All of the books recommended by Manager’s Resource Handbook have been read by members of the MRH staff. These books have helped us improve our management and business skills. There are countless books out there to choose from, and finding those that are truly helpful is not very easy. We wanted to provide you with a consolidated list of some of those that were really helpful to us in our managerial careers. We have more on the way and will continue to add to this list. If you have any suggestions, we’d love to hear about them! -MRH Team
Ming-Jer Chen’s Inside Chinese Business is a great read for business travelers headed to China. China is vastly different in terms of culture, communication and business etiquette. This book provides a great overview of the intricacies of working in China, including essential information for how to conduct business in the People’s Republic as a foreigner.
Operation China: From Strategy to Execution by Jimmy Hexter and Jonathan Woetzel provides a more modern take on doing business to China. Written by two seasoned consultants at McKinsey & Company, the book provides tips and strategies that are applicable to a variety of businesses and organizations.
Global Business Negotiations by Claude Cellich and Subhash Jain is a detailed, yet readable resource that can help you improve your negotiating skills for the global business environment. The book includes strategies, techniques and tips to help you approach, manage and close a negotiation.