Books Read to Date


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The following table contains the list of books we have read. The ranking is based on a scale of “0” to “5”, where “0” is the worst and a “5” is the best. Reviews are written by members of the book club.

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Book Title & Book Club Report

Author 

Ranking 

Devora Zack 2.6
Winning Jack Welch 3.8
The Advantage - Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business Patrick Lencioni  3.60

The Innovation Secrets of Steve Job

Carmino Gallo

3.40

Negotiations

Brian Tracy

3.50

The One-Minute Manager

Keneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson

3.70

Start with Why

Simon Sinek

3.60

Lazy Project Manager

Peter Taylor

3.5

A Whole New Mind:  Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future

Daniel H. Pink

3.80

Thinking Fast and Slow

Daniel Kahneman

4.20

The Art of Explanation:  Making yor Ideas, Products and Services Easier to Understand

Lee Lefever

2.70

The Tipping Point

Malcom Gladwell

4.20

The Obstacle is the Way

Ryan Holiday

3.05

The Fred Factor 

Mark Sanborn

3.60

Coach Wooden's Leadership Game Plan for Success John Wooden and Steve Jamison 3.15
Lead with a Story -- A Guide to Crafting Business Narratives that Captivate, Convince, and Inspire Paul Smith 3.50
The Phoenix Project Gene Kim, George, Spafford and Kevin Behr 3.76
Napoleon on Project Management Jerry Manas 3.16
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team Patrick Lencioni 4.4
The Goal Eliyahu Godratt 3.05
Why Should Anyone Be Led By You Rob Goffe & Gareth Jones 4.0
Mastering the Requirements Process Suzanne Robertson and James Robertson 2.2
Death by Meeting:  A Leadership Fable abut Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business Patrick Lencioni 4.05
Alpha Project Managers:  What the Top 2% Know that Everyone Else Does Not Know Andy Crow 3.72
Lean Project Management: Eight Principles for Success Lawrence Leach 2.70
Silos, Politics and Turf Wars Patrick Lencioni 3.87
Lazy Project Manager Peter Taylor 3.50
The Secret Language of Leadersip:  How Leaders Inspire Action Through Narrative Stephen Denning 3.57
Effective Executive Grey, Brown & Macanufo 3.38
Tell to Win Peter Guber 3.00

 

 

Chapter Membership

Total Members 2004
New members this year 101
PMP® Members 1130
CAPM® Members 37
PgMP® Members 3
PMI-SP® Members 1
PMI-RMP® Members 8
PMI-ACP® Members 46
PfMP® Members 2
PMI-PBA® Members 9
Breakdown by type  
Individual Members 1897
Student Members 95
Other Members 12
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