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Best Business Books via Business Week

How is your summer reading going? Have you started? Today Business Week Online published “Reading List” an article chronicling a list of business book recommendations from a “bevy of prominent professors and business professionals and asked them about their favorite books, business or otherwise. Browse around and discover what made those books inspirational, instructive, or influential in their thinking and their careers. What would they advise you to read if you had the chance to ask them?”

Business Week’s list of books was compiled from 38 professors and business professional across the country.

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Here’s a partial list of the recommended books:

Innovator’s Dilemma

Liar’s Poker

2020 Vision

Good to Great

Long Walk to Freedom

Business as a Calling: Work and the Examined Life

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long Term Capital Management

Institutions, Institutional Change, and Economic Performance

The Economics of Industrial Innovation

Information Rules

Who Moved My Cheese

The Road Ahead

Values of the Game

Destiny of Change

What books would you recommend and why?

NPR Host and Fortune editor Matt Miller at Milken Institute on February 26, 2009

NPR host and Fortune editor Matt Miller will be discussing his new book The Tyranny of Dead Ideas: Letting Go of the Old Ways of Thinking to Unleash a New Prosperity at the Milken Institute on February 26, 2009 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

During the Forum, Miller will challenge the audience to shake up the status quo and thereby rethink their fundamental assumptions.

According to David Gergen, director of the Center for Public Leadership, Harvard University, and senior political analyst, CNN:

To paraphrase Abraham Lincoln, our times are piled high with difficulty, and just as we must act anew we must think anew. Matt Miller is one of those few, invaluable voices who is able to reach beyond the truisms of yesterday to help us think anew about tomorrow.

The Forum is free but registration is required. Registration is available at https://www.milkeninstitute.org/store/registration_event.taf?eid=263 mattmiller97808050878711