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Best Business Books 2019: s+b’s Top Shelf

Our picks for the best business books of 2019 in seven categories. See also the slideshow “Top shelf picks: Best Business Books 2019."

Fins: Harley Earl, the Rise of General Motors, and the Glory Days of Detroit
by William Knoedelseder
(HarperBusiness, 2018)

Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders? (And How to Fix It) 
by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
(Harvard Business Review Press, 2019)

The Economists’ Hour: False Prophets, Free Markets, and the Fracture of Society
by Binyamin Appelbaum
(Little, Brown, 2019)
Seeing Around Corners: How to Spot Inflection Points in Business Before They Happen
by Rita McGrath
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019)
Nine Lies About Work: A Freethinking Leader’s Guide to the Real World
by Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall
(Harvard Business Review Press, 2019)
Coders: The Making of a New Tribe and the Remaking of the World
by Clive Thompson
(Penguin Press, 2019)
Unlocking the Customer Value Chain: How Decoupling Drives Consumer Disruption
by Thales S. Teixeira
(with Greg Piechota; Currency, 2019)
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