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The Business Owner's Bookshelf

April 04, 2009
http://www.inc.com/magazine/20090401/the-business-owners-bookshelf.html
30 books you should read and put to use

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Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk
Buy Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk from Amazon  By Bernstein, Peter Amazon's customers rating

A Business Week, New York Times Business, and USA Today Bestseller "Ambitious and readable . . . an engaging introduction to the oddsmakers, whom Bernstein regards as true humanists helping to...

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 John Wiley & Sons
 August 1998 - Paperback
 Risk Management
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The Knack: How Street-Smart Entrepreneurs Learn to Handle Whatever Comes Up
Buy The Knack: How Street-Smart Entrepreneurs Learn to Handle Whatever Comes Up from Amazon  By Brodsky, Norm Amazon's customers rating

Two of Inc. magazine?s hugely popular columnists show how small-business people can deal with all kinds of tricky situations . People starting out in business tend to seek step-by-step formulas

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 Portfolio
 October 2008 - Hardcover
 Entrepreneurship
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Let My People Go Surfing : The Education of a Reluctant Businessman
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Whether you care about adventure sports, the fate of the natural world, or pure brand maintenance and business success, Patagonia, Inc. is one of the earth's most interesting and inspiring companies....

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 Penguin Books
 October 2005 - Hardcover
 Business History & Biography
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Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
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Mark Twain once observed, “A lie can get halfway around the world before the truth can even get its boots on.” His observation rings true: Urban legends, conspiracy theories, and bogus...

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 Random House
 January 2007 - Hardcover
 Innovation & Creativity
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The New New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story
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As American capitalism undergoes a seismic shift, Michael Lewis , author of the bestselling Liar's Poker , sets out on a Silicon Valley safari to find the true representative of the coming economic...

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 Penguin Books
 January 2001 - Paperback
 Information Technology & Telecom Industries
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Nuts!: Southwest Airlines' Crazy Recipe for Business and Personal Success
Buy Nuts!: Southwest Airlines' Crazy Recipe for Business and Personal Success from Amazon  By Peters, Tom Amazon's customers rating

Twenty-five years ago, Herb Kelleher reinvented air travel when he founded Southwest Airlines, where the planes are painted like killer whales, a typical company maxim is "Hire people with a sense of...

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 Broadway Books
 February 1998 - Paperback
 Aviation, Aerospace & Airline Industries
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Ogilvy on Advertising
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A candid and indispensable primer on all aspects of advertising from the man Time has called "the most sought after wizard in the business". 223 photos.

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 Vintage Books
 March 1985 - Paperback
 Advertising
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On Competition, Updated and Expanded Edition
Buy On Competition, Updated and Expanded Edition from Amazon  By Porter, Peter Amazon's customers rating

For the past two decades, Michael Porter's work has towered over the field of competitive strategy. On Competition, Updated and Expanded Edition brings together more than a dozen of Porter's...

Ranking at Amazon 90300
 Harvard Business School Press
 September 2008 - Hardcover
 Competition
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Personal History
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Winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Biography An extraordinarily frank, honest, and generous book by one of America's most famous and admired women, Personal History is, as its title suggests, a...

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 Vintage Books
 February 1998 - Paperback
 Business Leaders
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Pour Your Heart into It : How Starbucks Built a Company One Cup at a Time
Buy Pour Your Heart into It : How Starbucks Built a Company One Cup at a Time from Amazon  By Schultz, Howard Amazon's customers rating

The success of Starbucks Coffee Company is one of the most amazing business stories in decades. What started as a single store on Seattle's waterfront has grown into a company with over sixteen...

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 Hyperion
 January 1999 - Paperback
 Food, Beverage & Tobacco Industries
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Small Giants : Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big
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How maverick companies have passed up the growth treadmill — and focused on greatness instead. It’s an axiom of business that great companies grow their revenues and profits year after year. Yet...

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 Portfolio
 December 2005 - Hardcover
 Business Growth
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The Soul Of A New Machine
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Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Kidder memorably records the drama, comedy, and excitement of one company's efforts to bring a new microcomputer to market. Computers have changed since 1981, when...

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 Back Bay Books
 June 2000 - Paperback
 Information Technology & Telecom Industries
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The Wealth of Nations: Adam Smith ; Introduction by Alan B. Krueger ; Edited, With Notes and Marginal Summary, by Edwin Cannan
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The Wealth of Nations by Adam SmithIt is symbolic that Adam Smith’s masterpiece of economic analysis, The Wealth of Nations , was first published in 1776, the same year as the Declaration of...

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 Bantam Books
 March 2003 - Mass Market Pap
 Macroeconomics
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What Management Is: How It Works and Why It's Everyone's Business
Buy What Management Is: How It Works and Why It's Everyone's Business from Amazon  By Magretta, Joan Amazon's customers rating

"This book will help managers in any type of organization, including nonprofits and the public sector, do their jobs better." -- Michael E. Porter Harvard Business School Whether you're new...

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 Free Press
 May 2002 - Hardcover
 General Management
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Intellectual Capital: The New Wealth of Organizations
Buy Intellectual Capital: The New Wealth of Organizations from Amazon  By Stewart, Thomas Amazon's customers rating

Visionary in scope, Intellectual Capital is the first book that shows how to turn the untapped knowledge of an organization into its greatest competitive weapon.Thomas A. Stewart demonstrates how...

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 Bantam Books
 December 1998 - Paperback
 Intellectual Capital
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The Innovator's Dilemma
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“Absolutely brilliant. Clayton Christensen provides an insightful analysis of changing technology and its importance to a company’s future success.”—Michael R. Bloomberg “This book ought to

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 HarperCollins
 December 2003 - Paperback
 Innovation & Creativity
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The Art Of The Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide For Anyone Starting Anything
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A new product, a new service, a new company, a new division, a new organization, a new anything where there s a will, here's the way.

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 Portfolio
 September 2004 - Hardcover
 Entrepreneurship
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The Box : How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger
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In April 1956, a refitted oil tanker carried fifty-eight shipping containers from Newark to Houston. From that modest beginning, container shipping developed into a huge industry that made the boom in

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 Princeton Univ Pr
 April 2006 - Hardcover
 International Trade
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Brand New : How Entrepreneurs Earned Consumers' Trust from Wedgwood to Dell
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This work contains mini-biographies of six entrepreneurs: Josiah Wedgewood, Henry Heinz, Marshall Field, Estee Lauder, Howard Schultz and Michael Dell, bringing to life how they constructed enduring...

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 Harvard Business School Press
 March 2001 - Hardcover
 Entrepreneurship
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The Dilbert Principle: A Cubicle's-Eye View of Bosses, Meetings, Management Fads & Other Workplace Afflictions
Buy The Dilbert Principle: A Cubicle's-Eye View of Bosses, Meetings, Management Fads & Other Workplace Afflictions from Amazon  By Adams, Scott Amazon's customers rating

The creator of Dilbert, the fastest-growing comic strip in the nation (syndicated in nearly 1000 newspapers), takes a look at corporate America in all its glorious lunacy. Lavishly illustrated with...

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 HarperCollins
 April 1997 - Paperback
 Business Humor
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