Ten Books to Boost Your CIO Edge

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 05-01-2013

Ten Books to Boost Your CIO Edge

Own the Room: Discover Your Signature Voice to Master Your Leadership Presence
By Amy Jen Su and Muriel Maignan Wilkins
Harvard Business Review Press; available now
Much about what you know about establishing a leadership presence is wrong. Find an authentic—and sustainable—voice to truly “own the room.”

Ten Books to Boost Your CIO Edge

Ten Books to Boost Your CIO Edge

The Athena Doctrine: How Women (and the Men Who Think Like Them) Will Rule The Future
By John Gerzema and Michael D'Antonio
Jossey-Bass; available now
Based on a survey of 64,000 people in 18 countries, The Athena Doctrine explores the astonishing rise of feminine values in businesses, governments and community organizations.

Ten Books to Boost Your CIO Edge

Ten Books to Boost Your CIO Edge

The Gamification Revolution: How Leaders Leverage Game Mechanics to Crush the Competition
By Gabe Zichermann and Joselin Linder
McGraw-Hill Education; available now
Organizations are turning to game mechanics to sharpen strategic performance. Discover how play can drive innovation, retention and revenue.

Ten Books to Boost Your CIO Edge

Ten Books to Boost Your CIO Edge

Converge: Transforming Business at the Intersection of Marketing and Technology
By Bob Lord and Ray Velez
Wiley; available now
The leaders of Razorfish reveal how the merging of marketing and IT is essential for meeting the demands of today's technology-enabled consumer.

Ten Books to Boost Your CIO Edge

Ten Books to Boost Your CIO Edge

The AMA Dictionary of Business and Management
By George Thomas Kurian
AMACOM; available now
All of the basics of the terminology you need to know about business are here, from strategy to finance to HR to marketing to insurance matters to international business.

Ten Books to Boost Your CIO Edge

Ten Books to Boost Your CIO Edge

Disney U: How Disney University Develops the World's Most Engaged, Loyal, and Customer-Centric Employees
By Doug Lipp
McGraw-Hill Education; available now
The groundbreaking management training for Disney employees gets an up-close, in-depth look, conveying best practices to benefit a broad range of organizations.

Ten Books to Boost Your CIO Edge

Ten Books to Boost Your CIO Edge

Breaking Out: How to Build Influence in a World of Competing Ideas
By John Butman
Harvard Business Review Press/Available May 2013
Coming up with great ideas is hard, but so is gaining buy-in for them from key influencers. Breaking Out explains how to accomplish that.

Ten Books to Boost Your CIO Edge

Ten Books to Boost Your CIO Edge

The Three Rules: How Exceptional Companies Think
By Michael Raynor and Mumtaz Ahmed
Portfolio/Penguin; available in May
From a database of more than 25,000 companies from hundreds of industries covering 45 years, two Deloitte authors identify three rules that companies should follow to achieve exceptional performance.

Ten Books to Boost Your CIO Edge

Ten Books to Boost Your CIO Edge

Youtility: Why Smart Companies Get Ahead by Helping, Not Selling
By Jay Baer
Portfolio/Penguin; available in June
Effective marketing now depends less on getting attention and more on being truly, inherently useful to your customers.

Ten Books to Boost Your CIO Edge

Ten Books to Boost Your CIO Edge

What Keeps Leaders Up at Night: Recognizing and Resolving Your Most Troubling Management Issues
By Nicole Lipkin
AMACOM; available in June
Leaders can go into a “dark corner” when struggling with shortcomings. You must first "shine a bright light" to identify and understand them before you can make improvements.

Ten Books to Boost Your CIO Edge