Frequently Asked Question and Answer

Q: Which books most inspired Mr. Landrum in the course of building his company?

A: As more fully described in Working a Better Way, Mr. Landrum was most inspired by these books listed in the bibliography. Even more inspiration, though, came from the countless people and organizations that were part of his fifty-year journey at LandrumHR.

Collins, Jim and Porras, Jerri I. Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies. HarperCollins Publishers, Inc., 1994.

Collins, Jim. Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…and Others Don’t. Williams Collins, 2001.

Gorman, Leon. L.L. Bean: The Making of an American Icon. Harvard Business School Press, 2006.

Hunter, James C. The Servant: A Simple Story About the True Essence of Leadership. The Crown Publishing Group, 1998.

Lencioni, Patrick. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team. Jossey-Bass, 2002.

Murphy, Mark. Hundred Percenters: Challenge Your Employees to Give It Their All, and They’ll Give You Even More. McGraw-Hill Education, 2009.

Stubblefield, Al. The Baptist Health Care Journey to Excellence: Creating a Culture that WOWs. John Wiley & Sons, 2004.