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Welcome to the Trust Across America™ Reading Room. The following books are written by authors who prioritize trustworthy behavior in business. The list is arranged alphabetically by author, followed by Amazon.com links to their books. Some of these authors have appeared on our radio show and some have done guest blogger interviews with us. If you have written a book, or would like to suggest a book to be added to this list, please email Barbara@trustacrossamerica.com.


NEW BOOKS as of December 19, 2014


Trust Inc., 52 Weeks of Activities
and Inspirations for Building Workplace Trust. The third book in our series brings together two dozen experts with weekly suggestions and ideas for those organizations who recognize the value of placing trust at the top of the agenda.

  


Trust Inc., 52 Weeks (Kindle Edition)
of Activities and Inspirations for Building Workplace Trust. The third book in our series brings together two dozen experts with weekly suggestions and ideas for those organizations who recognize the value of placing trust at the top of the agenda.

  


Trust Inc., A Guide for Boards & C-Suites
In the second book in our award-winning series, 60 global experts join forces to outline 100 strategies for building organizational trust at the Board & C-Suite levels.

  


Trust Inc., A Guide for Boards & C-Suites (Kindle Edition)
In the second book in our award-winning series, 60 global experts join forces to outline 100 strategies for building organizational trust at the Board & C-Suite levels.

  


Trust Inc., Strategies for Building....
Over 30 experts including Patricia Aburdene, Jim Kouzes, Ben Boyd (Edelman), Stephen MR Covey and Amy Lyman (Great Places to Work) collaborate in contributing essays for Trust Inc: Strategies for Building Your Company's Most Valuable Asset. Introduced by Ken Blanchard, this book addresses trust in business, considered by many to be the issue of the decade, providing frameworks, advice and solutions for tacking this subject in any organization.

  


Trust Inc., Strategies for Building... (Kindle Edition)
Trust Inc. is available on Kindle as of December 4, 2013.

  


7 Lenses
In 7 Lenses: Learning the Principles and Practices of Ethical Leadership, Linda Fisher Thornton takes us beyond the triple bottom line to 7 different perspectives on ethical leadership, and provides 14 Guiding Principles that help us honor them all in daily leadership.

  


7 Steps to Leading
In 7 Steps to Leading a Gender Balanced Business, Avivah Wittenberg-Cox brings a practical, seasoned voice to the problem of gender imbalance in business, laying out proven actions designed to make gender balance a sustainable reality.

  


Awesomely Simple: Essential Business Strategies...
John Spence writes about what the world's most successful companies and organization have in common. And what can you actually take away and use from their examples?

  


Big Business Big Responsibilities
Leading businesses are often now the visionaries: leaders in the fight against climate change, protectors of human rights and supporters of international development. Big Business, Big Responsibilities shares the inside track on why some of the world’s best known brands are doing this not as philanthropy but as a core part of business strategy: protecting the environmental systems they depend on, building consumer trust and creating new markets to ensure long term success.

  


Buffett's Bites
L. J. Rittenhouse is president of Rittenhouse Rankings Inc, a CEO strategic and investor relations company that annually conducts a benchmark survey of CEO candor and stock price performance. Her research shows that candor drives superior performance, and companies that consistently strive to promote candor gain competitive advantage and superior valuation.

  


Building the High Trust Organization
Dr. Pamela S. Shockley-Zalabak is Chancellor and Professor of Communication at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. The author of eight books and over 100 articles and productions on organizational communication, Dr. Shockley’s research interests include organizational trust and cultures as they relate to overall organizational effectiveness.

  


Building Trust at the Speed of Change
Edward Marshall is a Senior Partner in the Organizational Leadership Practice at the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) in Greensboro, North Carolina. Edward’s career spans more than 30 years as an expert in collaboration, leadership development, team and organizational transformation, and as an executive coach.

  


Business Ethics
This comprehensive volume brings together contributions from a range of experts in different areas of business studies thereby facilitating and encouraging a move away from business ethics being a box to be ticked to being an integrated consideration across the business disciplines.

  


Business Ethics
Authors K. Praveen Parboteeah and John B. Cullen highlight how ethics is a fundamental part of any business strategy with a step-by-step approach, examining each aspect of businesses and their key stakeholders.

  


Business Ethics: Decision-Making for Personal Integrity
Authors Laura Hartman and Joseph DesJardins teach ethical skills, vocabulary and tools to apply in everyday business decisions.

  


Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks
August Turak is a successful entrepreneur, corporate executive, and award-winning author who attributes much of his success to living and working alongside the Trappist monks of Mepkin Abbey for seventeen years. As a frequent monastic guest, he learned firsthand from the monks as they grew an incredibly successful portfolio of businesses. Service and selflessness are at the heart of the 1,500-year-old monastic tradition's remarkable business success.

  


Changing Business from the Inside Out
For more than two decades, Timothy J. Mohin has worked to improve working conditions, clean up factories, and battle climate change—all while being employed by some of the biggest companies in the world. In Changing Business from the Inside Out he’s written the first practical, authoritative insider’s guide to creating a career in corporate responsibility

  


Conscious Money
Why not make money and make a difference, too? Patricia Aburdene brings the reader a revolutionary blueprint for growing wealth, finding fulfillment, and changing the world by living your values.

  


Corporate Dreams
Public trust in corporations plummeted in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, when “Lehman Brothers” and “General Motors” became dirty words for many Americans. In Corporate Dreams, James Hoopes argues that Americans still place too much faith in corporations and, especially, in the idea of “values-based leadership” favored by most CEOs. The danger of corporations, he suggests, lies not just in their economic power, but also in how their confused and undemocratic values are infecting Americans’ visions of good governance.

  


Corporate Governance
As part of the Robert W. Kolb Series in Finance, this book provides a comprehensive view of the shareholder-manager relationship and examines the current state of governance mechanisms in mitigating the principal-agent conflict. This book also offers informed suggestions and predictions about the future direction of corporate governance.

  


Corporate Governance After the Financial Crisis
In this fascinating study, experts from around the world draw on the experience of the financial crisis to explore topical issues ranging from shareholder primacy and the corporate objective to the stakeholder principle, business ethics, and globalization of corporate governance principles.

  


Corporate Reputation
Leslie Gaines-Ross is Chief Reputation Strategist at Weber Shandwick’s global reputation consulting services and proprietary thought leadership development. She is the architect of groundbreaking, award-winning research into CEO and corporate reputation, executive team reputation, leadership transitions, corporate rankings, and reputation sustainability and recovery.

  

Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Performance
Does it pay for businesses to act morally? Tobias Gossling attempts to answer this question. Taking a positive approach, it demonstrates that, under certain conditions, organizations can act responsibly and profitably at the same time. It elaborates on these conditions and provides evidence for the assumed positive relation between responsibility and profitability.

  


Credibility
In Credibility: How Leaders Gain and Lose It, Why People Demand It, James Kouzes and Barry Posner explore why leadership is above all a relationship, with credibility as the cornerstone, and why leaders must "Say what you mean and mean what you say."

  


Crisis of Character
Peter Firestein is the President of Global Strategic Communications, Inc. He is known internationally as an expert advisor in the management of corporate relationships with financial and non-financial stakeholders.

  

Embedded Sustainability
In Embedded Sustainability, authors Chris Laszlo and Nadya Zhexembayeva convincingly show how companies can better leverage global challenges for enduring profit and growth.

  


Ethical Lessons of the Financial Crisis
As events played out in the autumn of 2008, there was little time to reflect on how immoral conduct contributed to the crisis and how financial recovery needs to be built on an ethical foundation. The purpose of this book is to examine the role of ethics in setting things right. In taking a close look at the events of 2008 this book makes an important contribution to business ethics. Eileen P. Flynn is a professor in the Department of Theology at Saint Peter's College, New Jersey. She obtained a Ph.D. in Moral Theology from Fordham University, and is the author of fifteen books.

  


Ethics for Managers
Ethics has to do with interpersonal or social values, and the rules of conduct that derive from them. By the time an individual becomes a manager, he or she invariably has a sense of moral right and wrong. Author Joseph Gilbert examines the sources of this sense, and how it is shaped and altered by various influences

  


Extreme Trust
In Extreme Trust: Honesty as a Competitive Advantage, Don Peppers and Martha Rogers look to the future once again, predicting that rising levels of transparency will require companies to protect the interests of their customers and employees proactively, even when it sometimes costs money in the short term.

  


Finding the Soul of Big Business
Paula Marshall is the CEO of the Bama Companies and a Malcolm Baldrige Award winner.

  


Firms of Endearment
Rajendra S. Sisodia writes through a series of real-life vignettes from well-known companies, the 11 brief, well-written chapters compellingly argue that many of today's successful businesses foster intrinsic cultures that embrace values for the stakeholders as well as the shareholders; for them, it is more than just politically correct, it is the only way.

  


Follow Your Conscience
Frank Sonnenberg is a longtime champion of character and integrity. He is the author of five books and over 300 articles. His last book, Managing With a Conscience, was named one of the top business books of the year (2012). Sonnenberg has been a strong advocate of trust and integrity in business and is a well-recognized expert in the area of personal values and responsibility. Notable accolades include: • Named one of "America's Top 100 Thought Leaders" by Trust Across America (2014)

  


Full Steam Ahead
The first edition of Full Steam Ahead!—an international bestseller that was translated into twenty-two languages—pioneered the concept of vision as the vital ingredient for truly satisfying long-term success. In this new edition, Ken Blanchard and Jesse Lyn Stoner offer new content and new resources to help you create and communicate a vision that will radically transform your work and your life.

  


Giving Voice to Values
In Giving Voice to Values: How to Speak Your Mind When You Know What's Right, Babson College business educator and consultant Mary Gentile draws on actual business experiences as well as social science research to challenge the assumptions about business ethics at companies and business schools.

  


Good to Great
Jim Collins explores the question of how a "good company can become a great company.

  


Governance Reimagined
David Koenig has written a timely guide for companies needing to grow equity and human capital after the recent economic turmoil. Written for leaders and students of for-profit, non-profit, political, and social organizations who are looking for a way to do their work more effectively.

  


Handbook of the Philosophical Foundations of Business Ethics
"The Handbook of Business Ethics: Philosophical Foundations" is a standard interdisciplinary reference handbook in the field of business ethics. Articles by notable philosophers and economists examine fundamental concepts, theories and questions of business ethics

  


Higher Ambition
How Great Leaders Create Economic and Social Value

  


How
How: Why How We Do Anything Means Everything in Business (and in Life)was written by Dov Seidman, the C.E.O. of LRN, which helps companies build ethical corporate cultures.

  


Humanistic Business
People increasingly want to support businesses that operate with a moral code; businesses they know, like and trust. The global trend for ‘conscious’ business has become increasingly important with the palpable shift away from companies, organisations or governments that act unethically. ‘Humanistic businesses’ are people-focused and conscious of their obligations towards offering value and building positive relationships with all of their stakeholders.

  


Just Business
In 2005, the United Nations appointed John Gerard Ruggie to the modest task of clarifying the main issues surrounding business and human rights issues. Six years later, he had accomplished much more than that. Ruggie had developed his now-famous "Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights," which provided a road map for ensuring responsible global corporate practices.

  


Leading with Trust
In Leading with Trust: How to Build Strong School Teams, author Susan Stephenson makes a well documented argument that success of school improvement initiatives depends not only on policy but on the level of trust in the school community.

  


Leading with Trust is Like Sailing Downwind
Robert Whipple "The TRUST Ambassador" is a nationally recognized consultant, author and teacher, and an expert at helping organizations build higher levels of TRUST

  


Leveraging Corporate Responsibility: The Stakeholder Route t
Despite this widespread belief that Corporate Responsibility (CR) can simultaneously improve societal welfare and corporate performance, most companies are largely in the dark when it comes to understanding how their stakeholders think and feel about these programs. This book argues that all companies must understand how and why stakeholders react to such information about companies and their actions. It examines the two most important stakeholder groups to companies - consumers and employees - to comprehend why, when and how they react to CR.

  


Lukaszewski on Crisis Communication
This books advice is based on the best ethical and operational practices for leaders. It illustrates the stumbles, fumbles, mumbles, bumbles and tumbles that need to be avoided. Doing it right, doing it quickly, and doing it honorably are the fundamental goals for the book and the lessons it teaches.

  


Managing Corporate Social Responsibility
Managing Corporate Social Responsibility offers a strategic, communication-centred approach to integrating CSR into organizations. Drawing from a variety of disciplines and written in a highly accessible style, the book guides readers in a focused progression providing the key points they need to successfully navigate the benefits and implications of managing CSR.

  


Managing for Stakeholders
R. Edward Freeman is Elis and Signe Olsson Professor of Business Administration and director Olsson Center for Applied Ethics, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia. He is the author or editor of ten books on business ethics, environmental management, and strategic management.

  

Managing Responsibly
Buckingham and Nilakant explore alternative approaches to corporate management and governance

  


Managing with a Conscience (2nd edition)
Frank Sonnenberg writes about improving performance through integrity, trust and commitment. Industry Week named the 1st edition one of the top ten business books of the year.

  


Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership
This Third Edition identifies the unique ethical demands of leadership and then equips readers to meet these challenges.

  


Megatrends 2010: The Rise of Conscious Capitalism
In the wake of corporate scandal, recession, record deficits, and terrorist attacks, more and more people are turning inward to determine where their true values lie. Likewise, more and more companies are discovering that placing social and environmental values ahead of the bottom line is actually helping to boost profits. In this trade paperback edition of Megatrends 2010, Patricia Aburdene, co-author of the bestselling Megatrends 2000 investigates "corporate social responsibility" and identifies seven new megatrends that will redefine business in the coming years.

  


One Report:: Integrated Reporting for a Sustainable Strategy
"One Report" refers to an emerging trend in business taking place throughout the world where companies are going beyond separate reports for financial and nonfinancial (e.g., corporate social responsibility or sustainability) results and integrating both into a single integrated report.

  


Organizational Change, Leadership and Ethics
By and Burnes bring together leading international scholars in the fields of organizational change and leadership to explore and understand the context, theory and successful promotion of ethical behaviour in organizations. By focusing on real world examples, contributors analyze the issues and challenges that hinder ethical change leadership which can lead to sustainable organizations.

  


Organizational Ethics: A Practical Approach
Scarcely a day goes by without revelations of an organizational scandal in business, government, or other institutions. We are all constantly faced with ethical decisions, and the choices we make determine success or failure in our careers. Craig Johnson shows how we can develop our ethical expertise, just as we develop our abilities to manage or oversee operations.

  


Organizational Trust
Organizations consider trust as a pillar for successful operations in an increasingly global competitive environment. Some professionals go further and argue that in an economy trust is more important than natural resources. This book deals with ways to measure trust and its impact on organizational performance, as well as to understand the role of Management Accounting in creating trust. The author demonstrates that trust drives organizational performance, and reveals the key role of management accountants in facilitating the flow of trust between CEOs and line managers.

  


Public Trust in Business
Drawing on the expertise of an international array of experts from academic disciplines including business, sociology, political science and philosophy, this book explores long-term strategies for building and maintaining public trust in business. The authors look to new ways of moving forward, by carefully blending the latest academic research with conclusions for future research and practice.

  


Raise Your Voice
In Raise Your Voice: A Cause Manifesto, author Brian Sooy explores mission-driven design, nonprofit marketing, donor engagement, and the touch points that connect your mission with your audience. It is a framework for understanding how your organization's identity represents your cause, and moves your organization beyond branding.

  


Rebuilding Trust in the Workplace
No matter your vantage point, Dennis Reina and Michelle Reina’s book offers a proven seven-step process to heal pain and rebuild trust. This compassionate, practical approach will help you reframe the experience, take responsibility, forgive, let go and move on.

  


Reputation Rules
Professor Daniel Diermeier draws on extensive research and uses numerous case studies that show how to integrate reputation management deeply into the culture and structure of companies.

  


Saving Capital from Short-Termism
Few business thinkers in recent decades have contributed more to the subject of short-termism than Alfred Rappaport. As an author and educator, Rappaport is a pioneer in developing the principles of values-based management and is an acknowledged authority on how to make long-term shareholder value the essential driver of corporate strategy. His latest work, Saving Capitalism from Short-Termism, is a clarion call for conquering the addiction to short-term profit—and getting on the path to building long-term value.

  


Seven (7) Lessons in Leading in a Crisis
Bill George,one of the country's most trusted leaders offers time-tested and real world advice for leading in economic hard times 7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis, True North, Finding Your True North, and Authentic Leadership .

  


Slice of Trust: The Leadership Secret with the Hot Fruity...
A Slice of Trust by David Hutchens and Barry Rellaford teaches managers and leaders of all levels how companies that develop trust within the workplace can increase their value, efficiency, and innovation.

  


Smart Trust
Stephen M. R. Covey again illuminates the hidden power of trust to change lives and impact organizations in Smart Trust. In a compelling and readable style, he and long-time business partner Greg Link share enlightening principles and anecdotes of people and organizations that are not only achieving unprecedented prosperity from high-trust relationships and cultures but—even more inspiring—also attaining elevated levels of energy and joy.

  


Spend Shift
Michael D’Antonio and John Gerzema are coauthors of SPEND SHIFT: How the Post-Crisis Values Revolution is Changing the Way We Buy, Sell, and Live. D'Antoniois a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and the author of more than a dozen books including Forever Blue, Hershey, and The State Boys Rebellion.

  


Stakeholder Theory: Impacts and Prospects
Honoring the twenty-fifth anniversary of R. Edward Freeman's Strategic Management: A Stakeholder Approach, one of the most influential books in the history of business strategy and ethics, this work assembles a collection of contributions from some of the most renowned and widely-cited scholars working in the area of stakeholder scholarship today.

  


Standard of Trust Leadership
Rob Peters discusses leveraging your business culture through purpose, performance, and relationship capital to flourish in a hyper-connected and hyper-transparent business world.

  


SuperCorp
Harvard Business School professor Kanter (Confidence) offers cutting-edge insights on corporate competitiveness in this timely and captivating assessment of what it takes to succeed in the face of rapid technological, cultural and economic change.

  


Talent, Transformation and the Triple Bottom Line
Andrew Savitz talks about Talent, Transformation, and the Triple Bottom Line and demonstrates how leading companies are using sustainability to strengthen core HR functions: to win the war for talent, to motivate and empower employees, to increase productivity, and to enliven traditional HR-related efforts such as diversity, health and wellness, community involvement and volunteerism.

  


Tales of the Siren: A Starbucks Melody
Get a peek behind the doors of the corporate headquarters of the world’s most recognizable coffee brand. Customers and partners come together in a series of delightful vignettes that illustrate how Starbucks works to create unique coffee and community service experiences. Enjoy a humanizing look at top executives Howard Schultz and Cliff Burrows.

  


The 31 Practices
Release the Power of Your Organization's Values Every Day says Alan Williams co-author.This book shows how companies can translate their values and brand into the daily practices and behavior of their employees, especially those who must deal directly with customers.

  


The Advantage
Patrick Lencioni tells us why organizational healthy trumps everything else in business.

  


The Character-Based Leader
Twenty-one members of the Lead Change Group set out to define a concept they have been writing about on their blogs and discussing in conference calls since 2009. They define character-based leadership as "leading from who you are, not your position or power."

  


The Collaboration Economy
Provides easy to use frameworks and tools to enable leaders of industry, of government, and of society to lead the effort to align growth with sustainable development. Offers a plan for how the private, public, and civil sectors can successfully collaborate to steward resources, fortify global water, food, and energy systems, and spark a new era of prosperity at the same time. Contains case study profiles of the leaders of the Collaboration Economy, including Unilever, GE, Coca-Cola, Nestle Waters North America, Grieg Green, and the European Parliament. Written by Eric Lowitt, a globally recognized and sought after consultant, thought leader, and speaker in the fields of competitive strategy, growth, and sustainability, who has been named one of the Global Top 100 Thought Leaders on Trustworthy Business Behavior by Trust Across America. http://www.trustacrossamerica.com

  


The Divine Right of Capital
Marjorie Kelly, the founder and editor of Business Ethics and a frequent contributor to NPR, considers how corporations strive to make money for their shareholders regardless of the costs to society.

  


The Economics of Integrity
Anna Bernasek writes about finance and the economy. She has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Fortune, and TIME and has commented on economics as a guest on broadcast media including CNN, CNBC, public television and National Public Radio.

  

The Future of Boards
Edited by Harvard Business School professor Jay W. Lorsch, the preeminent authority on corporate boards, this book gathers the leading voices from business and academia to address the challenges of governance in the 21st century.

  


The Future of Value
The Future of Value reveals what it takes for companies to thrive and outperform the competition in today's growth-constrained, sustainability-conscious world. Written by Eric Lowitt (a renowned business strategy and sustainability expert) this groundbreaking book shows how sustainability can be used as a powerful, pragmatic lens to enhance business performance.

  


The Great Workplace: Building Trust and Inspiring Performanc
Trust is the key to developing a positive workplace culture in which employees have pride in what they do and enjoy their colleagues. This training package and assessment shows how to implement this concept in the workplace by providing strategies and development activities. Created by the authors of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For List, it is designed to increase employee productivity and boost performance.

  


The Great Workplace: Facilitators Guide
Michael Burchell, Ed.D., is a corporate vice president with the Great Place to Work® Institute and a partner in the Institute's UAE affiliate. Jennifer Robin, Ph.D., is a research fellow at the Great Place to Work® Institute.

  


The High Purpose Company
Christine Arena is an award-winning author, syndicated blogger and corporate strategist. Christine’s work is published on websites including CSMonitor, Global Post, Fast Company, 3BL Media and APEsphere.

  


The Integrity Dividend
Tony Simons is the President of Integrity Dividend LLC and a Professor of Leadership and Management at Cornell University.

  


The Language of Trust
Michael Maslansky is one of corporate America’s leading communications and research strategists, and the President and CEO of Luntz, Maslansky Strategic Research.

  


The Leadership Challenge
For more than 25 years, The Leadership Challenge has been the most trusted source on becoming a better leader, selling more than 2 million copies in over 20 languages since its first publication. Based on Kouzes and Posner's extensive research, this all-new edition casts their enduring work in context for today's world, proving how leadership is a relationship that must be nurtured, and most importantly, that it can be learned.

  


The Market for Virtue
In the highly praised The Market for Virtue, David Vogel presents a clear, balanced analysis of the contemporary corporate social responsibility (CSR) movement in the United States and Europe.

  


The MBA Oath
Max Anderson and several of his classmates at Harvard created an “MBA Oath” and the book is about doing the right thing in business.

  


The Orange Revolution
From New York Times bestselling authors and renowned leadership consultants Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton comes a groundbreaking guide to building high-performance teams.

  


The Oxford Handbook of Business Ethics
The Oxford Handbook of Business Ethics is a comprehensive treatment of the field of business ethics as seen from a philosophical approach. The volume consists of 24 essays that survey the field of business ethics in a broad and accessible manner, covering all major topics about the relationship between ethical theory and business ethics.

  


The Power of Critical Thinking
The Power of Critical Thinking: Effective Reasoning About Ordinary and Extraordinary Claims, Third Edition, presents the broadest range of tools for today's critical thinking students to apply in any arena, from everyday life to academia, and from science to the media.

  


The Quest for Sustainable Business
In January 2010, author, academic and social entrepreneur Dr Wayne Visser set off on a nine-month, 20-country quest to talk to entrepreneurs, business leaders and innovators and learn about how companies in all parts of the world can and are helping to tackle the world s most pressing social and environmental problems. His aim was to explore the many varieties of global approaches to sustainable business practices first-hand and to share some of the most innovative global examples.

  


The Responsbility Revolution
Jeffrey Hollender is the co-founder of Seventh Generation Inc.

  


The Responsible Business
Author Carol Sanford states that "When most people think of corporate responsibility, they are focusing on a business's effect on and relationship to stakeholders. A Responsible Business sees stakeholders as full partners and meaningful instruments for the evolution of healthier communities and more successful businesses."

  


The Responsible Entrepreneur
Carol Sanford believes that we all want to create a better world, and she believes that business can and will play a major role in accomplishing that. "It will be more than just a responsibility program," she says. "Responsibility will be HOW everything is done, in the DNA so to speak, of the business and everyone will participate to make a real difference." To that end, Carol has been leading major consulting change efforts in both Fortune 500 and new-economy businesses for more than 30 years.

  


The Speed of Trust
With nearly 750,000 copies in print, this instant classic shows that establishing trust is “the one thing that changes everything” (Marcus Buckingham, coauthor of Now, Discover Your Strengths) in both business and life.

  


The Story of American Business
Nancy F. Koehn is a Harvard historian who inspires solutions to today’s issues by examining lessons from the past. She currently holds the James E. Robison chair of Business Administration, and her research focuses on entrepreneurial leadership and how leaders, past and present, craft lives of purpose, worth, and impact.

  


The Thin Book of Trust
Charles Feltman coaches executives and managers who want to develop or strengthen the critical leadership skills that produce exceptional business results. Charles also coaches teams and groups that want to develop greater trust, alignment, collaboration, innovation, and accountability in order to consistently produce exceptional results.

  

The Trust Edge
In The Trust Edge, David Horsager reveals the single uniqueness of the greatest leaders and organizations of all time—Trust. Based in research but made practical for today’s leader, Horsager shows that trust is a quantifiable competency that brings dramatic results. When leaders learn how to implement the 8 Pillars of Trust, they enjoy better relationships, reputations, retention, revenue, and results.

  


The Trusted Advisor
Charles H. Green is a speaker and executive educator on trust-based relationships and Trust-based Selling in complex businesses, and the founder and CEO of Trusted Advisor Associates.

   


The Trusted Advisor Fieldbook
Charles H. Green and Andrea P. Howe have written this hands-on addition to the popular book The Trusted Advisor. You will find answers to pervasive questions about trust and leadership—such as how to develop business with trust, nurture trust-based relationships, build and run a trustworthy organization, and develop your trust skill set.

  


The Trusted Leader
Who do you trust at work and who trusts you? By inviting readers to answer these two questions, authors Galford and Drapeau get their arms around the slippery yet strategic dimension of trust in organizations. The Trusted Leader is grounded in their research and experience in executive development. The authors define three areas of trust, including strategic trust (assurance the organization is doing the right things), organizational trust (belief in the way things are being done), and personal trust (confidence between leader and employees).

  


The Trustworthy Leader
Amy Lyman reveals the benefits organizations enjoy when trustworthy behavior is practiced consistently by their leaders. Drawing from examples from the Best Companies to Work For, Lyman, cofounder of Great Place to Work® Institute, explains that being trustworthy means that leaders' behaviors are rooted in their commitment to the value of trust and not simply in an imitation of the practices of others.

  


The Trustworthy Leader: Facilitators Guide
According to decades of research conducted at the Great Place to Work Institute, trust between leaders, managers and employees is the key to developing a positive workplace culture that contributes to organizational success. The Deluxe set includes all the components of the regular Facilitator's Guide Set with the addition of a copy of the book that is the basis for the training program, Amy Lyman's The Trustworthy Leader.

  


Thoughts Spoken from the Heart
Lolly Daskal shares with us her thoughts that are spoken from the heart. Lolly has helped thousands lead more successful lives while following the messages of the heart. The wisdom on these pages will empower and encourage you to create success, claim your inner strength, and lead your life with more meaning and heart.

  


Triple Crown Leadership
BOB VANOUREK was CEO of Sensormatic, a billion-dollar NYSE company, and serves as Chairman Emeritus of the Vail Leadership Institute. He has been CEO or officer of a number of global companies, including Pitney Bowes, Recognition Equipment, and Avery International, helping guide them through transformational turnarounds. GREGG VANOUREK is an expert on leadership, entrepreneurship, and personal development. He teaches at the Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship and Royal Institute of Technology. He co-founded New Mountain Ventures and served as a senior executive at K12 Inc. and the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation. He is co-author of two other books, including Life Entrepreneurs.

  


Trust & Betrayal in the Workplace
Dennis and Michelle Reina, principals in an organization-development firm, believe more productive and rewarding work environments will emerge if relationships that define them are truly built on trust.

  


Trust in Transition
Trust in Transition breaks down the entire change process from the initial idea to the execution phases identifying leverage points along the way that have a profound impact on the outcomes. Bob Whipple simplifies the issues, explaining that at its core, successful transitions happen because of positive human interaction.

  


Trust Inc.
In Trust, Inc.: How to Create a Business Culture That Will Ignite Passion, Engagement, and Innovation, author Nan S. Russell offers practical insights and workplace wisdom grounded in real-world experience.

  


Trust is the Tie-Breaker
This book, the culmination of decades of relationship-building experience, is packed with easy-to-implement tips which show how your business can earn the reputation you want it to have. After all, people do business with people they trust. They especially do repeat business with people they trust. Customers, clients, donors, and others always have choices.

  


Trust: The CEO's Currency for Success
Trust: The CEO’s Currency for Success supplies both the philosophical starting point and the pragmatic model and tools for change to halt the erosion of trust and restore the focus on long-term sustainability. Frank Wapole is former CEO of ARDIS, the nation’s first public wireless data network, and a retired senior vice president of Motorola, Inc.

  


Trusted: A Leader's Lesson
Hunter Birkett, CEO, has it all - except the skills to build trust. When Hunter first appears, he is bankrupt financially and spiritually. TRUSTED is a tale of a leader's rise and fall and the story of all managers working to become leaders, committed to building strong relationships and true performers. A book for every leader, TRUSTED is the perfect blend of inspiration, struggle, humor and practical advice. Author: Lea Brovedani

  


Trustology
Are your working relationships characterized by mutual respect, innovation, collaboration, healthy conflict, and an open invitation for feedback? Or have you experienced time and energy being wasted on turf wars, silo mindsets, suspicion, misunderstandings, and low employee engagement? In Trustology, Richard Fagerlin challenges readers to take responsibility for the one thing that determines the success of every business and interpersonal endeavor: trust.

  


Turnaround Leadership
Shaun O'Callaghan founded Quartet Research, which provides leadership development programs at board and senior management levels. He is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Wharton Business School.

  


Vision Driven: Lessons Learned
Vision Driven: Lessons Learned from the Small Business C-Suite was written by Dr. Mallary Tytel, the president and founder of Healthy Workplaces, a national consulting firm that focuses on executive and high potential coaching, complexity and organizational culture, women in transition and strategic thinking for individuals and corporations. She is the former CEO of an international non-profit education, training and human resource development corporation; has served as a key advisor to senior-level civilian and military personnel within the U.S. Department of Defense; and created and delivered an innovative leadership training program in over 40 military and civilian communities worldwide.

  


We First
A social media expert with global experience with many of the world’s biggest brands —including Nike, Toyota and Motorola—Simon Mainwaring offers a visionary new practice in which brands leverage social media to earn consumer goodwill, loyalty and profit, while creating a third pillar of sustainable social change through conscious contributions from customer purchases.

  


We: How to Increase Performance and Profits...
Kevin Kruse is a successful entrepreneur and co-author of the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling book, We: How to Increase Performance and Profits Through Full Engagement. Based on real-world experience and surveys of over 10 million workers it reveals how leaders who foster an environment for Growth, Recognition and Trust will generate massive emotional commitment and buy-in from team members.

  


Your Leadership Legacy
You should worry about your legacy later in your career, at the edge of retirement—right? Not according to Robert Galford and Regina Maruca. In Your Leadership Legacy, these authors argue that thinking about your legacy now makes you a better leader today. Based on stories of top leaders who have shaped successful careers, the book explores the art of "legacy thinking," helping you to formulate a legacy that will exert a positive effect on your work immediately.