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HR Most Influential book club


We've rounded up some of the best books by HR thinkers and practitioners that made it onto our HR Most Influential lists past and present

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The Fearless Organization: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation, and Growth by Amy Edmondson (John Wiley & Sons, £22.99)

Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?: (And How to Fix It) by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic (Harvard Business Review Press, £14.99)

Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado-Perez (Chatto & Windus, £16.99)

Humane Capital: How to Create a Management Shift to Transform Performance and Profit by Vlatka Hlupic (Bloomsbury Business, £25)

The Joy of Work: 30 Ways to Fix Your Work Culture and Fall in Love with Your Job Again by Bruce Daisley (Random House Business, £20)

Speak Up: Say what needs to be said and hear what needs to be heard by Megan Reitz and John Higgins (FT Publishing International, £14.99)

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Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy by Adam Grant and Sheryl Sandberg (WH Allen, £16.99)

Power Of Onlyness, Make Your Wild Ideas Mighty Enough to Dent the World by Nilofer Merchant (Viking Press, £22.99)

Who Can You Trust? How Technology Brought Us Together – And Why It Could Drive Us Apart by Rachel Botsman (Portfolio Penguin, £14.99)

Organisation Development: A Bold Explorer’s Guide by James Traeger and Rob Warwick (Libri Publishing, £22)

Older classics

Organization Development: A Practitioner’s Guide for OD and HR by Mee-Yan Cheung-Judge and Linda Holbeche (Kogan Page, £36.44)

Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader by Herminia Ibarra (Harvard Business Review Press, £22)

Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t by Simon Sinek (Penguin, £10.99)

Transformational HR: How Human Resources Can Create Value and Impact Business Strategy by Perry Timms (Kogan Page, £19.99)

Dialogic Organization Development: The Theory and Practice of Transformational Change by Gervase Bushe and Robert Marshak (Berrett-Koehler, £53.95)

Why Good People Can’t Get Jobs: The Skills Gap and What Companies Can Do About It by Peter Cappelli (Wharton Digital Press, £13.99)

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