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Battah's book picks

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Pierre Battah, Information Morning's workplace specialist, has some suggestions for the readers on your list.

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Organisational Development

1) The Advantage By Patrick Lencioni, Jossey-Bass 2012

2) The IKEA Edge by Anders Dahlvig, McGraw-Hill, 2011

Leadership / Management

3) TouchPoints: Creating Powerful Leadership Connections in the Smallest of Moments, by Douglas Conant and Mette Norgaard, Jossey-Bass 2011

4) The Drama-Free Office: A Guide to Healthy Collaboration with Your Team, Coworkers, and Boss, by Jim Warner & Kaley Klemp, Greenleaf Book Group Press 2012

5) Talk, Inc. By Boris Groysberg and Michael Slind, Harvard Business Review Press, 2012

6) Being the Boss: The 3 Imperatives for Becoming a Great Leader, by Linda A. Hill & Kent Lineback, Harvard Business Review Press 2011

Personal Productivity

7) 18 Minutes: Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the Right Things Done, by Peter Bregman Business Plus 2012

8) Off Balance: Getting Beyond the Work-Life Myth to Personal and Professional
Satisfaction Matthew Kelly, Penguin Group 2011

HR

9) The Rare Find: Spotting Exceptional Talent Before Everyone Else, by George Anders (Portfolio/Penguin) 2011

Career

10) So Good They Can't Ignore You, By Cal Newport, Business Plus, 2012

Special mention: winner National Business Book Award (Canada)

11) Consumer Republic: Using Brands to Get What You Want, Make Corporations Behave, and Maybe Even Save the World, published by McClelland & Stewart Ltd. Bruce Philp 2011

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