January 6, 2005

News & Opinion: 80 Books Every Manager Should Read - Pre-1900's

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 1:40 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Pre 1900

500 BC - Sun Tzu: The Art of War
1500 - Niccolo Machiavelli: The Prince
1776 - Adam Smith: The Wealth of Nations
1831 - Karl von Clausewitz: On War
1832 - Charles Babbage: On the Economy of Machinery & Manufactures

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.