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I know, the book reviews I’ve published so far are not many: I promise it will grow very, very soon.

Critical thinking, resilience, leadership, sales, creativity, management, negotiation, change, gender diversity are some of the topics we’ll cover.

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The strategy book for power people that everyone must read. Want to know why?
Sun Tzu – translation by Thomas Cleary - Shambhala Publications, Inc.- 1988 - 484 pages

The Art of War - Complete Texts and Commentaries

2021 June 22 | by Arduino Mancini Conflict and Games Theory - Effective thinking - Leadership

Sun Tzu’s Art of War, compiled more than two thousand years ago, is a study of the behaviour of organizations in conflict: it is perhaps the most prestigious and influential book of strategy in the world. Sun Tzu’s Art of War, or Sun-Tzu pìng-fa, was written in the Warring States Period (453-221B.C.) by a mysterious Chinese […]

Essays on the Psychology of Leadership
Manfred F.R. Kets De Vries - iUniverse - 2003 - 162 pages

Leaders, Fools, and Impostors

2021 June 15 | by Arduino Mancini Leadership

Each year, many books are published to offer advice on how to be a “good leader”; however, these books struggle to provide fully satisfactory answers to questions about the nature of leadership and the dynamics of power in organizations. This book is certainly among the most comprehensive on the matter. Mandred Kets de Vries believes […]

The story of success
Malcolm Gladwell - Penguin - 2009 - 336 pages

Outliers

2021 June 01 | by Arduino Mancini

In the era where wealth, social success, and celebrity achievement seem to have become our primary life purpose, we have all asked ourselves a few questions: What is the secret to success? Is it really just a matter of individual talent and persistence in pursuing goals? Are other, unpredictable factors coming into play? And what […]

Why Success Always Starts with Failure
Tim Harford - 2012 - Hachette - 352 pages

Adapt

2021 May 13 | by Arduino Mancini

Organizations and social structures of different kinds tend to rely on the guidance of a leader or a small group of people who are considered to possess adequate competencies: it so happens that we ask a politician, a manager or a guru to face and solve complex issues for us and we rely on their […]

Negotiating Agreement Without Giving in
Roger Fisher, William Ury, Bruce Patton - Cornerstone - 2012 - 240 p.

Getting to yes

2021 March 30 | by Arduino Mancini Negotiation

We negotiate every day, even when we are not aware of it. We negotiate with the family to choose the restaurant, with the children on the way back from the disco, in the company to define objectives, the delivery date of a presentation, to settle different positions and avoid conflicts. We also negotiate with customers, […]

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving: great book!
John Butterworth, Geoff Thwaites - Cambridge University Press - 2016

Thinking Skills

2019 June 13 | by Arduino Mancini Critical thinking - Problem solving

Here is a book that can be helpful to both students and people who work in organisations of all kinds and want to improve their performance in the role management. Thinking Skills is the endorsed coursebook that provides complete coverage of the Cambridge AS and A Level Thinking Skills syllabus offering substantially updated, new and […]

Would you like to know more about effective thinking? Buy this book now!
Edward B. Burger, Michael Starbird - Princeton - 2012 - 168 p.

THE 5 ELEMENTS OF EFFECTIVE THINKING

2019 June 13 | by Arduino Mancini Effective thinking

Here is one of the most robust, useful and enjoyable books I’ve ever read. The authors, university professors and consultants, prove to be first of all two teachers, able to lead the reader to the discovery of the 5 elements that will guide him towards effective thinking. Before going into details, we would do well […]

A comprehensive single-volume review in creative thinking
Edited by by Robert J. Sternberg - Cambridge University Press - 1998

HANDBOOK OF CREATIVITY

2019 June 13 | by Arduino Mancini Creative thinking

The goal of the Handbook of Creativity is to provide the most comprehensive, definitive, and authoritative single-volume review available in the field of creativity. To this end, the book contains 22 chapters covering a wide range of issues and topics in this field, all written by distinguished leaders: psychometric approaches, creative cognition, creativity across cultures, […]

The Comprehensive Handbook for Managing Your Company's Most Important Strategic Asset
Noel Capon - The Free Press - 2010

Key Account Management and Planning

2019 June 13 | by Arduino Mancini Sales

The vastly increased level of competitive intensity faced by corporations and the increased costs of selling have radically changed the nature of the traditional selling process. Key or “strategic” accounts have now become a company’s most important asset, in some cases supplying in excess of 80 percent of a firm’s revenues. Here, in one powerful […]

Opportunities for Social Collaboration
Edited by Michael Thomas - Palgrave and Macmillan's Digital Education and Learning - 2011 - 269 p.

Digital Education

2019 June 13 | by Arduino Mancini Education

A collection of content-based chapters and case studies examining the pedagogical potential and realities of digital literacies in education. The book aims to examine several foundational aspects of Web 2.0 technologies and social media applications to understand the implications for teaching, learning, and professional development. “Digital Education introduces a healthy corrective to exaggerated techno-optimism or […]