İş dünyasına yönelik binlerce kitap yayınlanır her yıl. İşte size uzman gözüyle en iyilerin en iyileri… Bir internet kitap satış sitesinin sahipleri olan yazarlar bu konudaki uzmanlıklarını konuşturuyor bu kitapta. Tüm Zamanların En İyi 100 İş Kitabı’nda yüz kitaplık listeye ek olarak kitapların özeti verildiği ve her biri hakkında bir değerlendirme yapıldığı gibi, neden önemli oldukları da kısaca açıklanıyor.

nicomedianİşletme eğitimini yeni bitirdiniz ve artık ders kitabı dışında bir şeyler okumak istiyorsunuz. Önünüzde yeni çıkanlardan klasiklere, kitapçılardan internete dek o kadar çok seçenek var. Peki… Hangi kitabı almalısınız?

The 100 Best Business Books of All Time: What They Say, Why They Matter, and How They Can Help You - Yazarlar: Jack Covert ve Todd Sattersten
The 100 Best Business Books of All Time: What They Say, Why They Matter, and How They Can Help You

Zamanını en iyi şekilde değerlendirmek isteyen fakat bunca kitap arasında seçim yapmakta zorlananlar için çok iyi bir kılavuz niteliğinde bu kitap. Fakat bu seçkideki kitaplar giriş seviyesinden CEO’lara kadar her seviyede ihtiyaca cevap verecek nitelikte. Tüm zamanların en iyilerini ele aldığından süreç içinde hangi kitapları gözden kaçırmış olduğunuza da bakmak isteyebilirsiniz.


Portfolio Yayınevi baskısı 355 sayfa, karton kapak. Amazon, eBay, BookDepository ve Barnes and Noble gibi internet kitapçılarından 12 dolar civarında satın alabilirsiniz. e-book versiyonu ise yine aynı sitelerde 15 dolara satışta. Bkz.

Öte yandan 100 kitap yerine daha kısa liste arayışındakiler için de örneğin 50 Success Classics gibi çeşitli seçenekler bulmak mümkün. İş aleminin saygın dergilerinden Harvard Business Review da çok çeşitli kılavuz kitaplar yayımlıyor. Bunlardan yılın en önemli on makalesi ya da iletişim veya duygusal zeka gibi belli bir konu üzerindeki ‘en iyi on’ seçkilerine de göz atmak isteyebilirsiniz. Bkz.

Bu arada liste başı olan kitabın yazarının yaptığı bir TED sunumunu da sizlerle paylaşıyoruz. Altyazılarını ayarlayarak (cc) Türkçe izleyebilirsiniz.

En İyi 100 İş Kitabı Listesi
1. Flow: The psychology of Optimal Experience ~ Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
2. Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity ~ David Allen
3. The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide T Getting The Right Things Done ~ Peter F. Drucker
4. How to be a Star at Work: 9 Breakthrough Strategies You Need to Succeed ~ Robert E. Kelley
5. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change ~ Stephen R. Covey
6. How to Win Friends and Influence People ~ Dale Carnagie
7. Swim with the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive:Outsell, Outmanage, Outmotivate and Outnegotiate Your Competition ~ Harvey B. Mackay
8. The Power of Intuition: How To Use Your Gut Feelings to Make Better Decisions at Work ~ Gary Klein
9. What Should I Do with My Live? The True Story of People Who ANswered the Ultimate Question ~ Po Bronson
10. Oh, the Places You’ll Go! ~ Dr. Seuss/Theodore Geisel
11. Chasing Daylight: How My Forthcoming Death Transformed My Life ~ Eugene O’Kelly
12. On Becoming a Leader: The Leadership Clasic ~ Warren Bennis
13. The Leadership Moment: Nine True Stories of Triumph and Disaster and Their Lesson for Us All ~ Michael Useem
14. The Leadership Challenge ~ James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner
15. Leadership Is an Art ~ Max De Pree
16. The Radical Leap: A Personal Lesson in Extreme Leadership ~Steve Farber
17. Control Your Destiny or Someone Else Will ~ Noel M. Tichy and Stratford Sherman
18. Leading Change ~ John P. Kotter
19. Questions of Character: Illuminating the Heart of Leadership Through Literature ~Joseph L. Badaracco Jr.
20. The Story Factor: Inspiration, Influence and Persusion Through the Art of Storytelling ~ Annette Simmons
21. Never Give In! The Bset of Winston Churchill’s Speeches
22. In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America’s Best-Run Comppanies ~ Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr.
23. Good to Great: Why Some Companies make the Leap…and Others Don’t ~ Jim Collins
24. The Innovator’s Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book That ~ Clayton M. Christensen
25. Only the Paranoid Survive: How to exploit the Crisis Points That Challenge Every Company ~ Andrew S. Grove
26. Who Says Elephants Can’t Dance? Leading a Great Enterprise through Dramatic Change~ Louis V. Gerstner Jr.
27. Discovering the Soul of Service: The Nine Drivers of Sustainable Business Success ~ Leonard L. Berry
28. Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done ~ Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan
29. Competing for the Future ~ Gary Hamel and C.K.Prahalad
30. Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion ~ Robert B. Cialdini
31. Positioning: The Battle for Your Mind ~ Al Rise and Jack Trout
32. Selling the Invisible: A Field Guide to Modern Marketing ~ Harry Beckwith
33. Zag: The #1 Strategy of High Performance Brands ~ Marty Neumeier
34. Crossing the Chasm: Marketing and Selling Disruptive Products to Mainstream Customers ~ geoffrey A. Moore
35. Secrets of Closing the Sale ~ Zig Ziglar
36. How to Become a Rainmaker: The Rules for Getting and Keeping Customers and Clients ~ Jeffrey J. Fox
37. Why We Buy: The Science of Shopping ~ Paco Underhill
38. The Experience Economy: Work is Theatre and Every Business a Stage ~ B. joseph Pine II and James H. Gilmore
39. Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable ~ seth Godon
40. The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference ~ Malcolm Gladwell
41. Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science ~ Charles Wheelan
42. Financial Intelligence: A Manager’s Guide to Knowing What the Numbers Really Mean ~ Karen Berman and Joe Knight with John Case
43. The Balanced Scorecard: Translating Strategy into Action ~ Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton
44. The Essential Drucker: The Best of Sixty Yeras of Peter Drucker’s Essential Writings on MAnagement ~ Peter F. Drucker
45. Out of Crisis ~ W. Edwards Deming
46. Toyota Production System: Beyond large-Scale Production ~ Taiichi Ohno
47. Reengineering the Corporation: A Manifesto for Business Revolution ~ Michael Hammer and James Champy
48. The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement ~ Eliyahu M. Goldratt
and Jeff Cox
49. The Great Game of Business: Unlocking the Power and Profitablility of Open- Book Management ~ Jack Stack with Bo Burlingham
50. First, Break All the Rules: What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Diffrently ~ marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman
51. A New Brand world: 8 Principles for Achieving Brand Leadership in the 21st Century ~ Scott Bedbury with Stephen Fenichell
52. Now, Discover Your Strengths ~ Marcus Buckingham and Donald O. Clinton
53. The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge into Action ~ Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert I Sutton
54. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadershiup Fable ~ Patrick Lencioni
55. Six Thinking Hats ~ Edward De Bono
56. Titan: The Life of John D. Rockfeller ~ Ron Chernow
57. My years with General Motors ~ Alfred P. Sloan Jr.
58. The HP Way: How Bill Hewlwtt and I built Our Company ~ David Packard
59. Personal History ~ Katharine Graham
60. Moments of Truth: New Startegies for Today Consumer-Driven Economy ~ Jan Carlzon
61. Sam Walton: Made in America-My Story ~ Sam Walton with John Huey
62. Losing My Virginity: How I’ve Survived, Had Fun, and made a fortune Doing Business My Way ~ Richard Branson
63. The Art of the Start~Guy Kawasaki
64. The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It ~ Michael E. Gerber
65.The Republic of Tea: The Story of the Creation of a Business, as Told Through the Personal Letters of Its Founders ~ Mel Ziegler, Patricia Ziegler and Bill Rosenzweig
66. The Partnership Charter: How to Start Out Right with New Business Partnership (or Fix the One You’ll In) ~ David Gage
67. Growing a Business ~ Paul Hawken
68. Guerrilla Marketing: Easy and Inexpensive Strategies for Making Big Profits from Your Small Business ~ Jay Conrad Levinson
69. The Monk and the Riddle: The Art of Creating a Life While Making a Living ~ Randy Komisar with Kent Lineback
70. McDonald’s: BehiNd the Arches ~ John F. Love
71. American Steel: Hot Metal Men and the Resurrection of the Rust Bell ~ Richard Preston
72. The Force ~ David Dorsey
73. The Smatest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Ehron ~ Nethany Mclean and Peter Elkind
74. When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management ~ Rower Lowestein
75. Moneyball ~ Michael Lewis
76. Orbiting the Giant Hairball: A Corporate Fool’s Guide to Surviving with Grace ~ Gordon Mackenzie
77. The Art of Innovation: Lessons in creativity from IDEO, America Leading Design Firm ~ Tom Kelley with Jonathan Littman
78. Jump Start Your Business Brain: The Scientific Way to Make More Money ~ Doug Hall
79. A Whack on the Side of the Head: How You Can Be More Creative ~ Roger Von Oech
80. The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It For Life ~ Twyla Tharp
81. The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life ~ Rosamund Stone Zander and Benjamin Zander
82. The Age of Unreason: Reflections of a Reluctant Capitalist ~ Charles Handy
83. Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems and the Economic World ~ Kevin Kelly
84. The Rise of the Creative Class: And How It’s Transforming Work, Leisure, Community and Everyday Life ~ Richard Florida
85. Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ ~ Daniel Goleman
86. Driven: How Nature Shapes Our Choices ~ Paul R. Lawrence and Nitin Nohria
87. To engineer Is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design ~ Henry Petroski
88. The Wisdom of Crowds ~ James Suroweicki
89. Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die ~ Chip Heath and Dan Heath
90. The First 90 Days: Critical Success Strategies for New Leaders at All Levels ~ Michael Watkins
91. Up the Organization: How to Stop the Corporation from Stifling People and Strangling Profits, Foreword by Warren Bennis ~ Robert Townsend
92. Beyond the Core: expand Your market without Abandoning Your Roots ~ Chris Zook
93. Little Red Book of Selling: 12.5 Principles of Sales Greatness ~ Jeffrey Gitomer
94. What the CEO Wants You to Know: Using Business Acumen to Understand How Your Company Really Works ~ Ram Charan
95. The Team Handbook ~ Peter R. Scholtes, Brian L. Joiner, and Barbara J. Streibel
96. A Business and Its Beliefs: The Ideas That Helped Build IBM ~ Thomas J. Watson Jr.
97. Lucky or Smart? Secrets to an entrepreneurial Life ~ Bo Peabody
98. The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization ~ Thomas L. Friedman
99. Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques ~ Michael Michalko
100. More Than You Know: Finding Financial Wisdom in Unconventional Places ~ Michael J. Mauboussin


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