Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Compass Origins: The Source

The following is an abridged listing of those books that this writer used in his research:

* Ralph D. Sawyer translations of the Chinese classics (Seven Military Classics);

* Sun Zi Art of War;

* Sun Bin (Sun Pin) Military Methods,

* 100 Unorthodox Strategies;

* Roger D. Ames translation of Sun Zi and Sun Bin's Art of Warfare;

* Mark McNeilly's Sun Tzu and The Art of Business and Sun Tzu and The Art of Warfare;

* John T. Minford's rendition of the Art of War;

* Vic Harris's The Book of Five Rings;

* Lao Zi's Dao De Jing;

* Scott A. Boorman's The Protracted Game;

* Miura Yasuyuki's Go, An Asian paradigm for business strategy;

* 36 Stratagems Applied to Go;

* Katzenbach and Smith's The Wisdom of Teams; and

* James Surowiecki's The Wisdom of Crowds

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Some of my favorite Project Management books are:

Steve McConnell's Software Project Survival Guide; and Software Estimation: Demystifying the Black Art .

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