Graves Business School Honors Program at Morgan State University

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The list author says: "Morgan State University is an HBCU located in Baltimore, Maryland. The business school is named after Earl G. Graves, Sr., the founder of Black Enterprise Magazine and a graduate of Morgan State University. This list was created by the members of the Graves School Honors Program Committee. Although created for the Graves School Honors Students, any person interested in business, leadership and professional development can benefit from this list."
How to Succeed in Business Without Being White: Straight Talk on Making It in America
1.  How to Succeed in Business Without Being White: Straight Talk on Making It in America by Earl G. Graves
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  "This book is authored by the namesake of Morgan State University's business school. It is not only an account of his personal journey to success in business, but also a guide for overcoming obstacles to success in business regardless of race."
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Black Enterprise (1-year auto-renewal)
2.  Black Enterprise (1-year auto-renewal) Magazine Subscription Earl G. Graves Publishing, Inc.
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  "Founded in 1970 by Earl Graves, a Morgan State University alum. This monthly magazine describes itself as "the premier business news and investment resource for African Americans" and claims a readership of 3.7 million. J. Phillip Hollomon, the 2010-2011 Executive in Residence and COO of Cintas, is listed amongst the esteemed list of BE 100 top Black Executives in the Country."
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Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make Competition Irrelevant
3.  Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make Competition Irrelevant by Renée Mauborgne
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  "This is the favorite book of the 2008-2010 Inaugural Executive in Residence, Kenneth R. Banks, President and Chief Executive Officer of Banks Contracting.  It offers a means of rethinking how to develop business strategy that flies in the face of how business is traditionally done."
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Remember the Titans (Director's Cut)
4.  Remember the Titans (Director's Cut) DVD ~ Denzel Washington
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  "A favorite of the 2010-2011 Executive in Residence, J. Phillip Holloman, C.O.O. of Cintas. The life lessons include: The importance of subordinating your personal interests for the greater good. Leaders take people beyond what they thought was possible, know when to follow, and find advocates that can influence others. The whole team working together is more powerful than the individual parts."
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Why Should White Guys Have All the Fun?: How Reginald Lewis Created a Billion-Dollar Business Empire
5.  Why Should White Guys Have All the Fun?: How Reginald Lewis Created a Billion-Dollar Business Empire by Reginald F. Lewis
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  "Born in Baltimore, Maryland, to a working class family, Reginald Lewis went on to become the first African-American to amass a billion dollar business empire.  This book is a thrilling account of how he made history."
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In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America's Best-Run Companies (Collins Business Essentials)
6.  In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America's Best-Run Companies (Collins Business Essentials) by Tom Paters
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Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies
7.  Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies by Jim Collins
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  "This is a favorite of Dr. Karen Proudford, who says, "Successful organizations have strong cultures...this classic unlocks the keys to developing an organization that will produce outstanding results on a consistent basis.""
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How To Win Friends and Influence People
8.  How To Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
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  "Business is, at its core, a social activity. This timeless classic is a must-read for those who want to understand the dynamics of influencing people."
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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
9.  The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen R. Covey
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  "This book is a good-read for anyone who wants to know a set of concrete steps they can take to become successful."
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Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard
10.  Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by Chip Heath
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  "You may also enjoy "Made to Stick" which is also authored by Chip Heath."
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The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy
11.  The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy by Thomas J. Stanley
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  "You don't have to be celebrity to generate wealth - take a close look at the real story about how to become a millionaire."
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Think and Grow Rich: A Black Choice
12.  Think and Grow Rich: A Black Choice by Dennis Kimbro
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  ""Think and Grow Rich" by Napoleon Hill, was the inspiration for this book about the way in which your thoughts shape your destiny."
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Emotional Intelligence: 10th Anniversary Edition; Why It Can Matter More Than IQ
13.  Emotional Intelligence: 10th Anniversary Edition; Why It Can Matter More Than IQ by Daniel Goleman
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You Just Don't Understand: Women and Men in Conversation
14.  You Just Don't Understand: Women and Men in Conversation by Deborah Tannen
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  "Deborah Tannen's seminal research on gender differences in communication is an eye-opener for those who want to understand - and bridge - communication gaps between women and men."
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Who Moved My Cheese?: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life
15.  Who Moved My Cheese?: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life by Spencer Johnson
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  "This engaging tale will resonate with many readers who find change - whether it's in their personal or professional lives - challenging, anxiety-provoking and difficult."
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