December 6, 2016

News & Opinion: The 2016 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 9:15 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Management & Workplace Culture, Marketing & Sales, Narrative & Biography, Personal Development & Human Behavior, Publishing Industry, The Company

The choices for this year’s shortlist reflect the general attitude and outlook of the staff here at 800-CEO-READ, and represent a continuing trend in business books toward a more humanistic and inclusive view of the business world. You will see a broadening in the definition of what constitutes ‘business,’ in who business is meant to serve, and in who should be allowed—even welcomed—to sit at the table.

The books on the shortlist for this year's 800-CEO-READ Business Book of the Year Award are: 

The previous winners of this award have been:

We will announce this year's overall winner of the 800-CEO-READ Business Book of the Year at our annual awards ceremony and business book industry celebration in New York City on Thursday, January 12th. Follow along here or subscribe to our weekly newsletter, The Keen Thinker, for updates.


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.