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The New CEO’s Reading List

Monday, August 10, 2009 | Permalink

Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter

Seth A. Cohen, a 35 year-old activist and author on topics of Jewish communal life and innovation, shares a reading list for the new CEO at UJC/Federations of North America.

Cohen’s reading list includes:

Book of Joshua (Sefer Y’hoshua)
The Roots of the Future by Rabbi Herbert Friedman
Moral Grandeur and Spiritual Audacity: Essays by Abraham Joshua Heschel
Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice, and Leadership by Lee Bolman and Terrence Deal
Dealing with Darwin: How Great Companies Innovate at Every Phase of Their Evolution by Geoffrey Moore
Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In by Roger Fisher and William Ury
Marc Chagall by Jonathan Wilson
Leveling the Playing Field: Advancing Women in Jewish Organizational Life by Shifra Broznick
Groundswell: Winning in a World Transformed by Social Technologies by Charlene Li and Josh Bernoff
Saving Israel: How the Jewish People Can Win a War That May Never End by Dr. Daniel Gordis
And one bedtime story… The Kugel Valley Klezmer Band by Betty Stuchner

To read about why he chose each selection, please click here.