25 Best Business Books EverInsider Inc. Warren Buffett — arguably the most skilled investor of our time — said reading pages a day was the key to success, because, "That's how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. This is likely why so many important businessmen and women make reading a daily part of their lives. It's why Bill Gates reads 50 books every year roughly one a week and Mark Zuckerberg kicked off with the goal of reading one every other week. If you want exposure to new ideas, modes of thinking, and a compounded aggregate of diverse knowledge, then reading is important. And it's going to help you in business, be it by a mixture of accounts on other corporate successes or failures and lessons on lean startups, or a 2,year-old military tome that works just as well in boardrooms as war.
The 25 most influential books ever written about business
It aims to find the book that has 'the most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues'. The shortlist was announced 20 September ,  and the winner announced 24 November The shortlist was announced 18 September ,  and the winner announced 27 October The shortlist was announced 25 September ,  and the winner announced 25 October The shortlist was announced 18 September and the winner announced 14 October
A biography of the recently deceased entrepreneur, based on 40 interviews with Jobs conducted over two years. The winner of the Nobel in economic science discusses how we make choices in business and personal life and when we can and cannot trust our intuitions. A look at some of the places — Greece, Ireland, Iceland — hardest hit by the financial collapse of , and at how it happened. The former president argues that cooperation between the private sector and government is necessary to restore prosperity. The characteristics of companies that succeed in hard times. How America fell behind in the world it invented, and how it can come back.
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But that's no longer true. Rather than seeing big companies especially in the financial industry as percolators and role models, business readers now tend to view such firms as corrupt and parasitical, along with the people who run them. In this book, author Christopher Hayes attacks what's arguably the most persistent myth in the business world: that the workplace is a meritocracy. Using examples from business, politics, and sports, he shows how and why power and privilege entrenches itself, locking out innovation and new talent. This fascinating document shows how even a CEO can run up against corruption and incompetence. In most cases, CEOs play along until they can leave with a big severance package. By contrast, the erstwhile CEO of Olympus went public with his experiences, providing a fascinating view of corporate politics at its very worst.
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