This is a living collection of resources that I refer to in my Human Resources programs including the IME Mini-MBA and in-house Strategic Human Resource Management programs. It includes all the resources I refer to in the workshops and additional background reading organized by subject.
Please use the comments section at the foot of the page to suggest resources you have found useful on this topic and I'll add them for the benefit of others.
HR Consulting Skills
Crucial Conversations, Patterson et al
Death by Meeting, Lencioni
Difficult Conversations, Stone, Patten & Heen
How Did That Happen? Connors & Smith
HR Competencies: Mastery at the Intersection of People and Business.
Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Lencioni
Start With Why, Sinek
The Games People Play, Berne
The Happiness Advantage, Achor
The Ideal Team Player, Lencioni
The Oz Principle, Connors et al
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey
The Trusted Advisor, Maister, Green & Galford
The Why of Work, Ulrich & UlrichThe Art of Coaching
Adaptability & Change
Experiential learning: Experience as the source of learning and development. Kolb, D. A.
For Your Improvement, Korn Ferry
HBR Finding & Keeping the Best People
Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Training Evaluation James D. Kirkpatrick
Learning with Colleagues, de Haan
Personality and the Fate of Organizations, Hogan & Hogan
Talent Economics, Nagpal
TED Susan Colantuono – Business Acumen
The Effective Executive, Drucker
The Effective Manager, HorstmanWhy Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?: (And How to Fix It)
Effective Phrases for Performance Appraisals, James E Neal
How Performance Management Is Killing Performance - and What to Do About It: Rethink. Redesign. Reboot M. Tamra Chandler
Learning and Motivation Strategies: Your Guide to Success, Tuckman, Abry and Smith.
Motivation to Work, Herzberg
TED Dan Pink – Motivation
The Relationship Cure, Gottman
The Three Signs of a Miserable Job, Lencioni
Kets de Vries, M. F. R. “Decoding the Team Conundrum: The Eight Roles Executives Play,”
Kets de Vries, M.F.R. The Hedgehog Effect: The Secrets of Building High Performance Teams.
Organizational Culture and Leadership Edgar Schein
Saving Your Rookie Managers from Themselves, Walker in HBR
Set up to fail Syndrome: How good managers cause great people to fail, Manzoni & Barsoux
Silos, Politics and Turf Wars, Lencioni
The Corporate Survival Guide, Edgar Schein
The Discipline of Teams, Katzenbach & Smith in HBR
The Wisdom of Teams, Katzenbach & Smith
Understanding organizations, Charles Handy
X Teams, Ancona, Bresman & Caldwell
Governance & Organisation Design
Images of organization (Revised ed.). Morgan, G. (2006).
Organizational Diagnosis. Levinson, H.
The Outward Mindset, The Arbinger Institute
Managing the HR Function
Delivering Results: A New Mandate for Human Resource Professionals. Ulrich