A Dozen Books That Can Boost Your Career
Trust and Partnership: Strategic IT Management for Turbulent TimesBy Robert J. Benson, Pieter M. Ribbers and Ronald Blitstein, Wiley CIO, Available: Now. In an era when the relationship between business and IT can be tenuous, it's critical to proactively manage technology changes in a strategic manner.
If spring is a time for renewal, then consider the following business books as potential sources for a professional rejuvenation. Among other topics, they promise to deliver new perspectives about disruptive change, business strategies, leadership and personal communications. One title "explores" how best practices among innovators at NASA can translate into day-to-day successes in any organization. If you're into history, another book examines the timeless problem-solving philosophies of one of ancient Rome's most legendary rulers. Additional texts featured here focus on managing workplace diversity, explaining technology "stuff" to a non-techy audience, developing insights into colleagues' nonverbal cues and launching a career that thrives on long-term values. In other words, these titles cover a wide range of subjects that can benefit any professional. So, happy—and productive —reading! As always, publication dates are subject to change. Please refer to the included URLs for more details on the individual books.