Employee’s Survival Guide to Change,
by Jeffrey Hiatt (ISBN: 978-1930885202).
A complete guide to surviving and thriving during
Through the Skylight: Culture and Technology in the Twentieth
by O.B. Hardison, Jr. (ISBN: 978-0140115826). The key take away
from this book is that is the recognition that when an entire
culture understands something it becomes “invisible.” It doesn’t go
away, it becomes intuitive, and it becomes culture.
||Epic Change: How to Lead Change in the Global Age,
by Timothy Clark (ISBN: 978-0470182550). Epic Change presents a strategic-level road map, along with tactical level tools, for the every-day needs of leaders who must respond to all types of adaptive challenge to remain competitive. |
||Kiss, Bow, or
Shake Hands: The Bestselling Guide to Doing Business in More than 60
Countries, by Terri Morrison and Wayne Conaway (ISBN:
978-1593373689). This is an invaluable book for "doing well while
doing good" in your intercultural relations, covering the protocols
of appointments, business entertaining, greetings, forms of address,
gestures, dress, and gifts in 60 of the nations you're most likely
to be doing business.
||Linked: How Everything is Connected to Everything Else and What it Means,
by Albert-Laszlo Barabási (ISBN: 978-0452284395). The results of Barabási's research into the behavior of networks are deeply compelling. Not all networks are created equal, he says, and he shows how even fairly robust systems like the Internet could be crippled by taking out a few super-connected nodes, or hubs. His mathematical descriptions of this behavior are helping doctors, programmers, and security professionals design systems better suited to their needs
||The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness,
by Williams, Teasdale, Segal, and Kabat-Zinn (ISBN: 978-1593851286). This authoritative, easy-to-use self-help program is based on methods clinically proven to reduce the recurrence of chronic unhappiness.
||Lone Survivor: The
Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL
by Marcus Luttrell (ISBN: 978-0316067607).
If you're looking for a true story
that showcases both American heroism and Afghani humanity, Marcus
Luttrell's Lone Survivor may be the book for you.|
||Why Are All the
Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?”: A Psychologist
Explains the Development of Racial Identity, by Beverly Daniel
Tatum (ISBN: 978-0465083619). An insightful exploration of the
varieties of Americans' experience with race and racism in everyday