Defense Acquisition University Science and Technology Manager Recommended Reading List

(source) Science and Technology Manager Recommended Reading List

This revision was published July 2017.

Level I

Book cover for Augustine's Laws, Sixth Edition

Book cover for Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In

Book cover for Steve Jobs

Book cover for Sources of Weapon Systems Innovation in the Department of Defense: The role of research and development, 1945-2000

Book cover for Advice to Rocket Scientists: A Career Survival Guide for Scientists and Engineers

Book cover for The Visual Display of Quantitative Information

Level II

Book cover for The Little Black Book of Innovation: How It Works, How to Do It

Book cover for The Toyota Way to Lean Leadership:  Achieving and Sustaining Excellence through Leadership Development

Book cover for Best Available Science: Fundamental Metrics for Evaluation of Scientific Claims

Book cover for Normal Accidents: Living with High Risk Technologies

Book cover for The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable

Book cover for Sidewinder: Creative Missile Development at China Lake

Level III

Book cover for Engines of Tomorrow: How the World's Best Companies are Using Their Research Labs to Win the Future

Book cover for Leading Change

Book cover for Enlightened Leadership: Getting to the Heart of Change

Book cover for R&D is War - and I've Got the Scars to Prove It

Book cover for The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution

Book cover for Medici Effect: What You Can Learn from Elephants and Epidemics

Book cover for Ten Types of Innovation: The Discipline of Building Breakthroughs