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Suggested Reading

In addition to the readings required for class, the EGMT Faculty recommend an array of texts to enrich your educational experience.  Below are some specific faculty recommendations, but feel free to ask for more resources from your professors and the department.  

Additionally, if you come across material that is particularly interesting or relevant for our curriculum, please send us an email!

  • “Managing”
    Henry Mintzberg
    Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2009


  • “Managers Not MBAs: A Hard Look at the Soft Practice of Managing and Management Development”
    Henry Mintzberg
    Berrett Koehler, 2004


  • “Execution”
    Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan
    Crown Business, 2002


  • “Confronting Reality”
    Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan
    Crown Business 2004


  • “Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths, and Total Nonsense”
    Profiting from evidence-based management
    Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert Sutton
    Harvard Business School Press 2006


  • “Why Most Things Fail”
    Paul Ormerod
    Pantheon Books 2005


  • “The Power of Impossible Thinking”
    Yoram Wind and Colin Crook
    Wharton School Publishing 2005


  • “Beyond Reengineering”- How the Process-Centered Enterprise Is Changing Our Work and Our Lives
    Michael Hammer
    Harper Business, 1996


  • “Trout on Strategy”- Capturing Mindshare, Conquering Markets
    Jack Trout
    McGraw-Hill, 2004


  • “Plain Talk” – Lessons from a Business Maverick
    Ken Iverson
    John Wiley and Sons, 1998


  • “Total Creativity” – Road Map To Building a More Innovative Organization
    David Tanner
    APPT, 1997


  • “Creativity In Business” – Based on the Famed Stanford University Course That Has Revolutionized the Art of Success
    Michael Ray
    Doubleday, 1989


  • “Flash of Brilliance” – Inspiring Creativity Where You Work
    William C. Miller
    Perseus Books, 1999


  • “99% Inspiration – Tips, Tales, and Techniques for Liberating Your Business Creativity.”
    Bryan W. Mattimore
    Amacon, 1994


  • “Rules for Revolutionaries – The Capitalist Manifesto for Creating and Marketing New Products and Services.”
    Guy Kawasaki
    Harper Business, 1998


  • “The Elephant and the Dragon: The Rise of India and China and What It Means for All of Us”
    Robyn Meredith
    Publisher - Norton


  • “The Existential Pleasures of Engineering”
    Samuel C. Florman
    St. Martin's Griffin, 1996