April 7, 2008

News & Opinion: Atlas Shrugged as a business book

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 7:01 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

A reader suggested an addition of Atlas Shrugged to the best business book of all time vote we're running. Interestingly a few weeks back the weekly edition of The Week had a quip about Ayn Rand's famous book:
It was revealed that at least 17 universities had accepted $1 million from a wealthy donor under the condition that they make Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged required reading in a course on capitalism from a moral perspective.
If you're a Rand fan, Atlas Shrugged is now up on the book vote site.

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.