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April 26, 2006

News & Opinion: Twelve Books That Changed the World

By: 800-CEO-READ @ 2:32 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture


Madeleine McGrath wrote a piece last week on the Tom Peters blog about a British TV "programme" that will feature twelve books that changed the world (Wealth of Nations is the only things close to a business book).

She then poses the question as to if there are any business books that belong in the company of Origin of Species and Principia Mathematica. There is a lively discussion going on about that very question.

This correct answer is the final one in the thread, posted by onehandclapping:
YA GOTA B KIDIN!!!.. business books life changing?... now don't get me wrong, i am a consultant to big business dealing with big issues, and have been for last 15 years, but business books life changing?... indeed, i've read a large number of books mentioned here and, in my opinion, some are very good... BUT, c'mon guys, get a life!!!