The 15 Most Groundbreaking Management Books

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…and Others Don’t
By Jim Collins

Does IT Matter? Information Technology and the Corrosion of Competitive Advantage
By Nicholas Carr

The Innovator’s Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail
By Clayton Christianson

First, Break All the Rules: What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently
By Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman

Reengineering the Corporation: A Manifesto for Business Revolution
By James Champy and Michael Hammer

The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century
By Thomas L. Friedman

The Practice of Management
By Peter F. Drucker

The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology
By Ray Kurzweil

Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything
By Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams

Quality, Productivity and Competitive Position
By Edwards Deming

The Cluetrain Manifesto: The End of Business as Usual
By Christopher Locke, Rick Levine, Doc Searls and David Weinberger

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
By Malcolm Gladwell

In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America’s Best-Run Companies
By Tom Peters and Robert Waterman

The Social Life of Information
By John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid

Competing on Analytics: The New Science of Winning
By Thomas H. Davenport and Jeanne G. Harris