooms of Procter & Gamble to the sidelines of the NFL to the front lines of the civil rights movement, Duhigg presents a whole new understanding of human nature and its potential.
Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?
Few authors have had the kind of lasting impact and global reach that Seth Godin has had. In a series of now-classic books that have been translated into 36 languages and reached millions of readers around the world, he has taught generations of readers how to make remarkable products and spread powerful ideas. In Linchpin, he turns his attention to the individual and explains how anyone can make a significant impact within their organization.
Shut Up and Make More Money: The Recruiter's Guide to Talking Less and Billing More
Designed for every recruiter seeking to improve productivity and manage time resources efficiently. It contains hundreds of tricks of the trade, including: How to market your service with power and authority, Increase the level of client commitment, Negotiate for up-front retainers and engagement fees, Multiply the economic impact of resumes and cover letters, Strengthen your candidates' interviewing skills.