SHRMStore's Top 10 Reads After Annual Conference

The SHRMStore had more than 900 items to choose from on-site at this year's Annual Conference and Exposition, including books from more than 90 speakers. Below are the top sellers from the show.

  1. The Chief HR Officer: (Top-Selling SHRM-Published Book at Annual Conference) This book shows how, in today’s extremely competitive work environment, the job of CHRO has expanded to encompass many important roles. Among other things, HR leaders must adapt to and address the demands of an increasingly diverse and demanding workforce, globalization, stricter regulatory requirements, increased accountability to the CEO and board of directors, and the complexity of leading the HR function with often limited resources. 
  2. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: Facilitator’s GuidePopular SHRM speaker Patrick Lencioni concludes that teamwork remains the single most untapped competitive advantage for any organization. 
  3. Tweet This! Twitter for BusinessThis book is an important tool to help build relationships and grow your business by using Twitter in 30 minutes a day or less. 
  4. Emotional Intelligence 2.0This “other kind of smart” is the No. 1 predictor of success both personally and professionally. This book helps readers identify their emotional intelligence and build their skills into strengths. 
  5. Harassment: Sex, Religion, and BeyondEvery employee needs to understand one basic truth: A respectful workplace is more pleasant and more productive for everyone. This new training series brings this message home. 
  6. The Progress PrincipleWhat really sets the best managers apart from the rest? It’s their power to build a cadre of employees who have great inner work lives. 
  7. The Essential Guide to Workplace InvestigationsBoth a legal and practical resource, this book is packed with tips and strategies that will help you sort out your workplace problems quickly and effectively. 
  8. The Executive Guide to Facilitating StrategyThis book provides executives, leaders and facilitators with a step-by-step resource for guiding their team through all phases of the strategic planning process. 
  9. Auditing Your Human Resources DepartmentAuditing Your Human Resources Department’s comprehensive, on-target process helps HR professionals accurately gauge their strengths and weaknesses in 16 key results areas. 
  10. Break Your Own RulesWomen hold just 11 percent of the senior-level leadership positions in U.S. corporations. This book distills the six faulty “rules” most women follow that get in the way--and identifies new rules that clear the path. 
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