Why the many are smarter than the few.
History tells us that of you want something done you turn to a leader: right? Wrong! If you want to make a correct decision or solve a problem, large groups of people are smarter than a few experts.
This brilliant book shows why the conventional wisdom is so wrong and why the theory of the wisdom of crowds has huge implications for how we run our businesses, structure our political systems and organise our society.
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
A leadership fable
An analysis of what makes teams work effectively. This is a must read for any leader that has come to grips with the fact that no one makes progress – much less succeeds – alone.
Key Management Models
The 60+ models every manager needs to know
Marcel van Assen, gerben van den Berg and Paul Pietersma
Love them or hate them management models are used all the time. This book provides a framework for using them to improve business performance. This book is excellent – it has brevity and clarity so it is THE essential model guide for management.
Good to Great
Why some companies make the leap and others don’t
This is a classic – here Collins looks to determine if a good company can become a great company, and if so, how? After a five year research project , Collins concludes that they can and do and in the process uncovers the underlying variables that enable those companies to do so. Some of the findings are sometimes shocking and surprising.
Mastering the Rockefeller Habits 2.0
This book provides the practical lessons that business schools don’t. If you want to grow your business and do it fast this book is for you. Chapter 14 the Power of one and the 7 key financial levers is a great place to start this book!