Recommended Reading

Career Transition

  • Chapters (2002)
    C. Carpenter. McGraw-Hill
  • What Should I Do With My Life (2002)
    P. Bronson. Random House New York.
  • Working Identity. Unconventional Strategies for Reinventing Your Career (2003)
    H. Ibarra. Harvard Business School Press.
  • What Next? The complete guide to taking control of your working life (2003)
    B. Moses. DK Publishing.

Coaching and Management Skills

  • The Managerial Moment of Truth. The Essential Step in Helping People Improve Performance. (2006)
    R. Fritz & B. Bodaken.
  • Profiles in Coaching. The 2004 Handbook of Best Practices in Leadership Coaching
    Ed. H. Morgan, P. Harkins & M. Goldsmith. Linkage Press.
  • Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths & Total Nonesense. Profiting from Evidence-Based Management. (2006)
    Jeffrey Pfeffer & Robert I. Sutton. Havard Business School Press.

Consulting

  • Flawless Consulting. A Guide to Getting Your Expertise Used. Second Edition. (2000)
    Peter Block. Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer.
  • High Impact Consulting. How clients and consultants can work together to achieve extraordinary results. (2002)
    Robert H. Schaffer. Jossey-Bass.

Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Mid-Course Correction. Toward a Sustainable Enterprise: The Interface Model (1998)
    Ray C. Anderson. Chelsea Green Publishing Company.
  • The Corporation. The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power. (2004).
    Viking Canada.
  • Cause for Success. 10 companies that put profits second and came in first. (2004). Christine Arena.
  • The Ecology of Commerce. A Declaration of Sustainability. (1993).
    Paul Hawken. Harper Business.
  • Greed Inc. Why Corporations Rule Our World and How We Let It Happen. (2005).
    Wade Roland. Thomas Allen Publishers

Creative Process

  • Your Life As Art (2003)
    R. Fritz. Newfane Press
  • The Path of Least Resistance (1984)
    R. Fritz. Fawcett Columbine New York.
  • Creating. A Guide to the Creative Process (1991)
    R. Fritz. Fawcett Columbine New York.
  • The Creative Habit. Learn it and use it for life. (2003).
    Twyla Tharp. Simon & Schuster Paperbacks

Cultural Diversity

  • Riding the Waves of Culture. Understanding Diversity in Global Business (1998)
    Fons Trompenaars and Charles Hampden-Turner. McGraw-Hill.

Leadership

  • The Leadership Challenge (2002)
    J.M. Kouzes & B.Z. Posner. Jossey-Bass.
  • The Leader of the Future (1996)
    The Drucker Foundation. F. Hesselbein, M. Goldsmith & R. Beckhard. Jossey-Bass.
  • Execution. The Discipline of Getting Things Done. (2002)
    L Bossidy & R. Charan. Crown Business.
  • The Crafting of Leadership: Values, moral assumptions and organizational change. (1999)
    J. Nirenberg & P. Romine. Available: http://www.odnetwork.org/odponline/vol32n2/crafting.html

Leadership and Women

  • Off-Ramps and On-Ramps (2007)
    Sylvia Ann Hewlett. Harvard Business School Press
  • How Women Mean Business (2010)
    Avivah Wittenberg-Cox. Wiley and Sons
  • Playing with the Big Boys. Success Secrets of the Most Powerful Women in Business (2001)
    D. Pestrak. SUN Publications, California.
  • Enlightened Power:How Women are Transforming the Practice of Leadership (2005)
    L. Coughlin. Jossey-Bass, San Francisco.
  • Closing the Gap. Women’s Advancement in Corporate Professional Canada
    Catalyst. Available: www.catalyst.ca
  • Cracking the Glass Ceiling. Catalyst’s Research on Women in Corporate Management
    Catalyst. Available: www.catalyst.ca
  • Breaking the Barriers. Women in Senior Management in the UK.
    Catalyst. Available: www.catalyst.ca

Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

  • The Dynamics of Conflict Resolution. A Practitioners Guide (2000).
    Bernard Mayer. Wiley and Sons
  • The Mind and Heart of the Negotiator. Third Edition. (2005).
    Leigh L. Thompson. Pearson Prentice Hall.
  • Getting to Yes. Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In. (1981).
    Roger Fisher and William Ury. Penguin Books.

Organizational Strategy and Development

  • Large Scale Organizational Change: An Executive’s Guide. (2000)
    C. Laszlo & J. Laugel. Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann.
  • Images of Organization. The Executive Edition. (1998)
    Berrett Koehler. San Francisco.
  • The Alchemy of Growth (1999)
    M. Baghai, S. Coley, D. White. Orion Business Books.
  • The Path of Least Resistance for Managers (1999)
    R. Fritz. Berrett-Koehler.
  • Good to Great (2001)
    J. Collins. Harper Business.
  • Intentional Revolutions. A Seven Point Strategy for Transforming Organizations (1996)
    E. Nevis, J. Lancourt, H.G. Vassallo. Jossey-Bass.
  • The Fifth Discipline. The Art and Practice of The Learning Organization (1990)
    P. M. Senge. Century Business.
  • What is Strategy (2000)
    M. Porter. Available: download/purchase from Amazon.com

Personal Effectiveness

  • Making It All Work (2008)
    David Allen. Penguin Books.
  • The Checklist Manifesto. How To Get Things Right (2009).
    Atul Gawande. Metropolitan Books
  • The 4-hour Workweek. Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, And Join The New Rich.
    Timothy Ferriss. Crown Publishers
  • Getting Things Done. The Art of Stress-Free Productivity (2001)
    D. Allen. Penguin Books.
  • The Simplicity Survival Handbook. 32 Ways to Do Less and Accomplish More (2003)
    B. Jensen. Pegasus Book Group. New York.

Presentation skills

  • Speaking to the CEO. (2006).
    Michael Hinton. Montreal Strategic Dialogue Publications.

Team Development

  • Leadership Team Coaching. Developing collective transformational leaders (2011).
    Peter Hawkins. Kogan Page Ltd.
  • The Five Dysfunctions of a Team (2002).
    Patrick Lencioni. Jossey-Bass
  • The Wisdom of Teams (1993)
    J.R. Katzenbach & D.K. Smith. HarperBusiness.
  • Teams at the Top (1998)
    J.R. Katzenbach. Harvard Business School Press.
  • Making the Team. A Guide for Managers (Second edition).
    Leigh L. Thompson. (2004). Pearson Prentice Hall