Recommended Reading

This list contains recommended reading on adjacent topics of interest to leaders of research to operations (R2O) activities. These materials are hopefully insightful for improving business processes like R2O.

Coyle, Daniel. The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups. New York: Bantam Books, 2018.
Dalio, Ray. Principles. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2017.
Drezner, Daniel W. The Ideas Industry. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2017.
Duckworth, Angela. Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance. First Scribner hardcover edition. New York: Scribner, 2016.
Epstein, David J. Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World. New York: Riverhead Books, 2019.
Ericsson, K. Anders. Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016.
George, Bill. Discover Your True North. Second edition, Revised and Updated. Hoboken: Jossey-Bass, 2015.
Gino, Francesca. Rebel Talent: Why It Pays to Break the Rules at Work and in Life. First edition. New York, NY: Dey St. an imprint of William Morrow, 2018.
Goulston, Mark, and John B. Ullmen. Real Influence: Persuade without Pushing and Gain without Giving In. New York: American Management Association, 2013.
Harford, Tim. Messy: The Power of Disorder to Transform Our Lives. New York: Riverhead Books, 2016.
Hastings, Reed, and Erin Meyer. No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention. New York: Penguin Press, 2020.
Heath, Chip, and Dan Heath. Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die. 2008 Random House hardcover edition. New York: Random House, 2008.
Heath, Chip, and Dan Heath. Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard. 1st ed. New York: Broadway Books, 2010.
Kelman, Steven. Unleashing Change: A Study of Organizational Renewal in Government. Washington, D.C: Brookings Institution Press, 2005.
Kotter, John P. Leading Change. Boston, Mass: Harvard Business Review Press, 2012.
Kotter, John P., and Dan S. Cohen. The Heart of Change: Real-Life Stories of How People Change Their Organizations. Boston, Mass: Harvard Business Review Press, 2012.
Lencioni, Patrick. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable. 1st ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2002.
Mayer-Schönberger, Viktor, and Kenneth Cukier. Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think. First Mariner Books edition. Boston: Mariner Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.
Meyer, Erin. The Culture Map: Breaking through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business. New York: PublicAffairs, 2014.
Morieux, Yves, and Peter Tollman. Six Simple Rules: How to Manage Complexity without Getting Complicated. Boston, Massachusetts: Harvard Business Review Press, 2014.
Nichols, Thomas M. The Death of Expertise: The Campaign against Established Knowledge and Why It Matters. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2017.
Sull, Donald N., and Kathleen M. Eisenhardt. Simple Rules: How to Thrive in a Complex World. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.
Tetlock, Philip E., and Dan Gardner. Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction. First edition. New York: Crown Publishers, 2015.
Tett, Gillian. The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking down Barriers. First Simon&Schuster hardcover edition. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2015.
Wiseman, Liz, and Greg McKeown. Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter. 1st ed. New York: HarperBusiness, 2010.