Books

Building Better Boards: A Blueprint for Effective Governance

by David A. Nadler, Beverly A. Behan and Mark B. Nadler (Dec 30, 2005)

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Champions of Change: How CEOs and Their Companies are Mastering the Skills of Radical Change

by David A. Nadler and Mark B. Nadler (Nov 28, 1997)

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Competing by Design: The Power of Organizational Architecture

by David A. Nadler and Michael L.Tushman with Mark B. Nadler (Jul 10, 1997)

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Book Chapters

“Board of Directors: HR’s Most Challenging Frontier,” by Mark Nadler and Anna Tavis

Black Holes and White Spaces: Reimagining the Future of Work and HR with the CHREATE Project Kindle Edition, Edited by John Boudreau, Carolyn Lavelle Rearick, and Ian Ziskin

This collection of 26 essays on the future of HR, available for free download on Amazon, is quickly becoming a classic. It currently ranks #4 in Human Resources & Personnel Management and #6 in Business Leadership in the Kindle Store.

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“CEO Succession: An Owner’s Guide for Directors” by Mark B. Nadler

The Handbook of Board Governance: A Comprehensive Guide for Public, Private, and Not-For-Profit Board Members, Edited by Richard LeBlanc

This chapter on the board’s role in CEO succession appears along with contributions from leading experts including Ram Charan, Jay Conger, Ed Lawler, Bob Monks, Nell Minow and Michael Useem.

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“Beyond Best Practices: Revisiting the Board’s Role in CEO Succession” by Mark B. Nadler

Board Realities: Building Leaders Across Your Board, Edited by Jay Conger

Understanding the dramatic shift toward Board leadership of the CEO succession process.

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“Performance on the Executive Team: When to Pull the Trigger,” by David A. Nadler and Mark B. Nadler

Executive Teams, Edited by David A. Nadler and Janet L. Spencer

The high cost of tolerating low expectations for members of the senior team.

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“Consulting to CEOs and Boards,” by Mark B. Nadler and David A. Nadler

Management Consulting Today and Tomorrow, Edited by Flemming Poulfelt and Thomas H. Olson

A first-hand look at the unique challenges faced by trusted advisors to boards and chief executives.

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“Culture Change in the Strategic Enterprise,” by David A. Nadler, Peter K. Thies and Mark B. Nadler

The International Handbook of Organizational Culture and Climate, Edited by Cary L. Cooper, Sue Cartwright and R. Christopher Earley

Principles of successful culture change for today’s complex organizations.

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“The Success Syndrome,” by David A. Nadler and Mark B. Nadler

Leader to Leader, Edited by Frances Hesselbein and Paul M. Cohen, The Drucker Foundation

How a company’s sustained success raises the odds of future disaster.

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