HBR's 10 Must Reads Boxed Set (6 Books) (HBR's 10 Must Reads)

Book description

You want the most important ideas on management all in one place. Now you can have them—in a set of HBR's 10 Must Reads. We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles on strategy, change leadership, managing people, and managing yourself and selected the most important ones to help you maximize your performance.

This six-title collection includes only the most critical articles from the world’s top management experts, curated from Harvard Business Review’s rich archives. We’ve done the work of selecting them so you won’t have to. These books are packed with enduring advice from the best minds in business such as: Michael Porter, Clayton Christensen, Peter Drucker, John Kotter, Daniel Goleman, Jim Collins, Ted Levitt, Gary Hamel, W. Chan Kim, Renée Mauborgne and much more.

The HBR’s 10 Must Reads Boxed Set includes:

HBR’s 10 Must Reads: The Essentials
This book brings together the best thinking from management’s most influential experts. Once you’ve read these definitive articles, you can delve into each core topic the series explores: managing yourself, managing people, leadership, strategy, and change management.

HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself
The path to your professional success starts with a critical look in the mirror. Here’s how to stay engaged throughout your 50-year work life, tap into your deepest values, solicit candid feedback, replenish your physical and mental energy, and rebound from tough times. This book includes the bonus article “How Will You Measure Your Life?” by Clayton M. Christensen.

HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Managing People
Managing your employees is fraught with challenges, even if you’re a seasoned pro. Boost their performance by tailoring your management styles to their temperaments, motivating with responsibility rather than money, and fostering trust through solicited input. This book includes the bonus article “Leadership That Gets Results,” by Daniel Goleman.

HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Leadership
Are you an extraordinary leader—or just a good manager? Learn how to motivate others to excel, build your team’s confidence, set direction, encourage smart risk-taking, credit others for your success, and draw strength from adversity. This book includes the bonus article “What Makes an Effective Executive,” by Peter F. Drucker.

HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Strategy
Is your company spending too much time on strategy development, with too little to show for it? Discover what it takes to distinguish your company from rivals, clarify what it will (and won’t) do, create blue oceans of uncontested market space, and make your priorities explicit so employees can realize your vision. This book includes the bonus article “What Is Strategy?” by Michael E. Porter.

HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Change Management
Most companies’ change initiatives fail—but yours can beat the odds. Learn how to overcome addiction to the status quo, establish a sense of urgency, mobilize commitment and resources, silence naysayers, minimize the pain of change, and motivate change even when business is good. This book includes the bonus article “Leading Change,” by John P. Kotter.

About the HBR’s 10 Must Reads Series:
HBR's 10 Must Reads series is the definitive collection of ideas and best practices for aspiring and experienced leaders alike. These books offer essential reading selected from the pages of Harvard Business Review on topics critical to the success of every manager. Each book is packed with advice and inspiration from the best minds in business.

Table of contents

  1. HBR's 10 Must Reads: The Essentials
    1. Cover
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright
    4. Contents
    5. Meeting the Challenge of Disruptive Change
    6. Competing on Analytics
    7. Managing Oneself
    8. What Makes a Leader?
    9. Putting the Balanced Scorecard to Work
    10. Innovation: The Classic Traps
    11. Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail
    12. Marketing Myopia
    13. What Is Strategy?
    14. The Core Competence of the Corporation
    15. About the Contributors
    16. Index
  2. HBR's 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself
    1. Cover
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright
    4. Contents
    5. How Will You Measure Your Life?
    6. Managing Oneself
    7. Management Time: Who’s Got the Monkey?
    8. How Resilience Works
    9. Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time
    10. Overloaded Circuits
    11. Be a Better Leader, Have a Richer Life
    12. Reclaim Your Job
    13. Moments of Greatness: Entering the Fundamental State of Leadership
    14. What to Ask the Person in the Mirror
    15. Primal Leadership: The Hidden Driver of Great Performance
    16. About the Contributors
    17. Index
  3. HBR's 10 Must Reads on Managing People
    1. Cover
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright
    4. Contents
    5. Leadership That Gets Results
    6. One More Time: How Do You Motivate Employees?
    7. The Set-Up-to-Fail Syndrome
    8. Saving Your Rookie Managers from Themselves
    9. What Great Managers Do
    10. Fair Process: Managing in the Knowledge Economy
    11. Teaching Smart People How to Learn
    12. How (Un)ethical Are You?
    13. The Discipline of Teams
    14. Managing Your Boss
    15. About the Contributors
    16. Index
  4. HBR's 10 Must Reads on Leadership
    1. Cover
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright
    4. Contents
    5. What Makes a Leader?
    6. What Makes an Effective Executive
    7. What Leaders Really Do
    8. The Work of Leadership
    9. Why Should Anyone Be Led by You?
    10. Crucibles of Leadership
    11. Level 5 Leadership: The Triumph of Humility and Fierce Resolve
    12. Seven Transformations of Leadership
    13. Discovering Your Authentic Leadership
    14. In Praise of the Incomplete Leader
    15. About the Contributors
    16. Index
  5. HBR's 10 Must Reads on Strategy
    1. Cover
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright
    4. Contents
    5. What Is Strategy?
    6. The Five Competitive Forces That Shape Strategy
    7. Building Your Company’s Vision
    8. Reinventing Your Business Model
    9. Blue Ocean Strategy
    10. The Secrets to Successful Strategy Execution
    11. Using the Balanced Scorecard as a Strategic Management System
    12. Transforming Corner-Office Strategy into Frontline Action
    13. Turning Great Strategy into Great Performance
    14. Who Has the D? How Clear Decision Roles Enhance Organizational Performance
    15. About the Contributors
    16. Index
  6. HBR's 10 Must Reads on Change Management
    1. Cover
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright
    4. Contents
    5. Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail
    6. Change Through Persuasion
    7. Leading Change When Business Is Good: An Interview with Samuel J. Palmisano
    8. Radical Change, the Quiet Way
    9. Tipping Point Leadership
    10. A Survival Guide for Leaders
    11. The Real Reason People Won’t Change
    12. Cracking the Code of Change
    13. The Hard Side of Change Management
    14. Why Change Programs Don’t Produce Change
    15. About the Contributors
    16. Index

Product information

  • Title: HBR's 10 Must Reads Boxed Set (6 Books) (HBR's 10 Must Reads)
  • Author(s): Harvard Business Review, Peter F. Drucker, Clayton M. Christensen, Daniel Goleman, Michael E. Porter
  • Release date: August 2011
  • Publisher(s): Harvard Business Review Press
  • ISBN: 9781422183298