List of famous business books, listed alphabetically with jacket cover images of the books when available. Information for these popular business books is included as well, such as the author's name and the book's publication date. This list includes the best business novels, textbooks, and stories, so use it to find books you haven't already read and add them to your reading list.
List books include Think and Grow Rich, Nickel and Dimed and many additional books as well.
This list should answer the questions, "What are the best business books?" and "What are the most famous business books?"Note that some books on this list might be currently out of print, but you can purchase most of these notable business titles on Amazon with just one click.
- Flambards is a novel for children or young adults by K. M. Peyton, first published by Oxford in 1967 with illustrations by Victor Ambrus. Alternatively, "Flambards" is the trilogy or series named ...more
- Security Analysis is a book written by professors Benjamin Graham and David Dodd of Columbia Business School, which laid the intellectual foundation for what would later be called value investing.
- First Things First is a self-help book written by Stephen Covey, A. Roger Merrill, and Rebecca R. Merrill. It offers a time management approach that, if established as a habit, is intended to help a ...more
- Powerhouse Principles: The Ultimate Blueprint for Real Estate Success in an Ever-Changing Market is a book by Jorge M. Perez.
- Exit, Voice, and Loyalty is a treatise written by Albert O. Hirschman. The work hinges on a conceptual ultimatum that confronts consumers in the face of deteriorating quality of goods: either “exit” ...more
- All Marketers Are Liars: The Power of Telling Authentic Stories in a Low Trust World is the seventh published book by Seth Godin, and the third in a series of books on 21st century marketing, ...more
- The Limits to Growth is a 1972 book about the computer simulation of exponential economic and population growth with finite resource supplies. Funded by the Volkswagen Foundation and commissioned by ...more
- L.A. Confidential is neo-noir novel by James Ellroy, and the third of his L.A. Quartet series. James Ellroy dedicated L.A. Confidential "to Mary Doherty Ellroy". The epigraph is "A glory that costs ...more
- The Five Dysfunctions of a Team is a business book by consultant and speaker Patrick Lencioni. It describes the many pitfalls that teams face as they seek to "row together". This book explores the ...more
- The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit is the tenth published book by Seth Godin. It is a 76 page book that illustrates the concept of "the dip"—a temporary setback that can be overcome ...more
- Senior Leadership Teams: What It Takes to Make Them Great is a book by Ruth Wageman, Debra A. Nunes, James A. Burruss and J. Richard Hackman.
- What Management Is: How It Works and Why It's Everyone's Business is a book by Joan Magretta and Nan Stone.
- Transparency: How Leaders Create a Culture of Candor is a book by Daniel Goleman, Warren Bennis, James O'Toole, and Patricia Ward Biederman.
- High Performance with High Integrity is a book by Ben W. Heineman, Jr.
- The Investor's Dilemma: How Mutual Funds Are Betraying Your Trust And What To Do About It is a book by Louis Lowenstein.
- The Either/Or Investor: How to Succeed in Global Investing, One Decision at a Time is a book by Clark Winter.
- The Secure Executive: The Secret of Becoming One, Being One, Staying One is a book by Steve Kahn.
- Revolutionary Wealth is a book written by futurists Alvin Toffler and his wife Heidi Toffler, first published in 2006 by Knopf. It is a continuation of the 1980 The Third Wave, which itself is a ...more
- Think Again: Why Good Leaders Make Bad Decisions and How to Keep it From Happening to You is a book by Sydney Finkelstein, Andrew Campbell and Jo Whitehead.
- Strengths-Based Leadership: Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People Follow is a book by Tom Rath and Barry Conchie.
- Jeff Immelt and the New GE Way: Innovation, Transformation and Winning in the 21st Century is a book by David Magee.
- Globality: Competing with Everyone from Everywhere for Everything is a book by Jim Hemerling, Harold L. Sirkin and Arindam Bhattacharya.
- The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: the Last Career Guide You'll Ever Need is a book written by Daniel H. Pink, author of Free Agent Nation, A Whole New Mind and Drive: The Surprising Truth About What ...more
- Greater Good: How Good Marketing Makes for Better Democracy is a book by John A. Quelch and Katherine E. Jocz.