Book Reviews

Please note that the reviews below are solely the opinion of Faye Wales.

Ownership Thinking: How to End Entitlement and Create a Culture of Accountability, Purpose, and Profit

By Brad Hams Published by McGraw-Hill This is a good read for business owners /leaders who are grappling with how to get their employees thinking more like owners. This book …
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The Imperfect Board Member: Discovering the Seven Disciplines of Governance Excellence

By Jim Brown Published by Jossey-Bass This is a ‘must read’ for any new or frustrated member of a Board of Directors. Written as a business fable( not unlike the …
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Leading Quietly: An Unorthodox Guide to Doing the Right Thing

By Joseph L. Badaracco, Jr. Published by Harvard Business School Press This is a refreshing look at leadership, and it encourages us to look for, and encourage, the ‘quiet leaders’ …
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Values Shift: The New Work Ethic & What It Means for Business

By John B. Izzo & Pam Withers Published by Prentice Hall Canada A good read for any leader. This book speaks to today’s workforce and their expectations from work.  The …
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One Page Talent Management: Eliminating Complexity, Adding Value

By Marc Effron and Miriam Ort Published by Harvard Business Press This book will be a welcome read for Managers frustrated with their HR departments’ complex processes and Human Resources …
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A Manager’s Guide to Hiring the Best Person for Every Job

By DeAnne Rosenberg Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. A good read for both the human resources professional as well as the hiring manager who will be responsible for …
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