Management (or managing) is the administration of an organization, whether it be a business, a not-for-profit organization, or government body. Management includes the activities of setting the strategy of an organization and coordinating the efforts of its employees or volunteers to accomplish its objectives through the application of available resources, such as financial, natural, technological, and human resources. The term "management" may also refer to the people who manage an organization.

Management is also an academic discipline, a social science whose objective is to study social orga

Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know
Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World
Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike
Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It
Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention
The Art Of Saying NO: How To Stand Your Ground, Reclaim Your Time And Energy, And Refuse To Be Taken For Granted (Without Feeling Guilty!)
Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment
Billion Dollar Loser: The Epic Rise and Spectacular Fall of Adam Neumann and WeWork
Liftoff: Elon Musk and the Desperate Early Days That Launched SpaceX
Building a StoryBrand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen
Radical Candor: Be a Kickass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity
Amazon Unbound: Jeff Bezos and the Invention of a Global Empire
Staring Down the Wolf: 7 Leadership Commitments That Forge Elite Teams
A World Without Email: Reimagining Work in an Age of Communication Overload
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable
High Output Management
Radical Candor: Be a Kickass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done
The One Minute Manager
The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement
The Manager's Path: A Guide for Tech Leaders Navigating Growth and Change
Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams
First, Break All the Rules: What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently
The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers
Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses
The Making of a Manager: What to Do When Everyone Looks to You
How to Win Friends and Influence People
The Power of Habit by Charles DuhiggThe Art of War by Sun TzuThe Prince by Niccolò MachiavelliThe 360 Degree Leader by John C. MaxwellTechnical Leadership by Giuliana Carullo
Books on Leadership
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Corporate Governance
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Heroku Recommended Reads for Managers
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P.G. Wodehouse
Employers are like horses — they require management.
P.G. Wodehouse, Carry On, Jeeves

Peter F. Drucker
There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.
Peter F. Drucker

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