HBR's 10 Must Reads for Executive Teams

  • 6h 59m 9s
  • Harvard Business Review
  • Gildan Media
  • 2023

Executive leadership is a team sport.

As part of an executive team, you wear many hats. Not only are you responsible for working with other senior leaders to establish strategic goals for the organization and ensure their execution, but you're making tough decisions, shaping organizational culture, and communicating regularly with employees.

If you read (or listen to) nothing else on working effectively as a member of an executive team, listen to these ten articles. We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most important ones to help you understand what's required of you as a senior leader so you can set your team and organization up for success.

This book will inspire you to: build the qualities you need as a senior leader in your company; assemble a group that will think boldly and work harmoniously; feel confident while making strategic decisions as a team; avoid common traps when managing risk; help newly hired executives adapt quickly to the organization; and grow talent throughout the company, especially in underrepresented groups.

About the Author

Harvard Business Review is the leading destination for smart management thinking. Through its flagship magazine, 12 international licensed editions, books from Harvard Business Review Press, and digital content and tools published on HBR.org, Harvard Business Review provides professionals around the world with rigorous insights and best practices to lead themselves and their organizations more effectively and to make a positive impact.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - Reinventing Your Leadership Team by Paul Leinwand, Mahadeva Matt Mani, and Blair Sheppard
  • Chapter 2 - A Smarter Way to Network by Rob Cross and Robert Thomas
  • Chapter 3 - Bonus Article Leadership That Gets Results by Daniel Goleman
  • Chapter 4 - The Hidden Traps in Decision-Making by John S. Hammond, Ralph L. Keeney, and Howard Raiffa
  • Chapter 5 - Stop Wasting Valuable Time by Michael C. Mankins
  • Chapter 6 - Transient Advantage by Rita Gunther McGrath
  • Chapter 7 - Breaking Down the Barriers to Innovation by Scott D. Anthony, Paul Cobban, Rahul Nair, and Natalie Painchaud
  • Chapter 8 - Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail by John P. Kotter
  • Chapter 9 - The Leader’s Guide to Corporate Culture by Boris Groysberg, Jeremiah Lee, Jesse Price, and J. Yo-Jud Cheng
  • Chapter 10 - Getting Serious About Diversity by Robin J. Ely and David A. Thomas
  • Chapter 11 - Designing Work That People Love by Marcus Buckingham
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