This resulted in the list you now have before you. I can guarantee that the system I used is scientifically ridiculous. I suggest you start with number 1, and then slowly work you way down. Adler and Charles Van Doren. These might help getting you through the list somewhat faster…. If you think the list is interesting, or even valuable, then I suggest you digg, stumble and bookmark the hell out of it!
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Top 100 Best Books for Managers, Leaders & Humans
I have some more interesting lists for you:. I'm trying to read the most importants books on the subject of software development and…. I would add one factor. Assuming you were inclined to repeat the experiment, I wonder how the list would change if you factored in age. Some books have a very long shelf life — people come back to them again and again. Thanks for emailing me about this, and glad to see your blog. Seriously, there are some wonderful classics here on this list — books that I think about and use all the time in my own work with leaders and executives. If you went down the list in order from highest to lowest-ranked, what you would find?
Would there be books that ranked highly that you felt strongly positive or negative about?
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- Setback of the Century: 11th September Cracks on the Mirrors of Iraq War.
- Les trois villes: Lourdes (French Edition).
- Partnership and Pragmatism: The German Response to AIDS Prevention and Care (Social Aspects of AIDS).
Finally, I see how the criteria eliminated my own book from the list; as a more recent and first-time author with less exposure that makes sense. This lis — is a great event in the programing word!
What a great list! Another suggestion for your list, taking a look at the tragic consequences of information failures: Deadly Decisions by Chris Burns. This presents a study of a dozen or so disasters that were a failure of information, be that in government, business, science, whatever. And it helps managers take a look at how we can be more successful at the truthful exchange of information. Thank you for your effort Jurgen. Thanks for taking the time to compile it.
Thanks for the nice comments everyone! This one really takes the cake. Thank you for about 50 years of interesting reading. Here are some books I think every manager should read http: I have given my mail id while posting this comment. Please send me the PDF. Thanks a lot for putting this.
Jurgen, this is a great list of books, thank you for compiling it. I have read many of them and will keep busy in reading the rest. Wow, this is quite a list! I just posted my top 15 here: Thank you very much for your time to listing these books!
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