January 11, 2005

News & Opinion: 80 Books Every Manager Should Read - 1960-1969

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 1:27 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture


1960 Douglas McGregor: The Human Side of Enterprise
1961 Rensis Likert: New Patterns of Management
1962 Alfred Chandler: Strategy and Structure
1962 Ted Levitt: Innovation in Marketing
1963 Alfred P. Sloan: My Years with General Motors
1963 Robert Cyert and James March: A Behavioral Theory of the Firm
1963 Thomas Watson Jr: A Business and its Beliefs
1964 Robert Blake and Jane Mouton: The Managerial Grid
1965 Igor Ansott: Corporate Strategy
1966 Marvin Bower: The Will to Manage
1967 Philip Kotler: Marketing Management
1969 Laurence Peter: The Peter Principle
1969 Peter F. Drucker: The Age of Discontinuity

This is from Financial Times Handbook of Management 3rd Edition.

About Dylan Schleicher

Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.