The Executive’s Book Club

The December issue of BusinessWeek has an article on Campbell Soup’s CEO Doug Conant entitled Lighting A Fire Under Campbell. According to the article Doug is a bookworm and “a devout reader of leadership tomes.” Here is a list of corporate leadership books that Doug has on his executive bookshelf…

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap … and Others Don’t by Jim Collins
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
The SPEED of Trust: The One Thing that Changes Everything by Stephen M.R. Covey
Leadership Jazz by Max DePree
Authentic Leadership: Rediscovering the Secrets to Creating Lasting Value by Bill George
The Wisdom of Teams: Creating the High-Performance Organization by Jon R. Katzenbach and Douglas K. Smith
Purpose: The Starting Point of Great Companies by Nikos Mourkogiannis and Roger Fisher.
Treasure Hunt: Inside the Mind of the New Consumer by Michael J. Silverstein and John Butman

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