1 There is a Harvard Business Book store that sells ebooks or in a printed version and there are some economically priced books such as Nine things successfule people do differently by Heidi Grant Halvorson which costs US$3.99. See more on the author below:
EIDI GRANT HALVORSON
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. is associate director for the Motivation Science Center at the Columbia University Business School and author of Nine Things Successful
People Do Differently and Focus: Use Different Ways of Seeing the World to Power Influence and Success. Dr. Halvorson is available for speaking and training. She’s on twitter@hghalvorson.
2 There are lots of blogs on Human Resources by this author such as The One Minute Trick to Negotiating like a Boss http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2013/06/the_1-minute_trick_to_negotiat.html; Celebrate the Mistakes that don't happen http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2013/04/celebrate_the_mistakes_that_do.html
3 There are other articles which cover alternatives to the current thinking such as how to deal with reduced sales/income and its impact on human resources such as Honeywells - CEO on how he avoided layoffs. http://hbr.org/2013/06/honeywells-ceo-on-how-he-avoided-layoffs/ar/2. There are also comments on the article which provide information that is equally valuable.