Thousands of business books are published each year, most of which are destined for the remainders bin. However, there are a handful of business books that have literally changed the world. Here’s my list:
10. The Art of War (3rd Century BCE)
While militaristic thinking sometimes leads to bizarre business behavior (like treating competitors as enemies rather than potential partners), Sun Tzu’s magnum opus really isn’t about war, per se. It’s more about how to think strategically about complex issues, as well as how to adapt those strategies to the often limited reality of the human condition.