MBA curriculum – Books for Techno-Managers

I was reading the curriculum for “Fog Creek Software Management Training Program” where I saw the list of books for Techno-Managers. It has the best business books of all time, the best software management books of all time and every worthwhile history of a software/computer company that we can find. I have another list which I am going to forward to our company library. There days I am reading “The Google Story“. This is a wonderful book.

The reading list (I have gone through some of these books and will be going through all in due time)

The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering, 20th Anniversary Edition Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability Growing a Business
Dec Is Dead, Long Live Dec: The Lasting Legacy of Digital Equipment Corporation Applied Cryptography: Protocols, Algorithms, and Source Code in C Philip and Alex's Guide to Web Publishing
Testing Computer Software Design for Community: The Art of Connecting Real People in Virtual Places Version Control with Subversion
The Non-Designer's Design Book The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master Measuring and Managing Performance in Organizations
Facts and Fallacies of Software Engineering The Autodesk File: Bits of History, Words of Experience Hackers and Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age
Competing On Internet Time: Lessons From Netscape And Its Battle With Microsoft The Inmates Are Running the Asylum: Why High Tech Products Drive Us Crazy and How to Restore the Sanity The Design of Everyday Things
The Difference Between God and Larry Ellison: *God Doesn't Think He's Larry Ellison Breaking Windows: How Bill Gates Fumbled the Future of Microsoft Just for Fun: The Story of an Accidental Revolutionary
On a Roll: From Hot Dog Buns to High-Tech Billions First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest:, The: A Silicon Valley Novel Random Excess
Show Stopper! The Breakneck Race To Create Windows NT And The Next Generation at Microsoft The Leap: A Memoir of Love and Madness in the Internet Gold Rush Digital Hustlers: Living Large and Falling Hard in Silicon Alley
In Search of Stupidity: Over 20 Years of High-Tech Marketing Disasters Startup: A Silicon Valley Adventure Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams
The Macintosh Way Microsoft Rebooted: How Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer Reinvented Their Company Speeding the Net: This Inside Story of Netscape and How It Challenged Microsoft How Steve Case Beat Bill Gates, Nailed the Nethead, and Made Millions in the War for the Web dot.bomb: My Days and Nights at an Internet Goliath The New New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story
Burn Rate: How I Survived the Gold Rush Years on the Internet Accidental Empires Revolution in The Valley
The Anatomy of Buzz: How to Create Word of Mouth Marketing Death March Secrets of Consulting: A Guide to Giving and Getting Advice Successfully
Rules For Revolutionaries: The Capitalist Manifesto for Creating and Marketing New Products and Services Positioning: The Battle for Your Mind The Manager Pool: Patterns for Radical Leadership
Ben & Jerry's: The Inside Scoop : How Two Real Guys Built a Business with a Social Conscience and a Sense of Humor The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing : Exposed and Explained by the World's Two The Goal
Critical Chain Microserfs The Product Marketing Handbook for Software
Slack: Getting Past Burnout, Busywork, and the Myth of Total Efficiency The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything The Business of Software: What Every Manager, Programmer, and Entrepreneur Must Know to Thrive and Survive in Good Times and Bad
A Random Walk Down Wall Street 21 Dog Years: A Cube Dweller's Tale Inside Intuit: How the Makers of Quicken Beat Microsoft and Revolutionized an Entire Industry
Direct from Dell: Strategies that Revolutionized an Industry Making the Technical Sale Selling Air
Crossing the Chasm Four Days with Dr. Deming: A Strategy for Modern Methods of Management Amazonia
The PayPal Wars; Battles with eBay, the Media, the Mafia, and the Rest of Planet Earth The Search: How Google and Its Rivals Rewrote the Rules of Business and Transformed Our Culture The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
The Fall of Advertising and the Rise of PR High St@kes, No Prisoners The E-Myth Revisited
The One Minute Manager Getting to Yes Essentials of Accounting
Influence Geeks: How Two Lost Boys Rode the Internet Out of Idaho The Portable MBA
The Little Red Book of Selling How to Win Friends and Influence People

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