Stan Kaplan's Introduction to TRIZ was one of the first books on the Theory of Inventive Problem Solving to appear in English. It quickly became known as the best TRIZ primer available in English- a distinction that it maintains even today.
This book provides selected articles gathered from the last five volumes of Software Quality Professional (SQP), a peer-reviewed quarterly publication applying quality principles to the development and use of software and software-based systems.
The Four Disciplines of Executionis about a simple, proven formula for reaching the goals you want to reach as a business or individual. In Covey's experience, the thing that most undermines the ability to execute goals is what he calls the Whirlwind: those urgent tasks that must be done simply to keep an organization alive.