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The Alchemy of Growth
Baghai, Mehrdad, et al. The Alchemy of Growth: Practical Insights for Building the Enduring Enterprise. Perseus Books, 2000.
Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal
Rand, Ayn, et al. Capitalism: the Unknown Ideal. Signet, 2008.
Double Loop Learning
Argyris, Chris. “Double Loop Learning in Organizations.” Harvard Business Review, 1 Aug. 2014, hbr.org/1977/09/double-loop-learning-in-organizations.
Four Practical Revolutions in Management
Shiba, Shoji, and David Walden. Four Practical Revolutions in Management: Systems for Creating Unique Organizational Capability. CRC Press, 2007.
The Road to Serfdom
Hayek, Friedrich A. The Road to Serfdom. Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 2015.
The Living Company
Geus, Arie de. The Living Company: Growth, Learning and Longevity in Business. Nicholas Brealey, 2001.
The Innovator's Dilemma
Christensen, Clayton M. The Innovator's Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail. Harvard Business Review Press, 2016.
Understanding Computers and Cognition
Winograd, Terry, and Fernando Flores. Understanding Computers and Cognition: a New Foundation for Design. Addison-Wesley, 2008.
The Ambidextrous Organization
O'Reilly, Charles A., and Michael L. Tushman. “The Ambidextrous Organization.” Harvard Business Review, 12 Apr. 2016, hbr.org/2004/04/the-ambidextrous-organization.
Creating the Corporate Future
Ackoff, Russell Lincoln. Creating the Corporate Future: Plan or Be Planned For. Wiley, 1981.
Botkin, J., et al. Global Stakes: the Future of High Technology in America. Ballinger Publishing Company, 1982.
The Essential Drucker
Drucker, Peter F. The Essential Drucker: the Best of Sixty Years of Peter Drucker's Essential Writings on Management. Harper, 2014.
Tichy, Noel M., and Warren G. Bennis. Judgement: How Winning Leaders Make Great Calls. Portfolio, 2007.
The Second Machine Age
Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Andrew McAfee. The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies. W.W. Norton & Company, 2016.
The Nature of Technology
Arthur, W. Brian. The Nature of Technology: What It Is and How It Evolves. Free Press, 2011.
Built to Last
Collins, James C., and Jerry I. Porras. Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies. Random House Business, 2005.
Botkin, J., et al. The Innovators: Rediscovering America's Creative Energy. Harper & Row, 1984.
Crossing the Chasm
Moore, Geoffrey A. Crossing the Chasm. Capstone, 1998.
The Fifth Discipline
Senge, Peter M. The Fifth Discipline: the Art and Practice of the Learning Organization. Crown Business, 2006.
Language in Thought and Action
Hayakawa, S.I. Language in Thought and Action. George Allen & Unwin, 1963.
Overcoming Organizational Defenses
Argyris, Chris. Overcoming Organizational Defenses: Facilitating Organizational Learning. Prentice-Hall, 1990.
Thinking, Fast and Slow
Kahneman, Daniel. Thinking, Fast and Slow. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015.
The Virtue of Selfishness
Rand, Ayn, and Nathaniel Branden. The Virtue of Selfishness: a New Concept of Egoism. Paw Prints, 2016.