Vote on the Greatest HR Books

Pile of old books with glasses on desk

What are your favorite HR Books that had an impact on you and that you think every HR professional should read? Take a look at the below and see if your favorites are there, and vote for them! Or if one of your favorites is not on the list, submit it to get it on the list!

2 votes

Work Rules!

     I have found Work Rules! by Laszlo Bock (former SVP of People Operations at Google) a good HR read for both those in HR and those in other business facets seeking to understand HR.

2 votes

HR From the Outside In: Six Competencies for the Future of Human Resources – David Ulrich

HR from the Outside In: Six Competencies for the Future of Human ResourcesHR From the Outside In: Six Competencies for the Future of Human Resources – David Ulrich

2 votes

The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn’t – Bob Sutton

An interesting book recommended by J. Jorgenson

Predictive Analytics for Human Resources – Jac Fitz Enz

Got the words “Predictive Analytics” and Jac Fitz Enz! Need we say more?

International Human Resource Management: Policy and Practice for Multinational Enterprises – Dennis Briscoe, Randall Schuler & Lisbeth Claus

The Number 1 Selling International HR book!

The Compensation Handbook: A State of the Art Guide to Compensation – Lance Berger

Need to know what comparatio is? Setting up variable pay systems? This is the benchmark book to have.

HBR Guide to Finance Basics for Managers – Harvard Business Review

A great guide to all of the terms that a HR professional should know such as NOP, GM, EPS, etc.

Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling – Harold Kerzner

The absolute encyclopedia for Project Planning written by the leader in project planning leadership. 

Widgets by Rodd Wagner

In this book, Rodd Wagner (NYT Best Selling Author), introduces the 12 New Rules of Engagement. This book uses extensive research coupled with Wagner’s 30 years of HR Consulting to review the evolution of Employee Engagement and HR Management.

Find more @: www.workhappier.com

The Chief HR Officer – Patrick Wright

Great Book for HR Strategy Overview. 

Submit idea