Below, you’ll find a list of books that resonate with our core message: that quality work and quality life go hand-in-hand. If you are interested in continuous improvement at the system level (whether that system is you or a community that you are a part of!), we recommend the following books to support your journey. This selection has been hand-curated from the hundreds of books we have read on continuous improvement and personal development to reflect the material we found to have the highest impact for ourselves and our clients.
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don’t, by Jim Collins
Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, by George McKeown
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CQIU’s Glossary of Terms / While this document was originally developed for our Poverty Reduction Lab sites, it covers the fundamental concepts found in Continuous Quality Improvement and can be used by anyone who is an interested in an overview of CQI principles.