Tuesday, December 20, 2005

List of Books to read

Joel Spolsky runs a very good blog at http://www.joelonsoftware.com/articles/FogCreekMBACurriculum.html and he recently published a 'best-business-books' post at http://www.joelonsoftware.com/articles/FogCreekMBACurriculum.html

Comments to follow in a later blog.
The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering, 20th Anniversary EditionDon't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web UsabilityGrowing a BusinessDec Is Dead, Long Live Dec: The Lasting Legacy of Digital Equipment CorporationApplied Cryptography: Protocols, Algorithms, and Source Code in CPhilip and Alex's Guide to Web PublishingTesting Computer SoftwareDesign for Community: The Art of Connecting Real People in Virtual PlacesVersion Control with SubversionThe Non-Designer's Design BookThe Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to MasterMeasuring and Managing Performance in OrganizationsFacts and Fallacies of Software EngineeringThe Autodesk File: Bits of History, Words of ExperienceHackers and Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer AgeCompeting On Internet Time: Lessons From Netscape And Its Battle With MicrosoftThe Inmates Are Running the Asylum: Why High Tech Products Drive Us Crazy and How to Restore the SanityThe Design of Everyday ThingsThe Difference Between God and Larry Ellison: *God Doesn't Think He's Larry EllisonBreaking Windows: How Bill Gates Fumbled the Future of MicrosoftJust for Fun: The Story of an Accidental Revolutionary On a Roll: From Hot Dog Buns to High-Tech BillionsFirst $20 Million Is Always the Hardest:, The: A Silicon Valley NovelRandom ExcessShow Stopper! The Breakneck Race To Create Windows NT And The Next Generation at MicrosoftThe Leap: A Memoir of Love and Madness in the Internet Gold RushDigital Hustlers: Living Large and Falling Hard in Silicon AlleyIn Search of Stupidity: Over 20 Years of High-Tech Marketing DisastersStartup: A Silicon Valley AdventurePeopleware: Productive Projects and TeamsThe Macintosh WayMicrosoft Rebooted: How Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer Reinvented Their CompanySpeeding the Net: This Inside Story of Netscape and How It Challenged Microsoftaol.com: How Steve Case Beat Bill Gates, Nailed the Nethead, and Made Millions in the War for the Webdot.bomb: My Days and Nights at an Internet GoliathThe New New Thing: A Silicon Valley StoryBurn Rate: How I Survived the Gold Rush Years on the InternetAccidental EmpiresRevolution in The ValleyThe Anatomy of Buzz: How to Create Word of Mouth MarketingDeath MarchSecrets of Consulting: A Guide to Giving and Getting Advice SuccessfullyRules For Revolutionaries: The Capitalist Manifesto for Creating and Marketing New Products and ServicesPositioning: The Battle for Your MindThe Manager Pool: Patterns for Radical LeadershipBen & Jerry's: The Inside Scoop : How Two Real Guys Built a Business with a Social Conscience and a Sense of HumorThe 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing : Exposed and Explained by the World's TwoThe GoalCritical ChainMicroserfsThe Product Marketing Handbook for SoftwareSlack: Getting Past Burnout, Busywork, and the Myth of Total EfficiencyThe Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting AnythingThe Business of Software: What Every Manager, Programmer, and Entrepreneur Must Know to Thrive and Survive in Good Times and BadA Random Walk Down Wall Street21 Dog Years: A Cube Dweller's TaleInside Intuit: How the Makers of Quicken Beat Microsoft and Revolutionized an Entire IndustryDirect from Dell: Strategies that Revolutionized an IndustryMaking the Technical SaleSelling AirCrossing the ChasmFour Days with Dr. Deming: A Strategy for Modern Methods of ManagementAmazoniaThe PayPal Wars; Battles with eBay, the Media, the Mafia, and the Rest of Planet EarthThe Search: How Google and Its Rivals Rewrote the Rules of Business and Transformed Our CultureThe Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big DifferenceThe Fall of Advertising and the Rise of PRHigh St@kes, No PrisonersThe E-Myth RevisitedThe One Minute ManagerGetting to YesEssentials of AccountingInfluenceGeeks: How Two Lost Boys Rode the Internet Out of IdahoThe Portable MBAThe Little Red Book of SellingHow to Win Friends and Influence People
Cross posted (link to post) on my blog (link to blog)


Abhinav said...

A few of them are also there on the personalMba reading list.

Anonymous said...

"How to win friends and influence people"
is a terrible book.. i think "7 habits"
is much better.


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