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Ellen’s Bookshelf For: Subscribers of Naylor’s Mailer Competitive Intelligence Book List Dec 2014 | A

Ellen’s Bookshelf For: Subscribers of Naylor’s Mailer

Ellen’s Bookshelf For: Subscribers of Naylor’s Mailer Competitive Intelligence Book List Dec 2014 | A Gift
Ellen’s Bookshelf For: Subscribers of Naylor’s Mailer Competitive Intelligence Book List Dec 2014 | A Gift

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Ellen Naylor’s Bookshelf

Over 200 books are listed in Alphabetical Order by Title in the following categories with direct links to Amazon or another source, if not in Amazon.

Competitive Intelligence: General

Strategic Competitive Intelligence

Global Competitive Intelligence

Technical Competitive Intelligence

Counterintelligence and Security

Online and Internet Research

Social Networking, Web 2.0 and Big Data

Product Development

Knowledge Management

Competitive Intelligence: General

A New Archetype for Competitive Intelligence by John J. McGonagle, Jr. and Carolyn M. Vella, 1996,

Quorum Books, 240 pages.

Analyzing Your Competitor's Financial Strengths: How to Evaluate Key Threats and Opportunities by Sydney Howell, 1993, Financial Times/Pitman Publishing, 335 pages.

Bottom Line Competitive Intelligence by John J. McGonagle and Carolyn M. Vella, 2002, Quorum Books, 272 pages. Provides tools for selecting the right kind of CI and assessing its contributions to a company's financial performance.

Competition in the 21st Century by Kirk W. M. Tyson, 1997, St. Lucie Press, 279 pages. Both historical and future looking, the book provides characteristics of successful companies, leaders and business practices of the 21st century using examples from companies globally.

Competitive Intelligence by Chris West, 2001, Palgrave Macmillan, 256 pages. A good general CI book, very encompassing in its discussion about the many facets of competitive intelligence.

in a Changing World by Seena Sharp, 2009, John Wiley & Sons, 304 pages. A great read on why and how

to use competitive intelligence which dispels a lot of myths management mistakenly holds about the value proposition of using competitive intelligence in decision-making.

Competitive Intelligence, Analysis and Strategy: Creating Organizational Agility by Shelia Wright, 2012, Routledge, 248 pages. This book addresses the question of how to leverage the unique intangible assets of an organization: its explicit, implicit, acquired and derived knowledge. Kindle Edition: 2014

Competitive Intelligence for Dummies by James D Underwood, 2013, Dummies, 384 pages. Competitive intelligence is the art of defining, gathering, analyzing, and distributing intelligence about products,

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customers, competitors, individuals, concepts, information, ideas, or data needed to support executives and managers in making strategic decisions for an organization. This book gives you the tools you need to incorporate it into your business decision-making process.

Competitive Intelligence: A Guide for Your Journey to Best-practice Processes by Paige Levitt, Darcy Lemons, John Prescott and Farida Hasanali, 2004, American Productivity & Quality Center, 81 pages. Short read, rich and very informative!

Competitive Intelligence: Fast, Cheap and Ethical by Rob Duncan, 2008, AuthorHouse, 136 pages. Rob shares the nuggets and tippers of CI collection and analysis that he has compiled during his 10 years of teaching and consulting in CI, including some nuggets of social networking.

Competitive Intelligence: From Back Ops to Boardrooms - How Businesses Gather, Analyze, and Use Information to Succeed in the Global Marketplace by Larry Kahaner, 1998, Touchstone, 304 pages. A clearly written book on how businesses gather, analyze and use competitive information.

Competitive Intelligence and the Sales Force: How to Gain Market Leadership Through Competitive Intelligence [Kindle Edition] by Joel Le Bon, 2013, Business Expert Press, 125 pages.

Competitive Intelligence Ethics: Navigating the Gray Zone edited by Bonnie Hohhof and Dale Fehringer, 2006, SCIP publication. Over 20 competitive intelligence professionals contributed.

Competitive Intelligence: The Key to Strategic Advantage: A Guide for Small Business Owners by Carol Tallon, 2011, NuBooks, 23 pages. Kindle edition, mini-eBook.

Competitor Targeting: Winning the Battle for Market and Customer Share by Ian H. Gordon, 2001, John Wiley & Sons, 320 pages. Learn why going on the offensive rather than just gathering information on competitors helps increase market share and shareholder value.

Competitors: Outwitting, Outmaneuvering and Outperforming Competitors by Liam Fahey PhD, 1998, John Wiley & Sons, 558 pages. Provides a new, integrated, comprehensive method for analyzing the competition called "competitive learning."

Conference and Trade Show Intelligence edited by Bonnie Hohhof and Jonathan Calof, 2007, SCIP publication. 23 competitive intelligence professionals contributed.

Confidential: Business Secrets - Getting Theirs, Keeping Yours by John Nolan, 1999, Harperbusiness, 384 pages. The book covers both elicitation skills for intelligence gathering as well as counterintelligence tactics. A must read for anyone doing primary research over the phone, SKYPE or in-person.

Controversies in Competitive Intelligence: The Enduring Issues by Craig Fleisher and David L. Blenkhorn, 2003, Praeger Publishers, 344 pages. Very thought provoking: deals with thorny ethical issues that CI professionals face.

Corporate Intelligence Awareness: Securing the Competitive Edge by Rodger Nevill Harding, 2006, Multi-Media Publications, Inc., 300 pages. Intelligence awareness is more than just good intelligence

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gathering. Understanding how intelligence is gathered and processed is the key to staying ahead of the game and to protect your secrets.

Critical Thinking and Intelligence Analysis by David T Moore, 2007, National Defense Intelligence College, 134 pages. A classic in the intelligence world. Critical thinking is a sought after skill in all forms of intelligence. (Free)

Early Warning: Using Competitive Intelligence to Anticipate Market Shifts, Control Risk, and Create Powerful Strategies by Ben Gilad, 2004, AMACOM, 256 pages. Risk identification, intelligence monitoring and management actions are identified at the key components of the competitive early warning triangle. Many case studies are included to give life to the processes discussed.

Establishing a World Class Competitive Intelligence Function (workbook) by Alessandro Comai and John E. Prescott, 2007, Emecom Ediciones, 102 pages. This workbook, based on systematic research, illustrates how to design CI administration to achieve a world-class standard.

Hyperformance: Using Competitive Intelligence for Better Strategy and Execution by T. J. Waters, 2010k Jossey-Bass, 232 pages. The author has taken his government intelligence learning to corporations and shows how they win using competitive intelligence best practices.

L'intelligence économique à l'heure du Jugaad (French Edition) [Kindle Edition] by Henri Dou, 2014, CIWorldWide, 130 pages.

Managing Frontiers in Competitive Intelligence by Craig Fleisher and David Blenkhorn, 1999, Quorum Books, 328 pages. Shows how advances in computers and technology have accelerated progress in CI management, and the ways CI has affected and been affected by major business functions and processes. For more experienced competitive professionals.

Marketing Intelligence: Discover What Your Customers Want and What Your Competitors Are Up To by John Savidge, 1992, Business One Irwin, 237 pages. Quick read, includes lots of provoking questions.

Millennium Intelligence: Understanding and Conducting Competitive Intelligence in the Digital Age by Jerry P. Miller, PhD (editor) and the Business Intelligence Braintrust, 2000, CyberAge Books, 276 pages. Great breadth of coverage on business intelligence by Miller and his team of subject experts.

New Directions: A Competitive Intelligence Tale by Gary D. Maag and David J. Kalinowski, 2012,, 138 pages.

Outsmarting the Competition: Practical Approaches to Finding and Outsmarting the Competition by John McGonagle, Jr. and Carolyn Vella, 1990, Sourcebooks, Inc., 388 pages. A good practical overview on how to win by conducting competitive intelligence.

Perfectly Legal Competitor Intelligence: How to Get It, Use It and Profit from It by Douglas Bernhardt, 1994, Pitman Publishing, 276 pages.

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Proactive Intelligence: The Successful Executive’s Guide to Intelligence by John McGonagle and Carolyn Vella, 2012, Springer, 275 pages. Learn how to do competitive yourself and how to effectively manage the parts you cannot.

Proven Strategies in Competitive Intelligence: Lessons From the Trenches edited by John Prescott and Stephen Miller, 2001, John Wiley & Sons, 317 pages. A compendium of articles from various publications from SCIP (Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals) publications.

Psychology of Intelligence Analysis by Richards J. Heuer Jr., 2005, Novinka Books, 216 pages. A central

thesis of this book is "Analysts should be self-conscious about their reasoning processes

how they make judgments and reach conclusions, not just about the judgments and conclusions themselves." Data is presented from internal and external cognitive studies and past CIA success and failure cases.

think about

Real World Intelligence: Organized Information for Executives by Herbert Meyer, 2001, Storm King Press, 102 pages. A concise, classical book on intelligence. (Kindle edition)

Silent Warfare: Understanding the World of Intelligence by Abram N. Shulsky and Gary J. Schmitt, 2002, Potomac Books, 262 pages. This book takes account of the expanding literature in the intelligence field, and deals with the consequences for intelligence of changes in telecommunication and computer technology the new “information age.”

Starting a Competitive Intelligence Function edited by Bonnie Hohhof and Ken Sawka, 2008, SCIP. Over 30 competitive intelligence professionals wrote chapters in this book.

The Art of Intelligence - Why Companies Need Intelligence to Stay Ahead in a Changing World by Johannes Deltl, 2013, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 232 pages.

The Art of War by Sun Tzu, Chartwell Books; Bilingual edition, 2012, 94 pages. A classic novel for every competitive intelligence professional.

The Complete Guide to Competitive Intelligence by Kirk W. M. Tyson, 5 th Edition, 2010, Leading Edge Publications, 168 pages. Comprehensive guide to collecting, analyzing competitive intelligence and building a corporate competitive intelligence process.

The Demand Side of Competitive Intelligence: The Missing Link by Walter D. Barndt, Jr., 1997, Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals, 76 pages. Walter argues that for competitive intelligence to flourish, it must meet the needs of the right consumers, and suggests ways for CI units to get the right message to the right managers in a timely fashion.

The Intelligent Corporation: Creating a Shared Network for Information and Profit by Ruth Stanat, 1990, American Management Association, 270 pages. A step-by-step guide on how to build a business intelligence process.

The Manager's Guide to Competitive Intelligence by John J. McGonagle, Carolyn M. Vella, 2003, Praeger Publishers, 272 pages. Focuses on the solo competitive intelligence practitioners' needs.

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The New Rules of Competitive Intelligence by Mary Ioia, 2014, XLIBRIS, 174 pages.

The WarRoom Guide to Competitive Intelligence by Steven M. Shaker and Mark Gembicki, 1998, McGraw Hill, 240 pages. A strategic guide to applying government intelligence tactics to business from two former CIA and NSA officers.

User-Directed Competitive Intelligence: Closing the Gap Between Supply and Demand by Walter D. Barndt, Jr., PhD, 1994, Quorum Books, 208 pages. Focuses on user's needs for competitive intelligence. Educates both producers and users of intelligence.

Wake Up Or Die: Business Battles Are Won With Foresight, You Either Have It Or You Don't by Corinne Sandler, 2013, Advantage Media Group, 144 pages.

Win/Loss Reviews: A New Knowledge Model for Competitive Intelligence by Rick Marcet, 2011, John Wiley & Sons, 224 pages. This is a new model using sales data for win/loss reviews and obtaining some awesome data!

Winning the Big Ones: How Teams Capture Large Contracts by Michael OGuin and Kim Kelly, 2012,, 336 pages.

Strategic Competitive Intelligence

Analysis Without Paralysis: 12 Tools to Make Better Strategic Decisions by Craig Fleisher and Babette Bensoussan, 2012 2nd Edition, FT Press, 288 pages.

Analyzing Intelligence: Origins, Obstacles, and Innovations co-edited by Roger Z. George and James B. Bruce, 2008, Georgetown University Press, 352 pages. The contributors include the elite of the intelligence analysis business - Heuer, Kerr, Davis, Gannon, and Lowenthal, among others.

Anticipating Surprise: Analysis for Strategic Warning by Cynthia Grabo, 2004, University Press of America, 184 pages. 2002 version from Joint Military Intelligence College (free PDF)

Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make Competition Irrelevant by W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne, 2005, Harvard Business School Press, 256 pages.

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Business and Competitive Analysis: Effective Application of New and Classic Methods by Craig Fleisher and Babette Bensoussan, 2007, FT Press, 528 pages. 24 additional tools and techniques to complement their prior book, Strategic and Competitive Analysis.

Business Blindspots - The Sequel, 3 rd edition [Kindle Edition] by Ben Gilad, 2012, The Academy of Competitive Intelligence, Inc., 207 pages.

Cases in Intelligence Analysis: Structured Analytic Techniques in Action by Sarah Miller Beebe and Randolph H Pherson, 2011, CQ Press, 241 pages.

Collaborating to Compete: Using Strategic Alliances and Acquisitions in the Global Marketplace by Joel Bleeke and David Ernst, 1993, John Wiley & Sons, 284 pages. A thought provoking read on strategy, acquisitions and alliances.

Company Analysis: Determining Strategic Capability by Per Jenster and David Hussey, 2001, John Wiley & Sons, 282 pages. Gives readers a methodology to analyze companies, their own and their competitors.

Competing on the Edge: Strategy as Structured Chaos by Shona L. Brown and Kathleen Eisenhardt, 1998, Harvard Business School Press, 297 pages. Presents novel and sometimes provocative ideas on conducting business in today's environment of "structured chaos".

Competing for the Future by Gary Hamel and C.K. Prahalad, 1996, Harvard Business School Press, 357 pages.

Competitive Advantage: Creating and Sustaining Superior Performance by Michael E. Porter, 1985, The Free Press, 592 pages. Over 30 printings in English and translated into 13 languages. A classic textbook on competitive intelligence.

Competitive Intelligence, Analysis and Strategy: Creating Organisational Agility Kindle Edition by Sheila Wright, 2014, Routledge, 248 pages. Print edition published 2012.

Competitive Intelligence and Senior Management by J.H.A.M. Rodenberg, 2008, Eburon Academic Publishers, 284 pages.

Competitive Strategy: Techniques for Analyzing Industries and Competitors by Michael Porter, 1998, Free Press, 397 pages. A textbook on competitive intelligence.

Competitive Strategy: Options and Games Paperback by Benoit Chevalier-Roignant and Lenos Trigeorgis, 2014, The MIT Press, 516 pages.

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Competitor Intelligence: Turning Analysis into Success (Wiley Series in Practical Strategy) by David Hussey and Per Jenster, 1999, John Wiley & Sons, 292 pages.

Critical Thinking For Strategic Intelligence by Katherine Hibbs Pherson and Randolph H Pherson, 2012, CQ Press, 329 pages.

Harnessing the Power of Intelligence, Counterintelligence & Surprise Events by Alain P. Martin, 2002, Professional Development Institute, 288 Pages. The content is based on Harvard University Global System™ management road maps pioneered by the author.

Intelligence Analysis: A Target-Centric Approach by Robert Clark, 2009, CQ Press, 360 pages.

it's the FAST that eat the SLOW by Jason Jennings and Lawrence

Haughton, 2002, Harper Business, 288 pages. Lots of ideas about speed and savvy to stay on top of the competition are discussed using specific company examples.

Peripheral Vision: Detecting the Weak Signals That Will Make or Break Your Company by George S. Day and Paul J. H. Schoemaker, 2006, Harvard Business Review Press, 256 pages.

Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works by A.G. Lafley and Roger L. Martin, 2013, Harvard Business Review Press, 272 pages.

Scenario Planning in Organizations: How to Create, Use, and Assess Scenarios by Thomas J. Chermack, 2011, Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 288 pages.

Strategic and Competitive Analysis: Methods and Techniques for Analyzing Business Competition by Craig S. Fleisher, Babette Bensoussan, 2002, Prentice-Hall, 457 pages. Discussion, illustration & assessment of many strategic competitive intelligence tools.

Strategic Intelligence in Future Perspectives: A vision for how a wide range of management tools and

case examples can give you the right insights

Joseph H.A.M. Rodenberg, Eburon Academic Publishers, 2012, 176 pages.

position this phenomenon in your organization by

Strategic Management: Building and Sustaining Competitive Advantage (4th Edition) by Robert A Pitts and David Lei, 2005, South-Western College Publishing, 560 pages. Textbook for strategic management.

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Structured Analytic Techniques for Intelligence Analysis by Richards J. Heuer Jr. and Randolph H. Pherson, 2010, CQ Press College; Spi edition, 343 pages.

The Upside: The 7 Strategies for Turning Big Threats into Growth Breakthroughs by Adrian Slywotzky and Karl Weber, 2007, Crown Business, 288 pages.

The Analyst's Cookbook by Kristan J Wheaton, Emily E Mosco and Diane E Chido, 2006, Mercyhurst College Institute of Intelligence Studies Press, 164 pages. 16 strategic tools explained in clear English and easy to read. Authors are Mercyhurst students under the guidance of CI pro and Professor, Kristan Wheaton.

The Analyst's Cookbook, Volume 2 [Kindle Edition], 2011, MCIIS (Mercyhurst College Institute for Intelligence Studies) Press, 84 pages.

The Complete Guide to Business Analytics - collection of 3 books (Kindle edition) by Craig Fleisher, Babette Bensoussan and Thomas Davenport. 3 books: Enterprise Analytics: Optimize Performance, Process and Decisions through Big Data (2012) by Thomas Davenport; Business and Competitive Analysis: Effective Application of New and Classic Methods (2007) by Craig Fleisher and Babette Bensoussan; Analysis Without Paralysis; 12 Tools to Make Better Strategic Decisions (2012) by Craig Fleisher and Babette Bensoussan. FT Press.

The End of Competitive Advantage: How to Keep Your Strategy Moving as Fast as Your Business by Rita McGrath, 2013, Harvard Business Review Press, 240 Pages.

The Way of Strategy: A Restatement Based on The Urantia Book by William A. Levinson, 2000, iUniverse, 284 pages. A systematic treatment applying military strategies and principles to business management.

Think Big, Act Small: How America's Best Performing Companies Keep the Start-up Spirit Alive by Jason Jennings, 2012 reprint edition, Portfolio Trade, 304 pages.

Value Migration: How to Think Several Steps Ahead of the Competition by Adrian Slywotzky, 1995, Harvard Business Review Press, 336 pages. A book on business strategy in competitive and changing markets, clearly written, easy read. A classic.

Wharton on Dynamic Competitive Strategy by George S. Day and David Reibstein, 2004, John Wiley & Sons, 480 pages. Addresses both the basics on competitive strategy as well as more complex analysis tools, such as game theory and conjoint analysis.

Global Competitive Intelligence

Competitive Intelligence and Global Business by David L. Blenkhorn (Editor) and Craig S. Fleisher, 2005, Praeger Publishing, 312 pages. Explores emerging trends that affect and influence CI today, such as the impact of digital commerce, the effects of interest groups, and new laws governing the practice of CI across borders.

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Competitive Intelligence: Scanning the Global Environment by Robert Salmon and Yolaine de Linares, 1999, Economica Ltd, 196 pages.

Competitive Intelligence: Strategische Wettbewerbsvorteile erzielen durch systematische Konkurrenz- Markt- und Technologieanalysen by Rainer Michaeli, Springer, 650 pages. Written in 2006, paperback published in 2012. (German)

Global Gold: Panning for Profits in Foreign Markets by Ruth Stanat, 1998, American Management Association, 400 pages. Packed with country-by-country information on do's and don'ts of expanding businesses globally.

Global Perspectives on Competitive Intelligence edited by John Prescott and Patrick Gibbons, 1993, Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals, 388 pages. Many experts by discipline and country, contributed to this collection of articles.

Global Strategies for Emerging Asia by Anil K. Gupta (Editor),Toshiro Wakayama (Editor),U. Srinivasa Rangan (Editor), 2012, Jossey-Bass, 352 pages.

L'intelligence économique by Bruno Martinet and Yves-Michel Marti, 2001, Editions d'Organisation. (French)

Mapping & Anticipating the Competitive Landscape by Alessandro Comai and Joaquin Tena Millan, 2006, Emecom Ediciones, 145 pages. One of the most global collections of intelligence I have seen anywhere. Chapter 7 provides a good structure for Early Warning. Also includes an impressive bibliography.

Redefining Global Strategy: Crossing Borders in a World Where Differences Still Matter by Pankaj Ghemawat, 2007, Harvard Business School Press, 304 pages.

The Handbook of Market Intelligence: Understand, Compete and Grow in Global Markets by Hans Hedin, Irmeli Hirvansalo, Markk Vaarnas, 2011, Wiley, 256 pages. Gives a step-by-step roadmap for establishing, conducting and developing market intelligence programs within an organization, and turning market data into actionable insight.

The Quest for Global Dominance: Transforming Global Presence into Global Competitive Advantage by Anil K. Gupta, Vijay Govindarajan, and Haiyan Wang, 2012, Jossey-Bass, 320 pages.

Technical Intelligence

Competitive Technical Intelligence: A Guide to Design, Analysis and Action by Mathias M. Coburn, 1999, Oxford University Press; 2 edition, 192 pages.

Competitive Technical Intelligence - A Focus on Industry Development in Developing Countries (Competitive Intelligence for Developing Countries Book 2) [Kindle Edition] by Henri Dou, Sri Damayanty Manullang and Jean-Marie Dou, 2013, CIWORLDWIDE, 4016 pages.

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Keeping Abreast of Science and Technology: Technical Intelligence for Business by Bradford Ashton & Richard Klavans, 1997, Battelle Press, 560 pages. Shows those implementing a technical intelligence program how to get started and brings experienced practitioners up-to-date on the latest techniques. Great book.

Counterintelligence and Security

Among Enemies: Counter-Espionage for the Business Traveler by Luke Bencie, 2013, Mountain Lake Press, 152 pages.

Commercial Espionage: 79 Ways Competitors Can Get Any Business Secrets by Boris Parad and Mark T. Banner, 1997, Global Connection Inc., 172 pages. Provides a checklist of practices you should take to protect your company followed with a brief discussion of each practice.

Confidential: Business Secrets - Getting Theirs, Keeping Yours by John Nolan, 1999, Yardley-Chambers, 2 nd edition, 359 pages. The book covers both elicitation skills for intelligence gathering and counter- intelligence tactics. A must read for anyone doing primary research over the phone, SKYPE or in-person.

Deep Web Secrecy and Security - an inter-active guide to the Deep Web and beyond [Kindle Edition] by Conrad Jaeger, 2012,, 78 pages.

Digital Defense: What You Should Know About Protecting Your Company's Assets by Thomas J. Parenty, 2003, Harvard Business Review Press, 192 pages. A guide to protecting business information. Goes beyond common measures such as firewalls and virus protection software, and offers a corporate security process called the "Trust Framework."

Economic Espionage and Industrial Spying by Hedieh Nasheri, 2004, Cambridge University Press, 288 pages.

No Tech Hacking: A Guide to Social Engineering, Dumpster Diving, and Shoulder Surfing by Johnny Long and Jack Wiles, 2008, Syngress, 284 pages.

Protecting Your Company Against Competitive Intelligence by John McGonagle and Carolyn, M. Vella, 1998, Praeger, 176 pages.

Spy the Lie: Former CIA Officers Teach You How to Detect Deception by Philip Houston, Michael Floyd, Susan Carnicero, and Don Tennant, 2013, St. Martin's Griffin; Reprint edition, 272 pages.

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The Art of Deception: Controlling the Human Element of Security by Kevin D. Mitnick and William L. Simon, 2003, Wiley, 368 pages. Describes how humans penetrate information security, offer solutions as well as training and security policy ideas.

The Art of Intelligence: Lessons from a Life in the CIA's Clandestine Service by Henry A. Crumpton, 2013, Penguin Books, 352 pages. “Hank” Crumpton, a twenty-four-year veteran of the CIA’s Clandestine Service, offers a thrilling account that delivers profound lessons about what it means to serve as an honorable spy.

The Art of Intrusion: The Real Stories Behind the Exploits of Hackers, Intruders & Deceivers by Kevin D. Mitnick and William L. Simon, 2005, Wiley, 288 pages.

The Definitive Book of Body Language by Barbara Pease and Allan Pease, 2006, Bantam, 400 pages.

The Grey Line: Modern Corporate Espionage and Counterintelligence by Andrew Brown, 2012, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 374 pages.

Understanding Counterterrorism A Guide for Law Enforcement, Policy Makers and Media by David Cid (Kindle edition), Amazon Digital Services, 78 pages.

War by Other Means: Economic Espionage in America by John J. Fialka, 1999, W. W. Norton & Company, 256 pages.

Web of Deceit: Misinformation and Manipulation in the Age of Social Media by Anne P Mintz, Amber Benham, Eli Edwards, Laura Gordon - Murnane, Cynthia Hetherington, Deborah Liptak, Meg Smith and Craig Thompson, 2012, Information Today, 256 pages.

What Every BODY is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People by Joe Navarro and Marvin Karlins, 2008, William-Morrow Paperbacks, 272 pages.

Online and Internet Research

Assessing Competitive Intelligence Software: A Guide to Evaluating CI Technology by France Bouthillier and Kathleen Shearer, 2003, Information Today, 187 pages.

Business Background Investigations: Tools and Techniques for Solution Driven Due Diligence by Cynthia Hetherington, 2007, Facts on Demand Press, 288 pages.

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Competitive Intelligence: The Internet Way by Charlene Burke, 2014, SB-2 Group, Kindle only, 32 pages. This book is a basic introduction to using online tools to find information about companies, people and activities on the Internet, including sources that are not Google.

Cybrarian's Web: An A - Z Guide to 101 Free Web 2.0 Tools and Other Resources by Cheryl Ann Peltier- Davis, 2013, Information Today, 456 pages.

Find It Online, Fourth Edition: The Complete Guide to Online Research by Alan M. Schlein, 2004, Facts on Demand Press, 564 pages. Gets excellent reviews.

Information and Communications Technology for Competitive Intelligence by Dirk Vriens, Irm Press, 2003, 320 pages. Discusses linking competitive intelligence and intranets, using web link analysis to detect and analyze hidden web communities, a framework for business performance management, using geographical information systems for CI, and using groupware to build a scenario-based early warning system.

Introduction to Online Competitive Intelligence Research by Conor Vibert, Cengage Learning, 2004, 330 pages.

Introduction to Online Market and Industry Research by Cynthia Shamel, Cengage Learning, 2004, 464 pages. Provides comprehensive business and financial research reference guides and online training manuals which provide step-by-step advice on how to analyze, interpret, and present data for informed decision-making.

Librarian's Guide to Online Searching by Suzanne S. Bell, 2012, Library Unlimited, 3 rd edition, 286 pages.

Online Competitive Intelligence: Increase Your Profits Using Cyber-Intelligence (2 nd edition) by Helen Burwell, 2004, Facts on Demand Press, 400 pages. Provides organized lists and descriptions of web addresses and online sources for data gathering and more.

Open Source Intelligence in a Networked World (Continuum Intelligence Studies) by Anthony Olcott, 2012, Bloomsbury Academic, 304 pages.

Open Source Intelligence Techniques: Resources for Searching and Analyzing Online Information, 4 th edition, by Michael Bazzell, 2014, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 418 pages.

Research on Main Street by Marcy Phelps, 2011, Information Today, Inc., 240 pages. Provides an approach and Internet source directories for all kinds of local and regional US data.

Researching Online for Dummies (2nd Edition) by Reva Basch and Mary Ellen Bates, 2000, IDG Books Worldwide, 384 pages. Reference for using the Internet. Includes links to all sites in the book on CD- ROM.

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Sources and Methods for Investigative Internet Research by Richard B. McEachin, 2013, Confidential Resource Press, 214 pages.

Super Searchers on Competitive Intelligence: The Online and Offline Secrets of Top CI Researchers by Margaret Metcalf Carr and Reva Basch, 2003, Information Today, Inc., 336 pages.

Super Searchers on Madison Avenue: Top Advertising and Marketing Professionals Share Their Online Research Strategies by Grace Avellana, 2003, Information Today, Inc., 256 pages. 13 research professionals from leading advertising and marketing companies share their approaches to researching online.

The Extreme Searcher's Internet Handbook: A Guide for the Serious Searcher, 4th edition by Randolph Hock, 2013, Information Today, Inc., 336 pages.

The Invisible Web: Uncovering Information Sources Search Engines Can't See by Chris Sherman and Gary Price, 2001, Cyberage Books, 402 pages.

The Manual to Online Public Records: The Researchers Tool to Online Resources of Public Records and Public Information, 2 nd edition by Michael Sankey and Cynthia Hetherington, 2010, Facts On Demand Press, 600 pages.

The Open-Source Everything Manifesto: Transparency, Truth, and Trust by Robert David Steele, 2012, EVOLVER EDITIONS, 240 pages.

Social Networking, Web 2.0 and Big Data

A World Gone Social: How Companies Must Adapt to Survive by Ted Coine and Mark Babbitt, 2014, AMACOM, 256 pages.

Big Data, Big Analytics: Emerging Business Intelligence and Analytic Trends for Today's Businesses by Michael Minelli, Michele Chambers and Ambiga Dhiraj, 2013, Wiley CIO, 187 pages.

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Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide by Henry Jenkins, 2008, NYU Press, 368 pages.

Data Science for Business: What You Need to Know about Data Mining and Data-Analytic Thinking by Foster Provost and Tom Fawcett, 2013, OReilly Media, 414 pages.

Groundswell: Winning in a World Transformed by Social Technologies by Charlene Li and Josh Bernoff, 2008, Harvard Business School Press, 224 pages.

Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations by Clay Shirky, 2008, Penguin Press, 336 pages.

I'm on LinkedIn -- Now What???: A Guide to Getting the Most OUT of LinkedIn third edition by Jason Alba, 2012, Happy About, 152 pages.

Pinterest Power: Market Your Business, Sell Your Product, and Build Your Brand on the World's Hottest Social Network 1 st edition by Jason G. Miles and Karen Lacey, 2012, McGraw-Hill, 240 pages.

Present Yourself: Using SlideShare to Grow Your Business by Kit Seeborg and Andrea Meyer, 2013, O'Reilly Media, 224 pages.

Social Information: Gaining Competitive and Business Advantage using Social Media Tools by Scott Brown, Chandos Publishing, 2012, 352 pages. The book outlines different categories of social tools, competitive and business applications of these tools, and provides many example searches with screenshots.

The Art of Social Media: Power Tips for Power Users by Guy Kawasaki and Peg Fitzpatrick, 2014, Portfolio Hardcover, 208 pages.

The Future of the Internet And How to Stop It by Jonathan Zittrain, 2008, Yale University Press, 352 pages.

The Virtual Handshake: Opening Doors And Closing Deals Online by David Teten and Scott Allen, 2005, AMACOM, 272 pages.

The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom by Yochai Benkler, 2007, Yale University Press, 528 pages.

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What the Plus!: Google+ for the Rest of Us by Guy Kawasaki, 2012, McGraw-Hill, 208 pages.

Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything Expanded edition by Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams, 2008, Portfolio Hardcover, 368 pages.

Product Development

Cracking Creativity: The Secrets of Creative Genius by Michael Michalko, 2001, Ten Speed Press, 320 pages. A follow-up to the author's earlier best-selling book on creativity and ideation techniques, "Thinkertoys."

Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things by William McDonough and Michael Braungart, 2002, North Point Press, 208 pages.

Green Marketing: Opportunity for Innovation: Strategies, Tools and Inspiration for Sustainable Branding by Jacquelyn A. Ottman, 2011, Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 256 pages. Develop and market products to the growing legions of environmentally conscious consumers.

Green to Gold: How Smart Companies Use Environmental Strategy to Innovate, Create Value, and Build Competitive Advantage by Daniel C. Esty and Andrew S. Winston, 2006, Yale University Press, 384 pages.

How to Drive Your Competition Crazy by Guy Kawasaki, 1996, Hyperion, 256 pages. Creating disruption for fun and profit. A book which describes a variety of novel and non-traditional approaches to product management.

How to Grow When Markets Don't by Adrian Slywotzky, Richard Wise and Karl Weber, 2004, Business Plus, 352 pages.

Information Rules: A Strategic Guide to the Network Economy by Carl Shapiro and Hal R. Varian, 1998, Harvard Business Review Press, 368 pages. Focuses on the new "information economy" and its unique characteristics which impact developing products in that arena.

Innovation to the Core: A Blueprint for Transforming the Way Your Company Innovates by Peter Skarzynski and Rowan Gibson, 2008, Harvard Business School Press, 320 pages.

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Inspired: How To Create Products Customers Love by Marty Cagan, 2008, SVPG Press, 242 pages.

Jamming: The Art and Discipline of Business Creativity by John Kao, 1997, Harper Business, 228 pages. A book which provides ideas on how managers can improve the creative output of their departments and companies via techniques and rewards.

Less is More: How Great Companies Use Productivity as a Competitive Advantage by Jason Jennings, 2002, Portfolio Hardcover, 272 pages.

Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die by Chip and Dan Heath, 2007, Random House, 291 pages.

Making Innovation Work: How to Manage It, Measure It, and Profit from It by Tony Davila, Marc J. Epstein and Robert Shelton, 2012, FT Press, 368 pages.

Managing Strategic Innovation and Change: A Collection of Readings (Second Edition) by Philip Anderson, 2004, Oxford University Press, 656 pages. A high-level and rich collection of essays relating to corporate innovation, from a variety of perspectives.

Seeing What's Next: Using Theories of Innovation to Predict Industry Change by Clayton M. Christensen, Erik A. Roth, Scott D. Anthony, 2004, Harvard Business Review Press, 352 pages.

The Global Brain: Your Roadmap for Innovating Faster and Smarter in a Networked World by Satish Nambisan and Mohanbir Sawhney, 2007, Wharton School Publishing, 304 pages.

The Human Side of Managing Technological Innovation: A Collection of Readings 2 nd Edition by Ralph Katz, 2003, Oxford University Press, 752 pages. These articles increase the sensitivity and understanding of individuals who are managing or influencing innovation and change processes within organizations.

The Innovator’s Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book That Will Change the Way You Do Business by Clayton M. Christensen, 2011 reprint, Harper Business, 336 pages.

The Innovator's Solution: Creating and Sustaining Successful Growth by Clayton M. Christensen, Michael E. Raynor, 2013, Harvard Business School Press, 320 pages.

The Product Manager's Handbook Fourth Edition by Linda Gorchels, 2011, McGraw-Hill, 432 pages.

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Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques (2nd Edition) by Michael Michalko, 2006, Ten Speed Press, 416 pages.

Tuned In: Uncover the Extraordinary Opportunities That Lead to Business Breakthroughs by Craig Stull, Phil Myers and David Meerman Scott, 2008, Wiley, 224 pages.

Wharton on Managing Emerging Technologies by George S. Day and Paul J. H. Schoemaker, 2004, Wiley, 480 pages. Based on six years of Wharton Research, the book provides a comprehensive look at the high-tech future facing existing firms and the ways they must weigh and accommodate its impacts in order to compete in the future.

Knowledge Management

Building a Knowledge-Driven Organization by Robert H Buckman, 2004, McGraw-Hill, 300 pages. A practical book on getting managers to change from hoarding to sharing information to help your company win through Robert's experience doing this as Buckman Laboratories.

Enabling Knowledge Creation: How to Unlock the Mystery of Tacit Knowledge and Release the Power of Innovation by Georg von Krogh, Kazuo Ichijo and Ikujiro Nonaka, 2000, Oxford University Press, 304 pages.

From Knowledge to Intelligence: Creating Competitive Advantage in the Next Economy by Helen N. Rothberg and G. Scott Erickson, 2011, Routledge, 400 pages. Shows how competitive intelligence practices can add value to knowledge management systems.

Harvard Business Review on Knowledge Management, 1998, Harvard Business School Press, 6 th edition,

223 pages. 1 chapter per author, includes Peter Drucker, Ikujiro Nonaka and others.

If Only We Knew What We Know: The Transfer of Internal Knowledge and Best Practice (Paperback) by Carla O'dell and C. Jackson Grayson, 2011, Free Press, 256 pages.

Intellectual Capital: The New Wealth of Organizations edition) by Thomas Stewart, 2010, Crown Business, 1 st edition, 320 pages. Reveals how to unlock the value of hidden assets; how to find them in the talent of employees; the loyalty of its customers; and the collective knowledge embodied in an organization's culture, systems & processes.

Knowledge Creation and Management: New Challenges for Managers by Kazuo Ichijo and Ikujiro Nonaka, 2006, Oxford University Press, 336 pages.

Knowledge Management (2nd edition) by Carl Frappaolo, 2006, Capstone, 142 pages.

Knowledge Management in Theory and Practice by Kimiz Dalkir, 2011, The MIT Press, Second Edition,

504 pages.

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Knowledge Management Handbook: Collaboration and Social Networking by Jay Liebowitz, 2012, CRC Press; Second Edition, 336 pages.

The Knowledge-Creating Company: How Japanese Companies Create the Dynamics of Innovation by Ikujiro Nonaka and Hirotaka Takeuchi, 1995, Oxford University Press, 304 pages.

The New Edge in Knowledge: How Knowledge Management Is Changing the Way We Do Business by Carla O’Dell and Cindy Hubert, 2011, Wiley, 256 pages.

Working Knowledge: How Organizations Manage What They Know 2nd edition by Thomas Davenport & Laurence Prusak, 2000, Harvard Business Review Press, 240 pages.

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