The 2018 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 6:00 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New PerspectivesCurrent Events & Public AffairsInnovation & CreativityLeadership & StrategyManagement & Workplace CultureMarketing & SalesNarrative & BiographyPersonal Development & Human BehaviorPublishing IndustryThe Company


Business books have long had a ‘change’ ethos about them, but the change that business brings to society isn’t universally positive. It is as important to wrestle with the negative effects as it is to celebrate the ways in which business can and does make the world better. We are at an inflection point in both business and society. The eight books on our shortlist all tackle that in some way, with profound implications for the infrastructure we are designing and building today—technologically, culturally, politically, and socially.

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

The previous winners of the Business Book of the Year 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 17th. Follow along here or subscribe to our weekly newsletter, The Keen Thinker, for updates.

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