IT Management Slideshow: The CIO Insight 2011 Fall Reading List

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 09-19-2011

The CIO Insight 2011 Fall Reading List

The Perfectionist's Handbook: Take Risks, Invite Criticism, and Make the Most of Your MistakesBy Jeff SzymanskiJohn Wiley & Sons / September 2011Perfectionism helps many people succeed in business. The secret to success is in understanding when this trait works for you, and when it stands in your way.

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Users not Customers: Who Really Determines the Success of Your BusinessBy Aaron Shapiro Portfolio / October 2011To succeed in the digital marketplace, it's no longer customers who matter most, but users - that is, anyone who interacts with your company digitally. Keep 'em happy, and the revenue will follow.

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The Intuitive Compass: Why the Best Decisions Balance Reason and InstinctBy Francis CholleJossey-Bass / October 2011Rational decisions don't always trump gut reactions. Learn how to harness your potential for intuitive intelligence.

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The Social Organization: How to Use Social Media to Tap the Collective Genius of Your Customers and Employees By Anthony Bradley and Mark P. McDonaldHarvard Business Review Press / October 2011Leverage the power of people via social media. Make collaboration a source of enduring competitive advantage.

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The Decision to Trust: How Leaders Create High-Trust Organizations By Robert F. HurleyJossey-Bass / October 2011Hurley contends that trust is based upon 10 factors, including risk tolerance, situational security, capability and communication. Master these to command credibility.

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The 3rd Alternative: Solving Life's Most Difficult ProblemsBy Stephen R. CoveyFree Press / October 2011The author of the bestseller "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" introduces a new approach to conflict resolution and creative problem solving.

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Management Tips: From Harvard Business ReviewHarvard Business Review Press / October 2011Best practices and insights from top thinkers that will enable you to reach new levels as a manager.

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Visual Teams: Graphic Tools for Commitment, Innovation, and High PerformanceBy David SibbetJohn Wiley & Sons / October 2011Visualization improves work systems and processes in today's distributed, global workplace by lending understanding to relationships, interconnections and big-picture context.

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Find Your Next: Using the Business Genome to Find Your Company's Next Competitive EdgeBy Andrea KatesMcGraw-Hill Professional / November 2011Innovation can be fueled by truly understanding the DNA of your company -- and studying similarly organized operations outside of your industry.

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The Best Damn Management Book Ever: 9 Keys to Creating Self-Motivated High AchieversBy Warren GreshesJohn Wiley & Sons / November 2011Transform your direct reports into a staff of confident high-achievers.

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The Scrum Field Guide: Practical Advice for Your First YearBy Mitch LaceyPearson/Addison-Wesley Professional / December 2011Avoid the pain of agile adoption with 101 tips, backed up by relevant real-world examples.

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Is Your Company Ready for Cloud?: Choosing the Best Cloud Adoption Strategy for Your BusinessBy Pamela K. Isom, Penelope Everall GordonPearson/IBM Press / Dec. 2011For IT leaders and non-techies, this guide provides the insights you need for incorporating cloud computing into your current Enterprise Architecture.

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