The list author says: "These are the books I recommend to executives, managers, individual contributors, and my students. I go back time and time again to these books to either help me make a point or show an idea in perfect clarity. Some I've made required reading in class while others I suggest for reading after graduation to get back in the groove. I've included my own book here, how could I not?"
"This is a management book that will either make you thrilled to go to work in the morning or start you on a search for a new job. As you read the book you just want to do better -- to enchant others with your work."
"Looking for arguments for changing the way your organization is doing things? This is the book for you. It will help you avoid false and restarts to your organizational changes. Don't write another report, actually succeed in the change."
"This is the classic leadership book -- updated four times to keep us in tune with what really works in leadership. You'll sense the authors' passion for the topic and want to create that passion in your own work."
"Macrowikinomics is a guidebook to the future of organizations. If you understand what all the energy is about read this to find new ways of explaining it. If you don't understand why people keep saying the world is different now, this book will help you see the key points."