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The gg team's recommended books:

Effective Succession Planning (3rd edition): Ensuring Leadership Continuity and Building Talent from Within by William J. Rothwell

  • On creating and implementing an effective strategic succession plan.

Fast Strategy: How Strategic Agility Will Help You Stay Ahead of Your Game by Yves Doz & Mikko Kosonen

  • A guide to adjusting to change for survival.

Final Accounting by Barbara Ley Toeffler

  • A horror story about what can happen when business ethics are abandoned.

Guide to Organisation Design - Creating high-performing and adaptable enterprises by Naomi Stanford

  • Providing the fundamental considerations and route to organisation design.

Key Management Ratios by Ciaran Walsh

  • All you need to know about running a company on numbers.

Key Performance Indicators: Developing, Implementing and Using Winning KPIs by David Parmenter

  • A handy reference guide to KPIs.

Parkinson's Law by C. Northcote Parkinson

  • Finely observed madness in the methods of bureaucrats.

The Pyramid Principle: Present your thinking so clearly that the Ideas jump off the page and into the reader's mind by Barbara Minto

  • A logical approach to getting your point across, from thinking creatively to delivery.

The Zulu Principle by Jim Slater  

  • An insight into the mindset of the successful investor and how to build a portfolio.

Up The Organization by Robert Townsend

  • A guide to survival as a CEO, with irreverent insights and lots of common sense.


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Your feedback on any of the titles from the gg library recommendations would be greatly appreciated.

The gg team.