The 100 Best Business Books of All Time

The list from the 2009 book that I co-authored with Jack Covert.

For further details, see http://marketplace.publicradio.org/di... ("Marketplace" interview with the list creators) and http://100bestbiz.com/more-on-the-100... (full listing of all 100 books).
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440 books · 785 voters · list created May 17th, 2011 by Todd Sattersten (votes) .
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Todd 69 books
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Themis-Athena (Lioness at Large) 547 books
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Susanna - Censored by GoodReads 3255 books
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Thom 6023 books
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Projwal 152 books
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Bryce 563 books
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Osize 576 books
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Jan 298 books
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Themis-Athena (Lioness at Large) Hi Todd, I hope you don't mind that I edited the list description to include the two links above -- if a list is entitled "The xyz Best Books on [topic]/published in [year]" etc., folks here on GR tend to ask for a source where the original list is published and for a bit of background info on how the list was compiled, etc.

Knowing the composition of the original list is also a helpful tool for GR librarians, in the instance that subsequently books get added by other people here on GR that are NOT actually on the original list, and which the list creator may ultimately decide they want to see removed again. (E.g., I notice "The Wealth of Nations" isn't on the list compiled by you and Jack Covert ... but I'd be willing to wager that it will only be a matter of time until it shows up here on the GR edition of the list regardless.)


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads The creator, I think, can also "lock" a list if he doesn't want any further additions to it.


Themis-Athena (Lioness at Large) I've heard that before, Susanna, but so far I haven't found out how exactly that's supposed to work ... you wouldn't happen to know, do you?


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads I'm not sure; I haven't created a list, I think, after they added the capacity.


Themis-Athena (Lioness at Large) I've created several recently and never noticed any new link, button or other application fulfilling that function ... even though I specifically looked for it! (Then again, that all may quite possibly say more about my powers of perception than about the availability of the option as such ... :) )


message 6: by Cathy (new)

Cathy Allen Todd - I don't know if you will ever see this, but I'd like for you to know that you have a grateful fan in Ohio. I've been making my way through the 100 Best for a couple of years now and find your choices to be an excellent guide. Is there any way I can be added to your friends list so that I can see what you have been reading lately? Cathy


message 7: by Booklovinglady (new)

Booklovinglady Themis-Athena (Lioness at Large) wrote: "I've heard that before, Susanna, but so far I haven't found out how exactly that's supposed to work ... "

Heard it before too, but so far haven't been able to figure out how to do it either (and I have created a list after I'd heard it mentioned).


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