I was contacted by Amber Johnson from Accredited Online Colleges about a new article they had posted on their site - she was asking if I was interested in sharing it with the PM Tips readers. They have compiled a list of 101 business books that anyone can use and I found it to be a very useful and comprehensive list. It’s really too long to share here in it’s entirety so I’ll include the first few relevant sections and let you peruse the rest at their site. The full article and list can be found here. Please read on….

 

 

 

 

From communicating to handling personal finances, from generating ideas to marketing them, become your ultimate you by developing the skills and intellect of a shark-like business person. The must-have business books below are conveniently linked to their Amazon pages, so you can buy and have them delivered straight to your door. Even if you don’t have a passion for business, do yourself a favor and check out these great reads. You’ll find yourself negotiating your way to the top of whatever career you choose.

 

 

 


Top Twenty

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These 20 titles are the best of the best in the world of business.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Management Skills

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whether you’re in charge of people, products or projects, these books contain everything you need to know about becoming a better, more effective, more efficient manager.

 

 

 

 

 

 





     
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  • The Unwritten Laws of Business: by W.J. King. This etiquette and professionalism guideline will undoubtedly improve your managerial and relational skills.




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  • First, Break All the Rules: by Marcus Buckingham & Curt Coffman. A nonconformist view of managing and building relationships.




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  • 12: Elements of Great Managing: by Rodd Wagner & James Harter. Look at the key characteristics of successful managing in today’s work environment.




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  • Growing Great Employees: by Erika Andersen. Hire the right people, then develop them into your star employees.




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  • Hiring Smart: by Pierre Mornell. This is another great guide for conducting the best and most productive interviews.




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  • The Essential Drucker: by Peter F. Drucker. Sixty years of managerial skills, all rolled into one, easy-to-read book.




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  • Tribes: by Seth Godin. Lead by using the most basic rules and theories of interpersonal relationships.




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  • The Halo Effect: by Phil Rosenzweig. Read about the nine “business delusions that deceive managers.”




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  • The New Leader’s 100-Day Action Plan: by George Bradt, et al. So, you’re in charge…what next? Find out how to make your first 100 days your ultimate advantage.




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  • Judgement: by Noel Tichy & Warren Bennis. Make good calls, and be confident about your decisions with this great guide.




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Effective Communication

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There’s a reason some of the most successful people today are businessmen and women, and it has much to do with their communication skills. Read these books to learn how to talk, give presentations, interview, and debate like a professional.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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