Books

This is a collection of books we recommend your read if you wish  to achieve a deeper understanding of what company culture is and what companies are doing to embed their culture into their organisations.

These books cover topics ranging from change management, corporate social responsibility, employee engagement, customer experience and customer satisfaction, manifesto development, core values definition, mission and vision statement definition to diversity in the workplace.

Books by Edgar Schein, Frederic Laloux, Yvon Chouinard, Laszlo Bock, Ray Dalio, Ricardo Semler, Daniel Pink, Robert Kegan and Lisa Lahey

The Everyone Culture: Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization

Robert Kegan & Lisa Lahey

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Reinventing Organisations

Frederic Laloux

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Let my people go surfing

Yvon Chouinard

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The Values Driven Organisation

Richard Barrett

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Freedom Inc.: How Corporate Liberation Unleashes Employee Potential and Business Performance

Brian M. Carney and Isaac Getz

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Originals How non-conformists move the world

Adam Grant

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Built on Values: Creating an Enviable Culture that Outperforms the Competition

Ann Rhoades

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The Founder's Dilemmas: Anticipating and Avoiding the Pitfalls That Can Sink a Startup

Noam Wasserman

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Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead

Laszlo Bock

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Build the Culture Advantage, Deliver Sustainable Performance with Clarity and Speed

Tim Kuppler, Ted Garnett, Tom Morehead, Scott Beilke

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The Southwest Airlines Way

Jody Hoffer Gittell

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Joy, Inc.: How We Built a Workplace People Love

Richard Sheridan

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Principles

Ray Dalio

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Maverick - The Success Story Behind the World's Most Unusual Workplace

Ricardo Semler

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The seven day weekend

Ricardo Semler

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The Culting of Brands

Douglas Atkin

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The Nordstrom Way to Customer Service Excellence

Robert Spector

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The Code of the Extraordinary Mind

Vishen Lakhiani, founder & CEO Mindvalley

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Radical Candor: How to Get What You Want by Saying What You mean

Kim Scott

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ReWork: Change the Way You Work Forever

Jason Fried & David Heinemeier Hanssen

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Nuts!: Southwest Airline's Crazy Recipe for Business and Personal Success

Kevin Freiberg

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The Five Dysfunctions of a Team - A Leadership Fable

Patrick M. Lencioni

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Organizational Culture & Leadership

Edgar Schein

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Culture rules and culture has rules - The 10 core principles of corporate culture

John R Childress

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The Culture Code: Secrets of Highly Effective Groups

Daniel Coyle

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The Progress Principle: Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement, and Creativity at Work

Teresa Amabile & Steven Kramer

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Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

Daniel Pink

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Mastering the Rockefeller Habits: What You Must Do to Increase the Value of Your Growing Firm

Verne Harnish

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Primed to Perform: How to Build the Highest Performing Cultures Through the Science of Total Motivation

Neel Doshi & Lindsay McGregor

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