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Work Culture Bücher: ReWork von Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson


Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson
4.6 (228 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in ReWork?

Rework (2010) throws out the traditional notions of what it takes to run a business and offers a collection of unorthodox advice, ranging from productivity to communication and product development.

These lessons are based on the authors’ own experiences in building, running and growing their company to a point where it generates millions of dollars in profits annually.

Wer ReWork lesen sollte

  • Anyone who has ever considered starting their own company
  • Anyone interested in what work should be like in the 21st century
  • Anyone trying to create an environment of productivity

Work Culture Bücher: Scaling Up Excellence von Robert I. Sutton and Huggy Rao

Scaling Up Excellence

Robert I. Sutton and Huggy Rao
Getting to More Without Settling for Less
4.2 (50 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Scaling Up Excellence?

Scaling Up Excellence is the first major business publication that deals with how leaders can effectively spread exemplary practices in their organization. Readers can expect to learn about the latest research in the organizational behavior field, lots of instructive industry case studies, and many helpful practices, strategies and principles for scaling up.

The authors help leaders and managers understand major scaling challenges and show how to identify excellent niches, spread them and cultivate the right mindset within their organizations. They also set out scaling principles that guide leaders in their daily decisions.

Wer Scaling Up Excellence lesen sollte

  • Leaders and managers seeking to improve the performance of their organization
  • Anyone who wants to know how to spread best practices in an organization
  • Anyone interested in cutting-edge organizational research

Work Culture Bücher: Tribal Leadership von Dave Logan, John King and Halee Fischer-Wright

Tribal Leadership

Dave Logan, John King and Halee Fischer-Wright
Leveraging Natural Groups to Build a Thriving Organization
4.1 (63 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Tribal Leadership?

This book explains how members of the same workplace function together as a tribe. Each tribe has a culture that determines its productivity, and there are five distinct stages of tribal culture. Tribal Leadership will show how you, as the “tribal leader,” can guide your tribe to higher levels, resulting in a healthier and more productive work environment.

Wer Tribal Leadership lesen sollte

  • CEOs and managers
  • Anyone who wants to guide their workplace to greater success
  • Anyone who want to emerge as a tribal leader

Work Culture Bücher: How to Be a Positive Leader von Jane E. Dutton & Gretchen M. Spreitzer

How to Be a Positive Leader

Jane E. Dutton & Gretchen M. Spreitzer
Small Actions, Big Impact
4.2 (103 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in How to Be a Positive Leader?

How to Be a Positive Leader examines cutting-edge research from the field of positive organizational behavior, in which companies aim to foster both a positive attitude to work and high performance among employees. The research is complemented with vivid examples from real organizations.

Wer How to Be a Positive Leader lesen sollte

  • Anyone interested in the concept of happiness at work
  • Leaders who want to build thriving, successful organizations
  • Employees who want to be happier and more productive

Work Culture Bücher: The Best Place to Work von Ron Friedman

The Best Place to Work

Ron Friedman
The Art and Science of Creating an Extraordinary Workplace
3.8 (37 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Best Place to Work?

If you want to design the best possible workplace, improve employee satisfaction and ultimately motivate your staff to deliver better results, look no further. The Best Place to Work will guide you through the process of improving your working environment, leading to more enthusiastic and productive employees.

Wer The Best Place to Work lesen sollte

  • Anyone who’s interested in workplace design
  • Anyone who’s concerned about employee satisfaction
  • Managers who want to improve productivity

Work Culture Bücher: Reinventing Organizations von Frederic Laloux

Reinventing Organizations

Frederic Laloux
A Guide to Creating Organizations Inspired by the Next Stage of Human Consciousness
4.4 (148 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Reinventing Organizations?

Reinventing Organizations discusses why companies around the world are getting rid of bosses, introducing flat hierarchies and pursuing purpose over profit. And ultimately, by adopting a non-hierarchical model, these organizations thrive.

Wer Reinventing Organizations lesen sollte

  • Anyone studying leadership or management
  • Employees and managers fed up with hierarchical organizations
  • CEOs who want to change and modernize their company

Work Culture Bücher: The Gen Z Effect von Thomas Koulopoulus and Dan Keldsen

The Gen Z Effect

Thomas Koulopoulus and Dan Keldsen
The Six Forces Shaping the Future of Business
4.3 (39 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Gen Z Effect?

The Gen Z Effect (2014) shines a light on the changes that we face in a hyperconnected world, both as individuals and in business. By embracing the mind-set and innovations of Generation Z, we can manage these changes and unite to create a brighter future for a world that no longer divides itself into generations.

Wer The Gen Z Effect lesen sollte

  • Companies looking to lead their market in a hyperconnected world
  • Managers who want to learn more about which future technologies will boost their teams‘ productivity
  • Those interested in the employment and education opportunities that Generation Z will bring

Work Culture Bücher: The 4 Disciplines of Execution von Chris McChesney, Sean Covey, Jim Huling

The 4 Disciplines of Execution

Chris McChesney, Sean Covey, Jim Huling
Achieving Your Wildly Important Goals
4.4 (232 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The 4 Disciplines of Execution?

The 4 Disciplines of Execution (2012) is a manual for CEOs and managers, showing leaders how to execute their strategic goals by getting their staff to behave differently. By introducing the four disciplines of execution, you’ll help motivate your team to achieve broader company goals.

Wer The 4 Disciplines of Execution lesen sollte

  • CEOs, managers and company leaders who want to execute their strategic goals
  • Students of economics and management
  • Anyone who wants to see their organization achieve its goals

Work Culture Bücher: Change the Culture, Change the Game von Roger Connors and Tom Smith

Change the Culture, Change the Game

Roger Connors and Tom Smith
The Breakthrough Strategy For Energizing Your Organization and Creating Accountability For Results
4.1 (184 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Change the Culture, Change the Game?

Change The Culture, Change The Game (2012) demonstrates how to implement a culture of accountability within your organization. You’ll discover how to help encourage a shift in thinking to get the game-changing results you want and explore the steps needed to sustain such changes.

Wer Change the Culture, Change the Game lesen sollte

  • Anyone interested in managing change
  • Anyone wanting to change their organization’s culture

Work Culture Bücher: The Culture Engine von S. Chris Edmonds

The Culture Engine

S. Chris Edmonds
A Framework for Driving Results, Inspiring Your Employees, and Transforming Your Workplace
4.0 (42 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Culture Engine?

The Culture Engine (2014) is a guide to creating an inspirational workplace by revolutionizing the culture of your organization. These blinks will walk you through the process of designing, implementing and managing an organizational constitution to guide and transform any group.

Wer The Culture Engine lesen sollte

  • CEOs who want to revolutionize their company culture
  • Leaders looking to inspire their teams
  • Organizations that want to transform their approach to work

Work Culture Bücher: Conscious Business von Fred Kofman

Conscious Business

Fred Kofman
How to Build Value Through Values
4.3 (60 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Conscious Business?

Conscious Business (2006) pushes beyond conventional measures of success to show you how to create a dynamic organization based on core human values. You’ll learn why companies that empower employees to align their work with the values they hold dear are the companies that succeed in today’s marketplace.

Wer Conscious Business lesen sollte

  • People looking to make work more fulfilling
  • CEOs and managers wanting to create space for values in their organizations
  • Entrepreneurs who value more enlightened measures of success

Work Culture Bücher: The Culture Code von Daniel Coyle

The Culture Code

Daniel Coyle
The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups
4.4 (279 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Culture Code?

Daniel Coyle’s The Culture Code (2018) digs into the findings of psychologists, organizational behavior theorists and his own firsthand knowledge of the contemporary business world to provide answers. What makes a group tick? Why do some teams outperform other seemingly evenly matched competitors? As well-researched as it is practical, this study of group dynamics is packed full of illuminating ideas and considered, hands-on advice about getting the best performance out of groups.

Wer The Culture Code lesen sollte

  • Managers and executives looking to hone their leadership skills
  • Employees of large organizations curious about the group dynamics around them
  • Members of sports teams interested in boosting their on-field performance

Work Culture Bücher: Build It von Glenn Elliott and Debra Corey

Build It

Glenn Elliott and Debra Corey
The Rebel Playbook for World-Class Employee Engagement
4.6 (47 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Build It?

Build It (2018) takes a look at one of the most important yet overlooked secrets behind business success: employee engagement. Drawing on a decade of research into 2,000 companies, Glenn Elliott and Debra Corey explore the tactics of some of today’s best-known firms to shed light on how they keep their workers switched on and productive. One common theme? They all tore up the HR rulebook, and this path-breaking book is designed to help you do just that.

We’re thrilled to announce that the authors have worked together with Blinkist to create this book-in-blinks for you.

Wer Build It lesen sollte

  • CEO’s and entrepreneurs looking to improve their businesses
  • HR people looking to engage their employees
  • Managers wanting to improve the performance of their team

Work Culture Bücher: It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work von Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson

It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work

Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson
4.0 (204 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work?

It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work (2019) is a refreshing antidote to dysfunctional work culture. Drawing on real-world examples from the authors’ successful software company, these blinks shine a light on how we can say goodbye to habitual workplace stress and become calm, focused and efficient.

Wer It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work lesen sollte

  • High achievers longing for a better work-life balance
  • Managers looking for a fresh perspective
  • Entrepreneurs trying to de-stress

Work Culture Bücher: The Joy of Work von Bruce Daisley

The Joy of Work

Bruce Daisley
30 Ways to Fix Your Work Culture and Fall in Love With Your Job Again
4.3 (193 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Joy of Work?

The Joy of Work (2019) offers tips and techniques for making work less stressful and a lot more fun and productive. It examines many of the productivity pitfalls that can be found in today’s workplace, and provides solutions for both increased efficiency and more peace of mind. It also provides ideas on how to improve the atmosphere in the office and with your colleagues in order to engage in effective and harmonious teamwork. 

Wer The Joy of Work lesen sollte

  • Employees
  • Managers and CEOs
  • Coaches and psychologists

Work Culture Bücher: The Fearless Organization von Amy C. Edmondson

The Fearless Organization

Amy C. Edmondson
Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation, and Growth
4.6 (364 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Fearless Organization?

The Fearless Organization (2018) delves into psychological safety and how the workplace can become an environment in which everyone feels confident enough to pitch in and do their best. These blinks explain why people hold back on sharing their ideas at work, how this harms businesses, and how leaders can encourage a culture of openness, questioning, and experimentation that leads to learning and innovation. 

Wer The Fearless Organization lesen sollte

  • Forward-thinking leaders who want to encourage innovation and learning
  • Human resources managers looking to get the most out of their talent
  • Team players interested in creating a supportive workplace

Work Culture Bücher: The Fifth Discipline von Peter M. Senge

The Fifth Discipline

Peter M. Senge
The Art & Practice of The Learning Organization
4.5 (185 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Fifth Discipline?

The Fifth Discipline (1990) is a comprehensive guide to creating learning organizations – workplaces that nurture innovation and personal growth. The author argues that, in our rapidly changing world, companies can only succeed if they change the way in which they deal with problems. In his view, a reactive approach, based on constantly putting out fires, no longer works. Instead, businesses need to adopt what he calls a systems thinking method. This method is proactive, and its purpose is to identify underlying patterns and generate innovative solutions. But this approach only works if you have motivated staff who share the company’s vision. 

Wer The Fifth Discipline lesen sollte

  • Entrepreneurs who want to uncover blind spots in their thinking
  • Disgruntled employees seeking satisfaction in their work
  • Team members who want to learn to speak their minds

Work Culture Bücher: Building an Inclusive Organization von Stephen Frost and Raafi-Karim Alidina

Building an Inclusive Organization

Stephen Frost and Raafi-Karim Alidina
Leveraging the Power of a Diverse Workforce
4.4 (167 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Building an Inclusive Organization?

Building an Inclusive Organization (2019) offers a roadmap for leaders to create organizations that truly celebrate diverse perspectives in the workplace. The authors show that to become truly inclusive, workplaces need to work hard to overcome unconscious bias, create divergent teams where people challenge each other, and implement policies to create a psychologically safe environment for all. 

Wer Building an Inclusive Organization lesen sollte

  • Hiring managers who want to learn how to turn good intentions into action
  • Leaders wanting to make their companies more innovative and inclusive
  • Anyone who has suffered systematic discrimination and wants to understand how the system works.

Work Culture Bücher: It's the Manager von Jim Clifton, Jim Harter

It's the Manager

Jim Clifton, Jim Harter
Gallup Finds the Quality of Managers and Team Leaders is the Single Biggest Factor in Your Organization's Long-term Success
4.2 (122 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in It's the Manager?

It’s the Manager (2019) outlines the latest workplace research from Gallup. It explores what good leadership looks like in the modern age, and how managers can get the best out of the people they lead.

Wer It's the Manager lesen sollte

  • Human Resources professionals seeking a fresh perspective
  • Managers looking to the future
  • Team leaders wanting to know what makes people tick

Work Culture Bücher: No Rules Rules von Reed Hastings and Erin Meyer

No Rules Rules

Reed Hastings and Erin Meyer
Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention
4.6 (412 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in No Rules Rules?

No Rules Rules (2020) sets out the principles of Netflix’s unique company culture, based on employee freedom and responsibility, and optimized for maximum innovation. In doing so, it charts the incredible journey of Netflix, a start-up fairytale.

Wer No Rules Rules lesen sollte

  • Anyone who works at a start-up
  • Fans of the film The Social Network
  • Those who are wary of Silicon Valley’s increasing dominance


Work Culture Bücher: The Serendipity Mindset von Christian Busch

The Serendipity Mindset

Christian Busch
The Art and Science of Creating Good Luck
4.3 (229 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Serendipity Mindset?

The Serendipity Mindset (2020) offers a practical guide to welcoming more positive and fortuitous outcomes in your life. It explains how subtle shifts in your attitude and perception can lead to dramatic differences in your ability to persevere and get positive results.

Wer The Serendipity Mindset lesen sollte

  • People eager for more “luck” in their lives
  • Managers and executives who want to create a better company culture
  • Anyone who’d like to get the most out of life

Work Culture Bücher: Inclusify von Stefanie K. Johnson


Stefanie K. Johnson
The Power of Uniqueness and Belonging to Build Innovative Teams
4.2 (133 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Inclusify?

Inclusify (2020) offers some valuable guidance for managers and CEOs who would like to increase the diversity of their workforce. Facts show that diversity is a powerful contributor to success on a variety of levels. Inclusify introduces the proven steps that the biggest and best businesses are taking to be more inclusive and more successful.

Wer Inclusify lesen sollte

Who’s it for?

  • Managers who want happier employees
  • People seeking ways to create safer workplaces
  • CEOs who want to create more competitive businesses

Work Culture Bücher: Think Again von Adam Grant

Think Again

Adam Grant
The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know
4.6 (1.067 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Think Again?

Think Again (2021) examines the science behind changing your mind – and persuading others to change theirs. It explores the biases and assumptions that we bring to our decision-making, and outlines how individuals and organizations can build a mindset of lifelong curiosity.

Wer Think Again lesen sollte

  • Psychology buffs looking for fresh insights
  • Sales professionals seeking a new angle
  • People managers hoping to improve team performance

Work Culture Bücher: UX for Lean Startups von Laura Klein

UX for Lean Startups

Laura Klein
Faster, Smarter User Experience Research and Design
4.5 (139 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in UX for Lean Startups?

UX for Lean Startups (2013) provides an innovative, cost-effective approach to researching and designing products and services. Geared toward start-ups and companies that want to act like them, it shows that you can provide your customers with an excellent user experience while keeping your time and money expenditures as lean as possible.

Wer UX for Lean Startups lesen sollte

  • Entrepreneurs
  • Product designers, managers, and engineers
  • Start-up workers and founders

Work Culture Bücher: Can't Even von Anne Helen Petersen

Can't Even

Anne Helen Petersen
How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation
4.3 (170 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Can't Even?

Can’t Even (2020) is an attempt to explain and defend the generation that became the world’s punching bag: the millennials. Arguing against accusations of laziness and entitlement, it suggests that millennial exhaustion is a natural response to the messed-up world they inherited.

Wer Can't Even lesen sollte

  • Millennials dealing with burnout and exhaustion
  • Friends and relatives of this troubled generation
  • Anyone interested in the problems of modern work

Work Culture Bücher: The Upskilling Imperative von Shelley Osborne

The Upskilling Imperative

Shelley Osborne
5 Ways to Make Learning Core to the Way We Work
4.3 (83 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Upskilling Imperative?

What’s it about?

The Upskilling Imperative (2020) introduces practical tips for companies to ensure their staff have ample opportunity to learn skills for the future. With industries and technologies changing all the time, it shows business leaders the steps they can take to stay ahead of the curve and establish robust, accessible learning environments.

Wer The Upskilling Imperative lesen sollte

Who’s it for?

  • Managers or C-Level executives looking to upskill their teams
  • People interested in Learning and Development or HR

Employees who want to change the way their company views training 

Work Culture Bücher: Great Leaders Have No Rules von Kevin Kruse

Great Leaders Have No Rules

Kevin Kruse
Contrarian Leadership Principles to Transform Your Team and Business
4.6 (230 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Great Leaders Have No Rules?

Great Leaders Have No Rules (2019) challenges leaders to adopt a contrarian approach to managing people and their time so that they succeed more easily and quickly. By identifying the flaws in traditional or typical leadership practices, it reveals why going against the grain results in better outcomes.

Wer Great Leaders Have No Rules lesen sollte

  • Leaders who want to optimize their performance
  • Managers looking for new ways to motivate their teams
  • Entrepreneurs seeking to create a dynamic workplace culture

Work Culture Bücher: Digital Body Language von Erica Dhawan

Digital Body Language

Erica Dhawan
How to Build Trust and Connection, No Matter the Distance
4.4 (230 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Digital Body Language?

Digital Body Language (2021) is your rulebook to clear online communication. Combining cutting-edge research with personal know-how, it demystifies the digital signals that so often stand in for traditional body language.

Wer Digital Body Language lesen sollte

  • Leaders and employees seeking more streamlined digital collaborations
  • Virtual workers who want to improve their online tone and clarity
  • Anyone who’s struggled to convey what they really mean from behind a screen

Work Culture Bücher: A World Without Email von Cal Newport

A World Without Email

Cal Newport
Reimagining Work in an Age of Communication Overload
4.4 (279 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in A World Without Email?

A World Without Email (2021) presents a bold reimagining of the workplace, one in which the days of email and instant messaging are a thing of the past. It argues that while email may seem like an integral part of modern knowledge work, it’s actually making everyone less productive and less focused, not to mention miserable. The solution will require a major paradigm shift –⁠ but it will be well worth the effort.

Wer A World Without Email lesen sollte

  • Business leaders who want to root out inefficiencies in their organizations
  • Employees frustrated with the workplace culture of constant communication
  • Freelancers and entrepreneurs looking to improve their workflow

Work Culture Bücher: High-Impact Tools for Teams von Stefano Mastrogiacomo and Alexander Osterwalder

High-Impact Tools for Teams

Stefano Mastrogiacomo and Alexander Osterwalder
5 Tools to Align Team Members, Build Trust, and Get Results Fast
4.2 (169 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in High-Impact Tools for Teams?

High Impact Tools for Teams (2021) offers flexible tools for project planning, assessment, and creating an empowering environment for your team members. At the center is the Team Alignment Map, a simple chart that will transform the way you conduct meetings, track progress, and identify problems before they occur.

Wer High-Impact Tools for Teams lesen sollte

  • Leaders and project managers looking for better results
  • Anyone trying to get an ambitious project off the ground
  • Team members who long for a better work environment

Work Culture Bücher: Anxiety at Work von Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton with Anthony Gostick

Anxiety at Work

Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton with Anthony Gostick
8 Strategies to Help Teams Build Resilience, Handle Uncertainty, and Get Stuff Done
4.2 (210 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Anxiety at Work?

Anxiety at Work (2021) explores how the modern workplace contributes to our soaring anxiety levels. It outlines how organizations, and team leaders, can help alleviate their employees’ worries and concerns.

Wer Anxiety at Work lesen sollte

  • Anyone interested in organizational psychology
  • Stressed-out employees looking for some perspective
  • Managers hoping to give employee well-being a boost

Work Culture Bücher: How to Thrive in the Virtual Workplace von Robert Glazer with Mick Sloan

How to Thrive in the Virtual Workplace

Robert Glazer with Mick Sloan
Simple and Effective Tips for Successful, Productive and Empowered Remote Work
4.2 (131 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in How to Thrive in the Virtual Workplace?

How to Thrive in the Virtual Workplace (2021) is a guide to working remotely. With tips for both organizations and individuals, it covers everything from the benefits of remote work to steps for implementing it successfully, and the tools and tricks that make it easy.

Wer How to Thrive in the Virtual Workplace lesen sollte

  • Organizational leaders interested in going remote
  • Employees who want a fulfilling remote experience
  • People who are curious about the future of work

Work Culture Bücher: The Long-Distance Teammate von Kevin Eikenberry and Wayne Turmel

The Long-Distance Teammate

Kevin Eikenberry and Wayne Turmel
Stay Engaged and Connected While Working Anywhere
4.3 (118 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Long-Distance Teammate?

The Long-Distance Teammate: Stay Engaged and Connected While Working Anywhere (2021) is a guide to being a quality teammate while working remotely. It helps you navigate all the interpersonal issues that pop up when you’re no longer sharing an office with your coworkers, and gives advice on how to build connections with people you haven’t seen.

Wer The Long-Distance Teammate lesen sollte

  • Anyone working remotely
  • Workers unsure where they fit in
  • People seeking a better work-life balance

Work Culture Bücher: Career Fear (and how to beat it) von Somi Arian

Career Fear (and how to beat it)

Somi Arian
Get the Perspective, Mindset and Skills You Need to Futureproof Your Work Life
4.1 (76 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Career Fear (and how to beat it)?

Career Fear (and how to beat it) (2020) sounds the alarm on how jobs are rapidly changing due to technological advancements. Taking a historical perspective on the evolution of work cultures, it brings to light the necessary mindset and uniquely human skills to thrive in a future defined by artificial intelligence. 

Wer Career Fear (and how to beat it) lesen sollte

  • Professionals seeking a new career 
  • People interested in the future of work
  • Anyone worrying about their career path

Work Culture Bücher: Equity von Minal Bopaiah


Minal Bopaiah
How to Design Organizations Where Everyone Thrives
3.7 (155 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Equity?

Equity (2021) is your guide to building equitable systems in the twenty-first century. It was designed to help socially conscious leaders with the challenging task of creating fair and inclusive organizations that work for everybody.

Wer Equity lesen sollte

  • Leaders who want to embed their values into their business or nonprofit
  • Diversity officers tasked with promoting a diverse and inclusive office culture
  • Anyone who wants to be more mindful of bias in their thinking and behavior

Work Culture Bücher: Just Work von Kim Scott

Just Work

Kim Scott
How to Root Out Bias, Prejudice, and Bullying to Build a Kick-ass Culture of Inclusivity
3.5 (145 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Just Work?

Just Work (2021) reveals just how damaging unchecked bias and discrimination are in the workplace. Everyone has unconscious biases and prejudices that they bring with them to work. But if these aren’t confronted head-on they can create a toxic work environment with unhappy employees who can’t do their best. Tackling bias is a win for everyone.

Wer Just Work lesen sollte

  • CEOs wanting to create thriving workplaces
  • Anyone who’s experienced workplace harassment, and wants tools to address it
  • Workplace bullies who want to confront their prejudices

Work Culture Bücher: Teams That Work von Scott Tannenbaum and Eduardo Salas

Teams That Work

Scott Tannenbaum and Eduardo Salas
The Seven Drivers of Team Effectiveness
4.5 (102 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Teams That Work?

Teams That Work (2020) presents the seven drivers that make any team effective. Packed with the latest research and real-world examples, this practical guide draws on the many years of experience of coauthors Scott Tannenbaum and Eduardo Salas in helping teams succeed.

Wer Teams That Work lesen sollte

  • Managers or leaders who want to boost team performance
  • Anyone who wants to be a better team player
  • Teamwork skeptics who’ve tried it all

Work Culture Bücher: Solving the Productivity Puzzle von Tim Ringo

Solving the Productivity Puzzle

Tim Ringo
How to Engage, Motivate and Develop Employees to Improve Individual and Business Performance
3.8 (145 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Solving the Productivity Puzzle?

Solving the Productivity Puzzle (2020) is a guide for people management professionals. It covers topics such as learning and development, motivation of the workforce, and planning strategies. It’s essential reading for HR professionals who want to build a culture in which people can thrive.

Wer Solving the Productivity Puzzle lesen sollte

  • HR managers interested in change programs
  • Those looking for the perfect job
  • Managers who want to improve their employee productivity

Work Culture Bücher: The Phoenix Project von Gene Kim, Kevin Behr and George Spafford

The Phoenix Project

Gene Kim, Kevin Behr and George Spafford
A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win
4.5 (199 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Phoenix Project?

The Phoenix Project (2013) explores how integrating the Development and IT Operations teams of a company’s IT department can improve communication, accelerate workflow, and increase value. It uses a fictional lens to unpack a common real-life scenario – demonstrating how the DevOps approach enables organizations to deftly adapt to sudden changes, updates, or market pressures.

Wer The Phoenix Project lesen sollte

  • Business leaders looking to increase value through their IT department 
  • IT managers seeking to streamline their teams’ workflow
  • Tech employees wondering how different parts of a business interrelate

Work Culture Bücher: Simple Truths of Leadership von Ken Blanchard and Randy Conley

Simple Truths of Leadership

Ken Blanchard and Randy Conley
52 Ways to Be a Servant Leader and Build Trust
4.7 (308 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Simple Truths of Leadership?

Simple Truths of Leadership (2022) explores simple principles that elevate leaders from good to great. It reveals the common mistakes that leaders make – and uncovers the behaviors that result in better team performance and closer working relationships. 

Wer Simple Truths of Leadership lesen sollte

  • New managers eager to build strong relationships with their teams
  • Seasoned leaders looking for a fresh perspective
  • Entrepreneurs hoping to brush up on their people skills

Work Culture Bücher: Leading from Anywhere von David Burkus

Leading from Anywhere

David Burkus
Unlock the Power and Performance of Remote Teams
4.3 (177 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Leading from Anywhere?

Leading from Anywhere (2021) is a guide to leading a remote team, covering everything from building a company culture, managing performance, and running virtual meetings to providing feedback to team members. In addition to setting out the best way to manage a team remotely, it makes a strong case for remote work in general. 

Wer Leading from Anywhere lesen sollte

  • CEOs and team leaders
  • Remote workers in dysfunctional organizations
  • Anyone interested in setting up a remote business

Work Culture Bücher: Masters of Scale von Reid Hoffman

Masters of Scale

Reid Hoffman
Surprising Truths from the World's Most Successful Entrepreneurs
4.3 (465 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Masters of Scale?

Masters of Scale (2021) is part fascinating anecdote, part how-to guide for entrepreneurs who are preparing to launch their product or scale up their company. With case studies and stories behind some of the world’s biggest companies, it isolates the principles behind successfully scaling up.

Wer Masters of Scale lesen sollte

  • Serial entrepreneurs
  • Investors looking to scale a startup
  • Executives seeking to grow their companies

Work Culture Bücher: Who Not How von Dan Sullivan with Benjamin Hardy

Who Not How

Dan Sullivan with Benjamin Hardy
The Formula to Achieve Bigger Goals Through Accelerating Teamwork
4.5 (539 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Who Not How?

Who Not How (2020) introduces a new way of thinking about entrepreneurship, goal setting, and collaboration. Developed by business coach Dan Sullivan, the Who Not How mindset shows the importance of delegating tasks to others. By inviting them to help you achieve your goals, you’ll gain more free time, increase your income, and develop valuable, lasting professional relationships.

Wer Who Not How lesen sollte

  • Aspiring entrepreneurs looking to realize a business idea
  • Burned-out professionals with a desire for more free time
  • Perfectionists on the hunt for procrastination cures

Work Culture Bücher: Driving Performance Through Learning von Andy Lancaster

Driving Performance Through Learning

Andy Lancaster
Using L&D to Improve Performance, Productivity and Profits
4.2 (184 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Driving Performance Through Learning?

Driving Performance Through Learning (2019) is a guide to help learning and development professionals understand the full breadth of possibilities for learning in the modern workplace. It explains the benefits of learning during the natural flow of work, encouraging a wide range of innovative methods.

Wer Driving Performance Through Learning lesen sollte

  • Learning and development professionals expanding their horizons
  • Managers who want to understand L&D better
  • Workers who love learning new professional skills

Work Culture Bücher: Beat Gender Bias von Karen Morley

Beat Gender Bias

Karen Morley
How to Play a Better Part in a More Inclusive World
4.0 (129 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Beat Gender Bias?

Beat Gender Bias (2020) explores the beliefs and behaviors that underpin the glass ceiling and that stop women and girls from reaching their full potential. It explores the persistence of workplace sexism and explains how leaders can tackle it.

Wer Beat Gender Bias lesen sollte

  • Sociology buffs looking for a different perspective 
  • Feminists hoping to create change in their workplaces
  • Leaders seeking insights into equality and diversity issues

Work Culture Bücher: Strategic Kaizen™ von Masaaki Imai

Strategic Kaizen™

Masaaki Imai
Using Flow, Synchronization, and Leveling Assessment to Measure and Strengthen Operational Performance
4.4 (77 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Strategic Kaizen™?

Strategic Kaizen (2021) examines the principles and practices of corporations that have embraced lean thinking – a paired-down, customer-oriented production process pioneered in postwar Japan. Also known as the Toyota Production System, this managerial philosophy is all about maximizing efficiency and reducing waste by making many small changes. 

Wer Strategic Kaizen™ lesen sollte

  • Managers and leaders
  • Technophiles and car lovers
  • Strategists and planners

Work Culture Bücher: Neurodiversity at Work von Theo Smith and Amanda Kirby

Neurodiversity at Work

Theo Smith and Amanda Kirby
Drive Innovation, Performance and Productivity With a Neurodiverse Workforce
4.4 (295 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Neurodiversity at Work?

Neurodiversity at Work (2022) is a practical guide to recruiting neurodiverse employees and creating work environments that allow them to thrive. Thanks to the digital revolution, the world of work has changed dramatically over the last decades. Yet corporate culture has remained trapped in archaic hiring practices that don’t work for the neurodiverse. By updating these practices, you’ll create a more inclusive workplace, which will yield more successful and innovative teams.

Wer Neurodiversity at Work lesen sollte

  • Hiring managers seeking to attract neurodiverse candidates
  • Leaders looking to create a communicative, trusting workplace
  • Anyone who wants to learn how to advocate for themselves in a corporate environment

Work Culture Bücher: Powerful Phrases for Dealing with Difficult People von Renée Evenson

Powerful Phrases for Dealing with Difficult People

Renée Evenson
Over 325 Ready-to-use Words and Phrases for Working with Challenging Personalities
4.2 (549 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Powerful Phrases for Dealing with Difficult People?

Powerful Phrases for Dealing with Difficult People (2013) provides practical tactics for navigating tough conversations at work. Along with over 325 phrases, it includes dozens of sample conversations that show the phrases in action.

Wer Powerful Phrases for Dealing with Difficult People lesen sollte

  • Anyone dealing with difficult coworkers or bosses
  • Employees looking for practical guidance on how to talk to colleagues
  • People interested in conflict management

Work Culture Bücher: The Leader's Guide to Unconscious Bias von Pamela Fuller & Mark Murphy with Anne Chow

The Leader's Guide to Unconscious Bias

Pamela Fuller & Mark Murphy with Anne Chow
How To Reframe Bias, Cultivate Connection, and Create High-Performing Teams
4.4 (176 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Leader's Guide to Unconscious Bias?

The Leader’s Guide to Unconscious Bias (2020) is a guide to unconscious bias at work: how to identify it, and what to do about it. Leaders and managers have a particular responsibility to ensure unconscious bias doesn’t harm the careers of their team members.

Wer The Leader's Guide to Unconscious Bias lesen sollte

  • Workplace leaders who want to take good care of their teams
  • Workers curious about how unconscious bias affects them
  • People looking to deepen their understanding of bias

Work Culture Bücher: Working Backwards von Colin Bryar

Working Backwards

Colin Bryar
And Other Insights, Stories, and Secrets from Inside Amazon
4.4 (128 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Working Backwards?

Working Backwards (2021) tells the story of how Amazon changed the way people live. It explores founder Jeff Bezos’ leadership philosophy, and reveals how this philosophy has informed Amazon’s most iconic products and services

Wer Working Backwards lesen sollte

  • Executive coaches looking for fresh insights
  • Entrepreneurs hoping to turbo-charge their business
  • Managers wanting to boost their teams’ performance

Work Culture Bücher: Getting Along von Amy Gallo

Getting Along

Amy Gallo
How to Work with Anyone (Even Difficult People)
3.2 (214 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Getting Along?

Getting Along (2022) describes the importance of workplace interactions and their effects on productivity and creativity.

Wer Getting Along lesen sollte

  • Managers who want to create positive work environments
  • People unhappy with their colleagues
  • Anyone interested in workplace relationships

Work Culture Bücher: Meetings That Get Results von Terrence Metz

Meetings That Get Results

Terrence Metz
A Facilitator's Guide to Building Better Meetings
4.2 (190 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Meetings That Get Results?

Meetings That Get Results (2021) is a practical guide to the art of running more effective and efficient meetings. Designed for leaders tasked with facilitating meetings and group discussions, it emphasizes collaborative approaches to decision-making and problem-solving. 

Wer Meetings That Get Results lesen sollte

  • Leaders and organizers 
  • Tinkerers and optimizers 
  • Team players

Work Culture Bücher: Humor, Seriously von Jennifer Aaker & Naomi Bagdonas

Humor, Seriously

Jennifer Aaker & Naomi Bagdonas
Why Humor Is a Superpower at Work and in Life (And How Anyone Can Harness It. Even You.)
4.1 (425 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Humor, Seriously?

Humor, Seriously (2021) explores the value of a human-centered approach to business, and of the funny that can be found and created in any environment. It relies on science, psychology, and humorous anecdotes from experts in the field to show how using humor can create a culture of levity, build trust, and unlock creativity.

Wer Humor, Seriously lesen sollte

  • Leaders looking to build trust
  • Managers who want to enhance creativity
  • Anyone seeking more joy in work and life

Work Culture Bücher: Leading with Love and Laughter von Zina Sutch and Patrick Malone

Leading with Love and Laughter

Zina Sutch and Patrick Malone
Letting Go and Getting Real at Work
4.3 (152 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Leading with Love and Laughter?

Leading with Love and Laughter (2021) explores how a love-and-laughter approach to leadership can lead to better team performance, improved morale, trust, creativity, and improved health. It provides the information needed for leaders to show love and to navigate the potential problems of humor in the workplace.

Wer Leading with Love and Laughter lesen sollte

  • Leaders who want to show their team some love
  • Laughter-lovers who want to bring humor to the workplace
  • Managers looking for new ideas to get the most out of their team

Work Culture Bücher: Learning Agile von Andrew Stellman and Jennifer Greene

Learning Agile

Andrew Stellman and Jennifer Greene
Understanding Scrum, XP, Lean, and Kanban
4.4 (314 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Learning Agile?

Learning Agile (2015) is a no-nonsense guide to an often misunderstood concept – agile. The reason for that misunderstanding is simple: all too often, agile is bandied about as a one-size-fits-all solution to every conceivable organizational difficulty. Longtime agile practitioners Andrew Stellman and Jennifer Greene don’t see it that way. For them, agile is a great tool, but you have to know how – and when and why – to use it. And that starts with getting a grasp on agile’s underlying principles. 

Wer Learning Agile lesen sollte

  • Software developers
  • Team leaders 
  • Project managers

Work Culture Bücher: Positively Energizing Leadership von Kim Cameron

Positively Energizing Leadership

Kim Cameron
Virtuous Actions and Relationships That Create High Performance
4.6 (360 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Positively Energizing Leadership?

Positively Energizing Leadership (2022) offers organization leaders and workers a practical guide to understanding and harnessing the power of positively energizing characteristics and interpersonal approaches. With empirical data and how-to advice, it aims to boost innovation, profits, and compassion in the workplace and at home. 

Wer Positively Energizing Leadership lesen sollte

  • Anyone working as part of a team 
  • Managers who want to increase interpersonal richness in their organization 
  • Leaders looking for strategies to deal with a “black hole” of a worker 

Work Culture Bücher: Management Mess to Leadership Success von Scott Jeffrey Miller

Management Mess to Leadership Success

Scott Jeffrey Miller
30 Challenges to Become the Leader You Would Follow
4.4 (231 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Management Mess to Leadership Success?

Management Mess to Leadership Success (2019) is a guide to renovating and polishing your management skills. Through relatable, personal anecdotes of fumbles, missteps, and what not to do, it offers applicable challenges for you to revamp your team by providing a step-by-step guide on how to lead yourself and others and deliver results.

Wer Management Mess to Leadership Success lesen sollte

  • Team managers
  • HR professionals
  • Leaders in and beyond the corporate office

Work Culture Bücher: Trust and Inspire von Stephen M.R. Covey

Trust and Inspire

Stephen M.R. Covey
How Truly Great Leaders Unleash Greatness in Others
4.6 (107 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Trust and Inspire?

Trust & Inspire (2022) provides a new leadership model. Instead of the traditional “Command and Control” approach, Covey proposes one that focuses on collaboration, trust and personal growth. It offers a new set of tools for inspiring and unlocking the massive potential of a modern workforce. 

Wer Trust and Inspire lesen sollte

  • CEOs and executives looking to create a better workplace environment
  • Managers and supervisors who want to be more hands-off
  • Parents and educators who want a more empowering approach to childcare

Work Culture Bücher: The 4 Stages of Psychological Safety von Timothy R. Clark

The 4 Stages of Psychological Safety

Timothy R. Clark
Defining the Path to Inclusion and Innovation
4.3 (275 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The 4 Stages of Psychological Safety?

The 4 Stages of Psychological Safety (2020) is a practical handbook for creating and maintaining psychological safety in the workplace. In order for employees to take risks, ask questions, challenge the status quo, and make mistakes – all while learning and growing – they have to feel included and safe. This book shows how leaders can reduce social friction while encouraging collaboration and innovation.

Wer The 4 Stages of Psychological Safety lesen sollte

  • Managers and CEOs trying to boost employee well-being and productivity
  • Leaders tired of dusty corporate hierarchies
  • Anyone interested in practical approaches to workplace inclusion

Work Culture Bücher: Jerks at Work von Tessa West

Jerks at Work

Tessa West
Toxic Coworkers and What to Do About Them
4.1 (262 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Jerks at Work?

Jerks at Work (2022) provides a handbook for how to deal with difficult people at work. Identifying seven types of jerks, it informs you about what kind of behaviors to look out for and how to deal with them in a pragmatic, positive way.

Wer Jerks at Work lesen sollte

  • Anyone who is struggling with a jerk at work
  • Those who have a friend or loved one who won’t stop complaining about a jerk at work 
  • People who are interested in how social psychology applies to the workplace

Work Culture Bücher: Smart Work von Jo Owen

Smart Work

Jo Owen
The Ultimate Handbook for Remote and Hybrid Teams
4.4 (88 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Smart Work?

Smart Work (2022) is a handbook for leaders navigating the post-pandemic transition into a world of remote and hybrid work. These are challenging times for managers, argues author Jo Owen. What worked in the office won’t necessarily work in remote teams. But if there’s one thing Covid-19 showed us, it’s that we can adapt – fast. And change is a good thing, he insists. Why? Well, mastering these challenges isn’t just about future-proofing your job – it’ll also make you a better leader. 

Wer Smart Work lesen sollte

  • Leaders and managers 
  • Team players 
  • Self-starters

Work Culture Bücher: The Heart of Transformation von Michael J. Leckie

The Heart of Transformation

Michael J. Leckie
Build the Human Capabilities That Change Organizations for Good
4.6 (167 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Heart of Transformation?

The Heart of Transformation (2021) is a how-to guide for changing an organization. It focuses on six specific capabilities that leaders can adopt to meet the demands of the twenty-first century.

Wer The Heart of Transformation lesen sollte

  • Anyone working in management or leadership
  • Entrepreneurs or small business owners 
  • Anyone curious about how to change a workplace for the better

Work Culture Bücher: Handbook of Strategic 360 Feedback von Allan H. Church, David W. Bracken, John W. Fleenor, Dale S. Rose

Handbook of Strategic 360 Feedback

Allan H. Church, David W. Bracken, John W. Fleenor, Dale S. Rose
3.7 (127 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Handbook of Strategic 360 Feedback?

The Handbook of Strategic 360 Feedback is a guide to the pros and cons of 360 Feedback, including detailed guidance on how to implement the process as well as how to avoid pitfalls such as unconscious bias or people who try to game the system. 

Wer Handbook of Strategic 360 Feedback lesen sollte

  • Company leaders
  • HR managers
  • Team leaders

Work Culture Bücher: Workstyle von Lizzie Penny and Alex Hirst


Lizzie Penny and Alex Hirst
A revolution for wellbeing, productivity and society
3.8 (211 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Workstyle?

Workstyle: A revolution for wellbeing, productivity and society (2022) introduces the concept of workstyle: the freedom to choose when and where we work. By examining the outdated history of the standard 9 to 5 working week in the light of the modern digital age, the authors lay the foundation for an individualized and autonomous way of working. 

Wer Workstyle lesen sollte

  • Career-optimizers who feel that our current way of working is inefficient or unnecessary.
  • People with disabilities or challenges which exclude them from the regular 9 to 5.
  • Visionaries who dare to dream of a better world.

Work Culture Bücher: The WEIRDest People in the World von Joseph Henrich

The WEIRDest People in the World

Joseph Henrich
How the West Became Psychologically Peculiar and Particularly Prosperous
4.1 (135 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The WEIRDest People in the World?

The WEIRDest People in the World (2020) describes why Westerners think and behave so differently from most other people. It also explains how the policies of the Western Church in the realms of marriage and kinship have helped cultivate these odd cultural attributes, transforming the world and helping the West flourish in the process. 

Wer The WEIRDest People in the World lesen sollte

  • Anyone interested in the confluence of history, anthropology, culture, and economics
  • Westerners seeking a greater understanding of cross-cultural differences
  • Fans of experimental psychology

Work Culture Bücher: The Pumpkin Plan von Mike Michalowicz

The Pumpkin Plan

Mike Michalowicz
A Simple Strategy to Grow a Remarkable Business in Any Field
4.4 (203 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Pumpkin Plan?

The Pumpkin Plan (2012) presents a simple yet powerful strategy to help you grow your business and stand out in any industry. Through real-life examples and practical tips, you’ll learn how to identify and focus on your most profitable clients, streamline your operations, and create a company culture that fuels growth.

Wer The Pumpkin Plan lesen sollte

  • Owners of small businesses looking to grow
  • Entrepreneurs seeking sustainable success
  • Startup founders needing a roadmap

Work Culture Bücher: Trust von Dr. Henry Cloud


Dr. Henry Cloud
Knowing When to Give It, When to Withhold It, How to Earn It, and How to Fix It When It Gets Broken
4.6 (286 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Trust?

Trust (2023) is a sensitive and practical guide to this essential part of human relationships. It reveals the deep significance of trust as a factor in our lives and outlines the five essential elements for building and maintaining it.

Wer Trust lesen sollte

  • Leaders who wish to create trust within organizations
  • Those looking to establish deeper personal and familial relationships
  • People who want to rebuild trust after it has been broken

Work Culture Bücher: The Goal von Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Jeff Cox

The Goal

Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Jeff Cox
A Process of Ongoing Improvement
3.6 (205 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Goal?

The Goal (1984) is a trailblazing example of the “business novel” genre, seamlessly blending fictional storytelling with practical business advice in a revolutionary manner. Experience the corporate journey of Alex Rogo as he endeavors to rescue his struggling company from going bust. Through Alex’s perspective, uncover valuable insights into topics like streamlining manufacturing operations and enhancing team productivity.

Wer The Goal lesen sollte

  • The ‘newbie’ manager
  • The experienced pro seeking a new perspective
  • General learners curious about the manufacturing world

Work Culture Bücher: The Devops Handbook von Gene Kim, Jez Humble, Patrick Debois & John Willis

The Devops Handbook

Gene Kim, Jez Humble, Patrick Debois & John Willis
How to Create World-Class Agility, Reliability, & Security in Technology Organizations
4.1 (154 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Devops Handbook?

The DevOps Handbook (2016) offers a roadmap on how to catapult your technology operations into a realm of world-class agility, reliability, and security. Dive deep into the heart of the DevOps philosophy, equipping you with insights to bridge gaps between development and operations, while fostering unmatched efficiency.

Wer The Devops Handbook lesen sollte

  • Technology professionals seeking to enhance organizational efficiency
  • Business leaders navigating digital transformation initiatives
  • Aspiring IT managers and DevOps enthusiasts

Work Culture Bücher: The Future of the Office von Peter Cappelli

The Future of the Office

Peter Cappelli
Work from Home, Remote Work, and the Hard Choices We All Face
3.9 (155 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Future of the Office?

The Future of the Office (2021) takes an analytical look at the current state of the traditional working office and what recent changes and developments may mean for the future. Drawing on research, anecdotes, and case studies of businesses responding to the global pandemic, it highlights the unique and exciting opportunities that we now have to fundamentally change the nature of where and how we work.

Wer The Future of the Office lesen sollte

  • White-collar workers wondering if the shift to working from home is here to stay
  • Managers considering the pros and cons of changing up the traditional office environment
  • Big thinkers who want to see how one of the fundamental aspects of our work lives has been brought down by the global pandemic

Work Culture Bücher: The Song of Significance von Seth Godin

The Song of Significance

Seth Godin
A New Manifesto for Teams
4.6 (252 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Song of Significance?

The Song of Significance (2023) is business thinker and creativity expert Seth Godin’s manifesto for leveraging teamwork and collaboration to build radically meaningful workplaces. Traditional models of work are under threat from encroaching AI technologies – why not dismantle them altogether, Godin asks, and build something better in their place? 

Wer The Song of Significance lesen sollte

  • Employees feeling disillusioned by the 9-to-5 grind
  • Bosses who want to inspire their teams but don’t know how
  • Thoseready to carve out space for significance in their professional lives

Work Culture Bücher: The Voltage Effect von John A. List

The Voltage Effect

John A. List
How to Make Good Ideas Great and Great Ideas Scale
3.9 (129 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Voltage Effect?

The Voltage Effect (2023) will show you help how to thrive in the rapidly changing business landscape through the hidden power behind scaling. Unlock the four secrets that are your key to scalability success.

Wer The Voltage Effect lesen sollte

  • Ambitious entrepreneurs seeking exponential growth
  • Seasoned business leaders navigating scaling challenges
  • Curious minds exploring organizational dynamics

Work Culture Bücher: Accelerating Performance von Colin Price & Sharon Toye

Accelerating Performance

Colin Price & Sharon Toye
How Organizations Can Mobilize, Execute, and Transform with Agility
3.6 (16 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Accelerating Performance?

Accelerating Performance (2017) dives deep into the META framework, a cutting-edge approach for businesses navigating rapid change. Discover essential skills like ripple intelligence and liquid leadership, and learn how to foster a culture that balances speed with strategy. Through gripping case studies and fresh insights, you'll grasp how to unlock your organization's full potential and fuel sustainable growth.

Wer Accelerating Performance lesen sollte

  • Business leaders seeking to drive organizational growth and agility
  • Aspiring entrepreneurs aiming for strategic excellence
  • Management consultants looking for innovative business insights

Work Culture Bücher: The Good Enough Job von Simone Stolzoff

The Good Enough Job

Simone Stolzoff
Reclaiming Life from Work
4.1 (247 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Good Enough Job?

The Good Enough Job (2023) is a radical guide to reclaiming your life beyond the corporate walls. Through a series of anecdotes and actionable advice, you’ll learn to break free from burnout and find true work-life balance. 

Wer The Good Enough Job lesen sollte

  • Recovering workaholics
  • People healing from burnout spells
  • Anyone fighting against pointless corporate restraints

Work Culture Bücher: Amp It Up von Frank Slootman

Amp It Up

Frank Slootman
Leading for Hypergrowth by Raising Expectations, Increasing Urgency, and Elevating Intensity
3.8 (154 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Amp It Up?

Amp It Up (2022) uncovers the transformative leadership principles essential for unlocking unparalleled enterprise growth. By revealing strategies for sidestepping common pitfalls and costly restructures, it emphasizes the power of aligning teams with critical goals, shattering the chains of mediocrity, and fostering a culture of urgency and intensity. It’s an essential playbook for leaders aiming to elevate their organization to unparalleled success without the need for external consultants or drastic overhauls.

Wer Amp It Up lesen sollte

  • Entrepreneurs looking to scale their startups and find invaluable insights for fostering exponential growth
  • Corporate leaders seeking to reinvigorate their teams and discover strategies to break through stagnant performance barriers
  • Business students aiming to understand real-world applications of growth principles and benefit from a tech industry titan’s experiences

Work Culture Bücher: The Motive von Patrick M. Lencioni

The Motive

Patrick M. Lencioni
Why So Many Leaders Abdicate Their Most Important Responsibilities
4.2 (17 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Motive?

The Motive (2020) dives into the importance of leaders having a strong and clear drive for their work. Centered around two fundamental motives, it guides leaders to recognize their genuine intentions and adopt responsibility-driven leadership for the good of their organizations.

Wer The Motive lesen sollte

  • Aspiring leaders wanting to know the essence of genuine leadership.
  • Managers seeking self-improvement
  • Advocates for selfless, service-oriented leadership.

Work Culture Bücher: How to Work with (Almost) Anyone von Michael Bungay Stanier

How to Work with (Almost) Anyone

Michael Bungay Stanier
Five Questions for Building the Best Possible Relationships
4.0 (55 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in How to Work with (Almost) Anyone?

How to Work with (Almost) Anyone (2023) is a compelling guide to mastering workplace dynamics and nurturing professional relationships. It shows how you can enable more effective collaboration by facilitating open dialogue, nurturing curiosity, and fostering trust.

Wer How to Work with (Almost) Anyone lesen sollte

  • Leaders who manage projects or coordinate teams
  • Employees who want to boost their workplace relationships
  • Young adults learning to interact with varying personalities in academic and professional environments

Work Culture Bücher: Remote, Not Distant von Gustavo Razzetti

Remote, Not Distant

Gustavo Razzetti
Design a Company Culture That Will Help You Thrive in a Hybrid Workplace
3.9 (99 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Remote, Not Distant?

Remote but not Distant (2022) explores the many facets of remote work and its impact on teams and individual employees. It delves into how technology, mindset, and leadership strategies can be used to create a more effective and human-centered remote-working environment, and provides practical tips and insights for managers and employees alike. 

Wer Remote, Not Distant lesen sollte

  • Managers and entrepreneurs who want to shift to a flexible remote-working model
  • Office workers who want to convince their bosses to switch to a hybrid work model
  • Remote workers who feel their current work model needs an overhaul

Work Culture Bücher: Elevate Your Team von Robert Glazer

Elevate Your Team

Robert Glazer
Empower Your Team To Reach Their Full Potential and Build A Business That Builds Leaders
4.5 (51 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Elevate Your Team?

Elevate Your Team (2023) presents a framework to optimize team performance and drive company growth, while safeguarding employees against burnout. By implementing this strategy, leaders can guide their teams to reach their full potential, so that both they – and their company – thrives.   

Wer Elevate Your Team lesen sollte

  • Leaders seeking sustained business growth
  • Managers wanting to optimize team performance
  • Directors looking for a new framework for success

Work Culture Bücher: The Purpose Effect von Dan Pontefract

The Purpose Effect

Dan Pontefract
Building Meaning in Yourself, Your Role, and Your Organization
4.2 (169 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Purpose Effect?

The Purpose Effect (2016) combines motivational psychology, organizational culture, and the pursuit of meaning to explore how shared purpose can change the world. What happens when company and employee goals align? How can we foster a culture where we pursue work that really has an impact? This deep-dive is your guide to finding the sweet spot of shared purpose.

Wer The Purpose Effect lesen sollte

  • Leaders wanting to build meaningful businesses
  • Employees seeking purpose in their career
  • Managers and coaches looking to optimize performance

Work Culture Bücher: Unworking von Jeremy Myerson & Philip Ross


Jeremy Myerson & Philip Ross
The Reinvention of the Modern Office
3.8 (20 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Unworking?

Unworking (2022) delves into the transformation of workspaces and the changing nature of work in the twenty-first century, driven by technological advancements and evolving societal values. The book examines the shift from traditional office settings to more flexible, people-centric environments. Through diverse case studies and insights, it underscores the need for adapting to a new work landscape where collaboration, creativity, and well-being take center stage.

Wer Unworking lesen sollte

  • Professionals exploring modern workplace design
  • Enthusiasts of technological impacts on work
  • CEOs, HR heads, or business leaders struggling to find the balance between office and remote-friendly workplaces

Work Culture Bücher: Conscious Capitalism von John Mackey & Raj Sisodia

Conscious Capitalism

John Mackey & Raj Sisodia
Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business
3.3 (160 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Conscious Capitalism?

Conscious Capitalism (2013) outlines a new vision of enlightened business built on higher purpose that serves all major stakeholders, not just shareholders. It provides insights and examples for creating passionate, value-driven corporate cultures that bring out the best in people.

Wer Conscious Capitalism lesen sollte

  • Business leaders seeking purpose
  • Executives wanting to inspire employees
  • Entrepreneurs aiming for positive impact

Work Culture Bücher: The Toyota Way von Jeffrey K. Liker

The Toyota Way

Jeffrey K. Liker
14 Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer
4.5 (163 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Toyota Way?

The Toyota Way (2003) delves into Toyota's unique approach to lean manufacturing and continuous improvement. It shares the foundational principles that drive Toyota's exceptional operational and organizational culture, emphasizing long-term thinking, respect for people, and problem-solving. These principles have revolutionized business, and have been adapted and applied beyond manufacturing to various sectors and industries.

Wer The Toyota Way lesen sollte

  • Anyone curious about Lean Manufacturing 
  • Business leaders seeking process improvement strategies
  • Management students and professionals studying best practices

Work Culture Bücher: The Infinite Leader von Chris Lewis & Pippa Malmgren

The Infinite Leader

Chris Lewis & Pippa Malmgren
Balancing the Demands of Modern Business Leadership
3.5 (20 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Infinite Leader?

The Infinite Leader (2020) presents the crisis afflicting modern leadership as a problem of balance, and proposes solutions to keeping the wholesome leader centered. Working from this position opens up boundless opportunities and restores people’s faith in leadership.

Wer The Infinite Leader lesen sollte

  • Anyone leading a team, business, organization or community
  • People learning how to choose and follow their leaders
  • Anyone trying to live a more balanced and fulfilling life

Work Culture Bücher: Rewired von Eric Lamarre & Kate Smaje & Rodney Zemmel


Eric Lamarre & Kate Smaje & Rodney Zemmel
The McKinsey Guide to Outcompeting in the Age of Digital and AI
3.8 (145 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Rewired?

Rewired (2023) presents a transformative roadmap crafted by the world's foremost management consultancy. It guides businesses on enhancing customer experiences, streamlining costs, and harnessing the immense potential of digital and AI. Dive in, and position your company for unparalleled long-term success.

Wer Rewired lesen sollte

  • Business leaders navigating digital transformation
  • Teams spearheading AI-driven enterprise initiatives
  • Consultants seeking proven digital strategy blueprints

Work Culture Bücher: One from Many von Dee Hock

One from Many

Dee Hock
VISA and the Rise of Chaordic Organization
4.3 (3 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in One from Many?

One from Many (2005) details the birth and evolution of “chaordic” organizational theory, which was key to Visa's meteoric rise. Delving into the concept of chaordic systems, it highlights the value of collaboration and decentralization above traditional hierarchical institutions.

Wer One from Many lesen sollte

  • Aspiring innovators
  • Business story lovers
  • Chaos-order enthusiasts

Work Culture Bücher: Team Topologies von Matthew Skelton & Manuel Pais

Team Topologies

Matthew Skelton & Manuel Pais
Organizing Business and Technology Teams for Fast Flow
3.2 (21 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Team Topologies?

Team Topologies (2019) offers a framework for organizing IT and business teams for optimal software delivery. It introduces four fundamental team structures and their interaction patterns to improve speed, autonomy, and alignment with business needs. This approach emphasizes dynamically adjusting team structures based on evolving requirements.

Wer Team Topologies lesen sollte

  • Organizational leaders seeking strategies to improve team efficiency and streamline software delivery processes.
  • IT managers looking to align business goals with technology team dynamics and interactions.
  • Software architects interested in how team topologies can influence system design and vice versa.

Work Culture Bücher: Leading from the Middle von Scott Mautz

Leading from the Middle

Scott Mautz
A Playbook for Managers to Influence Up, Down, and Across the Organization
3.6 (29 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Leading from the Middle?

Leading from the Middle (2021) unveils the transformative power of middle leadership, connecting top tiers to the operational core. You’ll gain actionable insights on fostering adaptability, influence, and compromise to infuse your teams with engagement and purpose. It’s your route to navigating organizational change, resolving conflicts, and building a growth-oriented culture effortlessly.

Wer Leading from the Middle lesen sollte

  • Aspiring middle managers seeking organizational influence
  • Executives desiring enhanced interdepartmental synergy
  • Team leaders aiming for elevated group engagement

Work Culture Bücher: Change Proof von Adam Markel

Change Proof

Adam Markel
Leveraging the Power of Uncertainty to Build Long-Term Resilience
4.6 (40 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Change Proof?

Change Proof (2022) offers strategies for developing resilience to thrive in an uncertain world. Through insightful stories and practical frameworks, it reveals how to build the mental fortitude, self-care routines, and leadership principles that empower individuals and organizations to recover, adapt, and find opportunity in disruption.

Wer Change Proof lesen sollte

  • Leaders overseeing change 
  • Professionals in fast-moving industries 
  • Anyone who wants to build resilience

Work Culture Bücher: Humanocracy von Gary Hamel & Michele Zanini


Gary Hamel & Michele Zanini
Creating Organizations As Amazing As the People Inside Them
3.0 (12 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Humanocracy?

Humanocracy (2020) explores the constraints of traditional bureaucratic organizational structures and proposes a shift toward more human-centric models. Based on the idea that bureaucracies stifle innovation and alienate employees, it argues for a system that unleashes human potential and creativity. Through real-world examples and strategies, it guides organizations in restructuring to foster empowerment, adaptability, and resilience.

Wer Humanocracy lesen sollte

  • Leaders looking to transform organizational cultures and structures for increased innovation and adaptability
  • HR professionals wanting to integrate employee-centric policies and practices for enhanced workplace satisfaction and productivity
  • Business students seeking to understand new organizational models and management strategies

Work Culture Bücher: The Heart of Business von Hubert Joly & Caroline Lambert

The Heart of Business

Hubert Joly & Caroline Lambert
Leadership Principles for the Next Era of Capitalism
4.2 (13 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Heart of Business?

The Heart of Business (2021) recounts how former Best Buy CEO, Hubert Joly, led the electronics retailer to a remarkable turnaround by building a people-centric culture focused on a higher purpose. It provides a roadmap for value-driven leadership that engages employees, serves customers, and creates sustainable value for all stakeholders.

Wer The Heart of Business lesen sollte

  • Leaders seeking purpose-driven business approaches
  • Struggling business owners or entrepreneurs seeking transformation
  • Students of modern management principles

Work Culture Bücher: The Blueprint von Douglas R. Conant

The Blueprint

Douglas R. Conant
6 Practical Steps to Lift Your Leadership to New Heights
3.6 (82 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Blueprint?

The Blueprint (2020) is a transformative journey and a practical manual for aspiring leaders. It offers six manageable and incremental steps designed to fit within the hustle of modern life, aimed at revolutionizing leadership approaches. It explores the paths of envisioning, reflecting, studying, planning, practicing, and improving to achieve career success, joy, and fulfillment. These steps, coupled with realistic and practical exercises, provide a foundation for meaningful change in various organizational settings.

Wer The Blueprint lesen sollte

  • Aspiring leaders aiming to develop foundational leadership skills.
  • Management students seeking real-world leadership insights and strategies.
  • Personal development enthusiasts focusing on self-improvement and leadership growth.

Work Culture Bücher: The Stakeholder Strategy von Ann Svendsen

The Stakeholder Strategy

Ann Svendsen
Profiting from Collaborative Business Relationships
3.5 (2 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Stakeholder Strategy?

The Stakeholder Strategy (1998) provides a business case for building for transitioning from transactional, profit-maximizing models to a "Third Way" approach built on mutually beneficial partnerships across stakeholders. It makes the research-backed case that stakeholder-oriented companies leading with higher purpose outperform rivals in the long run, and offers a framework for building stronger and more impactful stakeholder relationships. 

Wer The Stakeholder Strategy lesen sollte

  • Executives wanting a more purpose-driven approach
  • Mission-driven entrepreneurs 
  • Leaders across all business functions

Work Culture Bücher: The Mind of the Leader von Rasmus Hougaard & Jacqueline Carter

The Mind of the Leader

Rasmus Hougaard & Jacqueline Carter
How to Lead Yourself, Your People, and Your Organization for Extraordinary Results
4.3 (74 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Mind of the Leader?

The Mind of the Leader (2018) explores how leaders can cultivate critical inner capacities like mindfulness, selflessness, and compassion to become more effective guides. Supported by research conducted by The Potential Project, it draws on psychology, neuroscience, and case studies of global organizations to provide science-based tools for strengthening these core leadership skills. 

Wer The Mind of the Leader lesen sollte

  • Managers looking to improve their leadership skills
  • Emerging leaders 
  • Entrepreneurs and founders wanting to develop a purpose-based leadership approach

Work Culture Bücher: Move Fast and Fix Things von Frances Frei & Anne Morriss

Move Fast and Fix Things

Frances Frei & Anne Morriss
The Trusted Leader's Guide to Solving Hard Problems and Accelerating Change
2.9 (27 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Move Fast and Fix Things?

Move Fast and Fix Things (2023) dives into the art of addressing core challenges in organizational landscapes. Emphasizing the interplay of genuine curiosity and steadfast trust, it reveals the blueprint for navigating business dynamics and turning challenges into stepping stones – paving the way for enduring success.

Wer Move Fast and Fix Things lesen sollte

  • Aspiring leaders seeking strategic insights
  • Management professionals aiming for transparency and trust-building
  • Business consultants focused on organizational problem-solving

Work Culture Bücher: Going Infinite von Michael Lewis

Going Infinite

Michael Lewis
The Rise and Fall of a New Tycoon
4.0 (26 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Going Infinite?

Going Infinite (2023) offers a behind-the-scenes look at the scandal surrounding Sam Bankman-Fried and the epic collapse of his cryptocurrency companies. It aims to answer the question: How can a man go from earning billions of dollars in a matter of years to losing it all in a matter of months?

Wer Going Infinite lesen sollte

  • News junkies interested in current financial events
  • Anyone who likes a good rise-and-fall story
  • People curious about the Sam Bankman-Fried trial

Work Culture Bücher: Nine Lies About Work von Marcus Buckingham & Ashley Goodall

Nine Lies About Work

Marcus Buckingham & Ashley Goodall
A Freethinking Leader’s Guide to the Real World
3.7 (30 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Nine Lies About Work?

Nine Lies About Work (2019) challenges common beliefs and practices in the workplace, proposing that many widely accepted truths about work are actually misconceptions. It aims to shift our understanding of work, advocating for a focus on individual strengths, the importance of the team, and the intrinsic love of work.

Wer Nine Lies About Work lesen sollte

  • Managers seeking to improve team dynamics and performance
  • Employees looking to enhance their work experience and productivity
  • Anyone interested in reevaluating and challenging traditional workplace practices and beliefs

Work Culture Bücher: Human + Machine von Paul R. Daugherty & H. James Wilson

Human + Machine

Paul R. Daugherty & H. James Wilson
Reimagining Work in the Age of AI
3.3 (22 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Human + Machine?

Human + Machine (2018) explores the transformative impact of artificial intelligence on the workforce, presenting a vision where human and machine collaboration enhances innovation, efficiency, and productivity. It delves into the changing landscape of various industries due to AI integration, emphasizing the new skills and roles that will become essential.

Wer Human + Machine lesen sollte

  • Business leaders looking to integrate artificial intelligence into their operations
  • Technology enthusiasts 
  • Students and recent graduates looking to prepare for and navigate the future job market

Work Culture Bücher: 10 Leadership Virtues for Disruptive Times von Tom Ziglar

10 Leadership Virtues for Disruptive Times

Tom Ziglar
Coaching Your Team Through Immense Change and Challenge
5.0 (1 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in 10 Leadership Virtues for Disruptive Times?

10 Leadership Virtues for Disruptive Times (2021) provides a framework for leaders navigating major change, concentrating on core virtues such as kindness, humility, and respect. Ziglar’s insights advocate for a Coach Leadership style that cultivates each team member’s unique dreams and abilities, ensuring that businesses thrive even in difficult times.

Wer 10 Leadership Virtues for Disruptive Times lesen sollte

  • Modern motivators
  • Team-centric visionaries
  • Digital desk directors

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