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Book Recommendations

I not only love writing books, but I love reading them too.  Below are a list of my recommendations for books that I have found have changed and challenged the way I think about people, organisations and work.


  1. Dialogic Organisation Development: The Theory and Practice of Transformational Change by Gervases R. Busche and Robert J. Marshak
  2. Organization Development by Julie Hodges
  3. Organization Development: A practitioner’s guide for OD and HR by Mee-Yan Cheung-Judge and Linda Holbeche
  4. Organization Development: Behavioral Science Interventions for Organization Improvement 6th Edition by Wendell L. French and Cecil H. Bell, Jr.
  5. An Everyone Culture: Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization by Robert Kegan and Lisa Lahey
  6. A Field Guide to Organisation Development : Taking Theory into Practice Edited by Ed Griffin, Mike Alsop, Martin Saville and Grahame Smith
  7. Reinventing Organizations: A Guide to Creating Organizations Inspired by the Next Stage of Human Consciousness… by Ken Wilber and Frederic Laloux
  8. Time to Think: Listening to Ignite the Human Mind by Nancy Kline
  9. First, Break All The Rules by Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffma
  10. Adapt: Why Success Always Starts with Failure by Tim Harford
  11. Organizational Culture and Leadership by Edgar Schein
  12. The Fifth Discipline by Peter Senge
  13. On Organizational Learning by Chris Argyris
  14. The Learning Company: A Strategy for Sustainable Development by Mike Pedler, John Burgoyne and Tom Boydell
  15. Organization Development by Edgar H. Schein and Joan V. Gallos
  16. The New Natural Resource by Hans Christian Garmann Johnsen
  17. The Roles of Organisation Development by Annamaria Garden
  18. Fierce Conversations by Susan Scott
  19. The Future of Management by Gary Hamel
  20. Developing Mental Toughness: Improving Performance, wellbeing and positive behaviour in others by Peter Clough and Doug Strycharczyk