Friday, December 12, 2008

Best Business Books of 2008

Here they come! Best book lists for the year are arriving daily. This is your opportunity to check your list to make sure you have not missed the titles that have risen to the top for 2008. Today's featured list is from Business Week. You may also find the lists from the Financial Times, BNET, and the Editors of Amazon useful. Titles found on more than one of these lists are The Snowball by Schroeder (all 4 lists), Outliers by Gladwell (3 lists), Sense of Urgency by Kotter (3 lists), When Markets Collide by El-Erian (2 lists), Nudge by Thaler & Sunstein (2 lists)


The Trillion Dollar Meltdown. Charles R. Morris

The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life. Alice Schroeder

The Partnership: The Making of Goldman Sachs. Charles D. Ellis

Hell's Cartel: I.G. Farben and the Making of Hitler's War Machine. Diarmuid Jeffreys

Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions. Dan Ariely. (MIT)

The Gridlock Economy: How Too Much Ownership Wrecks Markets, Stops Innovation, and Costs Lives. Michael Heller (Columbia University)

The Game-Changer: How You Can Drive Revenue and Profit Growth with Innovation. A.G. Lafley and Ram Charan.

Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution--and How It Can Renew America. Thomas L. Friedman.

Factory Girls: From Village to City in a Changing China. Leslie T. Chang.

Outliers: The Story of Success. Malcolm Gladwell.

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