This curated list of books is a result of a continual desire to research, learn about, and identify helpful/useful books for my own professional development. This list is by no means exhaustive.

Industrial-Organizational Psychology

  • APA Handbook of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (Vol. 1, 2, & 3) – S. Zedeck
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology: An Applied Approach (8th ed.) – Michael Aamodt
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Understanding the Workplace (5th ed.) – Paul Levy
  • Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology (7th ed.) – Ronald Riggio
  • Psychology and Work: Perspectives on Industrial and Organizational Psychology – Truxillo, Bauer, & Erdogan

Leadership & Leadership Development

  • Awaken, Align, Accelerate: A Guide to Great Leadership – Nelson & Ortmeier
  • Compass: Your Guide for Leadership Development and Coaching – Scisco, Biech, & Hallenbeck
  • FYI: For Your Improvement – A Guide for Development and Coaching (5th ed.) – Lombardo & Eichinger
  • FYI: For Your Improvement – Competencies Development Guide (6th ed.) – Barnfield & Lombardo
  • Leadership: Enhancing the Lessons of Experience (7th ed.) – Hughes, Ginnett, & Curphy
  • Leadership: Theory and Practice (7th ed.) – P. Northouse
  • Leadership in Organizations (8th ed.) – G. Yukl
  • The CCL Handbook of Leadership Development (3rd ed.) – Velsor, McCauley, & Ruderman
  • The Leadership Challenge (6th ed.) – Kouzes & Posner
  • The Science of Leadership: Lessons from Research for Organizational Leaders – J. Barling

Organization Development & Change and Change Management

  • Organization Development: A Practitioner’s Guide for OD and HR – Mee-Yan Cheung-Judge & Linda Holbeche
  • Managing Change (6th ed.) – B. Burnes
  • Organization Change: Theory and Practice (4th ed.) – W. W. Burke
  • Organization Development and Change (10th ed.) – Cummings & Worley
  • The Theory and Practice of Change Management (4th ed.) – J. Hayes

Coaching and Executive Coaching

  • Advancing Executive Coaching: Setting the Course for Successful Leadership Coaching – Hernez-Broome & Boyce
  • Business Coaching International: Transforming Individuals and Organizations – S. Stout-Rostron
  • Coaching for Performance (5th Ed.): The Principles and Practice of Coaching and Leadership – John Whitmore
  • Excellence in Coaching: The Industry Guide (2nd ed.) – J. Passmore
  • Executive Coaching: Developing Managerial Wisdom in a World of Chaos – R. Kilburg
  • Executive Coaching with Backbone and Heart: A Systems Approach to Engaging Leaders with their Challenges (2nd ed.) – M. O’Neill
  • Handbook of Coaching Psychology: A Guide for Practitioners – Palmer & Whybrow
  • Masterful Coaching: Extraordinary Results by Impacting People and the Way They Think and Work Together – R. Hargrove
  • The CCL Handbook of Coaching in Organizations – Riddle, Hoole, & Gullette
  • The Complete Handbook of Coaching – Cox, Bachkirova, & Clutterbuck
  • The Completely Revised Handbook of Coaching: A Developmental Approach – P. McLean
  • The Psychology of Executive Coaching: Theory and Application (2nd ed.) – B. Peltier
  • The Wisdom of Coaching: Essential Papers in Consulting Psychology for a World of Change – Kilburg & Diedrich
  • The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Coaching and Mentoring – Passmore, Peterson, & Freire
  • You Already Know How to Be Great: A Simple Way to Remove Interference and Unlock Your Greatest Potential – Alan Fine & Rebecca Merrill

Evidence-Based Management

  • Becoming the Evidence-Based Manager: Making the Science of Management Work for You – G. Latham

Human Resources

  • 100 Things You Need to Know: Best People Practices for Managers & HR – Eichinger, Lombardo, & Ulrich
  • Human Resource Management: Gaining a Competitive Advantage (7th ed.) – Noe, Hollenbeck, Gerhart, & Wright
  • Human Resource Selection (7th ed.) – Gatewood, Feild, & Barrick
  • Managing Human Resources (7th ed.) – Gómez-Mejía, Balkin, & Cardy
  • Staffing Organizations (8th ed.) – Heneman, Judge, & Kammeyer-Mueller
  • The Oxford Handbook of Personnel Assessment and Selection – N. Schmitt

Occupational Health Psychology

  • Handbook of Occupational Health Psychology – Quick & Tetrick
  • Occupational Health Psychology – Leka & Houdmont

Organizational Behavior

  • Organizational Behavior (4th ed.) – J. Champoux
  • Organizational Behavior (4th ed.) – Colquitt, LePine, & Wesson
  • Organizational Behavior (8th ed.) – McShane & Von Glinow
  • Organizational Behavior (15th ed.) – Robbins & Judge
  • Organizational Behavior (13th ed.) – Uhl-Bien, Schermerhorn, & Osborn

Training & Development

  • Employee Training and Development (5th ed.) – R. Noe
  • Evidence-Based Training Methods: A Guide for Training Professionals – R. Clark
  • Managing the Training Function For Bottom-Line Results-Tools, Models and Best Practices – J. Barbazette
  • The Art of Great Training Delivery-Strategies, Tools, and Tactics – J. Barbazette
  • The Trainer’s Journey to Competence – J. Barbazette
  • The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Training, Development, and Performance Improvement – Kraiger, Passmore, dos Santos, & Malvezzi
  • Training Design Basics – S. Carliner
  • Training Needs Assessment-Methods, Tools, and Techniques – J. Barbazette

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