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April 28, 2004

News & Opinion: Biz Books from B-Schools - Part I

By: 800-CEO-READ @ 6:09 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Thanks to a post at vazhiambalam, I was alerted to a feature over at BusinessWeek. BW recently asked over 30 business school professors what books they would recommend to readers. The layout is a little clunky. You can only look at each professor's selections individually. You also need to look at the professor's field of study to appreciate the recommendations. I decided to do a little analysis. I pulled together all of the recommendations and I am going to spend a couple of entries talking about it. Stats Number of Professors - 38 Total Number of Recommendations - 218 books Number of Books Recommended - 205 books I was amazed that only 13 books were recommended more than once by the panel. Here is a list of those books and the number of recommendations received: